Category : Bicycle Accident

L.A. Is The Best And Worst Place For Bicycle Enthusiasts

July 28th, 2021 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Southern California has ideal weather for cyclists all year. The topography makes for easy bike commutes, and the hills and mountains offer bike adventurers explorations into nature. But it may all be a mirage because Bicycling Magazine recently named L.A....

How to Recover Damages After a Bicycle Accident?

October 3rd, 2018 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
With the state of the environment and American health issues, many commuters are making the choice to use their bicycles as transportation to and from work, especially in urban areas. Bicycles are both a healthy and clean mode of transportation,...

Using California Med Pay to Pay For Expenses After an Accident

September 27th, 2018 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Auto accidents are an unfortunate fact of life, with 32,000 people dying as a result of fatal traffic accidents per year. As of 2013, 3,000 of those fatal accidents occurred in California alone. This statistic doesn’t take into account car...

Bike Accidents in the Busy Streets of Los Angeles

October 1st, 2017 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
If you are male, older than 20, and riding a bike in the busy streets of Los Angeles, know this: statistics are not on your side. California had the most bicyclists killed than any other state of America in 2012,...

Steps To Take Following A California Bicycle Accident

May 9th, 2017 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Bicycles are an excellent form of exercise for people of all ages. They can also be dangerous if riding in high-traffic areas. Bicycle safety is important for the rider and motorists around them. A bicycle rider needs to be vigilant...

Cycling To Work In The City: How To Do It (And-Survive)

March 30th, 2017 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Los Angeles is home to a robust community of avid cyclists. Few, however, take the bold step of cycling to work - and for understandable reasons. On top of LA's notorious traffic, cyclists face numerous challenges. Bike lanes are in...

Elements Of A Bicycle Accident Case

February 3rd, 2017 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Los Angeles bicyclists are no-doubt aware of the dangers and risks involved with sharing the roadway with motor vehicles. Some bicyclists may have even suffered serious injuries as a result of being hit by a negligent motorist. These individuals might...

California Ranked At 8th Most Bicycle Friendly State

November 12th, 2016 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
When people think of transportation in California, particularly near Los Angeles, they think of automobiles. In fact, our city and most of our state are known for their car-dependency. Things are slowly changing. The League of American Bicyclists ranked California...

The Reality Is Grim For Southern California Bicycle Accidents

August 28th, 2016 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Nobody walks in L.A. - but they do bike. Bike ridership increased 7.5 percent in Los Angeles from 2011 to 2013, including more than 20,000 commuters. Some of this increase has been attributed to additional bike lanes, which eases the...

Will Las New Bike Lane Lights Improve Traffic Safety?

July 20th, 2016 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
The city of Los Angeles recently took a small step toward making the roads safer for bicycle riders. Officials recently celebrated the addition of four bicycle traffic lights in the downtown area. The lights hang alongside the regular traffic lights...