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Bikes on California Roads Means More Bike Accidents

By Andrew Ritholz |

California is a state synonymous with car culture, but more and more California residents are leaving the car keys at home, either to commute to work, get some exercise, or take a leisurely trip around the neighborhood. There are many benefits to biking around cities like Pasadena – saving on gas, getting some exercise… Read More »

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Common Motorcycle Accident Causes (and Solutions!)

Common Motorcycle Accident Causes (and Solutions!)

By Andrew Ritholz |

Whether you caused an accident or were a victim of someone else’s negligence, you should have a California motorcycle accident lawyer in your corner. The truth is, not everyone thinks highly of bikers, and you need someone on your side who knows motorcycle law and who knows how to compel respect for injured clients… Read More »

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Bike Accidents in California on the Increase

Bike Accidents in California on the Increase

By Andrew Ritholz |

Motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable drivers on the road. Even riders who wear appropriate clothing and helmets have little standing between them and the pavement–just one slipup by another driver can spell disaster.  Nationally, motorcyclists are getting into fewer and fewer bad collisions: 6.4% fewer people died in a motorcycle accident in 2013… Read More »

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California Bike Accident Lawyer: Are Bike Accidents on the Rise in California?

California Bike Accident Lawyer: Are Bike Accidents on the Rise in California?

By Andrew Ritholz |

You may have noticed that your town or city now has separate bicycle lanes or at least road markings indicating that bicycles are present or may be encountered on the roadway. These measures are in response to bicycle advocates and adults who have taken to commuting by bicycle for either health or economic reasons…. Read More »

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When a Car or Motorcycle Injury Accident Is Not Your Fault

When a Car or Motorcycle Injury Accident Is Not Your Fault

By Andrew Ritholz |

Car and motorcycle accidents occur every day under various circumstances. Fault is easily ascertained in many cases, such as rear end accidents, or red light violations where there are cameras or witnesses, or in any other accident where independent or neutral witnesses can support and verify a certain version of events. Situations where a… Read More »

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Personal Injury Attorney: California Leads the Nation in Bike Accidents

Personal Injury Attorney: California Leads the Nation in Bike Accidents

By Andrew Ritholz |

In 2012, there were 722 cyclist killed by a motor vehicle in the United States. And the state of California accounted for 123 of them—the highest number for a single state, just ahead of Florida. Now, in the 2015, a recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association confirms that California still leads the… Read More »

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Bicycle Commuting Safety in Los Angeles

By Andrew Ritholz |

If any American community is known for its traffic or motor vehicle culture, it is Los Angeles. LA is home to endless freeways and strip malls, traffic snarls, smog and a dearth of bicycle lanes though the city has installed over 200 miles of bike lanes in the past few years. Still, there are… Read More »

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A Biker Caused a Vehicle Accident, Am I Still at Fault?

By Andrew Ritholz |

Collisions between adult cyclists and automobiles are relatively rare occurrences. Knowing the law and what to do after a vehicle accident with a cyclist can reduce the stress caused by these fairly rare events. Unlike pedestrians, bicycle riders must follow the same rules of the road as cars, such as obeying traffic lights and… Read More »

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