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Category: Blog

Putting Words to the Impacts of a Bike Crash

Posted on January 14, 2022 in About the process,Bicycle News,Blog

If you’ve ever been tempted to send just that one text, or look up directions while driving (and lets face it, we all have been), a recent Sports Illustrated article detailing former NBA star Shawn Bradley’s bike crash injury helps snap into focus the potential cost of distracted driving. The 7 foot 6 inch athlete…

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3 Fun Mountain Bike Rides Near the South Bay

Posted on January 4, 2022 in Blog

When it comes to enjoying a fun mountain bike ride, some cyclists may prefer a smooth, relaxing ride on flat, even surfaces, while others may desire fast speeds on twisty, bumpy roads. If your idea of a fun mountain bike ride is the latter, and your optimal trail includes interesting terrain with exciting twists and…

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If I am Partly at Fault for My Accident, Should I Still Hire a Bicycle Accident Attorney?

Posted on December 20, 2021 in About the process,Blog

Many people mistakenly believe that if they are in a bicycle accident and they were doing something wrong, they will not be able to collect compensation from their insurance company. However, that is not necessarily true. California uses a system of “comparative negligence” rather than an all-or-nothing system of fault. In a nutshell, what this…

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Resources in the Bay Area for New Cyclists

Posted on December 9, 2021 in Blog

What new cyclists may lack in experience, they make up for with an enthusiasm to learn everything there is to know about their new passion. Luckily, the Bay Area is full of resources for new bikers to catch them up to speed with their more seasoned fellow riders. Whether you’re new to the Bay Area…

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Promising News for Proving Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted on December 7, 2021 in About the process,Blog

By Lucy Allen One of the hardest parts about my job as a bicycle accident lawyer is seeing the effects of traumatic brain injuries (or TBIs) on my clients and their families. Even so-called mild TBIs can have permanent and devastating impacts on a person. Having such an injury is bad enough, but the difficulty…

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How do You Know if You Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

Posted on December 4, 2021 in Blog

If you have been in a bicycle accident, you may feel like you need help obtaining the compensation that you deserve for your injuries. Unfortunately, not everyone is comfortable picking up a phone and dialing a personal injury attorney. The attorneys at Bay Area Bicycle Law are not the average personal injury attorneys (although we…

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Is It Legal to Wear Headphones When Riding Your Bicycle?

Posted on December 2, 2021 in Blog,Laws,Safety

When you head out for a jog it is common to throw on a pair of ear buds or headphones and hook them up to a mobile device to listen to music, phone calls, or other things. Some companies, such as Apple, even have devices and cases designed to use when participating in sports. Nike…

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