Cyclists Representing Cyclists

Dealing with Insurance Companies after a Bike Crash in California

Put Our Experienced Orange County Bicycle Accident Attorneys on Your Side

When you are involved in a cycling accident, there are several different ways to receive compensation. Navigating the complexities of various insurance scenarios can be challenging, and that’s where we come in.

At Bike Legal, we make sure that your rights are protected and that the insurance companies involved treat you fairly. Insurance companies often use various techniques to reduce the value of a case, but having a true Orange County cycling injury attorney on your side can increase your odds of winning by more than 70% compared to those who represent themselves.

To learn more about how we can assist you with your bike injury claim, call (800) 449-4850 or submit an online contact form today. Your initial consultation is completely free.

Should You Hire an Attorney?

After a bike accident, especially an accident that results in seemingly minor injuries, many cyclists might think it’s too much work and too much hassle to take their case to an attorney. However, you may not realize the full impact of your injuries—even minor ones—immediately after the accident.

If you need medical treatment, the costs can quickly add up. You may even have to take time off work to receive medical attention and/or recover from your injuries. Your bike may require extensive (and costly) repairs and, when you do eventually get back on the road, you may find yourself struggling with after-effects, like anxiety and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

An experienced bike accident attorney, like those at Bike Legal, can help you pursue fair compensation from the at-fault party’s insurance provider. This compensation is meant to assist you with the cost of damages, which is a legal term for the physical, emotional, and financial consequences you have had to deal with as a result of the accident.

An attorney can help you pursue compensation for:

  • All medical expenses related to your injuries
  • Ongoing (future) medical treatment
  • Lost income/wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property (bike) damage repairs
  • Emotional distress

At Bike Legal, we understand the unique concerns of cyclists because many of our Orange County bicycle accident lawyers are also cyclists themselves. And, having represented cyclists in personal injury cases for over 35 years, we know how to negotiate with insurance companies and recover the largest amount of money our clients are owed. Our firm doesn’t just settle for any amount; when insurance companies offer lowball settlements, trial attorney Martin Jerisat is prepared to represent our clients’ best interests by taking their cases to court.

Contact us at (800) 449-4850 for a free consultation.

Over $300 Million Recovered for Injured Cyclists

In our 35+ years of handling cycling accidents, we have achieved significant and noteworthy results for our clients, amounting to over $300 million total. Our bicycle accident lawyers have handled hundreds of cycling accident and injury cases, including numerous cases that proceeded to trial—with successful results.
  • Cyclists vs. Auto $4 Million
  • Cyclist Rear-Ended $3 Million
  • Negligent Event Promoter $1.4 Million
  • Cyclist Rear-Ended $500 Thousand
  • Cat 3 Female Cyclist Struck By Car $500 Thousand
  • Cyclist Rear-Ended $500 Thousand
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Hear From Our Clients

  • They are part of the cycling community and fully understand the perspective of the cyclist.

    “They consistently fight for their clients to get superior settlements and have excellent client services.”

    - Vince D.
  • I would strongly encourage anyone seeking an excellent law firm to use Bike Legal.

    “The regular updates helped to reassure us that they were diligently working on our behalf. They always took my calls or returned messages promptly.”

    - JR- Triathlete
  • Thank you Bike Legal for all of your hard work on my case.

    “You were able to recover far more than I ever expected and was able to get back racing quickly!”

    - Sasha R.
  • The Bike Legal team is a generous sponsor for my son's racing team and frequent speaker at our team meetings.

    “When my wife, Alison, was hit by a pickup truck while riding her bike, the Bike Legal team responded to our questions quickly with a precise and understandable manner.”

    - RL- Team Velosport Cyclist
  • They are a must for any case you might have.

    “I greatly appreciate the quick efforts to get me back on my feet and cycling again. Very friendly staff that all worked together to make the process very easy.”

    - RF CAT 1 Cyclist
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Why Work With Us?

We Understand Bike Accidents!
  • Deep Rooted in the Community

    We have a real cycling culture at our law firm.  We are actively involved in the cyclist community and sponsor local teams and events.

  • Superior Results

    Our firm has recovered over $300 million on behalf of cyclists.

  • Experienced Legal Team

    We have been representing cyclists for over 35 years and have handled hundreds of cases.

  • 24/7 Personalized Access

    Speak with our Client Coordinator 24/7 and schedule same-day appointments.

  • Unparalleled Resources

    Our team has the resources and relationships with experts to help you through your medical treatment and build your case quickly to maximize results.

  • Trial-Tested

    We are not afraid to take your case to court to get the best possible outcome.

Need Help Today?

Call (800) 449-4850 for a Free Consultation
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