What Type of Insurance for Bicycles Will Cover My California Bicycle Claim?

What Type of Insurance for Bicycles Will Cover My California Bicycle Claim?

California is a popular state for bicyclists, especially in some of the bigger cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. With beautiful, sunny weather practically year-round, who wouldn’t want to spend more time outside on a bike?  Unfortunately, just as California is a dangerous state for car traffic, it is also one of the most […]

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Why is California Ebike Insurance So Important?

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Do you have insurance to protect you after an ebike crash? Now’s a good time to review the basics of ebike insurance to see whether you’re fully covered. If you own an ebike, you’re part of a nationwide movement to make traveling more affordable and accessible. In California and across the nation, ebikes are now […]

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$75,000 No-Contact Bicycle Dooring Accident Settlement

$75,000 No-Contact Bicycle Dooring Accident Settlement

No contact? No problem. Even if a vehicle doesn’t hit you, it’s still possible to recover high-value accident compensation. Here’s why. It’s a myth that there must be physical contact for a compensable road accident. No actual contact is required for an accident claim in California, whether the situation involves two vehicles, a vehicle and […]

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California Is the Nation’s 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State in 2022

California Is the Nation's 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State in 2022

Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you need further assistance regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to an attorney who may be able to address your inquiry in more detail. California has […]

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Do Bicyclists Have to Stay in the Bike Lane in California?

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If you’re a California cyclist, you’ve probably had a motorist yell at you to “Get in the bike lane!” But do they know what they’re talking about? Do you really have to stay in the bike lane? This is a common question that arises in bicycle injury cases. People are often confused about whether California […]

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$300,000 Settlement for San Francisco Bicycle vs. Auto Accident

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An emergency room doctor is usually the one providing lifesaving medical care for the community’s injured people. But in this bicycle vs. auto accident story, the doctor is the injured patient! A 32-year old ER doctor was riding his bicycle near the intersection of Arguello Boulevard and Cornwall Street in San Francisco, California. Suddenly, a […]

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Slow Streets: What They Are and the Push to Make Them Permanent

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San Francisco is a global trendsetter when it comes to devising innovative ways to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe on city streets. In the past 10 years, the city has launched more than 30 road improvement projects, plus 130 miles of new bike and pedestrian zones. San Francisco spends more than $25 million per year […]

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$499,000 Settlement in a Bicycle vs. Delivery Truck Accident

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When a delivery truck collides with a bicyclist, the cyclist is lucky to survive. An accident like this can cause severe bodily injury, not to mention emotional trauma, for the cyclist. This was the situation for one of our clients, an avid cyclist who rode his bike to work each morning down Market Street in […]

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What Happens if a Drunk Cyclist Hits a Pedestrian?

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Here’s something you might not realize: Drunk driving laws apply to cyclists, too. Under California Vehicle Code 21200.5, when you’re too intoxicated to ride your bike safely, you’re breaking the law. Alcohol and drugs can turn cyclists into dangerous drivers, just like anyone else on the road. And intoxicated cyclists pose a particular risk to […]

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$485,000 SETTLEMENT FOR Bicycle vs. Commercial Vehicle Accident

$485,000 SETTLEMENT FOR Bicycle vs. Commercial Vehicle Accident

A 38-year-old direct sourcing senior manager at Apple, Inc., and avid bicyclist suffered serious injuries in a Bicycle vs. Commercial Vehicle accident in San Francisco, California. The cyclist was riding his bicycle on Twin Peaks Boulevard through the intersection of Panorama Drive when out of nowhere a commercial vehicle conducted a left turn right in […]

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