Northern California Bicycle Accident Lawyer

At the Law Offices of Larry S. Buckley, we have extensive experience handling bicycle accident cases. Located in a college town, our primary office sees and handles bicycle-related claims frequently as for many people in our community, biking is a primary means of transportation. If you have been injured in a bicycle or pedestrian accident, or a loved one has suffered serious injury, please allow us to help. You have legal rights and we can ensure that those rights are protected.


To arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with Mr. Larry Buckley or another member of our staff, please contact us at (530) 413-0245.


Damages and Eligibility

If you were struck by a car while riding a bicycle, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation for damages. Potential damages include compensation for:

  • Medical bills
  • Future medical expenses relating to your injury
  • Lost wages
  • Future loss of income relating to your injury
  • Pain and suffering

Unfortunately, individuals who are involved in bicycle accidents with motor vehicles often suffer disproportionately severe injuries due to their lack of external protection. For this reason, we work hard to ensure our clients receive just and fair compensation for their suffering. For our clients who lack health insurance, we work with a network of area doctors, therapists, and healthcare providers to ensure they receive the treatment they need.

Bicycle accidents often result in brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, internal injuries, and even death. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, we can help you file a wrongful death lawsuit on your loved one's behalf.

Establishing Liability in Bicycle Accident Cases

The Northern California bicycle accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Larry S. Buckley work with experts to establish liability in bicycle accident cases. Successfully recovering damages on behalf of our clients is entirely dependent on determining fault. By working with only top experts in the fields of biomechanical engineering, physics, accident reconstruction, accident investigation, psychology, and economics, we can both establish liability and determine appropriate compensation. By taking these steps and going to great effort to put our clients' cases up, we drastically improve our chances of obtaining a fair and just settlement or verdict.

Victims' Rights

Bicyclists have rights. Unfortunately, many motorists believe that they don't have to share the road or are woefully negligent of what is around them and fail to show proper care for bicyclists. Though there are a multitude of laws governing bicycling, it would be impossible to discuss them in detail here, as there are many instances in which a bicyclist has the right of way over a motorist. If a motorist strikes and injures a bicyclist because he or she failed to yield to the right of way or as a result of recklessness or negligence, then it's possible to hold him or her accountable.

Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

There are a multitude of circumstances that can lead to a bicycle accident, including, but not limited to:

  • Failing to share the road with a bicyclist
  • Encroaching on a bicycle lane
  • Turning left in front of a bicycle
  • Failing to check for bicyclists when backing up

Through a scientific, objective approach to accident investigation, we can determine the cause of a bicycle accident and establish liability. Motorists have a legal duty to show due care for pedestrians and bicyclists; like truck accident and motorcycle accident cases, there exists the potential for disproportionate damage in the event of an accident. The bicycle accident attorneys at our firm can file suit on your behalf if they've failed by this duty.

Contact Our Bicycle Accident Attorneys

Our team of attorneys is committed to providing our clients with exceptional, honest, and informative legal counsel. If your claim goes to court, you can rest assured that we will aggressively represent your interests and defend your rights. We guide our clients through every step of their case because we believe that customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance. If you have questions not answered by our Personal Injury FAQ or would like to arrange a consultation with one of our Northern California bicycle accident attorneys, please contact us today.

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