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California Bicycle Accident Lawyers

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Experienced Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Welcome to Scranton Law Firm, your trusted source for experienced bicycle accident lawyers in California. If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident, we understand the challenges you’re facing. Our compassionate team is here to provide the legal guidance and support you need during this difficult time.

Our seasoned attorneys specialize in handling bicycle accident cases. With a deep understanding of the complexities involved, we have successfully represented numerous clients, securing substantial settlements and verdicts. We believe in fighting for justice and fair compensation for every cyclist.

Bicycle accidents can result in devastating injuries, such as broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Our dedicated lawyers will meticulously investigate your case, gather evidence, and consult with experts to build a strong claim on your behalf.

We are passionate about promoting cyclist safety and holding negligent parties accountable. With our comprehensive knowledge of California’s traffic laws and insurance regulations, we provide tailored legal representation to protect your rights.

Choose Scranton Law Firm as your advocate in seeking justice and rebuilding your life after a bicycle accident. Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced bicycle accident lawyer.

Do I Need A Bicycle Accident Lawyer?

Hiring a bicycle accident lawyer in California is crucial after a bicycle accident. As seasoned personal injury lawyers with over 50 years of experience we will protect your rights and help you receive maximum compensation. Here’s why:

Bicycle accidents often cause serious injuries, and the legal process can be overwhelming. An experienced lawyer specializes in these cases and guides you throughout, ensuring your rights are safeguarded.

Insurance companies may downplay your claim or deny liability. With a skilled lawyer, you have a strong advocate who investigates the accident, collects evidence, interviews witnesses, and consults experts to build a solid case.

California has specific laws governing bicycle accidents. A knowledgeable lawyer leverages these laws to your advantage, navigating complexities, negotiating with insurers, and litigating if needed.

Seeking fair compensation for injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering is your right. Hiring a lawyer levels the playing field, increasing your chances of obtaining the compensation you deserve.

If you’ve been in a bicycle accident in California, consult a qualified bike accident attorney. They provide guidance, support, and expertise to protect your rights and secure a favorable outcome.

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Some Of The Factors Considered In Bicycle Accidents

1. Negligent Driver Behavior:

One of the primary factors is the behavior of the driver involved in the accident. California law requires drivers to exercise reasonable care and follow traffic laws. If a driver fails to do so and their negligence contributes to the accident, they may be held liable for the resulting injuries or damages.


2. Right-of-Way Violations:

Determining who had the right of way is crucial in bicycle accident cases. If a driver fails to yield to a cyclist who had the right of way at an intersection or while making a turn, their failure to comply with traffic regulations can significantly impact the outcome of the case.


3. Bike Lane & Road Conditions:

The condition of the bicycle lane or roadway where the accident occurred is another crucial factor. Poorly maintained roads, hazardous obstacles, or inadequate signage can contribute to accidents. If the negligence of a government entity or property owner played a role in causing the accident, they may be held responsible.


4. Comparative Negligence:

California follows a comparative negligence system, which means that the actions of both the cyclist and the driver may be taken into account when determining liability. If the cyclist’s actions contributed to the accident, their percentage of fault can reduce the amount of compensation they can recover.


Scranton Law Firm has over 50 years experience and more than $500,000,000 recovered for our injured clients, Our team of world-class attorneys is committed to providing you with the highest quality representation and helping you recover the compensation you deserve. Don't face this challenging time alone fill out our confidential case evaluation form or call our legal team at (800) 400-8742 to schedule an appointment with a lawyer who can answer all your questions.

What Types Of Damages Are Available To California Bicycle Accident Victims?

If you’ve been involved in a California bicycle accident, you may be eligible for various types of compensation. These can be categorized into three main types of damages.

  1. Economic Damages: These include measurable costs like medical expenses (hospital bills, rehabilitation costs, medication), lost wages due to time off work, and property damage.

  2. Non-Economic Damages: These cover intangible losses, such as pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life.

  3. Punitive Damages: These are less common and are awarded to punish the defendant for particularly egregious behavior and to deter others from similar conduct.

Remember, each case is unique, so it’s crucial to consult with an experienced California bicycle accident attorney. They can help assess your case, calculate potential compensation, and guide you through the complex legal process to secure the maximum recovery you deserve.

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What Is Comparative Negligence In California Bicycle Accident Cases?

In California bicycle accident cases, comparative negligence refers to the legal principle that assigns responsibility for the accident based on the degree of fault of each party involved. It recognizes that multiple parties can share blame for the incident, including both the cyclist and the driver. Under comparative negligence, the compensation awarded to the injured party may be reduced according to their percentage of fault. California follows a “pure comparative negligence” system, allowing injured parties to recover compensation even if they are primarily at fault, although it is reduced proportionately. Determining comparative negligence requires a thorough investigation, evidence gathering, and analysis. Consulting with an experienced bike accident lawyer is crucial to navigate this complex process and protect your rights.


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What If I Have Lost A Loved One In A Fatal Bicycle Accident?

Losing a loved one in a fatal bicycle accident is an incredibly difficult experience. In such tragic cases, you may be entitled to seek justice and compensation through a wrongful death claim.

A wrongful death claim provides a legal avenue to hold the responsible party accountable for their negligence or wrongful actions that caused the fatal accident. While it cannot undo the loss, it can help alleviate the financial burden associated with medical expenses, funeral costs, and the loss of financial support.

To pursue a wrongful death claim, it is essential to consult with a compassionate and experienced personal injury lawyer who specializes in such cases. They will handle the legal complexities, investigate the accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case on your behalf.

During this challenging time, your focus should be on grieving and supporting your family. Let a dedicated personal injury lawyer fight for your rights, navigate the legal process, and seek the compensation you deserve while you prioritize healing and rebuilding your life.


Scranton Law Firm Is Here To Help

As you take the crucial steps toward justice and healing after a pedestrian accident, remember that you don't have to face this battle alone. With over 50 years of experience, the Scranton Law Firm has successfully represented thousands of injured accident victims, recovering more than $1,000,000,000 in compensation. Our unparalleled dedication, skill, and proven track record make us the ideal partner in your pursuit of justice. We take pride in our commitment to our clients, ensuring that every case receives the personalized attention it deserves. Our compassionate approach and unwavering resolve have earned the trust and satisfaction of thousands of clients, and we are ready to help you navigate this challenging time.
Don't leave your future to chance. Let the Scranton Law Firm be your guiding light and fierce advocate. Contact us today to discuss your case, and allow our seasoned team of experts to put our vast experience and resources to work for you. Together, we will fight for the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.

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