Bicycle Accidents

Bicyclists are extremely vulnerable on bustling roads. As per a report, between 2007 and 2019, nearly 1,672 cyclists lost their lives in the streets of California. Those who survive the accident suffer serious injuries. The number of fatalities the state witnesses each year proves that bicycle accidents are not something to be taken lightly. Injured people have to deal with hefty medical bills and treatment. If you have been a victim of someone’s negligence, you can hold them responsible for your injuries by filing a personal injury claim against them or a lawsuit. 

The Law Offices of Rosenstock and Azran can help you with the legal process. Schedule a free consultation with us to get justice for your pain and suffering today. 

Types Of Bicycle Accidents 

Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle accidents are of many types. More often than not, the negligence of motor vehicle drivers causes the collision. Here is a rundown of all the common types of bicycle accidents you need to know about. If you suffered injuries because of any of these reasons, contact The Law Offices of Rosenstock and Azran today to know whether you have a case. If you do, you can file a personal injury claim or lawsuit against the negligent party.

  • Collision with a motor vehicle such as a truck or car 
  • Collision with a stationary object such as a pole or a tree 
  • Loss of control over the cycle 
  • Skidding or sliding out
  • Falls 
  • Collision with a pedestrian 
  • Dooring 
  • A motor vehicle accident making a left-hand turn without noticing the approaching cyclist 
  • Rear-ended accident 

The dooring incidents are especially common and gruesome. It occurs when a passenger or a car driver opens the door without looking behind and slams the door onto the approaching cyclist. Car drivers need to make sure that the coast is clear before opening the door. Unfortunately, some drivers don’t perform this drill and end up causing injuries to bicyclists. 

If you suffered injuries because of an accident, schedule a free consultation with The Law Offices of Rosenstock and Azran today. We would help you determine your case’s worth and file a personal injury claim against the defendant. We would write up a demand letter on your behalf to the insurance company and negotiate with the insurers to give you the compensation you deserve. 

Why Hire A Bicycle Accident Lawyer 

You don’t need to lawyer up to file for a personal injury claim, so why hire one? Having an attorney could increase the likelihood of you getting a fair settlement manifold. Here is everything an attorney could do for you –

  • Investigate the case and scene of the accident 
  • Gather evidence that proves negligence on the part of the defendant 
  • Gather proof to validate your bicycle injuries 
  • Calculate the total damages you suffered and determine your case’s worth 
  • File a personal injury claim against the defendant 
  • Negotiate with the insurance company to persuade them to give you the compensation you deserve 
  • File a lawsuit against the defendant if the insurance company refuses to give you the compensation you deserve 
  • Fight your case in front of the judge or jury to get you a favorable verdict 

A personal injury lawyer can make things very easy for you, especially if you’re still healing from your injuries. Investigating the case and gathering evidence require a lot of brain and legwork. If you’re still reeling from the accident, you might not be up for the task. The strenuous job might also take a heavy toll on your physical and mental being. In such a situation, it’s best to delegate the responsibilities to a profession Rosenstock and Azran is a Reseda bicycle accident lawyer firm that handles cases involving injuries from bike accidents. Call us at (305) 962-2220 to schedule your free consultation today!al and give yourself the time to recover from your trauma. The Law Offices of Rosenstock and Azran have the best lawyers in Reseda to help you with your bicycle accident case. Call us now to get started. 

Why Choose The Law Offices of Rosenstock and Azran 

The Law Offices of Rosenstock and Azran is a personal injury law firm with extensive experience in fighting and winning bicycle accident cases. Such cases are extremely delicate; given the extent of bicycle injuries, the victims could suffer. Without a solid legal representation, you’d end up paying for hefty medical bills from your pocket, while the person responsible for your bicycle injuries goes scot-free without any repercussions. We ensured that the negligent party paid for the damages they had caused. We have recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for our clients injured as a result of bicycle accidents. If you want to recover compensation from the defendant, you’d need us to work on your case. We would dedicate our resources to investigating your accidents and proving your injuries. Schedule a free consultation with us today to get started. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I was hit by a car door. Can I file a claim against the car’s owner?

Yes, a driver has to take reasonable care of other pedestrians, motorists, and bicyclists while driving. It includes that when they exit the vehicle, they need to be on the lookout for bike riders and pedestrians. We have prevailed in cases just like this. 

If the accident was caused by a road defect, do I have the right to sue?

You may have a claim against the municipality or the city for not fixing a malfunctioning traffic light, a pothole, a sign hidden by overgrown trees, or defective traffic light. However, these types of cases are more tricky compared to others. 

Time is of the essence. Call us as soon as you get discharged from the hospital.