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Commuters in Los Angeles frequently rely on a bicycle as an economical and convenient form of transportation. Avid cyclists also enjoy a ride to remain physically fit and children love being entertained by the whole experience. While riding a bike has its advantages, it can also be dangerous. Bikers are particularly vulnerable when road accidents occur. Even with adequate protection, a rider can suffer devastating injuries.

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In the midst of all this turmoil, you may need the legal advice of a Los Angeles bike accident attorney to enforce your legal rights. Howard Craig Kornberg is committed to achieving successful results and helping accident victims get the compensation they deserve. Our firm is well-respected for our drive to obtain results. You deserve to have a lawyer who truly cares about the outcome of your case. Your recovery process and well-being are paramount. Backed by more than 35 years of experience obtaining positive results, we will take the burden of fighting the insurance companies and negligent drivers off your shoulders.

Common causes of Bike accidents in Los Angeles

Bike accidents in Los Angeles can result for a variety of reasons. Drivers may not see a bike approaching and fail to yield the right of way, especially when impatiently making a left-hand turn. Riders passing parked cars are often surprised when a motorist abruptly steps out, leading to an open door collision. Some drivers have a personal animosity for cyclists and refuse to share the road. When substantial injury results from a bike accident, disputes over the fault, liability and insurance coverage can be zealously contested. You need the assistance of a highly skilled Los Angeles bike accident attorney in your corner who knows how to win.

Common injuries sustained in bike accidents

Bikers can suffer life-altering injuries when involved in a Bike accident. Some of the most common injuries include:

  • Broken bones: Bone fractures are some of the most common injuries sustained in bike accidents. There are broken arms, legs, and fractures of the skull, ribs, pelvis, facial bones, etc. These injuries often require a long and painful recovery period.
  • Chest and abdominal injuries: These can become life changing injuries with damage to the chest, abdomen and also organs. Road rash is the most common injury but riders can also suffer torso injuries lasting for years.
  • Brain injuries: This is the most serious scenario. Victims will experience concussions and other life-altering symptoms that may interfere with the rider’s daily activities. Head injuries require intensive treatment to help patients cope with a variety of symptoms. It can be very costly in the long run if you don’t have the funds to pay for it.
  • Death: Even experienced bikers are exposed to unpredictabilities on the road. Riders under the influence who drive recklessly are, particularly at risk.

Los Angeles bike accident attorney protecting your rights

Riding a bike in the neighborhood when a distracted driver motors down the street can be the worst thing that ever happens to you. It’s important you exercise caution on the road and contact a Los Angeles bike accident attorney when an accident occurs.

The Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg prepare your case for success. We diligently investigate to find the evidence needed to build a strong case. Attorney Kornberg is relentless in championing the rights of clients. While every case is different, our goals remain the same: obtaining justice and maximizing compensation for our clients.

Located in Los Angeles and serving clients throughout California, we know how to anticipate what the other side will do. We are devoted to countering their tactics with solid evidence and vigorous advocacy. To arrange your initial consultation, call us today.

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