According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, over a thousand pedestrian-related accidents within the state. Failure to yield the right of way was the leading cause of this record-breaking number of casualties.
Like many things in life, simply taking steps to avoid a personal injury situation in the first place is the best overall way to address the issue. If you’re driving a vehicle, or even riding a bicycle, what is a car and a means for transportation can quickly turn into a fast-moving weapon made of steel that can injure or kill someone, depending on where your focus is as a driver. At, Robert J. DeBry and Associates personal injury attorneys are available when situations arise.
With more distractions than ever on our cellular devices, tablets, and others, it can become easy to forget how devastating even a split second of losing focus as a vehicle driver can be—distracted driving results in approximately 3,000 deaths per year.
If a quick text message comes in and you want to read it by instinct, a glance downward could be consequential.
Pedestrian accidents where someone has an injury fall into the category of personal injury law. Talking to an experienced attorney can help accident victims put their minds at ease.
We care about helping people who are involved in complex personal injury situations when they arise. In the case of a pedestrian and vehicle accident, it can be confusing to know where to turn. That’s why we at Robert J. DeBry and Associates are here to serve as your advocate and guide through what can sometimes be a difficult process.