Bicycles have long provided residents of Ventura, California with a means of conveniently getting from Point A to Point B in the city without having to rely on cars or public transportation. E-bikes have provided a new option that blends the advantages of both a motor vehicle and a bicycle.
You simply must exercise caution when riding an e-bike throughout Ventura. In an enclosed vehicle like a car, you have a metal frame protecting you from harm to some degree should you be involved in an accident. This is not the case if you are on an e-bike.
Have you been injured in an e-bike accident? If so, you have likely sustained major injuries that require costly medical treatment.
It may be possible to recover compensation for your medical bills (and other losses resulting from your accident, such as lost wages) if your accident was the result of someone else’s negligence. Contact a Ventura e-bike accident attorney at the Law Office of John B. Richards for more information about your potential legal options.
It’s not uncommon for e-bike accidents to occur in and around Ventura when motorists are careless. They may cause accidents by engaging in such behaviors as:
Although the negligent party responsible for causing a Ventura e-bike accident will often be a motorist, there are exceptions.
For example, perhaps the designers or manufacturers of an e-bike were negligent. If so, they may have overlooked a design flaw or vehicle defect. This could also result in an accident.
E-bike accidents may even be the result of negligence on the part of pedestrians. If a careless pedestrian steps into the path of an e-bike rider without looking, the rider may have to swerve to avoid harming the pedestrian, potentially harming themselves in the process if they lose control of their vehicle.
Strongly consider scheduling a consultation at an e-bike accident law firm in Ventura if you have any reason to suspect your accident was the result of negligence. If we take your case on, we can assist you by
The aftermath of an e-bike accident can be a very stressful time. You may be facing medical bills, lost wages, and a variety of other losses. A Ventura e-bike accident attorney at the Law Office of John B. Richards can help you pursue compensation accordingly. Contact us online or call us at 805-683-2736 to schedule your free consultation.