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Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement: Release of Liability and Covenant Not to Sue

Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement: Release of Liability and Covenant Not to Sue Below is a sample Bike Store Test Ride release which is explained in more detail in my podcast for this article. I also ...
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Fairly Defining the Legal Risks of Bicycling©

In an attempt to escape responsibility for a bicycle injury claim, insurance companies commonly argue that you, the bicyclist, assumed the risk of injury by hopping on your bicycle. They argue this ...
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1989 Kona Iron War

Traditionally, October is reserved for the Hawaiian Ironman World Championship in Kona. Respecting the sport and athletes, I have composed an article looking back on the greatest endurance race, ...
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When Is a Turning Movement Illegal? ©

Turning movements not only include the typical 90º turning movement, but also lane changes. California Vehicle Code §22107 states: “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course ...
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Night Riders and Commuters©

Night Riders and Commuters © This article is intended to discuss your rights when riding a bicycle in the dark. California Vehicle Code §21201 states that “darkness” is defined ...
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Recovering Damages for Veterans: The Benefits of Sport for Our Military Warriors©

“He smiles at the young soldiers Tells them it’s all right He knows of their fears in the Forthcoming fight Soon there’ll be blood and many will die Mothers and fathers… Back ...
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The Bicyclist Juror: "The Great Levelers" ©

Imagine opening your mail box one day and receiving a letter from the courthouse summonsing you to Jury Duty. Some might send in an objection to get out….whereas others will report at 8:00 a.m. ...
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DMV Justice! ©

THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES RE-EXAMINATION PROCESS What can you do when hit and seriously injured by a motorist you believe should not be driving due to age or a mental or physical disability in ...
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Paying Your Medical Bills©

Once you’ve identified your medical bills so they can be paid; it’s time to begin the payment process. (Read this article after my previous article called “Negotiating Medical Bills ...
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NEGOTIATING MEDICAL BILLS MADE EASY©

In light of the complexities of current medical billing and collection efforts by the health care and insurance industries, I put together some suggestions to protect my injury clients’ ...
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Getting Your Fair Share of the Settlement©

THERE ARE SEVERAL ways to maximize your bicycle injury settlement. One of the most effective ways is to ensure your insurance company doesn't get its hands on what is rightfully yours. A current ...
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The Black Cyclone: A Forgotten American Hero

This is a brief story of Marshall “Major” Taylor. Born in 1878 in Indiana, a young Major was working in a bicycle shop when the owner noticed his unusual talent for acrobatic cycling. Over ...
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Why Do Trucks & Bicycles Collide?

Over 5,000 trucking accidents result in fatalities each year. Over 700 bicyclists are killed each year, many by trucks. Let’s talk about why….Simply stated, trucking companies often place ...
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Press Release: New Exclusive Gold Level Sponsorship Agreement

Release Date: Immediately, July 14, 2017 Contact : Thom Richmond, President California Triathlon Phone: (818) 502-3355 Richard Duquette Attorney at Law Phone: (760) 730-0500 California Triathlon is ...
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Bicyclists Can Recover Justice from an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist

I’ve previously written about the need to obtain strong insurance coverage, especially Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage. See my article here. This is in case the bad guy that hits you is ...
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RECORDING YOUR RIDE: EVIDENCE & LIABILITY - PART II

The age of helmet and bicycle mounted cameras such as GoPros, Contours, and Fly 6s has opened up a world of possibilities that enhance recreation and entertainment. But this technology also has legal ...
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RECORDING YOUR RIDE: EVIDENCE & LIABILITY - PART I

The age of helmet and bicycle mounted cameras such as GoPros, Contours, and Fly 6s has opened up a world of possibilities that enhance recreation and entertainment. But this technology also has legal ...
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Cleaning up your Clients Record Part 2: Dismissals per 1203.4 aka Expungements

Penal Code §1203.4 sets out the ways in which a prior conviction can be dismissed. There are a number of benefits in doing this for your clients. These include answering no to questions on ...
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Bicyclists Can Recover Justice from an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist

Bicyclists Can Recover Justice from an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist I’ve previously written about the need to obtain strong insurance coverage, especially Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist ...
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Made in the USA: Part II

How Consumers and Bicycle Retailers Can Avoid Defective Foreign Bicycles In 2012, the U.S. imported over seven million bicycles, primarily from China and Taiwan. While many of these bicycles appear ...
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Made in the USA: Part I

How Consumers and Bicycle Retailers Can Avoid Defective Foreign Bicycles In 2012, the U.S. imported over seven million bicycles, primarily from China and Taiwan. While many of these bicycles appear ...
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Corporate Culture and Bicyclists: Part 3 of 3 Nonprofit Law and Ethics©

Here in Southern California, we in the bicycling community are fortunate to have a wide array of nonprofit organizations that represent our interests in a variety of ways. These groups not only ...
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Corporate Culture and Bicyclists: Part 2 of 3 Nonprofit Law and Ethics©

Here in Southern California, we in the bicycling community are fortunate to have a wide array of nonprofit organizations that represent our interests in a variety of ways. These groups not only ...
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Cleaning Up Your Client's Record - Part 1: Early Termination of Probation

Ideally, we all want that squeaky-clean client to put up on the stand before a jury. The reality is no one has lived the perfect life. Some of your civil clients will have past criminal records. But ...
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Avoiding Jail Time, A Guide to Sentencing Alternatives

One of the first statements you might hear when referred a criminal case is, "I don't want to go to jail." While this may not always be possible, there are some programs or options that ...
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