Bicycle Accidents

San Jose Bicycle Accident Attorney

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Much like pedestrians, bicyclists are too often ignored by other occupants of the road – and the results can be devastating. Bicyclists involved in accidents can suffer severe and sometimes catastrophic injuries. When other parties are at fault for causing these accidents, injured riders have the right to recover compensation.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident – or if you have lost a loved one in a bicycle accident – the Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm can help you seek compensation for your losses. Regardless of the type or severity of your bike injury, we are here to help you pay for any damages you suffered.

Over 30 years of representation, our award-winning firm has recovered millions on behalf of our clients. Call (831) 219-2110 to schedule a free case evaluation with our top-rated San Jose bicycle accident attorney.

Bicycle Accident Injuries

Bicyclists in California have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers. Our attorneys are bike riders who understand the dangers of cycling. Bicyclists have every right to venture out onto the roads without fear of getting hit by a car or other larger, heavier vehicle. In many cases, drivers are simply not paying attention to what they are doing or to who else is on the road with them. We represent bicyclists who have been injured in a collision with a car or other vehicle, or as a result of a product failure or roadway defects.

Since bicycles offer no protection, bicycle accidents often result in catastrophic injuries or even death – sadly, the most common bike accident victims are young children.

We represent cyclists who have suffered any type of injury, including some of the most common:

  • Broken bones
  • Head injuries
  • Neck, back and spinal cord injuries
  • Serious injuries, including paralysis

The last thing you should be worrying about after a bicycle accident is where you will find the money to hire a good lawyer to fight for your rights. This is why Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm always advances costs and handles all bike accident personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, so you can concentrate on healing without worrying about paying for quality legal counsel. That means we only charge for our work when we succeed for you, receiving a percentage of the recovery ONLY after we are successful. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious personal injury in a bicycle accident, we are here to help.

Protect Your Rights as a Cyclist

Being involved in a bicycle accident can be a traumatic and life-altering experience. If you or someone you love has suffered injuries in a bicycle accident, it’s important to seek legal representation from an experienced attorney. At Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm, our bicycle accident attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of cyclists and helping them get the compensation they deserve.

Our team can assist with a variety of bicycle accident cases, including:

  • Collisions with motor vehicles
  • Hit-and-run accidents
  • Defective bicycle parts
  • Poorly maintained roads or bike paths

When you hire us, we’ll work tirelessly to investigate the circumstances of your accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case on your behalf. Our goal is to help you recover physically, emotionally, and financially from the aftermath of your accident.

Don’t let the negligence of others go unpunished. Contact us today for a free case evaluation and take the first step towards justice.

Contact Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm to speak with an experienced San Jose bicycle accident lawyer. We represent injury victims throughout Northern/Central California with convenient office locations to serve you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Should I hire a lawyer for my personal injury case?

    There are several reasons for hiring a lawyer to represent you in your personal injury claim, rather than representing yourself. 1.) It allows you to focus on your own recovery, rather than the complicated details of your case. 2.) By hiring a skilled personal injury attorney to research your case and represent you in court, your chances of success improve drastically.

  • How long will my personal injury case take to resolve?

    This number can vary from one case to another, depending on the details of your situation. A lawsuit can take anywhere from several months to several years to settle.

  • What is the average settlement amount for a personal injury claim?

    The average compensation amount for a personal injury case is anywhere from $3,000 to $75,000, depending on what type of damages you are pursuing.

  • Does California put damage caps on claims for personal injury cases?

    No, only Medical Malpractices cases have a cap. California Civil Code section 3333.2 sets a cap on the amount of non-economic damages (pain and suffering) that can be recovered in a medical malpractice case. The maximum amount that may be recovered is $250,000. All other Personal Injury cases are not subject to any cap.