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San Francisco and Los Angeles Continue to Struggle With Bike Safety Issues

San Francisco and Los Angeles Continue to Struggle With Bike Safety Issues

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Many people have pointed out that despite California’s apparent commitment to a “zero-emission” future, the State is surprisingly unaccommodating to cyclists. One would assume that if city planners in California were truly concerned about lowering carbon emissions, they would make urban areas as safe as possible for cyclists. As it stands, however, the number… Read More »

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Cycling is More Dangerous than Ever in California

Cycling is More Dangerous than Ever in California

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Many people enjoy riding bikes on California’s many picturesque roads, but this mode of travel is seemingly becoming increasingly dangerous with each passing week. Recently, numerous cyclists have faced a wide range of hazards in the Golden State. These include reckless drivers – some of whom have committed intentional vehicular assault against cyclists. Other… Read More »

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New E-Bike Lawsuits and Accidents Reported in San Francisco

New E-Bike Lawsuits and Accidents Reported in San Francisco

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

San Francisco is usually ahead of the curve when it comes to the adoption of new technology, and this was certainly the case with e-bikes. These electric, environmentally friendly, and affordable vehicles are now a common sight throughout the city, and many residents appreciate the benefits of e-bikes. However, these bikes and scooters are… Read More »

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Can Bike Helmets Really Prevent Brain Injuries in San Francisco

Can Bike Helmets Really Prevent Brain Injuries in San Francisco?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Every cyclist in San Francisco has heard it a million times: Bike helmets help prevent brain injuries. While this “fact” may be repeated time and time again, most people are not aware of the underlying supporting evidence and studies. Take a closer look at the relationship between helmet use and brain injuries, and the… Read More »

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Can You Sue San Francisco for Speed Bumps The Answer May Surprise You

Can You Sue San Francisco for Speed Bumps? The Answer May Surprise You

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Most car accident lawsuits involve collisions. When these lawsuits are filed, it is almost always due to the negligence of drivers. But drivers are not the only negligent parties that can cause car accidents. Sometimes, the roads themselves are built or maintained in such a way that makes them inherently dangerous. When dangerous roads… Read More »

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Suing e-Bike Manufacturers in San Francisco

Suing e-Bike Manufacturers in San Francisco

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

If you have been injured due to a faulty e-bike in San Francisco, you are not alone. These vehicles are proving to be more dangerous than many consumers realize, and there are fresh reports of injuries on a weekly basis. But can you really sue a bike manufacturer for causing these injuries? This is… Read More »

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Hundreds Mourn the Death of Biking Legend Ethan Boyes

Hundreds Mourn the Death of Biking Legend Ethan Boyes

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Ethan Boyes, a legend in the sport of cycling, is gone at age 44. He set many important records during his career, including a world performance record for the 1,000-meter time trial in his age group and a national record for the 500-meter track time trial flying start. As of his death and this… Read More »

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The Worst Semi-Truck Accidents in California History

The Worst Semi-Truck Accidents in California History

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

California has seen some terrible semi-truck accidents over the years. This should not come as a huge surprise, especially since California is the most heavily populated state in the entire nation. California also has the highest GDP, with $3.36 trillion. Not only is California heavily involved with trade, but it also has more people… Read More »

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Do I Need Surgery for My Head Injury?

Do I Need Surgery for My Head Injury?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Sometimes, surgery is required to treat head injuries. Contrary to popular belief, this treatment option is not just reserved for head injuries involving high levels of trauma. Even a slight knock to the head could cause a brain bleed, and the only way to address this issue might be surgical intervention. How do you… Read More »

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Cyclists are Suffering Head Injuries in Intentional “Dooring” Attacks

Cyclists are Suffering Head Injuries in Intentional “Dooring” Attacks

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

It is no secret that cyclists and motorists do not always see eye to eye. These two groups are forced to share the road despite the fact that they use completely different vehicles. Cyclists are obviously much slower, but they are also capable of weaving between tighter gaps and accessing areas cars cannot. On… Read More »

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