San Jose Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Whether you ride your bicycle in San Jose to get to and from work, or for fitness or recreation, you have the right to a safe ride. With over 462 miles of bike lanes, San Jose bicyclists shouldn’t have to worry about risking their lives while they ride a bicycle. Unfortunately, when a motorist fails to acknowledge the rights of a bicyclist, a San Jose bicycle accident can happen, often leaving riders suffering from severe injuries.

If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, call the trusted San Jose bicycle accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000 for a FREE case evaluation. With decades of combined experience serving San Jose and the Bay Area, our attorneys will work hard to get you the best result possible.

How Can a San Jose Bicycle Attorney Help Me?

San Jose can be a dangerous place for bicycle riders. In recent years, over 1,400 bicycle crashes resulting in injuries were reported. Our team of San Jose bicycle accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm will assist you through the claims process following a bicycle accident. Our attorneys are prepared to do whatever it takes to help get you the best result possible for your accident claim. When you choose The Barnes Firm, our bicycle accident lawyers will:

  • Evaluate your case for FREE
  • Investigate all details surrounding your bicycle accident
  • Negotiate with the insurance company to help you get the best result possible
  • Prepare your case, and take it to trial if necessary

Call our team of San Jose bicycle accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000 to find out how much your bicycle accident case may be worth.


Why do Bicycle Accidents Happen?

Driver distraction is a leading cause of bicycle accidents in San Jose and throughout California. When a motorist fails to pay attention to bicyclists on the road, it puts bicycle riders at a greater risk of becoming severely or fatally injured. The most common causes of bicycle accidents in San Jose include:

  • Failing to yield to a bicyclist at an intersection
  • A motor vehicle turning left or right directly in front of a bicyclist
  • Distracted or reckless driving near a bicyclist
  • Motorists failing to properly share the road with bicyclists
  • Tailgating a bicyclist
  • Motorists driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol

If you or someone you know has been injured in a bicycle accident due to someone else’s negligence, reach out to our team of San Jose bicycle accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm at (800) 800-0000 for a FREE case evaluation.

Types of Injuries San Jose Bicycle Accident Victims Face

A bicycle accident victim can be seriously injured in a collision. When a crash happens, a bicyclist has direct impact with the motor vehicle or with the roadway, often leading to more severe injuries. Medical providers commonly treat bicycle accident victims with the following injuries:

Our bicycle accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm want to help you on your road to recovery after a San Jose bicycle crash. We will work hard to help you get the best result possible so that you can heal.

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Steps to Take After a Bicycle Crash

If you have just been in a San Jose bicycle collision, you may wonder what to do next. Our bicycle accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm suggest following these steps for your safety and for obtaining the best result possible in your bicycle accident claim:

  • Get to Safety. If you are able, move yourself and your bicycle to a safe spot. Keep all clothing and protective equipment on.
  • Call 911. Report your accident and request medical services if needed.
  • Collect information from the accident. Take photos of the accident scene and of your injuries, exchange information with the driver of the other vehicle and request a copy of the accident report.
  • Visit a medical professional. You will want to be diagnosed and treated for your injuries.
  • Call The Barnes Firm. Our bicycle accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have about your accident. Call us immediately following your collision at (800) 800-0000 to see if you have a case.

Most Dangerous Places to Ride a Bicycle in San Jose

With a population of more than 1 million people, and a steady increase in bicycle riders, San Jose streets see bicycle accidents with injured riders occurring commonly on the following streets and intersections:

  • South Market and San Fernando Street
  • East Santa Clara and South Fourth Street
  • Santa Clara Street and St. John Street
  • East San Fernando and South Fourth Street
  • Park Boulevard and Page Mill Road
  • Arastradero Road and Foothill Expressway
  • West El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue
  • Waverly Street and University Avenue

If you were injured at one of these dangerous intersections or anywhere in San Jose, call The Barnes Firm today for a FREE case evaluation at (800) 800-0000.

How Long do I Have to File a San Jose Bicycle Claim?

The statute of limitations to submit a bicycle accident claim in California is two years from the date the bicycle crash happened, or two years from the date that your bicycle accident injuries were discovered. Don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our experienced bicycle attorneys at The Barnes Firm to find out if you have a case after a San Jose bicycle accident.

What Kind of Damages can be Recovered After a Bicycle Crash?

An experienced San Jose bicycle accident attorney understands the challenges a bicycle accident victim can face following an accident. Our team of bicycle attorneys at The Barnes Firm have fought on behalf of bicycle accident victims and helped them obtain financial compensation for the following:

  • Medical bills and expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Property damages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • And more…

The Barnes Firm has handled all types of bicycle accidents cases including accidents involving motor vehicles, pedestrians, trucks, buses, and more. Contact one of our bicycle accident attorneys today for a FREE case evaluation at (800) 800-0000.

The Barnes Firm is Here for You After a San Jose Bicycle Crash

When someone else’s negligence negatively impacts your life after a San Jose bicycle crash, you have the right to hire an attorney to help you obtain financial compensation. At The Barnes Firm, our trusted team of bicycle accident lawyers are here to help you every step of the way so that you can focus on recovering from your injuries.

Our team will do everything they can to help you get the best result possible. Call The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000– it could be the best call you make.


Our team of experienced bicycle accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm proudly serve San Jose and surrounding areas: Alameda, Albany, Antioch, Belmont, Benicia, Berkeley, Brentwood, Burlingame, Campbell, Clayton, Concord, Cupertino, Daly City, Danville, Dixon, Dublin, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Fairfield, Foster City, Fremont, Gilroy, Half Moon Bay, Hayward, Hercules, Lafayette, Livermore, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Martinez, Menlo Park, Milpitas, Moraga, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Napa, Newark, Novato, Oakland, Oakley, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Petaluma, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Richmond, Rohnert Park, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Leandro, San Mateo, San Pablo, San Rafael, San Ramon, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Sunnyvale, Union City, Vacaville, Vallejo, Walnut Creek, and more…

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