San Jose Motorized Scooter Collision Left an Elderly Man Fatally Injured
San Jose, CA (July 24, 2023) – An elderly man was fatally struck in a San Jose motorized scooter collision. According to KTVU, the crash occurred around 4:20 a.m. on Monday.
An elderly man suffered fatal injuries after a car struck him in a San Jose motorized scooter collision.
The San Jose Police Department reported a fatal motorized scooter collision involving a Chevy Trailblazer in San Jose.
They pronounced a man on a motorized scooter dead at the scene. Authorities are yet to confirm his identity.
According to the police, a female driver struck the elderly victim on a motorized scooter outside the crosswalk. The man attempted to cross Camden Avenue at the time of the collision.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Chevy has cooperated with the police.
Unfortunately, this incident marks the 29th fatal crash in San Jose this year.
J&M Tip: A wrongful death can happen when someone dies due to someone else’s legal fault. In such cases, the surviving deceased family members can file a wrongful death claim to hold the at-fault party legally responsible for the accident’s damages.
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More About Scooter Accident Liability
If you become a victim of a scooter accident, you can file a claim to receive compensation. However, finding out who’s at fault can need a lot of work to prove. Proving the extent of fault can go from simple to complex very quickly because your case can have multiple at-fault parties. As a victim, your injury could’ve been caused by:
- Negligent scooter drivers
- Negligent motorists
- Unsafe roads
- Road obstructions
- Defective or unmaintained scooters
Recovering from an injury is stressful enough. If you need help building your case, you can consult a scooter accident attorney. Experienced Los Angeles or Carlsbad scooter accident lawyers already know the evidence you need and the people to talk to for your case. They also have access to legal experts who can help establish the burden of proof and build a strong case. Learn more here. You can also check out these resources about wrongful death attorneys and personal injury lawyers.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in San Jose
In this case, the victim’s family members in this San Jose motorized scooter collision can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
Do you have any legal questions about accidents? Get answers and common accident-related legal advice here:
- Wrongful Death
- Pedestrian Accident
- Car Accident
- Bicycle Accident
- Hit and Run Accident
- Truck Accident
- Motorcycle Accident
Indeed, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, getting your rightful compensation is also important to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby and Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, San Jose, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like professional advice about your case, call us today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of the victim.
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