Santa Monica Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

 

If you have been injured in an auto accident in Santa Monica, California and are looking for an attorney who will give personalized attention your case, give me a call today to schedule a free, pressure free consultation.

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Accidents in Santa Monica CA

I hope that you never need my services; however, if you have been injured in a car accident, you will soon find out that you are not an insurance company’s priority. But you will be mine.

In addition to being a local attorney who provides personalized attention to your case, I also fight to obtain the maximum amount of compensation possible for each and every injury, including current and future medical expenses, and more.

Someone’s negligence or reckless driving is often the cause of accidents in Santa Monica, California.

Here is a video of an accident in Santa Monica which took place on the PCH:

Types of auto accidents in Santa Monica   (2013)

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons: 3
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Roadways in Santa Monica where accidents may occur

  • I-10
  • Olympic Boulevard
  • Pico Boulevard
  • Ocean Park Boulevard

Truck Accidents in  Santa Monica

Many things may cause truck accidents: negligence, fatigue, blown-out tires, faulty maintenance, weather or drug and alcohol abuse. The injuries are likely to be much worse given the size and weight of big rigs. If a truck in Santa Monica has injured you, we can help. Many tractor trailer accidents in this are take place on Interstate 10. US Route 1 & Ocean Ave are other roads with major traffic.

Bus Accidents In Santa Monica

Bus accidents can be particularly dangerous because buses are designed to carry lots of people and not all have seat belts. Additionally, since buses carry so many people, minimal weight is a critical design element. And since they are large, bulky vehicles with large blind spots, accidents can unfortunately occur. As is the case with all vehicles, negligence may unfortunately play a role.

Types of bus accidents:

  • School bus crashes
  • Bus/pedestrian accidents
  • Car/truck collisions with a bus.

Bus services in Santa Monica include but are not limited to:

  • Big Blue Bus
  • GTS Charter
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Pedestrian Injuries

Pedestrians are unfortunately hit in Santa Monica often. People are crossing to the beach, in and out of crosswalks. Sometimes drivers neglect a pedestrian’s  right of way or were distracted.

Bike Accidents In Santa Monica

In Santa Monica, adolescents 15-24 and adults over 45 are most likely to be killed on a bike. Men are much more at risk then are women and most deaths occur in places other than intersections.

What to do if you’ve been in an accident in Santa Monica

  • The most immediate concern is your safety and well-being. Were you injured? Do you need medical assistance? Does anyone else?
  • Call 911 for any urgent medical needs and to report the accident
  • Exchange insurance information if both parties are able

After you have done these things and spoken to the dispatched officers, you may wish to call our offices to discuss your accident.

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