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Bicycle Accident in San Bernardino

Recent legislation has introduced enhanced safety measures for cyclists, mandating that drivers must switch to an adjacent lane when feasible to overtake bicyclists. This builds upon the existing rule requiring a minimum distance of three feet between cars and bikes during overtaking maneuvers. These updates aim to foster safer interactions between motorists and cyclists on the road.

However, this isn’t always the case. In the unfortunate event of a bicycle accident, it’s best to get help from a San Bernardino bicycle accident lawyer. With a deep understanding of both local traffic laws and the unique challenges faced by bicyclists, our team is here to provide expert guidance and aggressive representation.

We strive to ensure that every client receives the compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses, helping them navigate through this difficult time with professionalism and care.

 

Why Choose Feher Law

Selecting Feher Law for your bicycle accident representation brings distinct advantages, uniquely positioning us above other firms with our tailored approach to such complex matters:

  • Reliability: We simplify the legal process on your behalf by gathering compelling evidence, negotiating with insurance companies, and guiding you toward medical care options that expedite and enhance your recovery from injuries sustained in the collision.
  • Compassionate Representation: Every client is met with compassion and empathy; we recognize the uniqueness of each situation and commit to providing supportive, empathetic legal advocacy throughout your journey toward recovery.
  • Litigation and trial firm: We have the expertise to handle your case from the initial filing of a claim all the way through litigation and trial, if necessary.
  • Exceptional experience: Feher Law has secured over $100 million across various personal injury cases. For bicycle accident claims specifically, our firm has settled for $720,000 in July of 2020.

CASE RESULTS

RESULTS FROM OUR MOST RECENT CASES


Meet Your San Bernardino Bicycle Accident Attorneys

We focus on injuries that have profound and enduring effects, guaranteeing comprehensive assistance for our clients throughout their recovery journey. As a unified team, we aim to win cases and ensure our clients are justly compensated for their distress.

Our expertise encompasses managing incidents from vehicular collisions to specialized care for those affected by bicycle mishaps. No matter the nature of your injury, our objective as dedicated trial lawyers is unwavering: to achieve the justice and compensation you are entitled to receive.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Discover what our clients have to say about their experiences with our firm:

Jimmy TurciosJimmy Turcios ★★★★★ Thanks you Law firm is Helpful. One of Gizi Bilingual workers helped me very Good. They keep the Questions understandable and Very Simple to Reply. Your office Law firm is a 10 Rating.Ronald StayerRonald Stayer ★★★★★ I want to tell you these people jump through hoops too take care of you !! They call you and or text you every step of the way making sure you receive the best care and check on you too ensure your doing well they strive to be the best at what they do to protect you !!! They are there for you 24/7 I want to thank everyone at the office of Feher law firmRon sAria FadakarAria Fadakar ★★★★★ Tom Feher and his team are excellent litigators and trial attorneys. I’ve had the privilege of working with them side by side on multiple cases. As a result of that, I have seen the inner workings of how they plan, prepare, and execute. Above being attorneys, they know how to blend law and business while also staying personable and authentic to their clients and audience. Being personable is what gets your clients to trust you and a jury to like you. Since Tom and his team know how to be personable while practicing the rigid elements of law, they are able to get strong verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients. Also, you can’t fake authenticity. A jury can read an inauthentic person from a mile away. That’s why Tom and his team can deliver. Strong legal minds, personable, and authentic.Madelin MachadoMadelin Machado ★★★★★ Their office diligently assisted in a stressful situation by handling the case from beginning to end. Made a bad situation better as I focused on myself instead, highly recommend their firm.luis miguel orozcoluis miguel orozco ★★★★★ I spoke to Gizy and she provided attentive, and expeditious service, thanks to the information I received from her ,I did resolved my legal issue I had, I would definitely ask for legal advice from them, sincerely thank you.Sophie E.Sophie E. ★★★★★ This is the A team you want in your corner.Raul AguilarRaul Aguilar ★★★★★ Excellent service, on time, friendly, respectful 100% recommended thank you for your serviceJ VJ V ★★★★★ The people there are nice and they are motivated.Miguel Alvarado-MartinezMiguel Alvarado-Martinez ★★★★★ ✅Staff is Professional.✅Knows client needs.✅Detailed✅Proven Client Satisfaction record. ✅Patient & understanding (care assessment).✅Will perform extraordinary task for client.sandra castillosandra castillo ★★★★★ This firm is so special to our hearts. They kept us updated on our case and were so supportive to our situation. We recommend this firm. We really appreciate all the hard work they did for us!!!Moi LozanoMoi Lozano ★★★★★ Searching for legal help on the web, and to communicate back and forth while on the go is very convenient for anyone.Natalia LacerdaNatalia Lacerda ★★★★★ I want to express my gratitude for the amazing support from Feher Law. The professionalism, attention, and care are outstanding. At every step and in every detail, you can always count on them. Their team is incredible and helps you understand all your questions and concerns. I highly recommend them, best law firm in Los Angeles. Thank you Feher Law.OscarOscar ★★★★★ First I would like to thank Frank and his team for the outstanding service. Communication was on point. Frank always kept me updated throughout the case. I was in a car accident and I chose Feher Law to represent me, I highly recommend them to anybody that needs to be represented. Don’t think twice about it ! Thank you Frank and thank you Feher law !Eric GarciaEric Garcia ★★★★★ After getting rear ended in a really bad Car Accident, I was Referred to Feher Law. Tom, and his team have payed full attention to the details of my case. They have represented me throughout the process of my injury, recovery, and total compensation. They update me on all my appointments, checking in on me to see how I’m feeling, and consistently showing there support, and professionalism. There top notch representation always has my best interest in mind. There great efforts, and service gives me piece of mind.I will refer This Law Firm to all my family, and friends.Eli WillEli Will ★★★★★ They are very professional n make you feel happy with your decision of choosing themMiguel BeltranMiguel Beltran ★★★★★ Thank you for your service, it was a pleasure talking to Gizi. It was very informative about car accidents and the guidance of helping my dad with his employment issue.GMGM ★★★★★ Great place to go to if you're ever in an accident or need assistance in anything. Very professional and are straightforward team. Since the first call with this firm, it was welcoming and easy! I recommend to anyone. Thank you Feher Law Firm!Christopher OrozcoChristopher Orozco ★★★★★ Coolest and straightforward team as well as lawyer. They are less intimidating than the corporate one. To anyone who is shy or scared, I highly recommend contacting them. Just talking of whatever situation you are in, they listen and even guide you in your thoughts. The whole team treats you as a person and not as a robot.Christina HeiligChristina Heilig ★★★★★ It has been a pleasure working with the team at Feher Law. The process has been simple, and I’ve been updated along the way. I appreciate how they’ve taken the complicated parts out of this process and helped me understand what to do during at each step.Amanda GribbleAmanda Gribble ★★★★★ There really are no words to express my thanks and gratitude for not only this firm, but for my case manager Frank Murillo. He has gone above and beyond from our very first interaction all the way until my case was settled. Very personable and professional.Amanda LopezAmanda Lopez ★★★★★ I had an amazing experience with Feher law! The customer service was outstanding, and was exactly what I was looking for. I was so pleased with the service I received from FRANK, he went above and beyond to get me what I deserved. I would definitely recommend them for any auto accident lawyer!!!!Rudy ToledoRudy Toledo ★★★★★ Frank and his team are awesome! I was in a car accident and he helped me greatly! They are point on and professional. I give them 5 stars for a great job! If I need assistance in the future , it will be Frank I will turn to.Horacio MartellHoracio Martell ★★★★★ It’s been a great experience with the help and business of Feher law. They’ve been professional, prompt and patient, and worked hard for me and my sister highly recommend.Erika S.Erika S. ★★★★★ They were efficient and helpful. Thank you!melvin rossmelvin ross ★★★★★ As a result of being rear ended in a car accident, Thomas Feher, Esq.and Mansour Soltanmoradi Esq.of Feher Law, APC, led a team of attorneys to pursue compensation for my injuries. Feher Law’s initial overview of my case not only helped me to better understand its strengths and complexity but provided assurance that my choice was an excellent one for a successful outcome. In addition, it allowed me the opportunity to focus on medical injuries, surgery and personal matters. I was especially pleased with Mansour Soltanmoradi’s regular communication regarding mediation, court preparation updates and personal inquiries regarding my recuperation and well being. The professionalism of Mansour Soltanmoradi’s team, attention to detail and personal concern for me as a client was exceptional. By the way, compensation met expectations and I recommend Feher Law, APC, without reservation …MelChamont CortesChamont Cortes ★★★★★ This Law group was very professional and always kept me updated with legal processes. Sure cases take time but the end result was excellent and they fought for my rights.Erin PriestErin Priest ★★★★★ There was a little pick of a hiccup at the beginning but otherwise they did great. They got me the highest settlement possible. They also helped me out dealing when I had to deal with a horrible doctors office. They were behind me 100%. I would definitely recommend them.Daniel HurtadoDaniel Hurtado ★★★★★ Great service and great representation. I tell you what’s going to happen. I don’t need you wan very great service. I’d recommend this to anyone.Sam NDSam ND ★★★★★ I'm an attorney. I'm writing this review based on my personal experience with Tom and Feher Law. I had the privilege to watch Tom take the lead on many large cases against large corporations and insurance companies.Tom was able to secure so many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts, that it is hard to list them all. I was impressed by his skills, composure, compassion, and work ethics. He is responsive, prideful, and beyond skillful.I'm confident that Tom at Feher Law is the perfect attorney to handle all your personal injury cases including car and trucking crashes in Los Angeles and all of California. He has my highest recommendation.Stephanie CowieStephanie Cowie ★★★★★ This is a public note of thanks to the Feher Law group. I was having a very negative experience with another law group and switcher firms based on recommendations from several other professionals. Tom Feher has been honest, supportive, and ethical. The results of my case are far better than expected. This firm is professional, knowledgeable, and caring. Believe me when I say that the attorneys are strong advocates for their clients. Thank you!Bonnie CaseyBonnie Casey ★★★★★ The most amazing lawyers and staff! They agreed I had a legitimate case and completely handled every aspect. From initially obtaining video of the incident, statements from those involved, all the way to mediation. The settlement we received was very fair! 5 stars isn’t enough! I highly recommend!Eddie RobinsonEddie Robinson ★★★★★ After getting lied too by another law firm Frank at Feher Law stepped in and took care of my dad and I. We were injured in a road rage accident and his truck was damaged. Frank immediately made the insurance company accept there responsibility and a check was mailed. My medical was paid my dads truck got fixed and we both ended up with cash for our troubles. I'm glad my dad called Feher Law .Cara McReynoldsCara McReynolds ★★★★★ I can not thank Feher Law enough for the hard work and dedication into making a very difficult situation easier to get through. I am also very thankful for the time and understanding each one has put into our case. I would not hesitate to hire them again. 10/10Cassie RCassie R ★★★★★ Very attentive and compassionate team that paid attention to details which produced pleasant results. Very grateful and thankful.Matt MunozMatt Munoz ★★★★★ Toms a Great Guy and will fight to make sure you get the compensation you deserve!Kathy MotleyKathy Motley ★★★★★ Tom Feher Law was very professional & knowledgeable. I’ve never had to do something like this & they were there for me, supportive, knowledgeable, & most of all patient with my situation. They helped guide me through what was needed & were there with answers to my questions. I would highly recommend them, for not just their professionalism, but explaining everything so that I could understand the legalities of the lawsuit!Mahdi TAVAZOEIMahdi TAVAZOEI ★★★★★ I was directed to Feher Law office by my attorney who took care of me until my surgery was done. I was almost sure that this office must have been qualified but I couldn't confirm it up to the time it is finished.Now, I am so delighted to say thank you to Mr. Feher and every single member of his great team members, for their qualified professional efforts, apart from the abundant financial compensation they sorted out for me.I wish you the best in helping people who need you desperately and hopelessly in their harsh days of life.Megan BravermanMegan Braverman ★★★★★ I’ve known Feher Law since its inception, and would highly recommend anyone that has been injured or has a potential personal injury lawsuit to turn to Feher Law for help. Tom Feher not only has ample experience, but truly cares about his clients. His compassion goes beyond what many lawyers possess. He is also known for getting high dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. I will also add that their staff is friendly, responsive and very helpful.Lawrence FriedlLawrence Friedl ★★★★★ Truly an amazing experience. I had the privilege of being represented by Tom, Shant and everyone else there at the firm. From the first phone call I felt so taken care of, everyone frequently kept in contact with me to keep me up to date and make sure I was well. I’ve got way too much good stuff to say about you guys. I received way more than I would have dreamed that I’d get from my tbi accident. Thank you, sincerely.js_loader

Common Causes Of Bicycle Accidents We Have Experience With

Bicycle accidents in California can result from a variety of factors, often involving complex interactions between cyclists, motorists, and sometimes pedestrians. Here’s a detailed look at some prevalent reasons behind bicycle accidents within the state:

  • Vehicle Intersections: A significant number of bicycle collisions occur at intersections where vehicles fail to yield right-of-way to cyclists or do not notice them while turning or crossing. Misjudgments by either party regarding timing or distance can lead to serious accidents.
  • Dooring Accidents: These happen when a driver or passenger opens their vehicle door into the path of an oncoming cyclist without checking for approaching bicycles first. Such incidents are particularly common in urban areas with heavy traffic and parked cars along streets.
  • Distracted Driving: With the rise in smartphone use, distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of all road accidents, including those involving bicycles. Motorists and negligent drivers not fully attentive to their surroundings may overlook cyclists until it’s too late.
  • Speeding: Excessive speed reduces reaction time for both drivers and bicyclists alike; higher speeds also increase injury severity if an accident occurs. Speeding vehicles pose significant risks especially in residential neighborhoods popular among cyclists.
  • Poor Road Conditions: Potholes, cracks, uneven surfaces debris—all present hazards that might cause a cyclist to lose control, potentially resulting crash. Other times, poorly designed bike lanes suddenly end with insufficient separation of shared roads contributing to dangerous situations. 

How Our San Bernardino Bicycle Accident Law Firm Can Help

With a deep understanding of local California bicycle laws and extensive experience handling similar cases, we’re equipped to offer expert guidance every step of the way. Here is how we can help protect your rights in a bicycle accident claim.:

Gathering Evidence

When gathering evidence after a bicycle accident to determine liability, consider the following key points:

  • Photographs of the Scene: Capture images of the accident location, including road conditions, traffic signals, and any obstructions that contributed to the incident.
  • Witness Testimonies: Collect names and contact information from people who witnessed the accident. Their accounts can provide crucial insights into how and why the collision occurred.
  • Police Report: Obtain a copy of the police report if law enforcement was called to the scene. This document often contains an officer’s assessment of fault.
  • Medical Records: Keep detailed records of medical treatments received as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. These documents are vital for linking your injuries directly to the crash.
  • Helmet or Gear Damage: Document any damage to your helmet or protective gear which could indicate force impact serve additional proof injury severity.

Our team will handle all of this for you while you recover from the fallout of your bike accident.

Determining Liability

Determining liability after a bicycle accident in California involves a meticulous examination of the circumstances surrounding the incident. Our experienced bike accident law firm plays an important role in this process:

  • Analysis of Accident Reports: We start by reviewing reports from law enforcement agencies that responded to the scene. These documents often contain preliminary assessments of fault based on evidence collected by officers, including statements from involved parties and witnesses.
  • Gathering Physical Evidence: The physical evidence at the crash site—such as skid marks, debris distribution, and damage to vehicles or bicycles—can tell much about how an accident occurred. Your personal injury lawyer assigned to your case may visit the scene themselves or consult with accident reconstruction experts to interpret these clues accurately.
  • Witness Statements: Eyewitness accounts can be pivotal in piecing together events leading up to an accident. Attorneys will interview witnesses to corroborate or challenge initial findings reported by police or involved parties.
  • Reviewing Video Footage: If available, video recordings from traffic cameras, dashcams, surveillance systems nearby businesses residential areas reviewed This type visual documentation provides unbiased perspective collision dynamics which invaluable establishing sequence actions led to impact. 

 Calculating Damages For Compensation

Following a bicycle accident in California, victims may be entitled to various types of damages aimed at compensating them for their losses and suffering. These can include:

  • Economic Damages: Cover tangible costs such as medical expenses (both past and future), lost wages due to time off work, loss of earning capacity if you’re unable to return to your previous job, and the cost of repairing or replacing your bicycle.
  • Non-Economic Damages: Compensate for intangible losses like pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life activities previously engaged in prior to the accident, disfigurement from injuries sustained, and any long-term physical disabilities or impairments resulting from the incident.
  • Punitive Damages: Though less common in personal injury cases including bicycle accidents these are awarded intention deter defendant others engaging similar conduct future They only applicable instances where behavior responsible party deemed particularly reckless malicious. 


Important Initial Advice After A Bicycle Accident In San Bernardino

Taking the right steps can significantly impact your health and any future claims. Here’s what you should do:

  1. Seek Medical Attention: Prioritize your health by getting checked for injuries immediately, even if they seem minor.
  2. Report the Accident: Contact local law enforcement to have an official report filed.
  3. Gather Evidence: Take photos of the scene, including road conditions, damages to your bike and any vehicles involved, and visible injuries.
  4. Collect Witness Information: Obtain contact details from anyone who witnessed the accident; their statements could be crucial later on.
  5. Document Everything: Keep a detailed record of medical treatments received and any correspondence related to the incident.
  6. Avoid Discussing Fault at the Scene: Statements made in confusion or stress post-accident can impact liability determinations later.

Consult with a knowledgeable bicycle crash attorney as soon as possible from Feher Law to understand your rights and options moving forward. 

Deadlines To File Your Bicycle Accident Case

In California, the statute of limitations sets a strict deadline for filing a bicycle accident case. Victims have two years from the date of the accident to initiate legal action against those responsible for their injuries. This timeframe is key; failing to file within this period can result in losing your right to seek compensation altogether.

Given this tight window, it’s essential not to delay seeking legal advice after an accident. Prompt consultation with a lawyer ensures that critical evidence is preserved and that your claim progresses efficiently through necessary pre-filing procedures. An experienced injury lawyer can help navigate these deadlines.

What Can I Expect to Pay For a Personal Injury Attorney?

Our San Bernardino personal injury firm recognizes the financial challenges that often accompany accidents and injuries. To alleviate these concerns, our services are offered on a contingency fee basis, meaning no initial fees are required from you for our legal assistance. Our compensation is contingent upon winning your case; we earn only when you are awarded compensation.

This payment structure enables us to deliver exceptional legal support without contributing to any financial strain during difficult periods. It ensures our goals align with achieving the highest possible outcome for your case since our remuneration is tied directly to securing a favorable settlement or judgment for you.


Services We Offer 

Our esteemed and skilled team of San Bernardino bike accident attorneys is dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation to secure the compensation you deserve.

We specialize in various personal injury areas, including the following:

BICYCLE ACCIDENTS

BRAIN INJURIES

CAR ACCIDENTS

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS

RIDESHARE ACCIDENTS

TRUCK ACCIDENTS

Other Locations We Serve

  • Adelanto
  • Apple Valley
  • Barstow
  • Bloomington
  • Chino
  • Chino Hills
  • Colton
  • Fontana
  • Hesperia
  • Highland
  • Loma Linda
  • Montclair
  • Ontario
  • Rancho Cucamonga
  • Yucaipa
  • Rialto
  • San Bernardino
  • Twentynine Palms
  • Upland
  • Victorville


Speak to a San Bernardino Bike Accident Lawyer Today!

Our experienced bike accident lawyers are ready to provide accident victims with guidance and advocacy tailored to their unique situation. Start on the path toward justice for your accident injuries and injury claim by contacting us today.

Let our dedicated team be your advocate during this challenging time, ensuring your rights are protected every step of the way.

Contact us at (866) 646-6676 for immediate assistance to schedule your free consultation.

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Immediately after a bike accident, prioritize safety by seeking medical attention and assessing injuries. Document the scene with photos and gather witness contacts, but don't forget to report the incident to the police and your insurance company. Finally, consulting a bike accident attorney promptly ensures legal guidance for pursuing compensation and navigating the aftermath effectively.

The insurance claim process after a bike accident involves reporting the incident to your insurance company, providing details, and submitting relevant documentation. The insurer assesses liability, reviews damages, and negotiates compensation. Seeking legal advice from a bike accident attorney can help navigate complexities and ensure a fair insurance claim process.

Contingency fees operate on a "no win, no fee" basis in bike accident cases. Clients only pay their attorney if the case is successful, with the fee being a percentage of the compensation obtained. This arrangement ensures accessibility to legal representation, aligning the attorney's interests with pursuing fair compensation for bike accident victims.

Using the services of a bike accident law firm makes a substantial difference due to their specialized knowledge of local regulations, nuanced understanding of bike accident complexities, and experience in handling insurance companies.

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