During warm, summer weather, children head outside to ride bikes, shoot hoops, or play hide-and-seek -- often on or around driveways. Kids playing and cars in motion can be a tragic combination. It only takes a momentary lapse in supervision or a child's impulse for a backover accident to occur.
The good news? Backover accidents are preventable if you follow some guidelines to keep your children safe.
However, if you or someone you love is injured in a backover accident, you will need a reputable Sacramento car accident lawyer by your side. Our team has decades of experience handling a variety of car accidents and can help you fight for the compensation you need.
A back-over accident happens when a vehicle backs into a pedestrian or bicyclist while pulling out of a driveway or parking space. This type of accident typically occurs at a low speed and usually involves a child. According to kidsandcars.org, the national estimate for back-over accidents is 61 per year.[i] One child is too many.
Here are ten tips:
Taking the time to slow down and follow these guidelines may mean the difference between life and death. When another persons neglect or carelessness causes you or a loved one injury from a car accident, contact the Arnold Law Firm to see how you can take legal action.
The Arnold Law Firm offers Free Case Evaluation by filling out a simple form online or by calling (916) 777-7777. Reach a Sacramento personal injury lawyer at our firm who may be able to help you to determine the most effective course of action for your claim.
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