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Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Attorney

A bicycle can offer a convenient and eco-friendly option when you need to travel throughout Los Angeles. However, you must exercise caution if you choose to ride a bike in a busy city.

Since bicycle do not offer any protection, an accident involving a bicycle is likely to result in more serious injuries to the rider than a typical car accident.  

You might be able to recover financial compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and other losses associated with your accident and injuries if the accident was caused by a negligent party. Review your case with a Los Angeles bicycle accident attorney at Mancini & Associates for more information and to see if you have a claim.

Common Causes of Los Angeles Bicycle Accidents

Even if you are a responsible bicyclist, you could still be harmed in an accident if someone else is careless. The negligent party responsible for causing a bicycle accident may be a motorist. Drivers can cause accidents by:

  • Speeding
  • Running stop signs or generally ignoring traffic signs/signals
  • Failing to yield the right-of-way
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Paying attention to phones instead of the road
  • Driving while drowsy
  • Not checking blind spots

Although the negligent party responsible for causing a bicycle accident in Los Angeles is often a motorist, there are exceptions. For example, an injury may be caused due to a defective bicycle component. In these circumstances, the liable party might be the bicycle’s designers or manufacturers.

An injury may also be caused by a poorly maintained road and/or sidewalk. In such situations,  a government agency may be liable.

How a Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Attorney Can Help

In a claim stemming from a bicycle accident, you may be able to recover:

  • Costs of past and future medical treatment
  • Lost wages
  • Non-economic damages, such as physical and/or emotional pain

Our Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyer can assist you by:

  • Identifying the liable party or parties
  • Gathering evidence of their negligence
  • Determining what your claim may be worth
  • Filing a claim and/or lawsuit
  • Negotiating a settlement on your behalf
  • Litigating the case

Recovering from a bicycle accident can be a challenging experience. Our Los Angeles bicycle accident attorneys at Mancini & Associates will relieve you of some of your burdens during  this time by handling your claim. For more information about how we can help, contact us online or call us today at 818-783-5757 for free consultation.

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