Latest Pedestrian Stories

2014-05-20 12:27:10

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety CHICAGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago is among the safest metro areas in the nation for pedestrians, ranking 44(th) out of the 51 largest metro areas, a new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, said. While many streets across the country are perilous for people walking, hundreds of communities like Chicago are working to make...

2014-04-16 23:15:15

Attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices weighs in on a report indicating the number of pedestrian accidents declined in West Virginia in 2013, compared to the previous couple of years. Weirton, WV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Commenting on a news report revealing pedestrian fatalities decreased in 2013 compared to the prior few years, West Virginia auto accident attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices said today that drivers across the state need to remain vigilant when...

2014-03-20 23:30:08

The Law Office of Daniel H. Rose, a San Francisco Bay Area law firm representing injured pedestrians and bicyclists, is the Presenting Sponsor of San Francisco’s Walk To Work Day April 11, 2014. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Law Office of Daniel H. Rose is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of San Francisco’s Walk To Work Day, April 11, 2014. The purpose of this annual event, organized by Walk San Francisco, is to encourage and celebrate the most healthy and...

2014-03-11 23:03:09

The car has long been a cornerstone of California culture, but in recent years, it has been supplanted by bicycles and walking among many citizens of Los Angeles. With a dispute brewing, the LA pedestrian accident lawyers of the Nagelberg Bernard Law Group are offering tips to prevent tragedy. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Those who have seen an increase in foot traffic in and around Los Angeles are not imagining things. While such a means of getting around was...

2014-02-28 23:03:35

This winter has posed many challenges for home and business owners as well as drivers and pedestrians. With more wintry weather in the forecast, Attorney Jason Waechter reminds home and business owners to clear their sidewalks so pedestrians aren't forced to walk in the road, and asks drivers to watch carefully for people forced to walk in the street by poorly maintained sidewalks. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 By now, it’s safe to assume that most Michiganders are sick of...

2014-02-12 23:30:50

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm warns pedestrians to be aware of snow-clearing vehicles and drivers of the machines to watch out for pedestrians. There were two accidents in New York City involving these vehicles and pedestrians, one was fatal. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Personal injury lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, reminds drivers of snow removal vehicles and pedestrians to watch out for each other. A...

2014-01-16 23:02:16

A man died after being hit by a car. Tampa injury lawyer KC Williams says pedestrian deaths are terrifyingly common in Florida. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A pedestrian died after being hit by a car January 4. Attorney KC Williams, the founder of Williams Law Association, P.A., says that the accident highlights how unsafe Florida streets really are. The fatal accident happened in the evening when 24-year-old Matthew Woods was walking along East Palm Avenue, according to the Tampa Bay Times...

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