Escondido Bicycle Accident Attorney | Bike Accident Lawyer
When you injured as a result of a bicycle accident it’s vital that you seek legal counsel immediately. Our legal team from Edward J Babbitt APC & Associates is here to provide you expert legal representation after suffering an injury in an Escondido bicycle accident.
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Escondido Bicycle Accident Attorney

More and more people are utilizing their bicycles to get around Escondido. It saves money on gas and helps the environment at the same time. It also helps those who ride regularly stay in shape. But, riding a bicycle in such a busy city can be challenging and dangerous at times. There are hundreds of bicycles seen throughout the city on a daily basis, increasing the odds of an accident involving one. These accidents can wind up causing severe injuries that can change your life and even end in death.

If you or a loved one is injured as a result of a bicycle accident it’s vital that you seek legal counsel immediately by speaking to an Escondido bicycle accident attorney. Call the office today to schedule a free initial consultation at 619-543-1789.

How to Make Yourself Visible on a Bicycle

If you like to ride a bicycle to and from work, school, to run errands or simply for a workout, you will want to know how to make yourself as visible as possible. Riding a bike is an easy task but a dangerous one when riding around the city. That’s why you must protect yourself each time you mount your bicycle. Here are some tips to utilize when riding your bicycle:

  • Outfit the bike with blinking or solid reflectors
  • Wear bright colored clothing
  • Wear reflective apparel
  • Always ride with traffic
  • Ride in bike lanes when available
  • Avoid riding on sidewalks
  • Follow all traffic laws
  • Do not cross against a red light
  • Make eye contact with drivers when turning
  • Avoid using a mobile phone while riding
  • Don’t weave in and out of traffic
  • Don’t dart out into traffic

Making yourself visible on a bicycle can help save your life. There’s so much that you can do for yourself to ensure that the ride is a safe one, but just remember that there’s nothing you can do about unsafe drivers. Learning how to become a defensive rider can reduce your chances of being involved in an accident. The team from Edward J Babbitt APC & Associates is here to provide you with expert legal representation after suffering an injury in an Escondido bicycle accident.

Injuries Caused by Bicycle Accidents

The injuries you can suffer in a motorcycle accident can be devastating. There’s no protection for you from the elements, which means getting hit by a car can severely injure you. Some of the most common injuries our Escondido bicycle accident attorneys handle include the following:

  • Loss of limbs
  • Broken bones
  • Head trauma
  • Vision loss
  • Impalement
  • Incapacitation
  • Paralysis
  • Coma
  • Internal bleeding
  • Organ damage

Suffering an injury because of a bicycle accident can change your life in an instant. Missed time at work, mounting utility bills, mounting medical expenses, inability to care for or provide for your loved ones and even the need to renovate your home for handicap access are all issues that can arise from a bicycle accident.

If you or a loved one has been injured when riding a bicycle, be sure to contact an Escondido bicycle accident attorney to schedule a consultation. Call the office at 619-543-1789 today to schedule your appointment.

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