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Accidents in Woodland Hills 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 the insurance company’s priority is profit.
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 Woodland Hills, California.
Negligence could be anything from texting to an under-inflated tire to unsafe loading of a big rig’s load. Reckless driving could be anything from an impaired motorist to speeding through stop signs to street racing. Regardless, accidents often result in injuries and most accident victims seek help from a car accident attorney, especially if a serious injury or traumatic injury has occurred.
Types of auto accidents in Woodland Hills (2011)
- Fatal accident count: 1
- Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
- Fatal accidents involving drunken persons: 0
- Fatalities: 6
- Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Roadways in Woodland Hills where accidents may occur:
The Ventura Freeway (US Route 101) runs East/West here. Other highly trafficked roadways include Highway 27, DeSoto Avenue, and Victory Boulevard.
Below is a tragic accident which took place in Woodland Hills:
Truck Accidents in Woodland Hills
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, which travel through the area on the Venura Freeway. If you have been injured and a truck was involved you may be eligible for compensation.
Bus Accidents In Woodland Hills
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 Woodland Hills include but are not limited to:
- Hollywood Bote Bus
- 4 Quality Paratransit
- EZ Transit
- Concord Express
In Woodland Hills, adolescents 15-24 and adults over 45 are most likely to be killed on a bike. Men are injured more often then are women and occasionally result in fractured bones, brain injuries, and even death.
What to do if you’ve been in an accident in Woodland Hills :
- 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.