California bicycle accident attorneys at Ginny Walia Law Offices handle all varieties of bicycle accident cases. Our attorneys handle cases ranging from defective bicycle components, physical injury to cyclists, defective roadway conditions and negligence involving a bicycle. It is important to hire an attorney who understands your rights, will go to the scene, interview witnesses, hire experts, investigate every aspect of the case and fight for the maximum recovery.

As a victim of a bicycle accident, you may be entitled to all or some of the following compensation:

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  • Replacement or repair of your damaged bicycle.
  • Reimbursement of your medical and hospital expenses.
  • Vocational rehabilitation.
  • Payment for future medical expenses that will be incurred.
  • Reimbursement for any of your out of pocket expenses.
  • Compensation for potential loss of wages.
  • Punitive Damages.
  • Loss of consortium (services of spouse).
  • Maximum recovery for all of your pain and suffering due to your physical and emotional injuries.
  • Reimbursement for any lost wages.
  • Impairment of earning capacity.
  • Pain and suffering.

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An experienced California personal injury bicycle accident attorney, with a successful track record fighting insurance companies, will permit you to receive the maximum compensation you are entitled to under the law.

The bicycle accident attorneys at Ginny Walia Law Offices will use expert witnesses when necessary. Our office hires the most qualified bicycle experts, medical experts and accident reconstruction experts for our clients. Our attorneys will personally interview every witness and fully investigate the accident.

Medical care:
California bicycle accident attorneys at Ginny Walia Law Offices can assist you in obtaining the proper medical care for your injuries. Our office may provide assistance in fighting your own health insurance carrier for approval of proper medical treatment; our office may also assist you in obtaining a second opinion for your medical injuries. If you don’t carry insurance, our attorneys may still assist in obtaining medical treatment.

When you ride your bicycle on public streets, you are entrusting the other drivers on the road with your safety and security. An accident is among the last things you expect. However, accidents happen every day.

When a bicycle accident occurs the consequences can be emotionally and financially burdensome. Our legal system has a mechanism in place to ensure that the costs of a bicycle accident are incurred by those at fault, not innocent riders or their family. An injury that sustained while an individual is using a bicycle on the street may entitle that person and/or his family to compensation. An effective California bicycle accident attorney can help you determine if you have a potential case, and if so to maximize recovery.

What to do if you are in a bicycle accident:
First, make sure you or any loved ones receive prompt medical attention. Insist on a full evaluation of your injuries, including all lab tests for spinal and head injuries.
After getting the medical attention necessary to address your injuries, contact a bicycle accident attorney with experience in personal injury. Also, note that there are statutes of limitations which can restrict the amount of time you have to file a suit after an accident especially if the cause of action is against a government agency. You should only entrust your case to a bicycle accident attorney with the knowledge and experience to ensure the maximum recovery.

What compensation can be recovered in a bicycle accident?
A California bicycle accident attorney can help you determine the types and amounts of damages to which you may be entitled. The amount and type of damage will depend on all of the circumstances regarding the bicycle accident. Calculation of damages from the bicycle accident depends on a multitude of factors such as the injuries sustained, the injured party’s current earnings and potential future earning, marital status and if there are any dependents, the extent of the injuries and the amount for all medical expenses in the past as well as present. It is in your best interests to contact a bicycle accident attorney to determine your potential recovery.

Selecting an accident attorney:
It is important that the lawyer you hire is experienced and capable of navigating the state and federal laws and regulations governing all types of bicycle accidents, and that your attorney can determine if violation of those laws caused your bicycle accident or made your injuries or other damages worse. It is very important for a personal injury lawyer handling these cases to ensure that all potential sources of compensation are pursued, whether fault lies with the bicycle rider or the automobile driver.

It is also important that your attorney retains investigators and well-respected experts to investigate the causes of your bicycle accident. If it appears that your bicycle accident may have been caused by a dangerous road condition, your bicycle accident attorney will need to hire expert civil and traffic engineers to pinpoint the road deficiency that led to your accident. Competent and reliable accident attorneys will invest the necessary resources and efforts to ensure that your case is resolved for the maximum recovery. Such attorneys will hire the necessary investigators and experts, visit the location of the accident, take images of the scene, conduct tests where necessary, find and interview witnesses and investigate any other complaints or claims that have been made.

Share the road:

The amount of bicycle traffic in California has increased. Many urban areas have created bike lanes and trails for bicycles only. However, it is common practice for motorists to ignore the marked bike lanes and accidents can happen. Many motor vehicles do not even look out for bicyclists as they are driving or are not properly educate on how to share the roads in a safe manner with bicyclists. If you have been injured due to an inattentive driver, you should seen representation from a California bicycle accident attorney. A bike accident lawyer can help you recover your losses under several legal theories. Under California law, you may have an action in negligence, defective products, products liability, negligent assembly and negligent manufacturing.
The attorneys at Ginny Walia Law Offices are experienced in bicycle accidents including rear end accidents, accidents caused by drunk drivers, collisions caused by running red lights and stop signs, speeding accidents, reckless driving accidents, left turn collisions, unsafe lane changes, passenger injuries, bystander injuries, broadside collisions, rollovers, unsafe lane changes and all other personal injury bicycle accidents.

No fees until you win:
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury or death of a loved one, the last thing you want to think about is saving money to pay for a bike accident lawyer. Accordingly, the Ginny Walia Law Offices handle cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that if you do not recover, then you will not be charged for any legal fees. Our fee structure is based on a percentage of the amount that we obtain for you. Further, we will work with you to settle your case. Our personal injury attorneys will never settle your case without your authorization. California personal injury lawyers at Ginny Walia Law Offices will do everything possible to settle your bicycle accident case out of court without the delay of a full trial.

Speak to a California personal injury attorney now: If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, we can help.

Please call us now at 1 (800) 598-0716 for a free no obligation consultation.