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Do Helmet Cameras Benefit Cyclists?

By Halpern Law Firm |

Helmet cameras can be inherently fun–cyclists can watch and edit their rides, sharing with friends and social media followers. In addition to entertainment value, helmet cameras carry a number of practical applications. The footage can be used to help cyclists improve their skills, identify problem points, check for blind curves, and learn from other… Read More »

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What to Do if You’re in a Bike-Sharing Accident

By Halpern Law Firm |

Ridesharing has given rise to other app-based rental systems. It’s easy to download an app, sign up, and borrow a scooter, an electric bike, or even a bicycle. Cycling is a healthy, eco-friendly alternative to driving, and with bike sharing, it can be even cheaper and easier than owning your own bike. What happens… Read More »

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Can You Sue if You Get Hit By a Car on a Bike?

By Halpern Law Firm |

Riding a bike is a cheaper, environmentally friendly alternative to driving. It’s also good exercise and good fun. Unfortunately, many drivers on the road fail to take account of cyclists, or they deliberately ignore their responsibilities while driving. When drivers refuse to respect bike riders or otherwise shirk their responsibilities, cyclists can suffer serious… Read More »

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What if the Driver That Hits Your Bike Is Uninsured?

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You’re riding your bike along the road, minding your business, and following the relevant traffic laws. Out of nowhere, a reckless driver blazes through a stop sign and crashes into you. You’re now facing mounting medical bills and other damages, but you discover the driver who hit you doesn’t have insurance. Does that make… Read More »

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How Expert Witnesses Help With Car Accident Cases

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An expert witness is someone who testifies as to their opinion about a given matter, as opposed to testifying about their personal observations. Someone who saw your car accident happen may be called as a fact witness to testify about what they observed. An expert, on the other hand, will rely on evidence in… Read More »

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Bicycle Accident Attorney

By Halpern Law Firm |

Not every lawyer is the same. Different lawyers have different areas of practice, and different lawyers have different levels of skill, education, and experience. Before you retain an attorney to help you with your bike accident injury claim, make sure that you’ve picked the right lawyer or law firm for the job. Below, we… Read More »

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Returning to Work After Car Accident in CA

By Halpern Law Firm |

A serious car crash can upend your life. Injured accident victims are often unable to work for weeks or months while they recover, as medical bills start to pile up in the meantime. Many employers offer only limited paid time off, assuming the injured party is a full-time employee as opposed to part-time or… Read More »

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Common Bike Accident Injuries

By Halpern Law Firm |

California’s pleasant weather and scenic views lend themselves perfectly to bike riding. Cyclists, however, lack the metal shell of a vehicle protecting motorists and others on the road. Because of this, collisions between bike riders and passenger cars often lead to serious injury to the cyclist. Below, we discuss a few of the more… Read More »

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Bicycle Laws Every Rider Should Know

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In many ways, California seems like a haven for bike riders. The weather is excellent year-round in many cities, there are designated bike lanes on roads, boardwalks, and beaches, and California has enacted laws giving auto drivers specific responsibilities designed to avoid accidents with bicycles. Unfortunately, the whole picture may not be so rosy:… Read More »

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What to Do After a Bicycle Accident

By Halpern Law Firm |

Traffic accidents are jarring. It’s easy to get overwhelmed after an accident and be unsure about what you should do next, especially if you are dealing with an injury. Below, we offer a few tips on the first steps you should take immediately after a bike accident. If you’ve been hurt in a southern… Read More »

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