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-Posted On April 19, 2023 In Bicycle Accidents,Rideshare Accidents-

San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle Accidents with Uber and Lyft Drivers

Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become increasingly popular in recent years, providing a convenient and affordable transportation option for millions of people worldwide. However, I believe, in San Francisco, the rise in ride-sharing services has also led to an increase in San Francisco bicycle accidents. Ride-share drivers, often rushing to pick up or drop off passengers, and often distracted by the apps that they must use for both Uber and Lyft, put bicyclists increasingly at risk when these ride share drivers negligently fail to notice bicycle riders on the road. The more functions a driver has to…
-Posted On February 7, 2023 In Bicycle Accidents-

Are Bicycle Accidents Covered by Insurance?

Bicycles are an incredibly popular form of transportation in California. As more people turn to bicycles for transportation and recreation, however, the risk of bicycle accidents also increases. These collisions can result in serious injuries, financial hardship, and emotional distress. In these situations, many victims wonder if they have the right to pursue compensation through a car insurance claim. Under California’s insurance system, the answer is yes: victims of bicycle collisions have the right to pursue insurance claims. However, these claims can be highly complex, which is why it is important to consult with a San Francisco bicycle accident lawyer
-Posted On November 28, 2022 In Bicycle Accidents-

Who’s Liable in Bicycle Accidents Caused by Poor Road Conditions?

In San Francisco, cyclists face a lot of hazards. Negligent drivers, dangerous dogs, and even poor weather can contribute to a sudden injury or accident. In some cases, poor road conditions may also lead to a bicycle collision. From loose gravel and poorly designed roads to potholes and debris from recent storms, cyclists can easily lose control when encountering dangerous roads. If you were injured in a bicycle accident caused by poor road conditions, you may be eligible for legal action. In this situation, the government agency responsible for maintaining the road would be responsible for paying for the injuries…
-Posted On April 18, 2022 In Bicycle Accidents-

Is It Illegal to Ride a Bike on a Sidewalk in California?

When riding a bike, you want to ensure that you are taking the safest routes possible and following all applicable traffic rules. California has strict rules that govern the activity of cyclists and will levy penalties against people who break the law. Many of these laws involve where cyclists are allowed to ride. In California, bicyclists are considered vehicles and have the same right to the road as motor vehicles. Cyclists can legally ride on roads and sidewalks, as long as local regulations allow the practice. California Bicycle Laws According to the California Vehicle Code, cyclists can ride their…
-Posted On April 15, 2020 In Bicycle Accidents-

San Francisco Bike Accident: Do You Need a Lawyer?

“You will need a lawyer who knows their way around the dynamics of bicycle collisions. The dynamics of bicycle collisions are very different from car collisions or pedestrian collisions….You need a specialist who knows their way around [the legal ramifications].” Bicyclists face many hazards on the road. Many drivers do not know the current traffic laws involved with sharing the road with cyclists, which increases the potential for bicycle accidents. Claude Wyle is an injury attorney with the law firm Choulos, Choulos, and Wyle, based in San Francisco, California. In this video, he explains what to do after a bicycle…
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