A tragic pedestrian accident claimed the life of 69-year-old San Francisco resident Hector Arana. The accident happened on Wednesday March 13, 2013 at approximately 6:30 a.m. According to published reports, the accident occurred as Mr. Arana was crossing San Jose Avenue near the intersection of Liebig Street. This location is in San Francisco’s Outer Mission District near the border of Daly City.
San Francisco Police investigators have indicated that Mr.
Arana was struck by a Honda Civic that was traveling northbound on San Jose
Avenue. After the accident, Mr. Arana
was transported via ambulance to San Francisco General Hospital where he was
pronounced dead. At Matiasic Roth & Johnson LLP our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Arana’s family in their time
of grief and sadness.
Police investigators have not yet released any information
regarding the cause of this tragic accident.
Some common causes of pedestrian accidents include: driver confusion, driver inattentiveness,
aggressive driving, and driver intoxication.
This devastating accident exemplifies the dangers facing
pedestrians throughout California. An
instant of driver inattention or recklessness can shatter lives and leave families
searching for answers. At Matiasic Roth & Johnson LLP our dedicated pedestrian accident attorneys fight for
families who have experienced traumatic pedestrian accidents.
Our experienced legal team has a history of obtaining
significant verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. We understand the tactics that insurance companies employ to minimize and delay payments to victims of pedestrian accident and their families. We utilize
our understanding of these tactics to get our clients the compensation they deserve. This can include damages for property damage,
past and future medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future earning capacity, emotional
distress, loss of consortium, pain and suffering.