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Bicycle Right of Way Rules in California: Who Has the Right of Way?

If you’re on the road in California, whether on a bike, walking, or driving a car, you need to be familiar with bicycle right of way rules. Because bicycles are so much smaller than motor vehicles, accidents can cause serious injuries to bikers. But since we all share the road, you may questions about who [...]

By | 2018-05-21T13:50:18+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bicycle Right of Way Rules in California: Who Has the Right of Way?

A Bike Accident Lawyer Gives Tips on Avoiding Car-on-Bike Accidents

Bike accidents result in the highest amount of injuries, even compared to other sports, including football. Car-on-bike accidents usually result in serious to fatal injuries are car-on-bike accidents. And unfortunately, these types of accidents happen all too frequently. Here are some tips from bike accident lawyer Michael Stephenson to help you avoid car-on-bike accidents. Obey the Traffic [...]

By | 2018-03-29T20:39:24+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Bike Accident Lawyer Gives Tips on Avoiding Car-on-Bike Accidents

Uber and Lyft are Making Traffic Congestion Worse

Ride-sharing companies like Lyft and Uber emerged with the promise that they would help alleviate traffic because they would pull cars off the road, letting passengers share the ride or only use a car when they needed a car. But, studies are showing that this promise of a quick tech-fix has resulted in the exact [...]

By | 2018-05-21T13:32:31+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Uber and Lyft are Making Traffic Congestion Worse

5 Things NOT to Do If You Were Injured in a Bicycle Accident

One of the highest rates of accidents involves bicycles. If you were in a bicycle accident, you may be feeling confused and unsure of what to do. Here are five things you absolutely must not do. 1. Do Not Leave the Scene of the Accident Like other accidents, if you were involved in a bicycle accident, and you’re [...]

By | 2018-02-14T18:55:54+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Things NOT to Do If You Were Injured in a Bicycle Accident

Driver Charged in Death of Cyclist in Tour de Palm Springs

Tragedy struck the Tour de Palm Springs over the weekend when a truck, recklessly driven at 100mph struck two cyclists on Dillon Road in Palm Springs, killing one. The posted speed limit is 50 mph. Our bicycle law firm can assist in such accident cases. According to the Riverside County Coroner's Office, Mark Kristofferson, 49, [...]

By | 2018-05-21T13:37:36+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Driver Charged in Death of Cyclist in Tour de Palm Springs

Uninsured Motorist Coverage May Cover You in a Bicycle Accident

When a cyclist comes to me after a bike accident involving a car one of the questions I always ask is “do you have an auto insurance policy and what is your UIM coverage?” One of the worst conversations a personal injury attorney has to have with a client is explaining that the driver who [...]

By | 2018-04-18T10:06:08+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Uninsured Motorist Coverage May Cover You in a Bicycle Accident

2018 Cyclist Events for Everyone

Southern California region (including parts of Mexico) is the perfect place for participating in 2018 cyclist events, such as Bike Races, Fun Rides, Gran Fondos, CycloCross, Mountain Bike and Gravel Grinders. Southern California’s 2018 cyclist events offer a little something for every type of cyclist. For a Cause There are numerous 2018 cyclist events that offer fundraising opportunities and riding [...]

By | 2018-01-31T18:11:38+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018 Cyclist Events for Everyone