pedestrian accidents

Mid-Block Crosswalk Accidents

Although many people assume that the majority of pedestrian accidents occur in intersections, the reality is that 70 percent of the most serious pedestrian accidents, those resulting in a pedestrian fatality, take place in non-intersection locations. Often, these accidents occur in what are referred to as mid-block crossings, or marked…

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Who is Liable for Crosswalk Injuries?

In Miami, as in many other major South Florida cities, there are both marked and unmarked crosswalks. A marked crosswalk has painted lines, indicating the boundaries for pedestrians. Marked crosswalks typically have signs and signals indicating when pedestrians can walk, and when they should stop. Under Florida law, any pedestrian…

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