It is Time to Harmonize the UM Statute with the Three Feet for Safety Act
By Joshua Cohen/ July 2016
Bicyclists injured by cars need the security of UM coverage, but they don’t need the physical-contact test.
The Cyclist Anti-Harassment Ordinance
By Joshua Cohen / July 2014
A civil cause of action for cyclists harassed by motorists – and a $1,000 remedy in Los Angeles.
Video Evidence: Finding It, Securing It And Getting It Admitted
By Joshua Cohen / March 2016
Video evidence is gold in personal injury cases; make certain you turn over every stone to find it.
L.A. Faces Skyrocketing Costs for Lawsuits over Bike Crashes
February 3, 2018
Faced with a string of lawsuits over grisly crashes, the city of Los Angeles paid out more than $19 million last year to cyclists and their families…
Cycle of Disrepair
November 17, 2017
Los Angeles has some of the worst streets in America and the degradation and disrepair is costing the city millions in costly personal injury claims. What’s being done to fix L.A.’s roadways and p the costly litigation?
Will a New Law Make Drivers Bicycle-Friendly?
September 17, 2014
Riding a bike in metropolitan traffic can be taking your life in your hands. But a new rule for the roads of California went into effect this week: Motorists have to give cyclists a ee-foot buffer zone.
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Bicycle safety trends are startling. A report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that in 2018, the fatality rate of cyclists surged 6.3 percent to an all-time high of 857 cyclists. The data indicate that deaths are predominately in urban areas...
In 2018, The Washington Post reported that six of the ten safest cities for bicyclists were found in California. Yet, Los Angeles still ranks as one of the most dangerous cities for biking. However, April did bring the first protected two-way bike lane to Los Angeles,...