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Bike Crash Truck Driver Makes Illegal Left Turn

Cyclist was coming down a hill through an intersection crossing the stop limit line on yellow light. Motorist made a rapid and unpredictable left turn into the cyclist. Cyclist suffered serious bodily injury to his wrist requiring surgery to repair his scaphoid. $100,000.00 settlement following motions in limine at trial. Medical lien reduced by 50%.


Motorcyclist hit by Truck doing Unsuspected U-Turn

Motorcyclist hit in North Austin when a truck driver did an illegal and unsuspected U-turn. Motorcyclist suffered serious bodily injury including multiple surgeries, broken bones, and organ injuries. One Million Dollar Settlement. Medical liens reduced by 30% or greater.


Personal Injury (Bicycle Crash)

Cyclist and Aerospace Engineering student riding down South First Street at the intersection of Riverside in Austin, Texas was hit when a car made an illegal left turn into her right-of-way. Multiple fractures were suffered including a fractured pelvis, a fractured left wrist, a laceration to her right knee and shin for which she had to receive stitches and later underwent surgery (open reduction internal fixation) of her knee and wrist during her three day hospital stay at Brackenridge. $250,000.00 Settlement for Plaintiff.


Personal Injury- Motorcycle Crash

Mother and Son were travelling on a Triumph Bonneville on a one-way city street with four lanes of traffic. A rented van driven by a driver from Scotland admittedly searching for a parking spot veered directly into the motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was thrown over the handlebars and suffered a penis de-gloving. The passenger suffered a serious knee injury that would require a future surgery. Total Settlement $200,000.00.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike to work when he was sideswiped by an airport shuttle van. The van driver was never positively identified by direct evidence. Plaintiff suffered serious facial fractures and jaw fractures. Through circumstantial evidence plaintiff prevailed at trial. 12-0 in favor of plaintiff for a $600,000 verdict on top of a $258,000 settlement with the van company.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike on Easter Sunday when his right-of-way was violated by a new driver in Alameda County on Foothill Road. Plaintiff suffered an avulsion fracture to his ankle. Plaintiff succeeded at trial with a $219,000.00 jury verdict in his favor.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike home from work at 4 a.m. on Airport Blvd. in Austin, Texas when he was run over from behind negligent driver, driving a Yellow Cab. Cyclist suffered critical injuries to his head, neck and back. After five weeks in the ICU and CCU he suffered pulmonary infections from the prior intubation and was re-hospitalized. Cyclist obtained a settlement for insurance policy limits of $100,000.00 and the lien from the hospital was reduced by 90%.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Avid commuter cyclist suffered a broken olecranon and clavicle when riding his bike on his way to work. Cyclist underwent open reduction, internal fixation surgery to repair the broken bone. Surgeons broke screw from a prior surgery to the same bone while attempting to remove the prior surgical hardware. Settlement for cyclist and substantial medical lien reduction.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Commuter cyclist, hit by driver ignoring cyclists right of way in a bike lane. Settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Avid cyclist, hit by a giant SUV in Austin on Amesbury as the cyclist was attempting to continue through the intersection on Guadalupe in a marked bike lane. The negligent driver ignored the cyclist's right-of-way. Cyclist suffered a broken tibia. Settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Avid cyclist, and board member for the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, suffered a broken wrist and deep transverse laceration to the quadricep/VMO muscle when the negligent driver of a BMW attempting to short-cut traffic, made an illegal right-hand turn off Market Street, onto the Octavia/US HWY 101 on-ramp. Settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Austin commuter cyclist was travelling North on her bicycle on Chicon about to make a left turn onto East Fifth Street. She reached the intersection and stopped. She utilized her left arm to signal her intent to make a left turn. She waited for oncoming traffic to pass, but a Black Chevy Silverado truck sped around her from behind, came up on the left, barely avoided a collision with another car and hit the cyclist. The grossly negligent driver then proceeded to drive from the scene. A criminal conviction against the driver was secured by the Austin District Attorney. The cyclist suffered a radial head fracture and her claim was resolved for the policy limits.


Personal Injury, (Motorcycle Accident)

Motorcyclist and dedicated track racer was hit when a negligent driver making a right turn did not see her to his right. Cyclist suffered right ankle scarring. Settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist completed a 600-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money for AIDS. After completing the ride, he returned to San Francisco and picked up his bicycle from the gear truck. As he was riding home, he was hit by a car. Cyclist underwent surgery on his hand and has suffered permanent injury requiring future career change from massage therapist due to his injury. Cyclist settled for full policy limits $250,000.00.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist suffered eight broken vertebrae when the negligent driver of a van made a right-hand turn directly in front of the cyclist, clipping the cyclist's wheel and causing the cyclist to veer off the roadway and directly into a tree. Cyclist obtained a policy limits settlement.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike through an intersection with a green light. A vehicle making a left-hand turn ignored the cyclist's right-of-way hitting and injuring the cyclist. Settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bike Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike on the Embarcadero in San Francisco in the bike lane when he was struck by a car that had pulled into the bike lane and began reversing. Cyclist was unable to avoid a collision due to the motorist's unanticipated actions. Cyclist suffered a broken metacarpal (hand bone). Settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike in Berkeley when he was struck by a negligent car driver who did not see him. Cyclist suffered knee injury and collar-bone injury. Full policy settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bike Accident)

Cyclist in CA hit by negligent motorist's rear view mirror while vehicle was passing the bicyclist. There was no bike lane. Settlement for cyclist.


Personal Injury, (Motorcycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding a motorcycle down a residential street when a negligently driver did an illegal u-turn in the roadway and collided into the motorcyclist. Cyclist suffered severe injury to his arm and leg and sustained serious road rash. Cyclist settled for the $100,000.00 policy limits of the negligent car driver.


Personal Injury, (Motorcycle Accident)

Motorcyclist injured by Cafe Madeleine Delivery Truck failing to provide right of way. Motorcyclist required shoulder surgery following the incident. Settlement for motorcyclist.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

As three cyclists left the UC Berkeley campus in the early evening, one cyclist caught the rim of a pot hole that measured approximately 30 inches in length and nearly 2 inches deep. The University had no street lighting on "The Crescent" near West Circle where the cyclist was injured. Although the bicyclist had a mounted headlamp, the pothole was not apparent without overhead lighting. Cyclist was thrown from her bike and suffered a broken olecranon (elbow). Cyclist sued the University and received settlement satisfying all medical costs, wage loss, and pain and suffering.


Personal Injury, (Motorcycle Accident)

Motorcyclist was hit by drunk driver. Cyclist suffered broken clavicle. Drunk driver had no insurance. Settled for uninsured policy limits and restitution in criminal court.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike to work in Union Square when he was sideswiped by a Go Lorrie's airport shuttle van. The van driver was never positively identified by direct evidence. Plaintiff suffered serious facial fractures and jaw fractures. Through circumstantial evidence plaintiff prevailed at trial. 12-0 in favor of plaintiff for a $600,000 verdict on top of a $258,000 settlement with the van company.


Personal Injury, (Bicycle Accident)

Cyclist was riding his bike on Easter Sunday when his right-of-way was violated by a new driver in Alameda County on Foothill Road. Plaintiff suffered an avulsion fracture to his ankle. Plaintiff succeeded at trial with a $219,000.00 jury verdict in his favor.