January 25th, 2022
Average Bicycle Accident Settlement Amounts in California
When a car negligently hits a cyclist, the injured cyclist deserves compensation for their resulting injuries. Bicycle accidents often result in catastrophic injuries or death due to bicyclists' lack of protection when matched against a vehicle. In fact, from 2016 to 2018, California led the country with the highest number of fatal bicycle accidents during any three years in the past twenty-five years. As a bicyclist, there are several steps you can take to ensure your safety...
September 24th, 2018
Fatal Crash Reinforces Bicycle Accident Problem in Lancaster
In August, a man riding in a Lancaster bicycle lane was struck and killed by a driver. According to reports, the man was traveling westbound in a bike lane on Avenue K in Lancaster when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle. The vehicle reportedly swerved to its right and made direct contact with the rider. The rider was transported to the hospital but died from his injuries. Police are still searching for witnesses who can help them to identify the hit and run driver. Lancaster Bike Accidents ...
May 4th, 2018
Six Bicycle Laws You Need to Know
As summer gets closer, more and more people are choosing to ride their bikes around Los Angeles. If you choose to ride a bicycle in Los Angeles it is important to understand your obligations as a rider. Do you know the most important bicycle laws in California? We’ve put together a list of bicycle laws you need to know to stay safe. 1. If there is a bicycle lane you must use it. California law requires all bicyclists traveling slower than other traffic to use and remain in dedicated bi...
February 12th, 2018
One Bicylist Killed, Another Injured in Tour de Palm Springs Accident
For the second time in recent history, the Tour de Palm Springs charity bike event has been overshadowed by tragedy. Earlier this month, one bicyclist was killed and another was seriously injured when they were struck by a car during the event. Reports indicate that the driver of the vehicle, who was also hurt in the accident, was speeding shortly before the crash. Bicycle Accidents in Los Angeles Bicycles are a popular way to get around Los Angeles. They are environmentally-friendly, a great f...
October 2nd, 2017
Pasadena Bicyclist Injured After Choosing Road Without Dedicated Bike Lanes
Despite having some of California’s most bicycle-friendly roads, bike-related traffic accidents are still a problem in Pasadena. In August, a bicycle rider was seriously injured after he collided with a car on Walnut Street. The city of Pasadena actually has over 12 miles of dedicated bike lanes on its roadways. Walnut Street is not one of those roads. Had the bicyclist traveled one block north to Corson Street - which has a dedicated bicycle lane - he may have been able to avoid an accident....