San Francisco Bicycle Accident Attorney
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Riding bicycles is common in San Francisco, CA, both as a recreational activity and a mode of transportation due to the traffic in the area. Unfortunately, hundreds of bicyclists are killed and thousands are injured in bicycle accidents in California every year. In most cases, the accidents are caused by negligent drivers who share the road with bicyclists.
At Scarlett Law Group, we are committed to pursuing the compensation and justice our clients deserve. With more than 25 years of experience, our San Francisco personal injury lawyer has an extensive knowledge of California law to guide you through the complexities of the legal system. Do not hesitate to have our legal team fighting for you while you make a successful recovery from injury.
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Causes of Bicycle Accidents
With a high number of cyclists, bike-related fatalities is a big issue in California. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), California had the most cyclist deaths of any state in the United States in 2012.
Even though bicyclists are dressed in proper safety equipment, such as helmets, reflective vests, as well as elbow and knee pads, injuries are often catastrophic in nature if a vehicle is involved. 29% of all bicycle accidents where injuries occurred we caused by automobiles.
The following are common ways bicycle accidents occur:
- When an automobile makes a right run across the bicycle’s path without signaling
- When a motorist opens their door without looking first
- When an automobile suddenly reverses
- Inclement weather
- Road hazards
Ready to Start Your Case Today
If you were injured by a negligent driver while you were riding your bicycle, Scarlett Law Group is prepared to fight for you. With millions of dollars won on behalf of our clients, you can be confident that we can produce the same results for you.
Call (415) 688-2176 to speak with our San Francisco personal injury lawyer.