June 27, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Bellingham cyclists should do this now!

Do you have Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage? If you don't know the answer, go check your policy right now. Don't wait until you've already had an accident to know what coverage you have. Unfortunately, this is what too many bicyclists and dr...
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June 14, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Personal injury lawyers help Bellingham bike accident victims recover lost earning capacity

We’ve already covered medical damages, wage loss, and pain and suffering damages from Bellingham bike accident victims claims. Loss of earning capacity is another category of compensation that your personal injury attorney will consider. It is a fo...
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June 7, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Bill Coats Law helps Bellingham bike accident victims recover funds spent on medical bills

If you’re in a Bellingham bike accident, the result can mean serious injuries that demand a long process of medical treatments and time off of work while recovering. It should be obvious that the insurance covers your medical costs and lost wages, ...
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May 17, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Bellingham Bike to Work and School Day is this Friday!

This Friday, May 18th, is Bellingham's Bike to Work and School Day. It's a way to celebrate those who opt for a bike for their commutes regularly, and encourage new bike commuters in a fun event. Throughout the city there are "celebration stations" w...
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May 10, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Ten things every Bellingham bicyclist should do for safety

As Bellingham's days stretch longer towards summer, more bicyclists will be out on the roads. This increases the risk of a car and bike collision. Remembering these simple rules while you ride your bicycle can do a lot to prevent a personal injury. ...
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May 10, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Bellingham bicyclists should brush up on safety rules to avoid a bike vs. car accident

Even with a helmet, a bicyclist is at a severe disadvantage for being injured in a collision with a car. There are too many personal injury accidents between bikes and cars in Bellingham and beyond. Knowing and following the rules of the road before ...
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February 8, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Bellingham bicyclists at risk in car accidents at intersections

Bellingham is blessed with many trails throughout the interurban trail system that make for easy, scenic travel routes for cyclists. Whatcom County's many picturesque county roads are great for riding too. The downside is a cyclist is at an extreme d...
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January 16, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Should you hire a lawyer if you were injured by a car while riding your bike?

Considering that Bellingham is known for its world-class mountain biking trails, it's no wonder that bicycling is popular in town and throughout Whatcom County. It's also an inexpensive way to get around town, saving money on car maintenance, parking...
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January 11, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Steps to take after a Bellingham bike accident

Even though the City of Belligham has worked hard to make city streets safe for cyclicsts, bicycle accidents are a risk for those who live and work here. Bellingham has introduced measures to strengthen awareness of vehicle drivers on how to share th...
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October 26, 2017 , Bicycle Injuries

Guidelines for night lighting your bike

Autumn in Bellingham and Whatcom County brings in a kind of inky darkness that makes me extra aware of our extreme northern latitude. When fall makes way to winter on this December's longest night of the year, it will get dark at 4:15 pm an...
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