Category: Pedestrian accident

Pedestrian Accidents Become More Common

Posted on August 8, 2013 in Pedestrian accident

Pedestrian accidents are on the rise across the United States, including the State of Washington. Nationally, a pedestrian is injured every eight minutes and a pedestrian is killed every two hours, on average. In 2011,...Read More

Elderly Pedestrians at Greater Risk of Fatal Injuries

Posted on May 14, 2013 in Pedestrian accident

A recent government report concludes that elderly pedestrians are at much higher risk for fatal injuries in a traffic accident than their younger counterparts. In fact, pedestrians over age 75 are twice as likely to...Read More

Yakima’s Most Dangerous Intersections Get Attention

Posted on March 14, 2013 in Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

As Yakima grows and drivers continue to take safety risks, Yakima’s busiest intersections are becoming more dangerous, KIMA-TV reports. Residents and law enforcement agree that the increased use of cellphones and other electronic devices, coupled...Read More

Washington State Survey Offers Insights into Drivers’ Behavior

Posted on February 27, 2013 in Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury

A federal and state initiative has states conducting annual driver surveys to find out what drivers think about their own and others’ driving behavior and to gauge awareness of safety campaigns. The results of the...Read More

What To Do After An Accident

Posted on February 25, 2013 in Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury

If you are involved in a car accident in Yakima County, Wash. , you will likely depend on the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office to come to your aid. According to a news report, you can...Read More

Driver Who Struck Cyclists May Have Used Prescription Drugs

Posted on February 20, 2013 in Car Accidents, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

One bicyclist was killed and a second bicyclist was injured recently in Maple Falls, Wash., when they were struck by a motorist who may have been under the influence of prescription drugs. The driver initially...Read More

Who is Responsible for a Slip-and-Fall Accident?

Posted on February 8, 2013 in Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability

As if to keep everyone from getting bored, winter weather in the Yakima Valley area is unpredictable. Rain can turn quickly to ice and snow. Slip-and-fall accidents, which can cause traumatic injuries, are among our...Read More

Slow Down in Winter Weather

Posted on January 28, 2013 in Car Accidents, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

An SUV carrying five people went off State Road 28 east of East Wenatchee last month and slid down an embankment, according to a report in the Yakima Herald. Two passengers, including a 9-year-old, were...Read More

Pedestrian Accidents Commonplace

Posted on December 6, 2012 in Car Accidents, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Pedestrian accidents in the state of Washington are more common than many people realize. In fact, the Washington State Department of Transportation reports that collisions involving pedestrians are on the rise. In 2010, there were...Read More

Yakima Area Attorney Urges Drivers to Use Care during Holiday Weekend

Posted on November 19, 2012 in Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury

As Thanksgiving draws near, many Yakima Valley residents are making plans to spend the holiday with friends and relatives near and far. Whether you are driving across town or across country, Yakima Valley attorney Mariano...Read More

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