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.
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:
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.
In a claim stemming from a bicycle accident, you may be able to recover:
Our Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyer can assist you by:
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.