Category Archives: Bicycle Accidents

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

Cycling in the busy city can be very dangerous and cyclists run the risk of being hit by cars, crashing into pedestrians, or being “doored”. When a cyclist is “doored”, this means they collided with an open car door while riding down a line of parked cars.  Injuries sustained can range from scraped knees to…. Read More

Can Bicyclists Be Sued Following Car Crashes?

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 case of this incident, the cyclist had stopped in the left turn lane when a…. Read More

When a Bicyclist is Hit by a Car: What do I Do?

1. What is the first thing a bicyclist should do if they are hit by a car? RIDE SAFE There are many precautions that cyclists can take before, during and after a ride to protect themselves. Wearing protective gear is of the utmost importance: helmet, preferably with a rearview mirror, reflective gear, and a road…. Read More

Bike Accidents in San Jose

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 serious injuries than what would be seen in an average auto accident. Needham, Kepner &…. Read More

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 case. Call us for a FREE consultation at 408-956-6949, or visit our site at nkf-law.com

San Francisco hearing addresses bicyclist complaints

Although bicycling has grown in popularity, some people aren’t aware of the dangers bicyclists face. These problems are present in many parts of the country, but there are a large number of bicyclists in San Francisco, so it is particularly important for those in the Bay Area to try and prevent another bike accident whenever…. Read More

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, there are a large number of bikers and busy roads, a combination that sometimes leads…. Read More

California wreck claims life of bicyclist

Bicyclists sometimes face a number of threats when they ride, from poor road conditions to a distracted or drunk driver. In San Francisco, the high number of bicyclists and busy streets can lead to disaster. When a bike accident takes place, it could cause a fatality or the need for long-term medical care. As a…. Read More

California bicyclist dies after being hit by truck

Although any type of auto accident can be tragic, there can be an even higher risk of serious injuries and death when a bicyclist is involved. Sadly, these incidents continue to occur in San Francisco and around the country, so drivers should be especially aware of everyone they share the roads with, from other drivers…. Read More

California bicyclist hit by vehicle

Although riding a bicycle is an excellent way to exercise and can help save money, when a car hits a bicyclist it can lead to serious injuries and even loss of life. In San Francisco, there are busy streets and a lot of bicyclists, so everyone on the road should be vigilant and try to…. Read More





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