Pedestrian Accidents

San Mateo Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Even with serious injuries, there are challenges to recovering full compensation if you were struck by a car. The driver and the insurance company blame the victim. Police reports offer few details. Witnesses become difficult to locate. If you or a family member was hit by a car, truck, bus or any other motor vehicle in the Bay Area call 650-345-8484 or contact us online to speak to a San Mateo pedestrian accident lawyer.

The pedestrian accident attorneys in San Mateo of Galine, Frye & Fitting, has helped many victims of pedestrian accidents and those injured while crossing intersections recover damages. We aggressively investigate and work with the necessary experts to prove that a careless driver caused your injuries or a loved one’s death.

Don’t Assume Your Case Is Too Small

Many people think their injuries are not severe enough to hire a San Mateo pedestrian accident lawyer. A seemingly minor injury may be more serious than you think. The damage may worsen over time or continue for months as chronic or disabling pain.

We have recovered for the catastrophic injuries common in pedestrian accidents — spinal cord damage, head trauma, multiple broken bones. But we invite you to a free case evaluation for any injury requiring medical treatment. For assistance on your case contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in San Mateo by calling 650-345-8484 or email us today.

Determining Fault in a Pedestrian Accident

Other people fail to consult a San Mateo pedestrian accident attorney because they think if was their fault — jaywalking, jogging at night, their child darted out into the street. We handled the case of an 83-year-old man who was hit as he jaywalked across four lanes of traffic on El Camino. Although he was not in a crosswalk, the insurance company paid the policy limits of $250,000.

  • Drivers have a duty to watch out for pedestrians. The victim’s comparative fault can reduce compensation, but it doesn’t automatically let the driver off the hook.
  • Our investigation often reveals driver negligence: distracted by a cell phone, speeding or making an illegal turn, pulled out without looking, failed to stop or yield at an intersection.
  • We have sued municipalities for bad lighting, obscured road signs and other hazards that contributed to a pedestrian accident.

Pedestrian Accidents and Witnesses

Witnesses are important to a pedestrian injury case, but we need to find them while the incident is fresh. We also need to preserve evidence — photos of skid marks, blood, damage to the hood, the surrounding scene.

Contact a San Mateo Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Today!

Call us night or day at 650-345-8484 or contact our pedestrian accident lawyers online to arrange a free initial consultation. Our experienced San Mateo pedestrian accident lawyers take pedestrian injury cases throughout San Mateo County and the entire San Francisco Bay Area.

Client Reviews
  • ★★★★★
    I retained Ilya Frangos of Galine, Frye & Fitting on a business litigation matter involving a frivolous lawsuit filed in federal court. Ilya guided me through the case and helped make sure that I understood the process… He always took the time to answer all my questions and helped put my mind at ease. I would highly recommend him and this firm!
  • ★★★★★
    I called Mr Frye after my wife had passed away… John listened to my case over the phone, after aggreeing to represent me, handled everything from there… I have already recommended Mr Frye to a friend for help with a similiar case and would without reserve recommend him to anybody. He came highly recommended as an expert in these type cases, and I believe he demonstrated this personally.
  • ★★★★★
    Chantel Fitting is as good as it gets. If you have been injured, need help and cant get what you know you deserve from one of the big insurance companies, then you have got to call Chantel. She will fight for you like it was her that was hurt… She cares. Call her. You wont be sorry you did.
  • ★★★★★
    A great experience. Excellent law firm which treats their client's with the utmost respect. Very knowledgeable and made me fell extremely secure when handling my personal injury claim. Would highly recommend Galine, Frye and Fitting to handle your next case.
  • ★★★★★
    I was fortunate enough to have been represented and retained by this law firm for my injuries sustained by an under insured motorist. I must say Chantel Fitting, Illya Frangos and Kimberly Levy went above and beyond trying to resolve my case… I would highly recommend this law firm and stop shopping around if you are looking for the best, as this is as good as it gets.