bicycle on the ground after an accident

Police Reports and Bicycle Accidents

Cycling is popular in Southern California. California law requires motorists to maintain three feet between bicyclists when passing. Law enforcement officers prepare incident reports, and often reach conclusions that do not reflect the facts. It is important to know that a law enforcement officer’s opinion is not conclusive.

Police Reports and Opinions are Not Admissible

When you file a claim after a bicycle accident, the police report is not admissible evidence. Insurance adjusters must look at facts, as should a jury if your case goes to trial.

Working with a lawyer helps you gather evidence and establish liability. The Vehicle Code’s three-foot rule exists for a reason, and officers cannot ignore this law’s applicability. It’s vital to ensure all drivers stay three feet away from bicyclists, especially when they pass them on the road.

Pursuing Damages After a Bicycle Accident

If you suffer catastrophic injuries, it’s essential to have legal counsel to pursue compensation for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. A lawyer has the experience necessary to establish liability, and choosing the right team to be your partner can significantly impact your claim.

Our Torrance bicycle accident attorneys at AgnewBrusavich are here for you. We go the extra mile and do our due diligence to obtain justice on your behalf. We fight for our community, and you can trust that we’ll put your needs first when it matters most.

Schedule your free consultation with our team. Call us at (310) 928-9081 today.



    The entire AgnewBrusavich team took over everything and were a tremendous help. The insurance company was dealt with, the settlement was received, and I was very pleased with the results. I would not hesitate to recommend AgnewBrusavich to anyone.

    - David H.

    The team at Agnew Brusavich cannot come more highly recommended. If you should have some sort of personal injury case, particularly if you are a cyclist, I cannot think of a better team to handle a personal injury case.

    - E.H.

    Gerry and the rest of the AgnewBrusavich staff certainly delivered on their promises. I would not hesitate to recommend Gerry Agnew to anyone—he and his firm know exactly what they are doing, and take the time to do the very best job they can for the

    - Geoffrey L. (Member of Big Orange Cycling Club)

    Agnew and Brusavich helped me so much after an injury from a car accident. I was shaken up from the experience but they made me feel so comfortable and truly showed they cared about my case.

    - N.B.

    I was referred to Agnew Brusavich, and after meeting with Gerry I felt much better. He and his team handled all the communication between the insurance companies and opposing attorneys and kept me up-to-date throughout the process.

    - John P.

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