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The Dangers of Walking and Talking on Your Phone

Walking & Talking | Pedestrian Accident Injury Beverly Hills

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Dangers of Walking and Talking on Your Phone [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Since the invention of cell phones, people have begun using their extra walking time as a chance to catch up and have a nice conversation with a friend or loved one or rummage through their social media accounts to stay entertained. This is incredibly common in the Beverly Hills area! Even if you simply look out to the streets at pedestrians walking around, about 90% of them are on their cell phones rather than interacting with other people around them. Of course it makes sense from a time-management perspective. You can multitask by walking while talking, texting, emailing, going on Instagram or tweeting, however, these distractions can cause unfortunate and catastrophic incidents to take place.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]In fact, these sort of catastrophic accidents happen more often than you’d think. Just last year, a terrible cell phone related pedestrian accident occurred. Brittany Silva, an 18 year old was tragically struck and killed by an Amtrak train in the San Leandro area. Witnesses tried to warn her about the approaching train, however, she was distracted and did not notice their warnings. Witnesses also say she had her headphones in, the likely cause of...

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What Causes Pedestrian Accidents?

Beverly Hills Pedestrian Accident Injury

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What Causes Pedestrian Accidents? [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Pedestrian accidents are one of the five leading causes of death in the United States. Because locations such as Beverly Hills are so highly populated, many people believe that pedestrian accidents are inevitable. What people do not realize is that there are preventative measures you can take to avoid them, while possibly saving a life at the same time.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]Generally speaking, pedestrian accidents occur when unsuspecting walkers or bicyclists get hit by a vehicle due in absolutely no party to their own negligence. If you or a loved one is involved in a pedestrian accident, it is important to contact One Law Group at (310) 923-9420 today. Our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys are here to fight for you and your rights. We are dedicated and completely focused on justice and getting you the compensation you are justly entitled to. If you or someone you love has face pain, inconvenience, or injuries, the attorneys of One Law Group can get you the monetary compensation you deserve.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="30px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] When pedestrian accidents are the result of driver negligence [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Let us help you! Many drivers become distracted by their surroundings and do not take the necessary safety precautions of the road....

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