Pedestrian Accident: Wrongful Death

Fatalities due to Pedestrian Accidents are All Too Common

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is devastating enough, but to learn that the accident was the result of someone else’s negligence can be incomprehensible. Families are often overwhelmed with emotional distress and are left without the companionship and support of their loved one. In the midst of a family loss, the thought of having to deal with legal issues can be difficult, which is why the guidance of a wrongful death lawyer can be invaluable.

Reckless Behavior That Can Cause Pedestrian Accidents:

Too often, a driver engages in behavior that can result in the wrongful death of a pedestrian, such as failing to stop at a crosswalk. Negligent or reckless driver behavior can include:

  • Inattentiveness
  • Driving distracted
  • Speeding
  • Driving under the influence
  • Failing to obey traffic signs or signals
  • Failing to stop at stop sign or red light
  • Failing to yield the right of way

Do you Have a Case? Pursuing Compensation for Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

The loss of a loved one can affect not only the emotional well-being of a family, but cause enormous financial strain as well. Families may be faced with expensive medical bills, funeral and burial expenses, and the loss of earnings and other benefits that the deceased would have provided. Our California wrongful death attorneys want to ensure that your family is compensated fairly so that you may move forward without any financial stress. We have recovered more than $100 million in settlements for our clients and may be able to recover compensation for you, including:

  • Lost earnings, past and future
  • Loss of insurance and benefits
  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of companionship
  • Pain and suffering.

Who is Commonly Responsible for a Pedestrian Accident Fatalities?

When a person is killed due to another person or party’s negligence, carelessness, recklessness or other misconduct, family members may bring a wrongful death claim and seek compensation for their loss from whoever is responsible. In the case of a fatal pedestrian accident, the driver who struck the pedestrian may be held liable for negligence or recklessness.

You May Have a Claim to Compensation
Yellow-Check-MarkIf you lost a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident, a wrongful death attorney can help you pursue compensation for your loss. Estey & Bomberger, LLP represents the families of those who have been killed in pedestrian accidents in wrongful death actions.

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Mike Bomberger explains pedestrian accident cases:

Our Pedestrian Accident Case Results:


Logan v. LACMTA

SETTLEMENT for multiple injuries (bus v. pedestrian) including extensive degloving injury to the lower extremity.


Baney Case

SETTLEMENT for severe leg injury to ex-pro baseball pitcher in pedestrian versus automobile accident.

See our full list of results here.