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What Are the Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents?

Bicycle accident fatalities increased by an astounding 38% between 2011 and 2020, according to the National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA). Although many people survive bicycle accidents, they may feel overwhelmed by a difficult recovery, an inability to work, and mounting medical expenses. There are many potential causes of bicycle accidents, some of which may lead to more severe injuries...

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How Long After a Car Accident Can Injuries Appear?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of police-reported car accidents decreased by 22% from 2019 to 2020. Part of this decrease is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which significantly reduced vehicular travel in the United States for part of the year. Still, the United States recorded more than 5 million non-fatal car accidents, with...

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What Are Common Injuries from Being Hit By a Car?

Since their low point in 2009, pedestrian fatalities have increased every year. Pedestrian accidents are an obvious danger to all of us. After all, almost everyone is a pedestrian at some point during their day. In 2020 alone, approximately 55,000 pedestrians suffered injuries in traffic-related incidents. Additionally, 6,516 pedestrians were killed in 2020. While the number of injuries decreased...

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How Can I Prove My Pain and Suffering for an Injury Claim in California?

A personal injury prevents you from having a normal daily routine and seriously degrades your quality of life. Whether you have too much pain to participate in your favorite activities or have trouble managing anxiety, your injury may cause you to suffer for many years. In this situation, you may be wondering, How can I prove my pain and...

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What Happens if You Get Hit by a Mail Truck?

Getting into an accident with a mail truck is always a possibility, especially in major cities. However, the claims process following a collision with a mail truck is very different from other types of accident claims since the United States Postal Service is a federal entity.  So, what happens if you get hit by a mail truck? Here’s an...

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How to Know If You Have Whiplash

Out of all car accident injuries, whiplash is one of the most common. However, it’s also one of the least noticeable immediately following a crash. For this reason, many victims of whiplash discount their injury and avoid seeking medical help, which may jeopardize their accident claim. Here’s an overview of the injury and how to know if you have...

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What Happens if a Cyclist Causes an Accident?

When people hear about an accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle, they typically assume the driver of the car was at fault. However, cyclists are sometimes at fault too. So what happens if a cyclist causes an accident? If you sustained injuries in a bike accident, don’t hesitate to contact the California car accident lawyers at Silva Injury...

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Can I Sue if a Bicycle Hits My Car?

Accidents involving a vehicle and bicycle can result in devastating injuries. Some people assume that a bike accident involving a car is automatically the driver’s fault. However, that is not always the case. There are incidents where the bicyclist is at fault for the accident. You may be searching online for the answer to, Can I sue if a...

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What to Do After a Bicycle Accident in CA

Bike commuting in America has soared in popularity in recent years. With so many bikers sharing the roads—roads that are still on their way to being safe for bikers—the chance of an accident naturally rises. Although bicycle fatalities and serious injuries in California decreased from 2019 to 2020, the numbers remain high. As a bicycle rider, you may wonder...

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Livestock Accident Settlements in California

You’re driving along a stretch of road you travel almost every day when, suddenly, you round a corner and see a small herd of cattle crossing the road not more than 50 feet ahead of you. You slam on the brakes and crank the wheel to the right in hopes of missing the animals, but in doing so you...

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