Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/20/2016 -- In light of back-to-school season's recent return, the top-notch Philadelphia accident lawyers at Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C. are urging pedestrians to be mindful when crossing the streets; especially during peak travel hours. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the firm is located, is notorious for its unruly drivers who often create unnecessarily dangerous situations for pedestrians.
"Back-to-school season always creates an uptick in automobile and pedestrian commotion, and unfortunately, that will undoubtedly lead to a number of tragic accidents annually," said Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C. partner, Alexandra Kane. She and her team of accident attorneys help the victims of car strikes with the legal side of those unfortunate collisions.
Kane's claims are backed by hard evidence. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly one out of every five children younger than 14 years old who are killed in car crashes are pedestrians.
Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C. is encouraging all pedestrians to decrease their chances of becoming accident victims by wearing reflective clothing when walking at night, and always crossing roadways at legal crosswalks. They are also reminding walkers that when sidewalks are not available, the safest way to proceed is by utilizing the shoulder that faces against oncoming traffic.
But school children are not the only pedestrians who are at risk of death or severe injuries in the face of accidents. According to the CDC, older adults—ages 65 and up—accounted for 19 and 10 percent of the killed and injured pedestrians, respectively, in the last year of available data (2013).
Whether they are young or old, the attorneys at Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C., the limited tort lawyers in Philadelphia, will fight hard to help accident victims try to attain the compensation to which they are entitled after a car accident. To touch base with the firm and schedule a complimentary consultation, please visit Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C.'s website, or dial 855-822-6783.
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Since 1978, Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C. has been serving the Pennsylvania and New Jersey areas. As injury lawyers in the Philadelphia area, the attorneys at Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C. are always available to speak to their clients and promptly return phone calls if they are away from their desks. The Philadelphia lawyers of Rizio, Hamilton & Kane know that when one is in need of a personal injury attorney in Philadelphia, that person desires and deserves the personalized attention that Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C. can provide.