Orange County, California residents enjoy riding bikes as a means of exercise. Because our weather is nice for most of the year, there are many cyclists are on the road year round. Southern California offers beautiful scenery in its mountains, parks, and cities as well as along its miles of coastline. In addition to being a means of exercise, bicycles are often used for commuting in California. Because many motorists may not exercise proper caution, bicyclists are often the victims of bicycle accidents. If you have been injured in a biking accident, please understand that there is help available for you to determine and pursue available avenues of recovery for the resulting injuries and damages.
Our skilled and experienced bike accident lawyers can pursue recovery for damages including medical bills, lost earnings and emotional distress. Injuries suffered in a bike accident are often very serious and life threatening because bicyclists are more vulnerable to injury because they are not protected by the frame of a car, as a driver or passenger in an automobile-versus-automobile accident would be. Call our Orange County bicycle accident attorneys at Nokes & Nokes to discuss your claim. Dial (949) 716-7200 for a free consultation.
Bike Accident Causes
Bicycle accidents can be the result of careless, negligent and irresponsible actions including
- Car Turning In Front Of A Bicyclist
- Motorist Failing To Yield
- Inattentive Driving
- Drunk and Drugged Driving
- Driver Failing To Stop At Stop Sign
- Texting While Driving
Who Is Liable For Your Injuries In A Bicycle Accident
Liability in a bike accident may be the result of the negligence or carelessness of the driver of an automobile. A negligent driver’s insurance carrier may be responsible for the costs of medical benefits, lost wages, and compensation for pain and suffering. There may be multiple parties involved, such as in the case of a bicyclist being struck by a vehicle registered to someone other than the driver. Our skilled and experienced Orange County bike accident lawyers will work on your behalf to identify and pursue all liable parties. Once identified we will do whatever is necessary in making them accountable for your injuries, lost wages, pain, suffering and other losses.
Contact Orange County Bike Accident Law Firm, Nokes & Nokes
If you have suffered injuries due to being hit while riding your bicycle in Orange County, San Diego County or Riverside County, California, call the personal injury lawyers at Nokes & Nokes by dialing (949) 716-7200. The firm has many years of experience in handling serious accident claims.