Bicycle Accidents2018-08-30T16:38:46+00:00

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Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Attorney

Reliable Auto Accident Attorney in Los Angeles

Bicyclists have relatively little protection in the event they are struck by an automobile. The impact does not even need to be at high speeds for it to cause serious and life-threatening injuries to a bicyclist. If you or someone you know was recently injured in a bicycle accident, you need to take the proper steps to ensure their legal right to pursue financial compensation.

This begins with speaking to a highly-experienced Los Angeles bicycle accident attorney from the Law Offices of Jacob Emrani. Our firm has spent decades representing the best interests of injured client, and over the years we have successfully recovered millions of dollars on their behalf to cover their various needs while recovering. You deserve a strong advocate in your corner against insurance companies—our Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorneys & Orange County Personal Injury Attorneys know how to fight and win.

Most are aware of the devastating result of a collision between an automobile and a bicycle:

  • Head injuries
  • Concussions
  • Paralysis
  • Broken bones
  • Internal bleeding
  • Severe road rash
  • Death

Nearly half of all bicycle accidents that include a car take place at intersections, and more than one in five bicyclist fatalities are children 5-15 years old.

Bicycle Accidents & The Law

Many Californians are unaware of exactly who has the right of way when it comes to motorists and bicyclists. The latter are in fact treated the same as automobiles in the eyes of the law; that is, while pedestrians always have the right of way, this does not apply to those on a bicycle. Thus when a bicyclist and a motorist approach an intersection, whoever arrived first has the right of way. Learn about some important bicycle laws in California.

Many bicyclists, believing themselves to be perpetually in the right, take part in dangerous behavior, resulting in serious injuries by way of an accident. In addition, bicyclists must be aware of city ordinances regarding when they may use the sidewalks.

At the same time, automobile drivers may be held responsible to your injuries as a bicyclist if they were operating their vehicle negligently in any way. Our aggressive Los Angeles personal injury attorney can work to recover a fair settlement with the driver’s insurance company.

The compensation recovered can pay your:

  • Medical and hospital bills
  • Prescription medication costs
  • Property damage
  • Lost pay from work
  • Emotional trauma

After a Bicycle Accident: Protecting Your Rights

In the aftermath of a bicycle accident, call the police right away and report to them what happened, followed by obtaining a copy of their report. You will need to then get a hold of any witnesses’ information, along with that of the driver which injured you. After you obtain medical treatment, be sure to retain copies of any treatment you received and receipts for any medication. Document your injuries and record your account of the accident as soon as you can. Importantly, do not talk to an insurance adjuster until you have spoken with an injury attorney.

You can trust the our Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorneys to petition for your right to recover the compensation you need after being injured in a bicycle accident. If the insurance company is unwilling to offer you the compensation you deserve, our Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyers are unafraid of taking your claim to court.

Put your case in the hands of a seasoned professional. We’ve won before; we can win again.

To begin your claim, give us a call at (888) 952-2952 for a free consultation! Our bicycle accident attorneys in Los Angeles can even visit you at your home or office to discuss your case. 

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