San Diego Bike Accident Lawyers
Fighting for the rights of bike accident victims.
San Diego is a great place to ride bikes. Many people resort to bikes for fun and recreation, but when people get hurt on bikes due to someone’s negligence, they may need the help of a bike accident lawyer. The bicycle accident lawyers at San Diego Injury Law Center have a vast record in achieving significant outcomes for bike accident injuries.
Is San Diego a Safe Place to Ride Bikes?
The sunny, warm weather of San Diego County invites a very active bicycling community, especially along the beach, where every weekend along the coast in Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, and elsewhere you will see hundreds of riders, from competitive looking road bike racers to novices filling local bike lanes. And while many of our San Diego roadways have designated bike lanes for riders, the dangers for cyclists is ever present.
While most bike accidents are solo accidents, the greatest fear for most bicycle riders is getting struck by an automobile or truck. Here in San Diego there are several cycling injuries and fatalities every year because of the sheer number of riders, and invariably a portion of those bicycle injury accidents involve automobiles. Indeed, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each year more than 500,000 people are treated in emergency departments for bicycle-related injuries each year. More than 700 people die from these injuries.
Bike accidents in the United States
The number of bicycle accidents in the United States is quite significant, according to sources such as the Pedestrian and Bike Information Center and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Tens of Thousands of people suffer severe injuries and even death, in bicycle accidents each year. Bike accidents happen for a number of avoidable reasons, but you may be eligible to receive monetary damages if you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a bicycle accident. Please call our bicycle accident lawyers at 619-338-8230 for a FREE Consultation.
Types of Bike Accidents
• Injuries and damages sustained due to road defects.
• Injuries and damages caused by bike equipment defects.
• Accidents between automobile and bike caused by negligence.
• Accidents between motorcycles and bike caused by negligence.
• Accidents between trucks and bike caused by negligence.
• Wrongful deaths involving cyclists.
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a bike accident, contact the lawyers at the San Diego Injury Law Center today. Our bike accident attorneys look forward to helping you.