More and more people ride bicycles for recreation, as well as commuting, and as the number of riders increase, so do the chances of a catastrophic bicycle accident. The California Office of Traffic Safety reports that in 2017, 89 cyclists were injured or killed in Riverside bike accidents.
California cyclists and motorists have the same rights when they safely use the roads, and when one or both parties have acted with negligence, they also have the same rights to recover any damages. With more than 30 years of combined experience, Avrek Law Firm’s bicycle accident lawyers in Riverside help victims of bicycle accidents recover the maximum amount of compensation for their accident claims.
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Common Causes of Riverside Bicycle Accidents
Many factors can contribute to a bicycle accident, but there are several common situations in which they happen, including:
- Drifting or blocking bike lanes
- Cyclist is hit with open car door while moving
- Crosswalk and intersection accidents
- Driver or cyclist inattention
- Hit and run accidents
Speaking with a reputable bicycle accident attorney will help you understand your next steps if you have been injured in a Riverside bicycle accident.
Work with a Knowledgeable Riverside Personal Injury Attorney
Bicycle accidents can be devastating and can leave the victim and their family in financial ruin. After an accident, consulting with a qualified bike accident attorney to discuss the details of a claim is your best option to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
Avrek Law Firm offers a free case consultation to review your particular case and to help you decide upon a course of action. We proudly serve Riverside and the surrounding areas, including Long Beach, Anaheim and Los Angeles. To schedule a free case review, call our office or complete the online form today!