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Bicycle Crashes Without Helmets: Recent Studies

Posted on September 10, 2021 in Safety,Uncategorized

We have written in the past about why so many cyclists decide not to wear helmets, and why we recommend that everyone wear a helmet. Even though studies over the years have shown over and over that helmets reduce the severity of injury in a bicycle collision, a majority of cyclists choose to not consistently wear…

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Top 3 Common Car vs. Bicycle Crashes

Posted on September 1, 2021 in Bicycle Accidents,Safety

At Bay Area Bicycle Law, we use the word “crash” or “collision” rather than “accident” when speaking about our client’s cases. The word “accident” implies that no one is at fault – and for the clients we represent, this isn’t the case. These bicyclists’ lives were turned upside down because of the carelessness – or…

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CRPS and Bicycle Accident Lawsuits

Posted on August 27, 2021 in Uncategorized

CRPS, or complex regional pain syndrome, is a relatively rare but serious syndrome that can result from injuries caused in a bicycle crash, such as broken arms or legs. Because this syndrome is often not properly diagnosed, it is especially important to educate yourself about it if you think you may have it. What is…

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What is the Legal Process After My Bike Accident?

Posted on August 20, 2021 in Uncategorized

The legal process can feel scary, especially if you have never been through a personal injury case before. A personal injury attorney who has been through the process many times should be able to guide you through the process and ease your worry – but knowing an overview of the process can also be helpful….

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A.B. 122 – Bicycle Safety Stop Bill

Posted on August 16, 2021 in Laws,Safety,Uncategorized

By Michael Stephenson A.B. 122 – a bill which has passed the California assembly and may soon be voted on in the California Senate – would legalize the so-called California roll or California stop. The Senate Committee on Transportation Digest on the bill reads: “This bill  permits a person riding  a bicycle approaching a stop sign…

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Social Media and Your Bike Injury Case

Posted on August 12, 2021 in About the process,Blog

Many people do not realize how commonly and effectively defense attorneys use information from social media to reduce the settlements that insurance companies have to pay out. If you’ve been injured in a bicycle accident, there are a number of steps you should take to preserve the value of your case. Calling a bicycle accident…

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Press Release: 8/5/2021

Posted on August 5, 2021 in Press Release

Bay Area Bicycle Law, P.C. has filed a lawsuit against Uber for an Uber v. bike crash that occurred in 2019 in San Francisco. Our investigation is ongoing, but thus far our investigation indicates that an Uber driver failed to keep a proper lookout and suddenly pulled out of a parking space, striking our client’s…

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