La Palma Car Accident Lawyers
Although La Palma is a small city with a total area of less than 2 square miles, it still has an annual ratio of about 1 car accident for every 100 people, just a little bit less than nearby cities like Buena Park. In the past 5 years, the average car accident injuries was about 80 every year, so if you've been injured in a car crash, you're not alone. Bisnar Chase has experience representing injured victims against negligent parties in car accidents and other personal injury cases. We'll fight for you to get the compensation you deserve! Contact us and see if you have a case!
An experienced La Palma injury attorney will tell you that if you are injured in a car crash in La Palma, you should consult a lawyer who is familiar with La Palma traffic and its city accident statistics.
As an example, smart La Palma lawyers know that in 2006, 63 people were injured in La Palma car crashes. Specifically, city car accidents resulted in injuries to two pedestrians, five bicyclists and two motorcyclists. Drunk drivers were also responsible for a number of serious car collisions--including eight injuries.
The How and Why of La Palma Car Accidents
"The most skilled La Palma car accident lawyers use local traffic hazards and accident statistics to help evaluate why and how an accident occurred," noted John Bisnar. "If a client were injured in a car collision along heavily traveled La Palma Avenue--which extends east of Weir Canyon Road to Lakewood Drive--experienced La Palma lawyers would try to determine if any traffic problems exist that might have caused the accident. They would search for evidence of poor lighting or road design, faulty traffic-control signals or improper signage."
For car accidents that happened in the neighborhood of St. Anthony's Claret Parish, knowledgeable lawyers would be aware of residents' problems in backing out of their driveways onto La Palma Avenue. They would also be aware of resident's complaints about speeding cars and the safety of children walking to school. La Palma car collision lawyers would study earlier accidents that occurred here. Skilled La Palma car collision lawyers would utilize these accident statistics and traffic hazards when preparing a case to help ensure that their clients are fairly compensated for their injuries and losses.
Similarly, car accidents that have injured clients at the intersection of La Palma Avenue and Walker Street would be carefully studied, particularly since red-light scofflaws had driven the city to install red-light cameras at this location.
Likewise, clients injured in a car crash on La Palma Avenue from Moody Street to Denni Street would prompt car accident lawyers to consider why motorists were allowed to make unsafe U-turns there, and why the city finally installed landscaped medians there to end this activity.
Seek the Advice of a La Palma Car Accident Lawyer
If you are involved in a traffic accident, you should try to find a trustworthy La Palma car crash lawyer. Initial no-obligation consultations are typically free to accident victims. And should you retain his or her services, you typically won't have to pay the lawyers' fees until after they succeed in court or at the bargaining table.
For additional legal advice, read "The Seven Fatal Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Personal Injury Claim" by California personal injury attorney John Bisnar. The book ($14.99 value) is free to accident victims - just contact us to get a copy sent to you, or to request a free consultation
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Most Dangerous Intersection in La Palma**
La Palma Ave & Walker St
Last 5 Years:
City of La Palma
Avg Auto Injuries per 1,000: 5
La Palma Crime Index*: 131.2
Nearby Cities Crime Indicies*
Hawaiian Gardens: 198.4
* Crime index data taken from city-data.com. The national average is 315.5. The crime index is calculated using the population and severity of crimes vs the frequency of crimes committed.
**All intersection data is taken from the California Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System and is measured over the last 5 years of local and arterial street car accidents (non-highway). The data is not updated in real time.
More Unsafe Intersections in La Palma**
Orangethorpe & Walker St
Crescent Ave & Moody St
Moody St & La Palma Ave
** All intersection data is taken from the California Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System and is measured over the last 5 years of local and arterial street car accidents (non-highway). The data is not updated in real time.