Most of the collisions between a bike and a car occur when the car is turning left across the path of the bike. Drivers don’t see bikes, despite the noise generated by the bikes and the headlights that never turn off. This is called a “failure to keep a proper lookout.” It is negligence, and if it causes you harm, you have the right to be treated fairly for suffering that harm.
For Biker Struck
By School Bus
Investigation of the circumstances was key to a recovery for the biker. Videotape of the interior of the bus, together with aerial photos, contradicted the driver’s initial claims that the biker was speeding, and that she could not see the biker because he “came around a curve.” In actuality he was simply on his way to work. After litigation started the case was mediated to a successful conclusion for the biker
My client was the passenger on her boyfriend’s motorcycle and, along with 400 other bikers, was taking part in the annual Pink Ride, a motorcycle event for a charitable organization that devotes its proceeds and efforts to helping victims of breast cancer and their families. Another biker approached them from the rear, driving erratically, and struck the saddlebag of the bike, causing it to topple over.