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Bicyclist Hit By Motorist In Stanton

By Blythe Donham |

STANTON, CA: on January 18th, 2017, a man on a bike was hit by a car at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Chapman Avenue. the car involved is still under investigation. However, it is described as being either gold or champagne in color. Our injury lawyer reports that the victim was taken to the… Read More »

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Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

By Blythe Donham |

Monday was bike and pedestrian safety enforcement day in Dana Point and all throughout Orange County, according the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The focus was on factors that cause accidents between motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. the OCSD mapped out locations all around Orange County where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred over the last three years…. Read More »

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Our Children & Helmet Safety: How & Why

By Blythe Donham |

In this weeks’ continuation of helmet safety, our accident lawyer wanted to discuss a few important topics. Let’s discuss how to choose the right helmet for your child. We will also go over a “Quick-Fit Check List,” and “Checking the Fit.” Finally, why wearing a helmet is so important. Part I – Choosing the Right Helmet… Read More »

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Myths vs. Facts on Helmet Safety

By Blythe Donham |

Riding a bicycle without training wheels has become somewhat of a right of passage for children – being seen as a source of pride and oftentimes a symbol of independence and freedom. And along with this newfound independence and freedom that our children have, it leaves us, a parents sometimes wondering how safe our children… Read More »

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Personal Injury Attorney: How to Avoid Cyclists

By Ian Silverthorne |

A June 2014 accident in Laguna Beach involving a 55-year-old cyclist killed by a 20-year-old motorist. Accidents like this show how vulnerable cyclists can be on the road. the male driver was recently charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and felony hit and run, but incidents like this are preventable. These tips from a Laguna Beach… Read More »

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Highlighting New “Three Feet for Safety Act”

By Ian Silverthorne |

According to the California Highway Patrol, bicycle fatalities increased 7 percent from 2011 to 2012, the latest year for which statistics were available. Injuries went up by almost 4 percent for the same period. Most of the injuries were to those in the 45-54 and 55-64 age group. Those aged 35-44 were next. Contacting… Read More »

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Common Fontana Bike Accident Scenarios

By Ian Silverthorne |

As more people take to the roads on their bicycles, more accidents with cars are inevitable. Bicyclists are at a disadvantage when they share the road with cars. Their smaller size makes them difficult to see. It also increases the risk of injury in an accident with a car. Hiring an accident attorney will help… Read More »

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Huntington Beach Bike Accident Kills One

By Ian Silverthorne |

A Huntington Beach bike accident on Labor Day has claimed the life of a 55-year-old local resident. Calls came into 911 at approximately 6:30 p.m. on the evening of September 1. Responding officers from the Huntington Beach Police Department found passersby trying to attend to the cyclist on the road. He was transported to the UCI Medical Center… Read More »

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Dangers When Riding a Bike

By Ian Silverthorne |

Hector Bike Shop in Fontana makes the experience of riding a bicycle intriguing to Fontana residents. Residents can ride their bikes to Kaiser Steel Mill or the city park if they are interested in using them recreationally. However, Fontana’s busy streets can be difficult for bicyclists to maneuver. as an accident lawyer, Silverthorne Attorneys… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety in Corona, CA

By Ian Silverthorne |

The City of Corona held a Bike Classic safety expo on Monday. the event was organized by police officers and community leaders to provide bicyclists with information on how to ride safely. Corona residents bike ride for many reasons. Other than as a means of transportation. However, bicyclist health cannot be obtained or kept… Read More »

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