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Injured in a Bike Accident? We Offer Free Consultations

A bike accident can cause serious injuries. A careless driver who hits you could cause thousands of dollars in medical bills (or more!). The Beliz Law Firm can help if this happens to you. Contact us today for a free consultation. We’ll listen to you what you have to say and advise you on the best course of action. We do not charge a fee until after we earn a settlement or judgment in your favor. Contact our experienced bicycle accident attorneys today.

Cycling in Long Beach

Long Beach Bicycle Accident LawyerBicycling is great for exercise, transportation, or just enjoying a great day. Long Beach has many fantastic bike routes and is a great city to see by bicycle. However, as the push for a more cycling-friendly city continues, bike accidents are becoming more common.

Over the last 10 years, bike accidents have increased substantially in Long Beach. Bike accidents are often serious because of the massive size difference between cars and bikes. Each year in the United States automobile traffic accidents kill over 600 bicyclists and injure 50,000. About 100 of the fatalities occur in California.

Common Causes of Long Beach Bike Accidents

In Long Beach, car drivers cause about a third of all bike accidents. in 23% of bike accidents, no at-fault party could be identified. For accidents caused by drivers, there were four main causes:

Steps to Take After a Bike Accident

The follow steps are critical after a Long Beach Bike Accident:

  • 1.Report

    Immediately call and report the bicycle accident to local authorities.  If possible, obtain the officer’s name, report number, and police agency.

  • 2.Medical

    Promptly seek medical attention for your injuries.  After a bicycle accident, many injuries, even serious ones, are not readily apparent.

  • 3.Collect Information

    Get the other driver’s auto insurance information by using The Beliz Law Firm’s Accident Fill-out Form.

  • 4.Notify

    Notify your auto insurance company. Uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage may be available.

  • 5.Evidence

    With a camera or cell phone, photograph any property damage to your bicycle as well as to the other vehicle(s) involved in the accident.  Additionally, take pictures of the accident scene, car debris, tire skid marks, traffic lights/signals, etc.

  • 6.Keep Quiet

    Don’t speak!  Any information given to the other party or to their auto insurance company may be detrimental to your personal injury claim.

  • 7.Contact Us

    Contact a reputable and experienced California bicycle accident attorney.

Eligible Compensation for Bike Accidents

If you are involved in a Long Beach bicycle accident, you may be entitled to the following compensation:

  • Medical expenses for injuries suffered
  • Future medical bills for injuries suffered
  • Loss of earnings and loss of future earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages

Experienced Representation

Long Beach Bike Accident Attorney Michael Beliz

When considering legal representation for a bike accident case, experienced matters. The Beliz Law Firm knows what it takes to get you compensated for injuries suffered due to another's negligence. Michael is dedicated to bringing his clients the best results possible. Whether you're in Long Beach or elsewhere in California, we're ready to help.

Get a Free Consultation Today

Injured in a Bike Accident in Long Beach or somewhere else in California? We want to hear from you. Call (562) 452-3772 Consultations are always free, and you won't pay a dime until we get results for you.

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