Bike Accidents

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Bicycle, pedestrian and car accidents: by the numbers

Cities are filled to the brim with cars which amounts to smog-filled air and crash prone streets. To reduce these trends, the new buzzwords in urban development and planning are “walk-able” and “bike-able” communities....more

Save the MAMILs - Cyclist Injury & Death Statistics

According to a recent government report, MAMILs (Middle Aged Men In Lycra) are the likeliest of all age groups and genders to be killed or seriously injured while riding a bicycle....more

Dangerous Condition of Public Property – Trail Immunity

Teresa Burgueno, et al. v. The Regents of the University of California - Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District (Certified for Publication: January 13, 2016) - A public entity is generally liable for an injury...more

Hit and Run Bike Accidents on the Rise

Hit and run accidents are frightening auto accidents that require the assistance of an experienced accident attorney in order for a victim to recover maximum financial damages. While hit-and-run car accidents involving...more

Summer is Over for Kids, But Bike Accident Season is Still Here

While for many kids, ‘summer’ has come to an end, it is still sunny and ‘light till late’ in the San Fernando Valley! This means many of are children are coming home from school and spending time outdoors, riding their bikes...more

When Are Drivers Responsible for Bicyclists’ Bad Driving?

Both motorists and bicyclists make mistakes in traffic, but a cyclist is much more likely to be injured. Determining fault and liability are essential to both parties. Almost 60 percent of all bicycle crashes involve the...more

Bike Accidents: What to Do If You Have Been Injured

In the San Fernando Valley, more and more residents are “going green” and using their bikes to cruise around town. Whether riding to a new spot on Ventura Blvd for dinner or meeting friends for brunch on Calabasas Road,...more

Bicycle Accident Attorney – Rules of the Road

If You Liked it, Then You Shoulda Put a Helmet on it! - As a bicycle accident attorney I have often thought, what is the hardest thing about learning to ride a bike? The road....more

San Fernando Valley Bike Laws

Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley are relatively bike-friendly communities. Replete with bike trails, pro-cyclists traffic laws, and experienced bike accident attorneys who can and do successfully represent bike...more

Fatal accidents involving cyclists ranks Illinois No. 5 in the nation

The News-Gazette reports that a man was recently killed while riding his bike to work early one morning. The cyclist, a 53 year old Arthur man, was riding southbound on a road around 2 miles south of Arthur when he was struck...more

Preventing Against Bike Accidents

California’s temperate climate and large network of roads and highways make a great combination for riding your bicycle almost any day of the week — but being careful pays off. Not all drivers or even other riders provide as...more

A bridge too far – Cyclist’s fall off bridge

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has held in Collins v Clarence Valley Council (No 3) [2013] NSWSC 1682 that Clarence Valley Council was not negligent for Dr Collins falling off a bridge when the wheel of her bicycle...more

Former Westminster City Manager Killed in Laguna Canyon Bicycle Accident

A former Westminster police chief and city manager has been killed after being hit by a Toyota Corolla on the southbound 133 highway, according to a news report....more

Teen Seriously Injured in Anaheim Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident

An unidentified male in his late teens has been seriously injured in a hit-and-run bicycle accident in Anaheim, according to a news report....more

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