February 28, 2002
Our client was struck and killed while crossing a pedestrian walkway located inside a Palm Beach County condominium complex. The accident occurred at night. We retained engineering and accident reconstruction experts in order to re-create this unfortunate event and to determine how the accident happened.
It was determined that several factors played a part in the accident including the fact that the complex failed to have adequate lighting for pedestrians using the crosswalk and that they failed to have signs at the intersection warning drivers of the pedestrian crosswalk.
After discovering this information, the insurance company for the complex paid the family a confidential settlement.
After the accident, the intersection was redesigned to make it safer for the elderly residents of the complex to use the crosswalk.