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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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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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Preventing and Dealing with Bicycle Theft

Posted on August 4, 2021 in Uncategorized

Bike theft is a big problem in the Bay Area – as it is in most cities – with several thousand bikes being stolen each year in San Francisco alone. Although we do not commonly represent clients who have been the victim of bicycle theft (we are personal injury attorneys who represent injured cyclists, usually…

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Oakland Paves the Way with Adaptive Scooters

Posted on February 20, 2020 in Uncategorized

In line with the trend in micro-mobility, electric bikes and scooters, and ridesharing, Oakland is the first city in the nation to offer scooters with seats designed to assist the elderly, disabled or those with limited balance. It’s basically a scooter with a seat, however, to Oakland leaders, it represents more than that. It gives…

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Market Street Closed to Uber and Lyft in San Francisco

Posted on February 19, 2020 in Uncategorized

On January 29, 2020, a section of Market street became off-limits to all private cars including rideshare vehicles like Uber and Lyft. The move has been in the planning for some time, and the city made official on Wednesday. The car-free zone extends from Tenth and Main Streets in the eastbound lanes and between Steuart…

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