Many people enjoy riding their bike to work or to the local park, and, as weather permits, the number of riders increase. This also means that the number of bicycle accidents increase, especially when bikers need to share the road with car, trucks and buses. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center reports that there were 783 bicyclists were killed in 2017 in the United States.
Every bicycle accident is different and can include multiple parties and their insurance companies. The Long Beach bicycle accident lawyers at Avrek Law Firm are familiar with local laws and treat each victim’s claim with dignity and respect.
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Common Causes of Long Beach Bicycle Accidents
Bicycles provide little or no protection to riders, and the chance of a cyclist being crucially injured or dying in an accident is high. Bicycle accidents in the Long Beach area often occur due to:
- Motorists riding too close to the bike lane
- Unexpected car door opening
- Distracted driving
- Cyclist visibility
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Long Beach bicycle accident, it is a good idea to contact an attorney experienced with bicycle accident claims to discuss your next steps.
Contact a Qualified Bicycle Accident Attorney
Avrek Law Firm’s highly-qualified Long Beach bicycle accident attorneys have provided exceptional legal assistance to bicycle accident victims and their families for more than 30 years. We proudly serve Long Beach and the surrounding areas, including Huntington Beach. To schedule a free case consultation today, call our office or complete the online form today!