Articles Tagged with Sacramento Bicycle accident lawyer

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents – Many people view learning how to ride a bike as a rite of passage, and many say that once you learn how to ride a bike, you never forget. Unfortunately, many people also sustain serious injuries in bicycle accidents, particularly those who have an accident involving a pedestrian or a motor vehicle. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center:

  • In 2006, there were more than 770 people killed while riding bicycles.

Sacramento Bicycle Accident Causes Major Injuries

Sacramento Bicycle Accident Causes Major Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. A serious collision in Sacramento on August 1 resulted in life-threatening injuries to a bicyclist when the person was struck by a hit-and-run truck. Authorities with the Sacramento Police Department had to shut down Folsom Boulevard from State University Drive to 65th Street to investigate the crash site. Motorists were advised to use different routes. It is unknown at this time what the bicycle rider’s condition is or whether the driver of the truck has been apprehended.

Hit-and-Run Drivers

Bicycle Safety Promoted in Sacramento

Bicycle Safety Promoted in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. As Sacramento residents are aware, there are many ongoing street projects aimed at improving convenience and safety for bicycle riders as well as pedestrians. Funding for Sacramento projects is through the gasoline tax, grants, and the Measure A sales tax. However, even though bicyclists have specified lanes in which to ride, negligence still plays a role in accidents.

Liability in a Bicycle Accident

Guide to Preventing Bicycle Accidents and Injuries in Sacramento

Guide to Preventing Bicycle Accidents and Injuries in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. Many individuals in Sacramento and other areas around the city are choosing bicycles for exercise, commuting and as a source of economical transportation. As the bicycle community is growing, so are the number of accidents. Cyclists have the same right to share the road as their counterparts driving an assortment of motor vehicles. Yet, many drivers do not know or obey the rules designed for the safety of all those on the roads. Let’s take a look at the rights and responsibilities of cyclists, how accidents happen and how cyclists can stay safe.

Statistics of Bicycle Accidents

Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Sacramento Accident

Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Sacramento Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a bicycle accident lawyer in Sacramento. A bicyclist was seriously injured on March 12 when he was struck by a motor vehicle in Sacramento.

My sympathy and prayers are with the family and friends of the injured man and that he will recover quickly and completely.

New Bike Path in Sacramento Faces Problems

New Bike Path in Sacramento Faces Problems

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. A disagreement over property easements may be heating up as the city plans to build a new bike path in Sacramento to link Arabella Way to Garcia Bend Park.

Landowners Concerned About Easements

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Bicyclist Killed in Sacramento on Route 160

I’m Ed Smith, a bicycle accident lawyer in Sacramento. A crash along California State Route 160 on January 20 claimed the life of a bicycle rider. The drivers of two vehicles that struck the bicyclist stayed at the accident scene and were cooperating with police investigators.

I want to extend my sympathy to Mr. Nelson’s friends and family during their time of loss.

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Poor Sidewalk Maintenance Can Cause Bicycle Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. Bicycle accidents due to road and sidewalk hazards happen, leaving the accident victim with injuries and high medical bills. The responsible party when a bicyclist is injured depends on the location where the accident happened. 

Bicycle-Related Accident Injuries

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Bicycle Helmets Prevent head Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. Safety is an important concern when using a bicycle for fun, work or school. Since head injuries are a common and devastating injury, bicycle helmets are an essential component of a biker’s gear.

Head Injury Statistics

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How California Bicyclists Can Stay Safe

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. It is important that bicyclists and motorists work together to keep the roads safe. More than ever, people are using bicycles to get to work and school or for exercise. This surge has resulted in greater numbers of cyclists who are injured or killed. There are things that can be done to remedy this.

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