$67k Settlement for Bicycle Accident in Crosswalk in Hayward with Liability Dispute

Bicycle Accident Hayward

Bicycle Accident in Hayward Fought on Liability A young chiropractic student was riding her bicycle in a crosswalk in Hayward, when a vehicle crashed into her. The young woman suffered a broken leg (fractured left tibia and fractured left fibula) which required surgery. Unfortunately, she was determined to be at fault in the police report. […]

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$45k Settlement for Hit and Run Bicycle Accident in Oakland

Hit and run bicycle accident Oakland

Hit and run bicycle accidents are far too common In California, people who flee the scene of a hit and run bicycle accident can be cited for a violation of California Vehicle Code section 20002, a misdemeanor offense with a fine of up to $1,000. That is what happened in this Oakland bicycle accident case. […]

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Great Settlement for Concord Motorcycle Accident with Prop 213 Issue

Motorcycle Accident Concord

Serious Motorcycle Accident in Concord A young veteran was driving her vehicle down the road, when another vehicle came out of an adjacent parking lot right in front of her. The veteran was unable to avoid the collision, crashed into the side of the vehicle, and suffered a broken neck and extensive property damage. What […]

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What Makes You So Likely to be Hit by a Car in Oakland?

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If you’ve been hit by a car in Oakland, you’re not alone. The California Offices of Traffic Safety that in 2014 there were a total of 3,016 fatal and injurious car accidents in Oakland. With a population of just 413,000 people, that means your odds of being hit by a car in Oakland are roughly […]

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Oakland is Trying its Best to Reduce Bicycle Accidents

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The League of American bicyclists bestowed its covered Silver Level Bike Friendly Award on Oakland in 2014—partially because of the improvements the city had made to streets, bike lanes, and bike facilities around town. But has Oakland kept up with the times and maintained that bike-friendly attitude? Is the city’s Bicycle Master Plan really having […]

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Oakland’s Safe Streets Plan Nears Completion

It’s one small victory for pedestrians and bicyclists in Oakland. This may help reduce auto accidents, bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents. The massive reengineering plan the city put into play years ago is finally nearing completion . . . of its planning phase. Oakland’s Safe Streets plan is a multifaceted attack on avoidable accidents on […]

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Drummer Gets $70K in Walnut Creek Bicycle Accident Case

On a spring evening in Walnut Creek (San Francisco Bay Area) a 28-year old musician and co-founder of the heavy metal band Lyceum was riding his bicycle home from dinner with his parents along the popular Contra Costa Canal Trail. As the bicyclist was riding through the intersection of Bancroft Road and the Contra Costa […]

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$100k for San Leandro Cyclist in Crosswalk Cut Off By Oblivious Motorist

Bicycle vs. Uber

A San Leandro cyclist was riding his bike to work, like he did every day, when he was cut off by an oblivious motorist. While the cyclist was riding his bike in the crosswalk at an intersection, the motorist pulled out without even looking and ran into the cyclist, knocking him to the ground. The […]

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Quick, Low-Stress Settlement for Berkeley Professor in Bicycle Accident

Bicycle Accident Hayward

A Berkeley professor was riding his bicycle in the Oakland hills when a driver abruptly made an illegal U-turn and crashed into the cyclist. The professor was thrown from his bike and sustained some pretty serious injures in the bicycle crash. He had broken ribs, a broken clavicle, broken teeth and a broken scapula. The […]

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Oakland Motorcyclist Hires Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers to Make the Best out of a $50K Policy Limit

A young East Bay motorcyclist was lane-splitting on Highway 80 when a car made a sudden, un-signaled lane change heading off the motorcyclist and causing serious injuries. The Oakland motorcyclist sought immediate assistance from Oakland personal injury attorney Sally Morin and her team. Sally’s first task was to find out what sort of insurance coverage […]

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