Bicyclists Are Vulnerable To Serious Injuries
Bicycles and pedestrians have rights on the road just like all motor vehicles. But, if you are riding a bicycle and get struck by a car, you will suffer severe injuries and deserve to be compensated for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Even if you do not think you have a case, contact us at 951-289-0628. Making an inquiry with an attorney will not obligate you to pursue legal action, but it may give you a different perspective and change your mind.
California’s driving laws specify that motorists must be careful of people on bicycles, scooters and motorcycles and treat them as if they are another car on the road. Motorists must not drive in designated bicycle lanes and motorists making right-hand turns must yield to cyclists.
At the Ellis Firm, APLC, we focus on personal injury cases and are dedicated to providing individualized attention to your bicycle injury case. We represent people throughout Southern California in a wide variety of personal injury cases, to include fatal accidents and wrongful death claims.
Knowledgeable Bike Injury Attorney
Our lawyers are experienced in handling personal injury cases, and we take time to give you personalized care and attention. If you have been seriously injured in a bicycle accident, we take your case seriously and will provide you with top-notch legal representation.
The types of injuries sustained from bicycle accidents include:
- Brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Nerve damage
- Spinal cord injuries
Most bicycle accidents occur as a result of a collision with a motor vehicle under the following circumstances:
- Drivers failing to yield to bicyclists
- Backing out of a driveway
- Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Inattentive driving
- Opening a car door as a cyclist rides by
- Running a red light or stop sign
Contact Our Temecula Law Firm
To schedule a free initial consultation with the bike accident attorneys at the Ellis Firm, APLC, contact us online or call 951-289-0628. We offer evening and weekend appointments upon request, as well as home and hospital visits.
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