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College Student Dies After Bay Area E-Bike Crash

College Student Dies After Bay Area E-Bike Crash

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

A college student from India lost his life after a fatal e-bike accident in Hayward. This incident highlights the unique safety challenges associated with e-bikes in California. As these powered bicycles become more common, we will undoubtedly see higher numbers of accidents. Compared to normal bicycles, the chance of death is arguably higher with… Read More »

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Cyclists Hold “Ride of Silence” for Bike Accident Victims in San Francisco

Cyclists Hold “Ride of Silence” for Bike Accident Victims in San Francisco

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

The cycling community is extremely vibrant and well-organized in San Francisco. Unfortunately, even the most committed activists can do very little in the face of widespread deaths and bicycle injuries in the Bay Area. Words often fail to express just how traumatic and life-altering these bike accidents can be in California. In May of… Read More »

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Cyclist Dies After Being Struck by Motorcyclist in San Jose

Cyclist Dies After Being Struck by Motorcyclist in San Jose

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

While a motorcyclist is more vulnerable to injuries after crashing into a car, the tables are turned if they impact a cyclist. Motorcycles are much more heavy and sturdy compared to bicycles, and they are also capable of much higher speeds. As a result, motorcyclists can cause serious damage and catastrophic injuries to cyclists… Read More »

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Driverless Vehicle Causes Cyclist Injuries in San Francisco Amidst Protests

Driverless Vehicle Causes Cyclist Injuries in San Francisco Amidst Protests

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Even since Cruise has retired its entire fleet of autonomous vehicles, self-driving cars continue to cause accidents and injuries in the San Francisco area. One thing is clear: Bay Area residents are not happy about the presence of these vehicles on their streets – and they are making their voices heard. Amidst widespread protests… Read More »

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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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