Experienced Bay Area Personal Injury Attorneys
At The Belli Law Firm, our attorneys understand the struggles you are facing as an accident victim, and we will fight aggressively to protect your rights throughout the legal process. We know that insurance companies rarely consider what you need to recover. Instead, they focus solely on protecting their shareholders and reducing their own liabilities. As such, they often offer injured California accident victims “lowball” settlements that are sadly only a fraction of what they need to put their lives back together.
Our San Francisco personal injury lawyers aren’t afraid to play “hardball” with the insurance companies. We know that the best way to protect your rights is to aggressively litigate with creativity, attentiveness and a willingness to take your case all the way to trial. We approach and prepare every case as if it is going to trial and we have used this approach to achieve extraordinary results for our clients. We are one of the few firms that have won over $1 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients throughout the years.
The personal injury lawyers at The Belli Law Firm have successfully represented individuals and families in the San Francisco Bay Area and across California. Call us if you or a loved one has experienced:
- A motor vehicle accident
- A motorcycle accident
- A truck accident
- A bicycle accident
- A hot water heater accident
- Wrongful death
- Premises liability
Accidents and injuries can happen at any time. Whether you’re at work or driving to the store, there is always a chance that you may be involved in an accident that can change your life in an instant. If you were recently involved in an accident that left you with painful injuries or emotional distress, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit. Injury accident victims who win or settle their personal injury claims may collect compensation for:
- Medical treatment
- Rehabilitative care
- Lost wages from time off of work
- Future lost income (for disabling injuries)
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
San Francisco Bay Area Attorneys Here To Serve You
When you have been harmed, you need an experienced and aggressive law firm on your side. At The Belli Law Firm, our San Francisco Bay Area personal injury attorneys understand how difficult the legal process can be for individuals and their families. We care about the challenges you and your family face and it shows. Call the personal injury attorneys at The Belli Law Firm today for a free initial consultation and a review of your case in our Mill Valley office. Call us at 415-981-1850 or contact us here.
Attorney Melvin C. Belli is not only a bicycle accident attorney, but also a bicycle mechanic, racer and casual rider. Mr. Belli has raced the famous Kamikaze at Mammoth Lakes in full body armor and competed in the Tour of California and Tour of Utah, which are two of the most prominent American bicycle races. He has also worked for two leading component manufacturers, SRAM and Shimano, at the races. Mr. Belli understands bicycles and, as a bicycle accident lawyer, the dangers that bicyclists face every day.
The fact is that California motorists often strike bicyclists by accident, just as they do pedestrians. Bicyclists involved in collisions with motorists might suffer serious, even tragic injuries. Our San Francisco Bay Area bicycle accident attorneys represent all bicycle accident victims. We fight for bicyclists’ legal rights in California.
Studies have shown that motorists focus on the most obvious signs of dangers while driving, such as oncoming car traffic, and often don’t see less common dangers like bicyclists on the road.
Bicyclists have the same rights as motorists on the streets. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents are still a big problem in the United States, and this is why it is important to seek assistance from a competent bicycle accident attorney.
As most people (especially bicyclists) know, drivers sometimes don’t pay adequate attention to their surroundings. Some drivers don’t respect bicyclists’ right to the road and may neglect to watch out for them when turning or making lane changes, putting bicyclists’ lives in danger.
Frequently, collisions between bicyclists and motorists occur when a motorist is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, turns or changes lanes without checking blind spots, turns right in front of a bicyclist, fails to stop at stop signs, opens a car door in a bicyclist’s path, fails to yield the right of way or pulls out of a side street or driveway without looking. Making matters worse, some of these collisions are hit-and-run accidents, making it harder to seek medical attention and financial compensation.
Bicycle Accident Attorney In San Jose And San Francisco
When a bicycle accident occurs, it’s good to know where to turn for help. A knowledgeable bicycle accident attorney can assist clients with filing claims for:
- Compensation for medical bills
- Compensation for pain and suffering
- Compensation for lost wages
- Property damage recovery
Contact A San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle Attorney
If you’ve been injured in a bicycle accident, you should get in contact with a bicycle attorney. Do so quickly because as time passes, the chances of winning a lawsuit become slimmer. Witnesses fade into the background and evidence disappears.
You have rights as a bicyclist in California, and we can help you protect those rights and fight for your bicycle accident case. We care about the challenges you and your family face and it shows. Call the personal injury attorneys at The Belli Law Firm today for a free initial consultation and a review of your case in our Mill Valley office.
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