Personal Injury Attorney in Burbank: Car Accidents and Injury Collisions

Law Offices of Adrianos Facchetti: Your Advocate in Burbank

Injury accidents in Burbank can be devastating, leaving you with physical injuries, substantial medical bills, and emotional distress. If you’ve been involved in an accident in Burbank caused by someone else’s negligence, it’s essential to hold the responsible party accountable.

At the Law Offices of Adrianos Facchetti, we are committed to helping you understand your rights and pursue the financial compensation you deserve. We will take the time to listen to your story, understand your challenges, and develop a personalized legal strategy to meet your needs.

Burbank Injury Accident Statistics

Between 2018 and 2022, Burbank saw 3,835 collisions on local roadways, with 55% resulting in injuries. During this period, there were 2,123 injury collisions. While there was a 5-year low in 2020, an uptick followed in 2021. Despite this increase, there were still 11% fewer injury collisions in 2022 compared to 2018.

KSI Collisions

Killed or Seriously Injured (KSI) collisions refer to incidents where someone was killed or suffered a serious injury. Between 2018 and 2022, there were 105 KSI collisions in Burbank, including 15 fatal incidents, averaging 21 KSI collisions per year.

Key Takeaways from Burbank Accident Data

  • Vulnerable road users experienced severe collision outcomes at higher rates.
  • Over 40% of bicycle-involved collisions involved a turning driver.
  • The most common place for a pedestrian-involved collision was a crosswalk.
  • Young and senior road users were disproportionately involved in bicyclist and pedestrian collisions.

Collision Breakdown by Mode

Injury Collisions

KSI Collisions

Collision Factors in Burbank

Primary Collision Factors for All Injury Collisions:

Driving under the influence
0%
Running a red light
0%
Improper turning
0%
Unsafe speed
0%
Auto right-of-way violation
0%

Primary Collision Factors for KSI Collisions:

Improper turning
0%
Unsafe speed
0%
Unknown
0%
Driving under the influence
0%
Auto right-of-way violation
0%

Actions Before Collision

For all injury collisions, 49% of at-fault parties were turning.

Pedestrian Actions Before Collision (All Injury Collisions):

  • Not in the road: 4%
  • In the road: 13%
  • Crossing not in crosswalk: 22%
  • Crossing in crosswalk not at intersection: 1%
  • Crossing in crosswalk at intersection: 59%

Pedestrian Actions Before Collision (KSI Collisions):

  • Not in the road: 4%
  • In the road: 7%
  • Crossing not in crosswalk: 44%
  • Crossing in crosswalk not at intersection: 0%
  • Crossing in crosswalk at intersection: 44%

Conclusions Drawn from the Data

The data on Burbank injury accidents reveals several critical insights that can inform both preventive measures and legal strategies:

1. High Rate of Vehicle Involvement: The majority of injury collisions (76%) involve vehicles, highlighting the need for heightened driver awareness and adherence to traffic laws. With 36% of KSI collisions involving vehicles, the severity of these incidents is underscored.

2. Pedestrian and Bicyclist Vulnerability: Pedestrians and bicyclists are particularly vulnerable, with significant portions of KSI collisions involving these groups (26% and 9%, respectively). The data shows that crosswalks, especially at intersections, are high-risk areas for pedestrians.

3. Turning-Related Collisions: A considerable number of collisions (over 40% for bicycles) occur due to turning drivers. This indicates a critical need for drivers to be more cautious when making turns and for improved infrastructure to protect vulnerable road users.

4. Impact of Age: Both young and senior road users are disproportionately affected by collisions. This demographic insight calls for targeted education and safety measures to protect these high-risk groups.

5. Primary Collision Factors: The leading causes of collisions include auto right-of-way violations, unsafe speed, and improper turning. Addressing these issues through stricter enforcement and public awareness campaigns could significantly reduce accident rates.

6. Influence of Impairment: Driving under the influence remains a significant factor in both injury and KSI collisions. Continued efforts to combat impaired driving through enforcement and education are essential.

How We Can Help

At the Law Offices of Adrianos Facchetti, we leverage our reputation for diligent advocacy and extensive experience to benefit our clients.

We will investigate the accident to gather evidence, determine liability, assess your case’s worth, and handle negotiations or represent you at trial. Our legal team is ready to review your case at no cost, and we work on a contingency basis.

Attorney Adrianos Facchetti - Personal Injury Attorney - Burbank CA

Contact Us

If you or a loved one has been injured in a collision in Burbank, you don’t have to face the aftermath alone. Our experienced team at the Law Offices of Adrianos Facchetti is here to help you navigate the legal process and secure the compensation you deserve. Let us be your advocate in this challenging time.

For added convenience, we are fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. 

Contact us today at 626-793-8607 or fill out the form below to schedule your initial confidential consultation.

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