Some of our San Francisco injury attorneys commute by bicycle ourselves and we are proud supporters of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, included on their list of "bicycle-friendly lawyers." We consistently advocate for bicycle safety and education, and recently published a compilation of tips for cyclists: “Bicycle accidents: Avoidance and aftermath.”
Bike Accident – Bicyclist Slowing for Car Struck by Another Bicyclist
Cathy Cautious v. Bob Bicyclist
Resolution: The case settled for $1.47 million shortly before trial.
If you suffered a serious injury in a bike crash or if a loved one was killed in a bike accident, you may be able to recover financial compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, lost wages, property damages, and more. Our team at RFTM can work to identify the liable party and help you achieve the results your desire. To date, we have recovered $500 million for our deserving clients.
A negligent motorist who does not see the small frame of a bicycle approaching, or a driver who does not yield to a bicyclist, can be the source of bicycle collisions.
Five of the most common bicycle accidents, in no particular order, are:
Call Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn today at (415) 940-7176 to begin building your case after a bicycle accident.
San Francisco is known for its hilly streets and busy intersections, especially in vibrant neighborhoods such as Chinatown and downtown. Taking extra precautions to ensure smart cycling can help you get to your destination safely.
Here are some tips for safer bicycling in the city:
Drivers of cars, trucks, and other vehicles often do not enjoy sharing the road with bicyclists, but the law is clear: Bike riders have a legal right to use public roadways, and drivers of other vehicles must respect this right. When they fail to do so and a bike accident results, the negligent party who caused the accident can be held financially responsible for the resulting damages.
Bicycle accidents can result in serious injuries, including but not limited to:
Whatever compensation you need and deserve for medical costs, missed income, pain and suffering, and more, we are ready to pursue this full and fair compensation on a no recovery, no fee basis. That means our San Francisco bicycle accident attorneys will charge you nothing upfront and nothing out-of-pocket. We only get paid if you do.
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