Los Angeles Car Accident Attorneys
Alhambra Car Accidents
Alhambra in Los Angeles County, California, has a population of 86,352, which is growing less that two percent annually. Despite this modest growth Alhambra car accidents and car-related injuries have not been so modest.
Baldwin Park Car Accidents
Baldwin Park in Los Angeles County, California lies in the middle of the San Gabriel Valley cornered by two major Freeways--the 605 and the 10. Add a sizeable population of over 81,000 and most Baldwin Park car accident lawyers will intimate that car collisions are unavoidable, and that car accidents caused by red-light running have become a problem.
Burbank Car Accidents
Burbank, California, the city made famous by Hollywood studios, enjoyed a respite from pedestrian and car accidents last year. Burbank Police shared the good news: a 14 percent decline in car crashes; 1,857 in 2008 compared to 2,161 in 2007, and 2,026 in 2006. Injury accidents dropped as well; just 471 in 2008 compared to 542 in 2007, more than a 13 percent drop. Non-injury car collisions were also down; 533 in 2008, compared to 619 the previous year.
Carson Car Accidents
Many Carson car accident lawyers have noted that car collisions in this city--as in most L.A. cities--are simply an inevitable fact. With almost 98,000 people, Carson in Los Angeles County, California is flanked by the 110 and the 405 Freeways. Primarily a manufacturing community of factories, refineries and other industrial structures, car accidents here are caused by distracted drivers who simply don't pay attention to traffic.
Century City Car Accidents
Century City in Los Angeles County, California, is a city inside a city. Despite its high income population and workforce, a number of Century City car accident attorneys acknowledge that the city has seen many tragic car collisions.
Cerritos Car Accidents
A "gateway" city in the heart of the Los Angeles/Orange County metro center, Cerritos in Los Angeles County, California is served by three busy freeways (91, 605 and 5). As hub for this high level of traffic, Cerritos car accident attorneys will confirm that accidents in Cerritos are almost unavoidable.
Compton Car Accidents
One of the most dangerous suburban areas in the country, Compton in Los Angeles County, California has witnessed a decline in housing prices. This has brought many middle-class residents to the city with a corresponding drop in crime. Yet, many Compton car accident attorneys acknowledge that car collisions remain a concern due to motorists who run red lights and those who drink and drive.
Culver City Car Accidents
Culver City in Los Angeles County, California, has recently seen a building boom in its downtown area. The resulting traffic congestion coupled with a growing population of nearly 41,000 has caused Culver City car accident lawyers to acknowledge that car collisions are becoming a fact of life in the city.
Downey Car Accidents
Downey car accident lawyers will attest that, with its population exceeding 108,000, Downey has all the car accidents it can handle. The cause? Many say it's the Downey's accident-prone streets and intersections. Others lay the blame on four freeways (Interstates 105, 5, 605 and 710) that surround Downey.
El Monte Car Accidents
An older city in Los Angeles County, El Monte, California, has grown to a population of over 120,000. With that growth has come an increase in the number of El Monte car accidents. One particularly dangerous type of activity that has plagued El Monte is illegal street racing.
Glendale Car Accidents
For pedestrians over 50, the mid-sized city of Glendale was once considered the most dangerous in California. Car accidents were really taking their toll on walkers and joggers. In 2008, an 11-year-old schoolgirl was fatally injured when she was hit by an SUV just outside of her school. The same year, three other pedestrians were killed in Glendale car accidents. In 2006, Glendale witnessed a total of 122 pedestrian accidents and one fatality. Five pedestrians were killed three years earlier. Glendale had gained quite a reputation. It had the second highest number of pedestrian accidents in California, compared to similar sized cities in the state.
Hawthorne Car Accidents
Many Hawthorne car accident lawyers agree that car collisions in the city are virtually inevitable. Given a population of over 90,000 people and its close proximity to the 105 and 405 Freeways, Hawthorne in Los Angeles County, California is in a stranglehold of traffic congestion fueled by increasing numbers of motorists commuting to work. And although Hawthorne car accident statistics are not intolerably high, there is considerable work to be done to make the city safer.
Inglewood Car Accidents
As many Inglewood car accident lawyers will tell you, the city's population has grown to well over 130,000, and the city's car accident has swelled as well. In 2000, The State Office of Traffic Safety rated Inglewood third for hit-and-run collisions and fifth for night-time car collisions in cities with a population of 100,000 to 150,000. The city also came in first in auto accident fatalities and injured pedestrians under the age of 15. And it took the number two slot for all types of pedestrian fatalities and injuries. These alarming statistics helped put Inglewood 11th out of 45 in overall car collisions, according to the Office of Traffic Safety.
La Mirada Car Accidents
Named a "Best Place to Live" by CNN Money Magazine, La Mirada, Los Angeles County, California is best known as the home of Biola University. Aside from this, La Mirada car accident attorneys will tell you that car collisions are inevitable in this city of 50,000.
Lakewood Car Accidents
Lakewood car accident lawyers tell you this "instant city" experienced a rapid transition from lima bean fields in 1950 to a full-fledged city by 1960, struggled with its share of traffic injuries and fatalities.
Lancaster Car Accidents
As most Lancaster car accident lawyers will tell you, the city suffers from congested intersections that are frequently the sites of serious car accidents. Lancaster is the 9th fastest growing city in the United States, and with a population topping over 145,000 residents, it's also the eighth-largest city in Los Angeles County.
Long Beach Car Accidents
As the 36th-largest city in the U.S. and the sixth largest in California, Long Beach is beset with a number of car accident problems. Among these are a sideswipe-prone traffic circle, too many trucks and an over-congested freeway. With an estimated half a million people, the number of car accidents continues to escalate on an annual basis. As recently as 2006, 35 people were killed and 2,015 injured in Long Beach car collisions. Alcohol-related car collisions accounted for 13 fatalities and 187 injuries.
Los Angeles City Car Accidents
Due to numerous car accidents, drivers take a bigger risk navigating the roads and highways of Los Angeles than any other city in California. It's not just that so many Angelinos own a car, the City of the Angeles just happens to have more places where car accidents are just waiting to happen. The numbers bear this out. According to traffic collision data reported by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, there were 50,317 car collisions of all categories and types reported in the city of Los Angeles in 2002.
Norwalk City Car Accidents
The city of Norwalk, California is over 50 years old and has over 104,000 residents. Unfortunately, Norwalk car accidents are also on the rise. And like most cities, Norwalk wages an ongoing battle to reduce car accidents wherever and however it can.
Palmdale Car Accidents
Palmdale car accident lawyers won't dispute the fact that car crashes in Palmdale with its nearly 148,000 population are below the national norm. But most will agree that stepped-up traffic enforcement could make city streets safer.
Pasadena Car Accidents
Pasadena is a charming town with a not-so-charming traffic problem. In fact, some residents blamed many Pasadena car accidents on dangerous intersections and less-than-friendly freeway onramps.
Pomona Car Accidents
Pomona car accident lawyers noted that earlier this year, an unlicensed driver in Pomona failed to yield at the crosswalk of Phillips Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue. The driver struck two 6-year-old twins walking with their mother to school. According to police, one of the girls was hospitalized locally; the other suffered a broken femur and had to be airlifted to a hospital in Los Angeles. The girls' mother was not injured. Both girls are expected to fully recover from their injuries.
San Fernando Valley Car Accidents
As most San Fernando Valley car accident lawyers know, Police are "pulling out the stops" to reduce the escalating rate of car crashes and pedestrian accidents in the Southern California suburb of San Fernando Valley. Concerns arose after a report revealed as many as 90 fatalities occurred on 20 San Fernando Valley streets over the past three years.
Santa Monica Car Accidents
Santa Monica, California, near Los Angeles, has become a very dense city, jammed with cars and pedestrians attracted to its seaside location. More people and more traffic have increased the number of Santa Monica car accidents. Weekends are filled with locals and tourists flooding the streets. On weekdays, students by the hundreds, from Kindergarten to college, navigate the busy intersections from 14th to 18th streets along Ocean Park Boulevard. Regrettably, many drivers regularly exceed the speed limit and endanger pedestrians along each of the intersections. Recently, Ocean Park Boulevard and 14th Street was the site of four separate car accidents in a single four-week stretch. Another dangerous intersection for pedestrians is Fourth Street and Colorado Avenue.
Sherman Oaks Car Accidents
A number of Sherman Oaks car accident attorneys have noted that car collisions occur with alarming frequency in this urban district of San Fernando Valley, California. The area has morphed into a regional business, shopping and transportation nexus with rush-hour car collisions throughout the community and its adjoining 101 Freeway. In fact, a 24-year resident intimated that Sherman Oaks is "a total nightmare when it comes to traffic."
South Gate Car Accidents
Car accident lawyers will tell you that with a total population of nearly 103,000, South Gate in southeastern Los Angeles County is like most cities in southern California. Rush-hour commuters and inattentive drivers can create South Gate car collisions that result in fatalities and injuries.
Thousand Oaks Car Accidents
With today's emphasis on exercise, Thousand Oaks car accident lawyers are more aware than ever that people are walking and riding bicycles instead of taking the car. This is especially true in Thousand Oaks, one of the safest cities in the country. Unfortunately, Thousand Oaks has seen some very serious car accidents involving pedestrians.
Torrance Car Accidents
Torrance car accident lawyers tell us the city continues to struggle with car accidents that have injured and killed many people. The year 2008 was no exception. A 42-year-old motorcyclist lost his life on Maricopa when a semi-truck and trailer pulled into the intersection to make an eastbound turn. A 57-year-old man was struck and killed by a southbound car while he was trying to cross Crenshaw. On that same street, a 17-year-old was killed when he lost control of his Corvette, crossed into opposing traffic, and collided with two other cars.
Valencia Car Accidents
Valencia car accident attorneys know that car collisions can occur even in an affluent master-planned enclave like Valencia. Situated in the northwest section of Santa Clarita Valley, California, the community is home to Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park and adjacent to Interstate 5, a major freeway that creates major traffic during the holidays.
West Covina Car Accidents
With a diverse population of well over 112,000 and motorists increasingly vying for space on crowded city streets, West Covina car accident attorneys see it as no surprise that traffic accidents continue to mount. Heading up the list are accident-prone intersections that have contributed to tragic car collisions. Symptomatic of the city's crossroads crisis is the intersection of Cameron and Sunset avenues, one of 11 intersections considered the worst in Los Angeles County for red-light runners
Westlake Village Car Accidents
You don't have to be a Westlake Village car accident lawyer to notice that car accidents occur infrequently in Westlake Village. Situated on the western edge of Los Angeles County, California, this secluded residential enclave with a population of almost 9,000 has implemented pro-active traffic enforcement and traffic calming efforts to keep car collisions to a minimum.
Whittier Car Accidents
As many Whittier car accident lawyers know, Whittier has experienced considerable growth, especially since the 1990s and currently has a population that is soon to exceed 90,000. Regrettably, this growth has also created the climate for more Whittier car accidents. As one might expect, many of these car accidents are caused by those driving under the influence.
Woodland Hills Car Accidents
Woodland Hills car accident lawyers know that illegal street racers are partly to blame for the community's car accident rate. Another contributing factor is the fact that this San Fernando Valley community is divided by the Ventura Freeway (101) and oft-congested Ventura Boulevard.
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