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What Can Bicycle Accident Victims Do When the Motorist Has No Insurance?

If you are struck by a motorist who has no insurance, what can you do? Go after the defendant, who likely has no assets? Good luck collecting even if you win a judgment. Best advice: make sure you have uninsured motorist coverage on your car...

Bike to Work Day is May 18 — Stay Safe!

May is National Bike Month, and May 18, 2017, is “Bike to Work Day.” Since an increasing number of bicycle crashes occur around the Los Angeles area, it is vital to pay attention to safety and to dedicate our awareness to the individuals most at...

Increase in Bicycle Fatalities: By the Numbers

Fatalities among bicyclists are on the rise. According to the NHTSA, 818  bicyclists were killed in collisions with motor vehicles in 2015 alone, up from 729 the year before. About 45,000 bicyclists were injured in general roadway collisions that year throughout the country. The statistics...

5 Quick Tips for Cinco de Mayo Safety

Happy Cinco de Mayo, Los Angeles! We all know what a fun day this can be, especially when it falls on a Friday. And by all means, celebrate with friends and family. But be extra careful out there – because there’s bound to be a...

Is the World More Dangerous for Cyclists and Pedestrians?

The number of cars on the road is rising exponentially every year. According to IHS Automotive, as reported in the LA Times, there are about 253 million cars on U.S. roadways, an increase of more than 3.7 million from the previous year. It stands to...

Speeding Up a Claim for Los Angeles Bicycle Accidents: A How-To Guide

If you’ve been in a bicycle accident in Los Angeles, you know how painful the process, both physically and mentally, can be when trying to get compensation for your injuries. Essentially, you pay twice: first with the injury and second with the treatment you get...