In most cases, bicyclists and motorcyclists in San Francisco operate carefully and avoid accidents. However, there are times when the negligent actions of other drivers can cause serious harm to bicycle and motorcycle riders. Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating to riders. At Choulos, Choulos & Wyle, our San Francisco brain injury attorneys are ready to help victims and their families secure the compensation they deserve.
If you or your family member has experienced something as devastating is a brain injury, you need an attorney with extensive experience handling these cases. Choulos, Choulos & Wyle is on your side.
Motorcycle and bicycle accidents that lead to brain injuries often require extensive investigation due to the severity of the incident and the potential for long term impairment. A skilled San Francisco brain injury attorney will have their legal knowledge and resources to:
California authorities have taken steps to try to prevent brain injuries in motorcycle and bicycle accidents. All motorcyclists in California must wear a DOT-approved helmet at all times. California law also states that all children under 17 must wear a bicycle helmet while riding a bike.
However, brain injuries still regularly occur in motorcycle and bicycle accidents in San Francisco. Riders who do not wear helmets are certainly more susceptible to these injuries, but even when a rider is wearing a helmet, brain injuries can still occur.
There were more than 11,300 bicyclist injuries and nearly 14,000 motorcyclist injuries during the latest reporting here across the state, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. Many of these were brain injuries. In these cases, it is not uncommon victims to sustain long-term impairments, which can include:
If you or a loved one has sustained a brain injury in a motorcycle or bicycle accident caused by another driver’s negligent actions, you may be entitled to various types of compensation. At Choulos, Choulos & Wyle, we regularly help clients sustain the following types of compensation for these cases:
If you need a San Francisco brain injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (415) 432-7290.