Pedestrian Knockdown Defenses

Pedestrian knockdown defenses I'm consistently amazed at how many drivers will claim "she ran into the side of my car" when a pedestrian is struck by their vehicle. As we've discussed previously, even a significant front impact may leave little more than a scratch. So how do we prove that you were struck by a car and not vice versa? There are two primary ways: (1) medical documentation of injuries which tend to indicate a blunt front impact, such as lower leg injuries as a result of being struck by the front bumper and (2) your testimony. With regard to #2, you will be asked in your deposition when you first observed the vehicle you ultimately had an [...]