Tuesday, February 19, 2013

San Francisco Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries after Being Struck by MUNI Bus

A frightening pedestrian accident left a San Francisco woman with serious injuries.  The pedestrian accident occurred on Saturday February 16, 2013 at approximately 4:30 p.m.  According to published reports, an outbound No. 18 MUNI bus was traveling on Lake Merced Boulevard near John Muir Drive when it struck thevictim. 

The unidentified pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.  At Matiasic Roth & Johnson LLP our thoughts and prayers remain with the victim.  We hope that she makes a full and complete recovery.

The dedicated pedestrian accident attorneys of Matiasic Roth & Johnson LLP have experience fighting on behalf of victims of all types of public transportation accidents.  Various forms of public transportation including: buses, trains, light rail cars, and trolleys are considered to be common carriers.  As such, they owe passengers and pedestrians a heightened duty of care.  Serious and fatal injuries can result whenever there is a breach of thisstandard of care. 

The experienced legal team at Matiasic Roth & Johnson LLP are committed to helping pedestrian accident victims.  We initiate a comprehensive investigation on behalf of our clients to identify all potential sources of liability and preserve essential evidence.  This investigation can include: examining the scene of the accident, interviewing witnesses, obtaining police and incident reports and hiring experts. 

Our pedestrian accident attorneys understand the dilatory tactics that insurance companies employ to avoid paying victims the compensation they deserve.  We utilize this understanding to get our clients the financial compensation they deserve.  When insurance carriers refuse to adequately compensate pedestrian accident victims, we never hesitate to take the fight to court where we have a proven track record of success obtaining large verdicts for our clients.  If you or a loved one have experienced a pedestrian accident call Matiasic Roth & Johnson LLP today for a free consultation. 

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