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What Does It Mean When a Cyclist is “Doored?”

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Cycling in the busy city can be very dangerous. Cyclists run the risk of being hit by cars, crashing into pedestrians, or being “doored.” Below, our Bay Area bicycle accident attorneys explain dooring accidents, California dooring laws and legal options … Continue reading

Cycling Safety Tips: How to Be a Safe Cyclist in San Jose

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Cycling is a popular method of transportation in California. However, there are risks to being a cyclist. In the event of a collision with a vehicle, bicycles provide little protection for riders. This often leads to bicyclists suffering serious injuries. … Continue reading

What Do I Do After a Bike Accident?

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After a bike accident, there are certain steps that you should take as soon as possible. Our San Jose bicycle accident attorneys explain what to do after a bike accident below: What to Do After a Bicycle Accident #1: Call … Continue reading

California Bike Laws You Should Know About

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Bicycle safety laws can prevent cycling accidents that cause deaths or catastrophic injuries. California bicycle safety laws can also prevent accident injuries among children. While you or your family members are riding in California, it is important to follow these … Continue reading

Why San Jose’s New Bike Lane Project Could Create More Traffic

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San Jose is preparing to undertake a major overhaul downtown. The project is called Better BikewaySJ, a two-year project that will create more bike lanes, add traffic diverters and remove some parking spots in the downtown San Jose area. The … Continue reading

AAA Study Finds Majority of Hit and Run Deaths are Cyclists and Pedestrians

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AAA released a new study with important implications for cyclists and pedestrians in the Bay Area. According to AAA, fatal hit and run accidents have increased by an average of more than 7 percent each year since 2009. The study … Continue reading

Can Bicyclists Be Sued Following Car Crashes?

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The Sacramento Bee recently reported on an incident involving a bicyclist who was sued after she was hit by car. You may be asking yourself, “Wait, how can drivers sue cyclists after hitting them with their cars?” Well, in the … Continue reading

Bike Accidents in San Jose

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Every year, countless cyclists are injured in bike accidents in San Jose, some of them seriously. In the event of a collision with a vehicle, bicycles provide little protection for their riders, which often leads to them suffering far more … Continue reading

Auto Accidents and Providing Information To Insurance Companies

Before you provide any information to the other parties insurance company, STOP! Make it your business to contact Needham Kepner & Fish, LLP. We will guide you on the proper way to go about handling this issue, without hurting your … Continue reading

San Francisco bicycle accident leaves boy injured

When a bicyclist is struck by a vehicle, they could suffer from broken bones and other serious injuries. Unfortunately, some require long-term medical care or even lose their lives as a result of the bike crash. In San Francisco, CA, … Continue reading

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