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Motor Vehicle vs. Bicycle Accident Claims

All too often, people are under the assumption that bicyclists are daredevils and that they should not be allowed to share the road with motor vehicles. However, the reality is that the majority of bicyclists are not rebels - they are just people who are partaking in a cherished pastime, a convenient method of transportation and an intense workout.

When you are involved in an accident, it is essential that you hire an experienced Palm Springs bicycle accident lawyer to fight for your legal rights. Over the years, many laws have changed in the state of California to protect both bike riders and drivers.


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Yet, despite these law changes, countless bicycle accidents occur in areas like Palm Springs each year. While many people may think that bicycle accidents stem from cyclists acting like renegades, the truth is that in most cases, bicycle accidents are caused by reckless drivers who are either inattentive or who ignored the rules of the road.

What To Do After a Bicycle Accident

After people have been involved in a bicycle accident, the first thing they should do is get checked out by a doctor. Sometimes, injuries are not obvious, which is why it is always a wise idea to have a physical exam from a medical professional.

Once people have been treated, they may wonder if they have the right to file a lawsuit. This is especially true in cases where bicyclists incurred substantial medical bills and property damage to their bikes and riding gear.

What Is the Statute of Limitations on Bicycle Accidents in California?

The statute of limitations is the period of time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit. In CA, you have two years to file a personal injury claim. If the statute of limitations has run out, you will lose your right to file a personal injury claim. If you have questions about the right time to file your bicycle injury lawsuit, please reach out to our experienced Palm Springs bike accident attorneys as soon as possible.

How We Can Help

The best way for people to learn more about their legal options, individual rights and the personal injury claim process is by consulting with a Palm Springs bicycle accident attorney.

Our firm can:

  • Review peoples' bicycle accident cases
  • Check medical records
  • Evaluate evidence and witness statements
  • Provide people with the guidance they need to move forward with their accident claims
  • Give expert legal counsel throughout the duration of peoples' cases

By contacting Cohn & Swartzon, P.C., you will learn how you can benefit from having a skilled lawyer handle your case.


If you or someone you care for has suffered a serious injury due to someone else's negligence, contact the Palm Springs bicycle accident lawyers at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. today!


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