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We are an elite criminal defense law firm, that emphasizes providing the best service and professionalism to all clients. We service a curated clientele nationwide – that expect the best from their lawyer. We handle tough criminal defense and legal situations that require deep knowledge, experience, dedication, and excellence in order to win. We have over 50 years of combined experience, handling national and international cases.

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Excellent results begins with top notch service. We treat you like family, and you always know what's going on with your criminal defense case.

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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.

 



Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Over the past decade, Los Angeles has seen growing popularity in bicyclists across the city. With the trend of “going green” taking over and the rise in gas prices, it’s no wonder why many people ditched their vehicles for outdoor activities. However, with the increasing amount of cyclists on the streets, so have the number of bicycle accidents.

What are California’s Bicycle Laws?

The following California Vehicle Code VC 21301 pertains to bicycle requirements:
– Handlebars must suit the rider and not rise above rider’s shoulders
– It is illegal to ride a bike with broken or deteriorating brakes
– All bikes must have a headlight that can be visibly seen from 300 feet away
– Bike pedals must have bright yellow or white reflectors attached to them
– The rear of bikes must have a bright red reflector attached to it and must be able to be visibly seen from 500 feet away

How Long Does a Person Have to File a Personal Injury Claim Following a Bicycle Accident

An individual in California has up to two years to file a lawsuit for damages due to a car accident. However, if you don’t file within this time frame, otherwise known as a statutory period, a judge can drop your claim. But, if you were incapable of filing a claim from physical or mental incompetence due to the accident, certain exemptions protect you and your case. You can also receive an extended statutory period if you discover any later injuries due to the accident you were in.

Minors that are involved in a bike accident are allowed to wait until they are 20 years old to file a personal injury claim. However, once they reach the age of 18, they only have a two-year statutory period until their claim will no longer be valid.

How are Bicycle Accidents Caused?

On average, the majority of bike deaths happen due to vehicle collisions. In 2013, 900 bicyclists died in accidents and 494,000 were taken to the ER because of severe injuries, according to the Center for Disease Control. However, head injuries are the leading cause of death in addition to a leading serious injury from bicycle accidents.

The majority of bike accidents happen in urban areas, rather than rural areas, and most of those accidents happen to children 16 years of age or younger. The cause of bicycle and automobile accidents happen due to a number of factors, such as:
– Illegal turns
– Poor lane switching
– Opening car doors without looking
– Aggressive Driving
– Running traffic lights and/or stop signs
– Inability to obey the rules of the road
– Inability to allow cyclists enough space
– Backing up without looking
– Backing out of a driveway or parking space without looking

Determining Fault in an LA Bike Accident

In certain states, the driver of the vehicle is always at fault in an accident with a car and a bike. California, however, is not one of those states. In CA, the fault is placed on the negligent party. The negligent party is responsible for paying any and all damages.
In order to file and win a lawsuit against the driver involved in your accident, you must prove they were the negligent party. To do this, the accident must have caused either personal injury or property damage. It must also be proven that the driver or cyclist was acting carelessly and their carelessness caused the accident to occur.

Hiring an Attorney

Regardless of whether you were driving a car at the time of the accident or riding a bike, you should consider hiring a professional attorney to handle your lawsuit. They can help you to determine negligence, build your case, and get the reparations you deserve. Be sure to contact a lawyer sooner rather than later to aid you in filing and winning your case.


Charle Butler
Charle Butler
2021-03-12
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I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
2021-03-05
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My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
2021-03-03
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Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
2021-03-02
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Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
2021-02-26
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I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
2021-02-24
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Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
L.C.
L.C.
2021-02-24
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I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
2021-02-23
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I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!

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