Helpful Bicycle Accident Information
The unexpected nature of a bike crash can understandably leave a lot of injured cyclists in shock and overwhelmed. While every bicycle accident is different, getting the appropriate medical care and treatment in a timely manner can be essential to a person's physical and mental recovery.
Being injured in a bicycle collision can place a lot of stress on a person, especially when the collision was the result of a motorist's negligence, a dangerous roadway, or a defective bike part. Some bicyclists choose not to seek compensation from negligent parties and others do decide that filing a claim or pursuing a lawsuit is the best decision for them. Every situation is different.
To help familiarize yourself with the personal injury process and what compensation for damages you may be entitled to, it may be beneficial to speak with a San Diego bike accident lawyer. In the meantime, below are some articles provided by the Jurewitz Law Group related to bicycle accidents and the legal rights of injured individuals and family members of wrongful death victims.
Bicycle Accident Articles
- Free report by Transportation for America, "Dangerous by Design", finds the Southern California metro area the most dangerous in the nation for pedestrians. [PDF]
Due to lack of sidewalks, uncontrolled intersections, speeding and reckless driver, and just general inattention by government, Southern California has become the most dangerous area in the United States for pedestrians. The area experiences a higher than average number of pedestrian accidents and deaths.
Call the Jurewitz Law Group at (619) 233-5020 and begin your path to recovery with a no-cost consultation today.