Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Injuries from other bikes and potholes

I was injured in a bicycle collision by another bicycle rider, when he tried to avoid a pothole on a street. Who do I sue, the bicycle rider who ran into me, the city that left the pothole? That's a good question. Under California law, a plaintiff has to bring all parties that are potentially [...]

By |2018-11-20T11:50:38-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Attorney Q&A, Bicycle Accidents, Bicycle Accidents|

If I’m injured while riding my bicycle, can I sue the driver of the car that hit me?

If I'm injured while riding my bicycle, can I sue the driver of the car that hit me? It depends. If the driver of the automobile that hit you is at fault or broke some motor vehicle law, and that was the cause of him striking you while you were cycling, then that driver is [...]

By |2018-11-20T08:00:33-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Attorney Q&A, Bicycle Accidents|

What are my rights and responsibilities as a bicycle rider?

What are my rights and responsibilities as a bicycle rider? For example, do I have to wear a helmet? That's a great question. So, in California, a bicyclist, like any other user of a roadway, is required to act like a reasonable person. And that requires a bicyclist to obey all of the laws that [...]

By |2018-11-20T08:00:50-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Attorney Q&A, Bicycle Accidents|

Our child was killed in a bicycle accident. What are our rights as parents?

Our child was killed while riding a bicycle in a crash with a car. What are our rights as parents? Oh, in a tragedy like that, parents of the child are entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or persons that caused that crash. That lawsuit is for the loss of comfort, [...]

By |2018-11-20T08:01:05-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Attorney Q&A, Bicycle Accidents|

Does it make a difference if I hire an attorney for my bicycle accident?

I think it makes a huge difference. First, navigating the legal requirements to proceed with the lawsuit are complex, and most people simply cannot navigate those on their own without the advice and counsel of a good lawyer. And secondly, an injured party needs a good attorney to help them see the strengths and weaknesses [...]

By |2018-11-20T08:01:25-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Attorney Q&A, Bicycle Accidents|