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INJURED IN A BICYCLE ACCIDENT? CALL A LOS ANGELES PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER TODAY -
Los Angeles inhabitants enjoy beautiful weather throughout the year and riding a bicycle can be an excellent way to enjoy the outdoors while remaining active under the sun. However, cycling is not without its dangers. Being involved in a bicycle accident can not only result in severe injuries but can also cause significant problems for you financially if you are unable to return to work immediately.
Additionally, the number of bicycle accidents and fatalities in California are currently on the rise, and among the highest in the nation. Bicyclists are frequently caught off guard by reckless drivers who lose control of their vehicle for a number of reasons such as distracted or drunk driving. A bicycle accident can result in mounting medical bills, so it is crucial that you reach out to an experienced Los Angeles bicycle accident attorney who can help with your case.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO FOLLOWING A BICYCLE ACCIDENT?
If you’ve been involved in an accident, you should get yourself out of harm’s way and try your best to remain calm. You’ll likely need medical attention, as well as strong legal counsel.
There are several things you can do to at the scene of the accident to put yourself in a good position, including:
Call 911 to report the accident
Submit a detailed report of your injuries to the police
Be sure to exchange insurance information with the vehicle driver
Collect the contact information of any witnesses on the scene
Do not admit blame
Take pictures of the accident scene, any injuries, and of your bicycle
At McMahan & Carroll, PC, we pride ourselves on providing compassionate counsel for our clients and their pressing legal needs, while also fighting their case with the tenacity that it requires. With 30 years of experience in personal injury law and hundreds of cases handled, we aim to ensure that our clients get the compensation they deserve.