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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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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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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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Corporate Culture and Bicyclists: Part 1 of 3 Plaintiffs' Attorneys and Reforming Corporate Culture©

Honest corporate profitability drives the American economy. But, rogue corporate business practices hurt Americans. Take Volkswagen, who schemed to program nearly 600,000 vehicles to deceive the ...
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"The Whiskey Off Road" Mountain Bike Race

When your drive to the race site takes you through "Skull Valley", you know you're in for an adventure.... What is it? "The Whiskey Off-Road" is an "Epic Rides" ...
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GPS to the Bicyclist's Rescue

Reconstructing a bicycle crash is growing increasingly scientific these days. Here are a few observations on ways to counter insurance company tactics that attempt to deny or reduce the value of your ...
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Bicycling Drunk in California

BICYCLING DRUNK IN CALIFORNIA I see it all the time, especially at night while I'm at a favorite beach yogurt shop next to a local pub. The event is a "pub crawl," which involves a group ...
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Lost Earning Capacity Part 2: Military Plaintiffs

LOST EARNING CAPACITY PART 2: MILITARY PLAINTIFFS In bicycle injury cases, plaintiffs are entitled to more than just their medical bills. There are a variety of different types of compensable damages ...
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