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Ebikes May Be Saving the Planet… But They are Killing Us in the Process

Ebikes May Be Saving the Planet… But They are Killing Us in the Process

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

For years now, eBikes have been celebrated as poster children of the sustainable future – reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and lowering carbon footprints worldwide. eBikes have become common in major cities across North America and Europe. Tourists often rent eBikes by the day, allowing them to zip across Los Angeles and San… Read More »

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The Federal Government Finally Cracks Down on Onewheel Skateboards

The Federal Government Finally Cracks Down on Onewheel Skateboards

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

 On November 16th, the CPSC officially warned consumers to stop using Onewheel skateboards due to the obvious risk of death and serious injury. It is something that most of us have been expecting for quite some time. In fact, some might argue that this warning should have come earlier, as the number of deaths… Read More »

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Can I Sue for a Bicycle Crash in California

Can I Sue for a Bicycle Crash in California?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

California is one of the most beautiful states in the nation, and there are few better ways to enjoy this natural splendor than by riding a bike. When you are on your bike, you are exposed to the elements in a unique way. You can feel the air on your face, you can smell… Read More »

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What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident in California

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

No car accident happens under favorable conditions, but for many, being involved in an accident with a hit-and-run driver who flees the scene is the worst-case scenario. This can leave drivers with serious injuries, and without the liable driver’s insurance to rely on for coverage. Without it, they may easily max out their own… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety Concerns in Los Angeles: Why Injuries and Lawsuits are Inevitable

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Los Angeles has been described by some media outlets as the “worst bike city in the United States.” For those who live in the city, this description is adequate. For those who have lost loved ones due to fatal bike accidents, the description may not go far enough. More needs to be done to… Read More »

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Mary E. Alexander Appears in Podcast About Former $13.3 Million Bicycle Accident Case

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Mary E. Alexander appeared on the Great Trials Podcast, which aired on May 14, 2019. She was interviewed about a 1980 California trial where she won a $13.3 million verdict for a University of Arizona student. The student, 40-year-old Mary Hall, suffered a life-altering injury from a bicycle crash while riding down a hill… Read More »

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Polk Street bike accidents common, but safety upgrades meet opposition

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Polk Street Bike Accidents and Safety Upgrades When it comes to being a great place for cyclists, San Francisco is hard to beat. Gorgeous weather, a compact layout and an extended network of bike baths and bike lanes put San Francisco solidly among the most bicycle friendly big cities in America.Yet, that is not… Read More »

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Streets of San Francisco unsafe for pedestrians and cyclists?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Streets of San Francisco Unsafe for Pedestrians and Cyclists? The streets of San Francisco have long had a reputation as being very dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists. Even when these individuals take all possible safety precautions, there is still a very substantial risk that they will be involved in an accident.Officials have taken many… Read More »

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