Various Harm on Bikes From Negligence

Bike injuries happen from crowdingBicycle related injuries are a common and accepted fact of living in the Golden State. cycling is an excellent and famous method of exercise, or simply as a hobby. Unlike many other forms of recreation, cycling cuts across gender and age divides.  Unfortunately, the same goes for the associated bodily harm and accelerated rates of mortality and  morbidity. The vast majority of injuries a restricted to the male gender, and, of course involve pedal pushing the bikes at high speed and then crashing. But all in all, the substantial cause of devastating harm and death arises from traditional passenger cars and riders colliding together in traffic. Although minimal soft tissue types of harm are in  the low range of injuries, the high range includes musculoskeletal trauma, and brain injuries. These types of vehicular claims are the primary causes of loss of life and lifetime disablement. There are also athletic injuries from overuse, which can be exacerbated in a collision and result in spinal cord compression neuropathies, perineal and even genital damage and hospital claims. Medical care providers who render care and treatment for these complaints, must factor in ergonomics, such as adapting the numerous other appurtenance of the machine, like using rear view mirrors, and adjusting the height of the seat height and/ or handlebars. As will be discussed, riders must be enthusiastic about wearing their safety helmets.  There are special things that can be done, which are elemental to survival. Always wear protective gear like gloves, and follow the law.  But there are many other ways to avoid the devastating effects of being hit by a care while riding a bike, and other spills, if individuals take the time to learn about some of the primary factors leading to wrecks on bikes. After all, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  And this is especially true, considering how vulnerable the human brain is when succumbing to the impact, inertia, and other ill effects of being flung into the air, and twirling head over shoulders, for example. Landing after this sudden acceleration, often racks the brain, causing it to swish around, banging into the skull, back and forth. In any event, this is just one of the many horrible things that happen when someone was negligent and tossed into the air off of a cruiser. Attorney Michale Ehline, of Ehline Law Firm PC, is the “Riders’ Friend”. He is our commander, and he is also an experienced Los Angeles and San Francisco bicyclist. When riders suffer on the roads, we come to the rescue like a team of Navy SEALS.  When tragedy strikes, our team of fantastic and personable lawyers will consult and console you, and give you the internal assurance that you are in good hands and that we won’t let you down. And you should feel comfortable with Ehline.  After all, we have won multiple awards for excellence, and we have recovered multi million dollar verdicts and settlements throughout the State of California. Call to learn more at (888) 400-9721. Read on and discover the many ways a rider can go down in this densely populated, and Golden State as follows:

Cyclists Suffer from Injuries in Greater Amounts

Previously, we discussed pedestrian accidents. Bicyclists are not free from risk either. Here, we discuss the many types of bicycle injuries in California and their crazy causes. More often than not, many motor vehicle operators ignore the fact that riders have the same legal rights to be on the road as a car or truck do not understand, or believe, that cyclists have an equal right to be on the roadway. Inattentive vehicle operators often ignore bikes, and only pay attention to other cars, or their conversations on their cell phone, completely oblivious to the cyclist. An injury to kids could be because a caretaker failed to make a child wear a helmet in violation of California helmet laws, increasing the damage to the child’s brain.

Bikers are very vulnerable to injury and death when compared to vehicles with an enclosed roll cage like a bus, or a car, for example. Many vehicle motorists make illegal right turns directly in front of riders, and even open their vehicle doors when they pull over to the curb without even looking in the rear view mirror to see if a bicyclist is in the lane next to them. Sometimes a car will back out of a driveway, side street, alleyway or curb and run a bicyclist over and kill the rider, which is also known as wrongful death. Bicycle accidents will often require an accident reconstructionist, forensic experts, orthopaedic expert, and life care planner expert. Visibility will usually be at issue as well, so the accident scene will have to be investigated and documented.

Skilled bicycle personal injury attorneys with the knowledge, experience and skill to litigate bicycle spills and mishaps, are very important. For the cyclist, a crash is often a fearful and traumatic experience. An unprotected human body is not tough like a car or truck, and never an equal to a 9,000 pound (lbs.) plus car or truck. This is doubly so with bike injuries to children. The statistics are also very clear the bicyclists are at particular risk for broken bones and head injuries.  No fun.

The rough, hard asphalt will often tear a bike rider to shreds and cause deadly friction burns and compound fractures. If you have been seriously injured in a bicycle accident, you must not give a recorded statement to the insurance company and instead must contact experienced hit and run, or hit by a car while riding a bike lawyers now. We can answer the most frequently asked questions about tort law and bikes. These types of injuries can range from minor to severe. You may be entitled to compensation for the harm caused you by another

A Few Types of Bicycle Injuries and Steps to Take

Scenic bicycle rides can result in an accident scene The mechanics of being thrown from a bike, typically means the body is flung like a rag doll.  This means that your head or face can often end up landing and smashing into a cement curb, or car bumper. You can imagine things like broken necks and blood right away in a gory post accident scene. These cases often result in abrasions, cuts, scars, brain injury, broken bones, busted teeth, closed head trauma, coma and wrongful death. Friction burn and amputation are also known results of an impact to a bicycle rider, or a rider’s spill on a bike.

When a cyclist is lawfully in a cross walk, on a green “walk” sign, and run over by a car or truck, the injuries he or she suffers will usually require damages be paid by the car driver for hospital bills, lost wages, mental and physical pain and suffering after taking certain steps. Since the year 2004, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration claimed that at least five thousand reportable deaths resulted from auto v. pedestrian/bicycle accidents. In fact, more than seventy eight thousand pedestrians and cyclists are seriously injured each year from a car or truck crash. Obviously, pedestrians are more vulnerable to injury and death on a roadway than are the occupant(s) of a car or truck with safety features such as seatbelts, airbag and roll cage. California cyclists injured in a smash up, must seek and retain attorneys. Southern California, with crowded cities like Laguna Beach, Venice Beach, Huntington Beach and Hermosa Beach, can be dangerous for pedestrians and elderly people crossing the street.

Find Bicycle Injury Lawyers Now!

Find legal counselors who know what to do at Ehline Law. We are committed to excellence and we  will conduct an investigation and gather important evidence. You must retain an experienced lawyer who is credible and who is known by automobile liability insurance companies as aggressive and uncompromising. In Southern California, many people like vacationers ride bicycles for transportation, fitness and well being. Our experienced team of top gun advocates and paralegals have successfully recovered millions throughout Southern California.

 

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