When a vehicle hits a person walking down the road, on the sidewalk or in a parking lot, the driver of the vehicle is almost always deemed to be negligent or at fault in the crash.
Pedestrian-automobile accident cases can cause the most serious bodily injuries including paralysis or death.
After the crash, the pedestrian might be out of work for an extended period of time and face extremely expensive medical bills.
Personal injury attorneys in California often file lawsuits for money damages to compensate the injured person for injuries and lost wages.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
The CAOC serves both as a professional organization for California personal injury attorneys and other lawyers who represent plaintiffs, and as an advocacy group that opposes legislation that would limit access to the civil court system.