Pothole Accidents and Injuries

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Potholes are common hazards for anyone on the road, including pedestrians, bicyclists, and motor vehicle drivers and passengers. Potholes can range in size from quite small, just a few inches across, to quite large, closer to the size of manhole covers. Potholes can cause bicyclists and drivers to lose control, not to mention the damage […]

What to Do After a Bicycle Accident

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Bicycle accidents can have severe, life-lasting consequences. Without the protection afforded to passengers in a standard vehicle, any collision between a bicycle and passenger vehicle could result in serious or even fatal injuries. Whether you ride a bicycle recreationally or for transportation, inherent risks exist that can be mitigated by properly maintaining the bike to […]

San Francisco Bike Accident: Do You Need a Lawyer?

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Attorney Claude Wyle | 888-981-0826 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless We Win “You will need a lawyer who knows their way around the dynamics of bicycle collisions. The dynamics of bicycle collisions are very different from car collisions or pedestrian collisions….You need a specialist who knows their way around [the legal ramifications].” Bicyclists […]

The Best Bikes for Beginners

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Getting into biking, whether you are doing so for fun or for functionality, can be intimidating. With so many options available, how do you know where to start? While a clerk at the local bike shop can help narrow down the choices, do some quick overview of the basics beforehand so you know what they’re […]

Are Lyft and Uber E-Bikes Safe?

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E-bikes are becoming a more popular form of transportation. But are these popular vehicles safe? That, sadly, may be a resounding NO if Lyft and Uber don’t take some active responsibility and implement measures to ensure e-bikes do what they’re supposed to do. If they do not, we may end up looking at more and […]

Are Scooters in San Diego Causing Problems?

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Scooters have been showing up in great numbers in cities throughout America, including San Diego. However, the major scooter companies are beginning to face some legal pushback. A federal lawsuit has been filed against companies such as Lime, Bird and Razor—some of the most popular scooter companies out there—claiming discrimination against people with disabilities. What’s […]

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Right Hook and Left Cross: How to Avoid Common Bicycle Accidents

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Even if you’re riding a bicycle, you are expected to follow the standard traffic laws applying to motorists. Likewise, certain expectations exist for drivers as well with regard to bicyclists out on the road. It’s therefore crucial that you know what to look out for, whether you’re behind the wheel or pedaling. What are the […]

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Beginners Guide to Bicycle Safety and Laws

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As fun, healthy, and cost-effective as it can be to ride your bike here and there around town or even cross country, it can also be quite dangerous. Furthermore, there are some legal things you should know. The Safety As an avid cyclist, I am well aware of the dangerous conditions that a bike can […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

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San Diego Bike Laws: Know the Basics

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If you enjoy riding your bike around San Diego, then you are probably familiar with the fact that, like most places, cycling is treated similarly to driving a motor vehicle. There are simply certain rules that apply when you encounter traffic signals. Also, there are designated bike lanes that have given bicycles a safe place […]

Essential Info You Need to Know About Uninsured Motorists

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In recent months, Austin KXAN News reported about a young woman who was hit by an uninsured motorist. She had her seatbelt on, but she was still thrown from the passenger seat of the car after a head-on collision. Thankfully, she is recovering well today, but now her family is saddled with $60,000 to $70,000 […]

What to Do After a Hit and Run

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It may be shocking to learn that ever since 2006, each year has had an average of 682,000 hit-and-run crashes, according to the AAA Newsroom. Furthermore, as of 2016, the number of deaths caused by these accidents jumped up from the year 2009 by 60 percent. This means that every minute, there is at least […]

Threats of Road Rage and What You Can Do About It

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In Seattle on February 9, road rage managed to push more drivers off the deep end. This time, it was between a 23-year-old female motorcyclist and a 60-year-old male in a car. No one is sure what got them both so riled up, but at one point they were stopped in the left lane and […]

What Should You Tell Police At the Scene of an Accident?

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After being involved in an accident, you should always call 911 to have emergency services come right away for medical assistance available and to file a police report. Once police are at the scene, drivers and anyone who witnessed the accident should be open and honest with the officers, of course. But what, exactly should […]

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Infrastructure and Roadway Injury: Could Your Accident be the Government’s Fault?

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By now, you’ve probably heard that it’s Infrastructure Week in Washington. As the somewhat self-explanatory name suggests, it’s the week in our capital city where lawmakers and politicians  start the negotiations–bicameral, bipartisan negotiations–to find the best solution for failing or inadequate infrastructures like roads, public buildings, and other public spaces across the country. Taken as […]

Can an Object in the Road Cause a Bike Accident?

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Objects in the road, barriers, potholes or other encumbrances may be the cause of bicycle accidents. When this happens, the Department of Transportation, other government entities or private businesses in charge of maintaining the roads may be liable if a cyclist is injured.

What Should a Cyclist Do After a Bike Accident?

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After a bicycle accident, if the cyclist is not taken to the emergency room right away, what should he or she do? Should you speak to the driver of the car that hit you? In this video, a bike accident lawyer offers guidance on the aftermath of a wreck.

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Bicycle Accidents

Most bike accidents involve collisions with a motor vehicle; over two percent of all vehicular fatalities are the result of bicycle accidents. Bicycle crash fatalities increased 15% over last year.