Bicycle Accident Lawyer in Pasadena
Getting Compensation Is Not Always as Easy as Riding a Bike
One of the many perks of living in Southern California is the ability to ride our bikes almost year-round. We can ride in bike lanes to work, cruise along the boardwalk by the beach or take a spin around our neighborhood. As with all forms of transportation, bicycling is not without its risks. If you have experienced injury or loss due to a bicycle accident, don't suffer alone. Contact us at Gille Law Group in Pasadena, California to find a personal injury attorney devoted to achieving the maximum compensation you deserve.
Bicycle Accidents Come in Many Forms
According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost 50,000 bike riders a year are injured or killed by a collision with a motor vehicle. Bicycle accidents and their resulting injuries come in many forms. Unfortunately, too often they are left unreported.
Bicycle accidents causes by other than a moving vehicle include:
- Roadway or bike path disrepair
- Manufacturer defect
- Dog or other animal suddenly entering the road
- Other bicyclists
Were you in a bike accident with a vehicle in Pasadena?
The general rule of bicycle traffic is that motorists and cyclists must share the road and each take reasonable measures to avoid endangering themselves and others. In California, the Vehicle Code states that bicyclists must ride as far to the right as possible unless they are passing another bike, making a left-hand turn, or avoiding obstructions. If you were following these regulations when you were hit by a motor vehicle, you deserve to be compensated.
In most personal injury cases, liability is found on the grounds of negligence. This means that if a party was acting in a manner that that was careless, or failed to perform their due responsibilities at the time of the accident, he or she shall be liable for any damages. If a driver failed to share the road with you as a bicyclist according to the California Vehicle Code, he or she should be held responsible for your injuries.
Gille Law Group can fight for you!
If you are enduring the physical, emotional and financial ramifications of a bike accident, don't endure it on your own. At Gille Law Group, you can find Pasadena personal injury lawyers who are prepared to hold the liable parties accountable for your loss. Whether it may be due to reckless disregard or negligence, our team can aggressively pursue the compensation your case warrants.
Our dedicated and skilled team of personal injury attorneys and staff understand the frustrations and emotions after a bicycle accident. Insurers try to minimize your claim or manufacturers may deny responsibility, leaving you in pain and facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles. We place a high value on your claim and our first priority is to provide you with tenacious representation resulting in a just outcome.
Request your case evaluation today for more information how we can fight for you!