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Everybody at the office treated us well. Every time we called, they handled whatever situation was happening. We were kept up-to-date and the staff answered all of our questions when we had them. If someone asked me for a lawyer, I would recommend Estey & Bomberger.

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Having no experience with lawsuits I asked around in the cycling community for a referral. I was told about Estey & Bomberger. Mike Bomberger has a very unique way of handling these situations and he does not speculate. He guided me through a difficult process.

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Choosing the right law firm to represent you after suffering a serious bike accident will affect the success and direction of your case. Not all law firms are on equal footing when it comes to representing injured bicyclists.

California Bike Accident Attorney Would you hire an attorney for an auto accident case that rarely drives an automobile and does not understand automobile accidents? Probably not. Likewise, if involved in a bicycle accident, you want an attorney that is an avid cyclist that understands bicycle accidents with many years of experience in specializing in bike accident cases. That is EB Cycling Law.

EB Cycling Law was founded by Mike Bomberger. Mike is an avid cyclist who has been riding on your city roads and streets almost every day for the past 25 years and has been a victim of three bike v. car accidents himself. Consequently, we have seen and lived almost everything that a bicyclist experiences on the road, both good and bad. While other firms in California claim to specialize in cycling accident cases, we have accomplished record-setting verdicts and settlements for our clients in San Diego, Los Angeles, and throughout California that other firms simply cannot match. Insurance companies understand and know who we are which ultimately affects the settlement of our client’s cases.

Mike is an avid cyclist who has been riding on your city roads and streets almost every day for the past 25 years

Our California bicycle accident lawyer firm has a national reputation for excellence. Even though we handle cases in California, our work has been featured in both local and national media, including CNN, the CBS Evening News, the Associated Press, Fox News, Univision, Reuters, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Diego Union Tribune. Our law firm has the highest peer review rating available for legal skills and ethics.

We are passionate bicycle advocates

EB Cycling Law is not only the top law firm for bicycle accident victims in California, we are bicycle advocates passionately involved in many bicycling causes including bicycle safety and bicycle charities. EB Cycling Law is the only United States law firm sponsoring a professional cycling team. EB Cycling Law also sponsors local cycling clubs. EB Cycling Law is also an integral part of the Rider Safety Visibility movement.

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Our award winning California bike accident attorney team have the knowledge, expertise, and tenacity to win your personal injury case.

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We have a 99% success rate for a reason. We are very good at what we do. Call our office now and let us answer the questions you have about your cycling accident case today.

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Mike Bomberger has represented cyclists throughout California and the United States. He is frequently brought in by local out-of-state counsel to consult and/or handle large injury cycling cases because of his expertise and cycling. He has handled cases involving almost any situation where cyclists have been hit by cars. Most common accidents include: open doors, turns violating right-of-way, and hit from behind (This is often the result of distracted drivers on Smart phones).

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Our results speak for themselves

EB Cycling Law is a small firm specializing in bicycle accident cases. We provide personalized service to each one of our clients because every case is unique. Partner, Mike Bomberger, is an avid longtime cyclist. Mike has successfully handled more bicycle accident cases than any other attorney in San Diego and has won accident cases on behalf of bicyclists that other attorneys didn’t think were winnable. He has sued municipalities and local governments for building roads that are inherently dangerous for bicyclists or failing to maintain roads in a safe condition. He has also sued many bike manufacturers for product defects that have caused serious injuries to his clients.

His efforts in San Diego and in California have made roads safer for cyclists. Likewise, holding manufacturers accountable for defective products has resulted in increased quality control of those products. EB Cycling Law has obtained over $500,000,000 in personal injury damages on behalf of our clients. If you or your loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a bicycle accident, click here to contact us for a free, confidential, no obligation consultation or call (619) 295-0035 today.

There is never a fee without a recovery

The combination of lawyer/experienced cyclist makes Mike and EB Cycling Law the obvious choice if you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a bike accident. There is never a fee without a recovery. Our results speak for themselves.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bicycle Accidents in California

Riding a bicycle on highly trafficked roads can be quite dangerous. However, if you are struck by a motorist or injured in an accident while cycling, you still have rights. For your convenience, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you understand your case.

I was injured in an accident on my bicycle. What do I do next?

  • Contact the police
  • Photograph the site and take physical evidence
  • Keep a written, detailed record of your memories of the incident
  • Gather pertinent information from the driver and available witnesses
  • Contact a bicycle accident lawyer

How soon should I meet with a lawyer following my accident?

As soon as possible. Though you will want to file your claim after all medical treatment and rehabilitation have been paid for, to get the most from insurance, a California bike accident lawyer can be of service from the beginning, including evidence retrieval.

In an accident between a bicycle and car, is the motorist always at fault?

Not necessarily. Bicyclists have responsibilities on the road; if fault is uncertain or debated in an accident, the court will take as much evidence as is available and determine a shared percentage of fault to divide the damages appropriately.

Are there responsibilities owed to bicyclists by motorists on the road?

Yes. Motorists are expected to watch for cyclists and never cross into marked bike lanes. Cyclists are also treated as pedestrians in terms of crosswalks and intersections.

Are there special laws that govern my behavior on the roadway, as a cyclist?

Yes. Driving on the appropriate side of the road, outfitting yourself with reflective gear, watching for motorists, and observing sidewalks and bike lanes are all required.

What damages might I be able to accrue through a lawsuit?

  • Coverage for medical bills
  • Bicycle repair
  • Coverage for lost wages

Can I still file a claim if I was partially at fault for the accident?

Absolutely. The court will determine percentage of fault by assessing the case. Damages can then be adjusted depending on negligence.

What should I do if my loved one was killed by a motorist while cycling?

You may be entitled to compensation if you are financially burdened by the death of a loved one. This type of case would fall under Wrongful Death.

Can I file a claim if I was attacked or obstructed by a dog while riding?

Potentially. If the dog owner violated leash laws and his or her pet was obstructing the road or bike path, you may be eligible for damages.

What should I do if I was struck by a hit and run driver?

If you are physically able to, call the police. Provide as much identifying information about the vehicle, the driver, and your whereabouts as possible. If possible, find witnesses immediately. In many cases, police are able to track down the responsible party, especially if license plate information is obtained. In cases where the driver was not identified, turn to your own insurance company’s Uninsured Motorist liability coverage. An experienced lawyer can assist this process.

Does my automotive insurance protect me while cycling?

Not in California. However, the other motorist’s insurance will if you are in an accident with a motor vehicle. The only exception is when you are harmed by another motorist and he or she leaves the scene or has no insurance. In that case, the uninsured motorist portion of your own insurance can assist you.

Is there such a thing as bicycle insurance?

Yes, there are companies that insure cyclists for liability up to $100,000.

If you have been injured in a bicycle accident and believe you are eligible for compensation due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, contact the law offices of Estey & Bomberger, LLP today. (619) 295-0035

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