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.