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Did You Get In A Redondo Beach Bicycle Path Accident And Need Help Now? Call Us!
Are you tired of all the radio ads and billboards? So are we. I am attorney Michael Ehline. Having lived and worked in Redondo Beach since 2001, I know little about our town that lawyers from out of state and market here don’t. My kids went to school with some of yours. We ride the Redondo Beach bike paths. In short, you’re not just a file with us; you are also our friend. Because of this, I created this Redondo Beach bicycle accident page to assist mourning parents and others injured due to getting hit by a car, truck, or bus in Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, or Manhattan Beach, California. Having recovered over $150 million for satisfied clients, you will also see the Ehline difference below.
Of particular interest, North Redondo houses around two-thirds of the city’s children. Many of these kids ride bicycles and skateboards. With so many schools in operation during the week, injuries to kids and teachers are higher immediately before and right after designated school hours.
An Uptick in Unintentional Redondo Beach Bicycle Accidents?
Sadly, we have recently seen an uptick in deadly street accidents. For example, a Metro bus near Knob Hill recently killed helmeted children while they were bicycle riding along PCH. This city’s bicycle-friendly reputation is belied by the local government’s failure to create common-sense solutions to the substantially changed conditions presented modernly.
The Pain of a Redondo Beach Parent.
I have two kids and live less than a mile from the terrible scene. As a parent and a lawyer, I want to address these rearview mirrors on buses. I contend that this commercially sized side view mirrors cause countless deaths to pedestrians and cyclists. The end of an innocent 13-year-old is a terrible event.
The same happened in Redondo Beach last week in an avoidable incident. The event included a city Metro bus. But it ended up leaving a massive hole for the girl’s parents. NBC Los Angeles reported on the tragedy. The accident happened near the Pacific Coast Highway and Knob Hill Avenue, Redondo Beach. Ciara Smith of Parras Middle School was the unfortunate victim. She and a friend rode nearby when one was struck and killed by a Metro bus.
The police state she was in the number two bus lane. It is unclear if she was crossing the street or accidentally entered the road. The horrible tragedy remains a grim reminder for every Redondo parent.
Below is a video of the aftermath of the incident:
CBS Los Angeles reported on the aftermath in Ciara’s school. Many students came out to mourn her death. Some dressed in bright colors– her favorite– and others wrote her name in memorial. If you’re interested in helping, here is the GoFundMe page set up helping her family.
What Action to Take to Avoid Further Tragedy?
As a parent and resident of Redondo Beach, I feel a special obligation to prevent such tragedies from happening again. There is something that each one of us can do. Also, it is our chance to honor Ciara’s legacy. This event occurred near my house– I have children who deserve protection. We must do so.
There are many factors to consider in this event:
Was there proper signage and lighting in and around this area? Furthermore, was it evident that the area where she was hit was a bus lane?
Was there an appropriate bike lane in the area?
Besides, was the driver under the influence? Were all of his licenses up to date?
Are the bus side view mirrors safe for the smaller lames of Redondo Beach?
These and other questions are vital. They establish a baseline for concerned parents and citizens. All residents worried about what happened to have an opportunity to make it right. Furthermore, we prepare for a safer greater Los Angeles area.
We here at the Ehline Law Firm will do everything we can to avoid these types of events. Join our cause.
Other examples of needless hardship here include a church-going family run over and killed by a drunk, impaired, inattentive lead foot. Statistics from 2016 alone show there were four fatal road accidents involving a total of five vehicles. One fatal accident was due to a drunk person.
In more recent news, we’ve read sensational reports of motorcyclists hitting joggers at high speed along PCH. Bike-crash hotspots include Artesia Blvd, Catalina Avenue, and Artesia Blvd. True, no amount of laws can force drivers like that to look out for riders. But what about when the City Council and planning departments cause or create conditions making this town less safe for clean energy and recreational riding participants? Adding to the clear and present dangers to Redondo’s riders is a new menace to the public along the Marvin Braude Bike Trail.
The New Redondo Beach Bike Path – Deathtrap.
Many are up in arms over the Redondo Harbor Gateway and Bike Path Improvement Project. So now, bike commuters aren’t just grumbling about loose dogs, honking drivers chatting on cell phones, buses cutting them off, or cars drifting into their lanes. Now, whether you’re at the wheel trying to coexist with bicycles, or holding on to a set of handlebars, more caution than ever must be taken when riding here.
Adding to the traffic snarls and hazards of bicycle riding’s dangerous activity are new and unique problems presented by Redondo’s newest bicycle lane revamp. Many experts think the infrastructure should have been used to build this “work in progress” along the street’s opposite side, on South Harbor Drive.
North Harbor Drive’s new bike trail is not a safe location for riders, and here’s why.
Despite what politicians and their nonprofit bicycle association friends are saying:
“Everyone is turning right into the bike lane,” he said. “It’s pretty bad. Having the bike lane on this side of the street was not wise.” (Source.)
This newest beach bike pathway island connecting the Redondo Pier to Hermosa Beach begins on North Harbor Drive and runs North to Hermosa, Manhattan Beach, and beyond. Many riders call it a monstrosity – a “deathtrap.” As a lawyer who rides, this author sees it is a hazard for the unwary.
High Hazard Zones in Redondo.
Presently, vehicles arriving and departing from busy places along the North Harbor Drive/Herondo path (housing, boat docks, the Pier, Captain Kid’s, Cheesecake Factory, Rubies, Bay Club Gym, Chart House) present a major hazard to bikers and pedestrians. One thing is certain if bike friendliness was the goal here, civil engineers and city planners failed miserably. This was a no-brainer.
But it’s not just placing this unique bike lane on the busiest side of the street that was illogical. The road itself was cinched down from two lanes to one lane. That means it’s narrower, with no hazard lane. So now, less room exists for cars and bikes on the actual streets themselves. (Note: not all distance riders and groups use the bike path because it gets packed with beach cruisers, electric bikes, skaters, etc.)
“The $4.7 million project narrowed Herondo Street in order to make room for the separated bike lane.” (More.)
It’s a poor design that has led to many riders and pedestrians being injured or getting into scary close calls. This is because many bicyclists out exercising are unaware they are supposed to stop at certain intersections. The warning signals that do exist near these intersections’ vicinity appear too late for fast-approaching riders to notice or seem confusing.
Because of this, several riders regularly blow through the new sharrows, shared-lane markings, intersections, and driveways. And this spooks many motorists. Plus, it adds to the tension between operators of cars, pedestrians, and riders along these waterfront paths. Yes, many riders bear some guilt because they nonchalantly ride down sidewalks here at breakneck speeds. And some cyclists ride in or block crosswalks in violation of the law.
Making matters worse, the newest bike lanes in Redondo Beach are riddled with blind spots, distractions, and obstructions. Many riders now assume they have the unobstructed right to cross the bike path, which is not always true in Redondo.
“One thing that is glaring about the northbound bike lane at the Marina Way traffic intersection, is that although there is a small, white metallic bicycle rider image several feet above the crosswalk pole high and far left of the bike lane oncoming riders don’t see it in time or at all. You see nothing at eye level except a green sign on the right curb of the bike lane saying it’s safe for bikes. It’s just confusing.” says attorney Michael Ehline, a member of the Bay Club fitness center. Ehline states he has seen many terrible wrecks along the path since 2015.
Starting at Captain Kids, this particular stretch of establishments is a major hub of extensive economic activity, especially at night. Motorized vehicles are FORCED to drive directly into the island’s traffic to access the driveways of businesses and apartments off of Harbor Drive/Herondo. This remains true even when riders peddling along the Strand have the right of way. As discussed, even at marked intersections, there is zero viable traffic warning in the bicycle lane, as seen in the photos we provide.
Why Are Riders Confused By The Traffic Signals?
Also, the actual bicycle signal sign above the “don’t walk” signal remains obscured until you are upon the lane itself. So riders headed north, coming from the left of cars turning left in particular, are out of sight of vehicles. Mostly, caution signage remains obscured by an angle, palm trees, curb age, shrubs, elevations, and distance. As a result, bicycles T boning the driver’s cars’ sides is actually a common sight here, especially during evening hours. And this is despite the improved street lighting.
“I’ve seen a lot of close calls here,” said the attendant, who declined to give his name. “There needs to be police staffed here full time or more signage. The bicyclists just don’t stop.” (Read More.)
The photographic example on the left shows the north-facing pole and bicycle signal bolted on the left-hand side opposite the southbound coming pedestrian sidewalk. Noteworthy here is that the placard remains high and left to any northbound riders it faces.
Who’s at Fault?
Since this is an approved engineering plan, the riders, skaters, and joggers are at fault for failing to yield to vehicles. So these streetscape locations, such as North Harbor Drive and Marina Way, going east on Herondo toward PCH during rush hour, are deathtraps. Imagine the disaster this newest section of bike path presents during holidays like the fourth of July.
Riders simply don’t notice the cars navigating right and left-hand turns, and many vehicles don’t see them coming either. Also, the northbound rider’s lane has no green, red, or yellow light. So unless riders are locals with experience, they fail to slow down or stop for lawfully turning motorists. These riders can strike cars and other vehicles, and make legal left, and right-hand turns at intersections and driveways. The fact that many riders have been out drinking doesn’t help.
Example of Real-Life Event Placing People in Danger.
This author observed one evening crash and altercation when two drunk riders blew the traffic signal at Marina Way and proceeded to irately assault an older woman who was making a legal left turn into the Bay Club at Marina Way. There is no way she could have seen the wayward riders coming from her left driver’s side rear quarter panel due to the angle of the turn, obstructions, and blind spots to her vehicle’s left side like trees, shrubs, poles, and traffic signs.
These intoxicated riders rammed the side of her automobile as they peddled, simultaneously bending in their bicycle’s front spokes during the loud impact. After being violently thrown off their bikes and hitting the asphalt hard with their forearms, knees, and faces, they got up and angrily stumbled over to her driver’s side door and assaulted her.
What did the Witnesses say?
Next, these two angry riders proceeded to blame her for their malaise. But luckily, several Good Samaritans intervened during the altercation, as they pointed out their failure to obey the traffic signals. These witnesses explained to the men that the driver had the green signal on North Harbor and the green turn arrow located at Marina Way on the Bay Club side. Because of this, she had made her turn legally.
The two stunned men relented. But this was all an avoidable catastrophe. After all, these hapless riders still blasted right through the intersection and ran into the lady’s vehicle. People were hurt, and a female senior citizen, who could have been a mother, or grandmother, was spooked and tormented. All of this is unjust to everyone.
How to Deal With This?
Of course, these are just some examples of the dangers motorists and urban riders face in this otherwise charming, sunny beach town. Were you in an accident in Redondo? If so, our local office is waiting to give you a free initial consultation this instant. After you hire us, we promise to remain tied to your important case with a contingency-based fee. In other words, you never have to pay us monies owed prior to a skillfully negotiated settlement or a trial verdict before a court of competent jurisdiction. Call now, and protect your rights. Even if you already have a lawyer, we are ready to take over your case today. You have that right.
More About Bicycle Accidents in Redondo Beach, CA.
In Southern California, Pacific Coast towns like Redondo Beach, CA, competitive bicycling, recreational riding, and even cycling as a primary form of transportation remains popular. Despite driver’s education, traffic enforcement, and advanced street engineering, roadway accidents are rising here. After all, riding bikes is a great way to get around and enjoy the sights, smells, and sounds.
Bicycles retain several unmistakable advantages over automobiles, like:
The bike maneuverability helps commuters avoid traffic jams, especially on main arteries, with shortcuts and bicycle-friendly topography, which is undeniable.
In general, avoiding paying the state’s draconian gasoline taxes, high fuel prices, and confiscatory fees can be a form of necessity or even protest.
Expensive vehicle repairs are difficult to make while still paying for expensive mortgages, high property taxes, voluminous regulations, compliance with the green energy movement, etc.
Easy storage and parking are also solid justifications for locals to use their bikes to get around. (parking is always a hassle at the beach.)
But as discussed, cities like Redondo also present many avoidable health hazards to riders.
Bicycle Safety Versus Car Safety.
Besides this, most seatbelted motorists are afforded a protective metal cage. And that cocoon is wrapped in a protective sheet metal and safety glass armor. Often these more exposed bicyclists wear safety helmets. But even then, many riders do not wear any protective gloves, knee pads, or other safety gear.
Many reasons exist for riders not wanting to wear bulky, hot accessories as they coast along the streets. Noteworthy here, there are competing interests between rider safety, heatstroke, or heat exhaustion avoidance. Also, comfort means avoiding garments that chafe the skin. So this all plays a role in the rider’s safety choices. But no matter what precautions you take, little to zero advantage is afforded in a collision with a fixed or fast-moving object.
Even the smallest passenger car presents a deadly, Herculean obstacle for a less visible, slower, slimmer, high-riding bicyclist. Serious injuries to the brain, spine, shoulders, neck, and head and fatalities remain a greater risk to a rider.
Who is culpable in an automobile versus a bicycle accident?
Statistics gathered throughout the United States suggest that getting struck from behind is the most common nationwide bicycle collision. In a rear-ender case, the general rule is that the vehicle hitting your bike from the back is at fault. But not every situation is the same. And finding fault in a car versus bike wreck is not always as simple as waving a magic wand.
For example, even jaywalkers have the right not to get run over by another driver’s negligence. Motorists must always observe a darting child chasing a ball, a walker crossing an unlit street within an implied crosswalk, etc. Sometimes people can agree to disagree about what caused or contributed to your accident. Once in a while, both sides bear some responsibility for what happened. While the police may try to answer the question of “who’s at fault?” in the traffic investigation report, this can remain elusive.
Unless these peace officers saw what happened, their report’s findings are largely an opinion. Most of the police report, if not all, is inadmissible hearsay. True, your excited utterances to the sheriff’s deputy, CHP, or local Redondo Beach police may tell part of the story.
But what if you said these things in the heat of the moment after undergoing the G-forces of a terrible crash? Once the adrenaline wears off and you can think clearly again, you may have more to add or subtract. So it’s possible and probable that the officers jotted down a written narrative placing you at fault is incomplete.
Bias Against Bicycle Riders and Rules of the Road
Also, some police and jurors have certain inherent biases against motorcyclists and bicyclists. But this could be because many riders don’t understand their duties and obligations when riding public roadways. On the other hand, except as provided by law, bikers are subject to the same traffic restrictions as motorists. And ignorance of the law is no excuse.
But this is no justification for another traveler to go agro with road rage or passively place a cyclist at risk. Besides that, a car has more torque, speed, heft, and blind spots. Because of this, some exceptional rules and legal protections apply specifically to protect riders.
These legislative enactments were passed because many arrogant or aloof motorists purposefully ignore road cyclists. Maybe it’s because they believe riders should not be in their way. Evidence does support the arguments that sometimes scofflaws riding in cars will purposefully harass and intimidate some bicycle riders.
Importance of Remaining Calm After a Crash.
But sometimes, it’s the cyclists who are uncivil or haughty while traversing Redondo’s surface streets. Despite the distinct advantage of the heavier car, some “triggered” riders have been known to lose it in a head-to-head match. So both sides need to slow their roll. Cooler heads need to pay special attention to the written and unwritten rules of the road. Most of all, adults need to be looking out for kids riding on tricycles, Big-Wheels, bicycles, on foot near or in the streets with no sidewalks!
Obviously, small children may not even know the rules of the road as you should. Sure, the parents are to blame that they ended up riding or strolling about the street. But few citizens could stomach the idea of having run down an innocent minor by mistake or in anger. Of particular interest, there are few things more gruesome to the senses than the aftermath of a bad accident with a bicycle rider.
Torn flesh, chunks of body fat, gaping friction burns, compound fractures, brain matter, pools of blood flowing in the street, and gutters can be too much for many onlookers to bear. So don’t be that person who was ignorant of your duties to the less protected rider. But it’s a fact of life. Accidents happen. Sometimes the motorcar operator will be presumed at fault. And this presumption of negligence remains in place even if the bike’s rider egged the vehicle’s driver on or was partially at fault somehow.
How can I prove the Motorist Was at Fault?
Many methods exist to find liability in a bike crash case. One way is to look for statutory violations, such as those found in a CVC section. If so, now you can show a presumption of negligence. For example, noncompliance with California’s buffer zone law would be evidence of this “statutory” negligence or “negligence per se.” The California Vehicle Code (“CVC”) requires all motorists to maintain a 3-foot safe space between their vehicular conveyances and any bicyclist riding along the road.
Other examples of statutory negligence involving motorists v. bicyclists include:
Unsafe speed for driving conditions.
DUI/DWI, such as being impaired or intoxicated with legal drugs, illegal drugs, alcohol, or other substance that can influence judgment and motor skills, remains a major cause of rider deaths and injuries.
Distracted driving, such as drivers playing with radio knobs, talking or fiddling with a smartphone, texting, looking at messages and images on billboards, looking at bikini girls, etc. All these bad habits can kill or maim a cyclist in an instant.
Not paying attention to accidents remain a daily news event in many beach areas, and it causes:
Failing to maintain a buffer space while passing a bottled-in cyclist, or drifting into the cyclist’s designated space remains a common avoidable accident.
Failure to stop at crosswalks, stop signs, or other traffic lights.
Failing to yield at designated bike paths and lanes is common for riders to get injured.
Making an unsafe left and right-hand turns into the oncoming paths of cyclists and other riders.
I am opening a parked vehicle’s doors into the paths of oncoming bicycle riders.
But as discussed, sometimes the brazen or inattentive rider is totally or partially to blame for their bike-motor vehicle traffic crash.
On what grounds could the injured Cyclist be Partially or Fully on the Hook?
Redondo Beach riders and drivers are expected to abide by the rules outlined in the CVC. Also, they must follow the unwritten rules of common decency towards their fellow human beings. Specific rules apply only to bicyclists; others apply to all vehicles, motorized or not.
Some statutory grounds for finding legal liability against the bicyclist include:
Were you traveling into oncoming traffic? Did you know the CVC requires two-wheeled, human-powered, and motorized electric bikes producing under 1,000 watts to ride with the flow of traffic? (In other words, your backside must face the headlights of forward-moving automobiles as you ride eyes forward in their same direction of travel.)
Bicycling down one-way streets or “wrong way” avenues also militate against the bicyclist being the innocent party.
California or rolling stops at posted traffic signs and signals remains a common reason for riding catastrophes. The CVC mandates bikes, as well as autos, to come to a complete stop. Riders, in particular, must keep their heads on a swivel. Riders must ensure all travel directions are safe before crossing an intersection or another lane.
Signaling turns and lane changes are required under the law. That is accurate; many riders do not use hand signals. But they should either install electric signals or use their hands and arms to signal. After all, this is what any auto would be required to do if the taillights were out, for example.
Reckless ridings, such as weaving or swerving between autos, pedestrians, and cyclists, is illegal and unsafe. Examples include riding your velocipede on sidewalks. So this is illegal in most cities. Mothers pushing strollers, elders, and slowly moving people in wheelchairs are continually getting hurt. Sometimes sidewalk riders collide with and knock down or throw victims into the gutter. Be safe out there.
Helmets though not required for adults over age 18, greatly help reduce many types of head injuries. If 17 or under, the victim’s head injuries may now be partially the rider’s fault, even if the accident was not theirs.
Failing to have a bicycle headlight when during darkness is unlawful. Spindly, hard-to-see riders must also take steps to display reflective clothes to help drivers avoid running them over in the darker hours.
There are no accurate federal statistical numbers regarding faults when bikes and other vehicles collide. Each state-commissioned study on rider fault has produced different culprits, with some skewed for some against the rider’s being mostly to blame. One thing that appears universal is that single-vehicle collisions with no car involved are quite common.
Examples of how singular riders lose control of steering include:
Sliding out in the rubble, grease, water, and oil.
Rolling into a pothole or unbarricaded construction trench can collapse a wheel, frame, or handlebars.
A falling or overgrown tree branch hitting someone could subject the city, county, or private landscaper to civil liability in tort.
Many other stationary objects can knock riders down to the asphalt, gravel, dirt, or other hard surfaces. Also, accident avoidance remains a known cause of many riding injuries to this day. For example, many terrified riders are forced to choose between quickly swerving into the gutter or colliding with a veering or oncoming vehicle driven by a pugnacious or disregardful motorist.
Either way, in an auto versus bicycle collision, someone always gets hurt. Car occupants often remain unscathed when they strike a bicycle rider unless the injured rider gets up and attacks them, as in the example above.
The Rule of Comparative Negligence – How Does it Apply?
California’s pure comparative negligence rules assure that each person involved bears their share of responsibility in a bicycle versus car accident. You get nothing if you’re 100% at fault for your bike crash. Contrast this with a finding of 50% liability in your case. Your damages award gets cut by 50% in such a case.
And last, if you’re free of fault, the other party or parties must pay for all the damages. Last, a supervening, the intervening cause can occur to make multiple defendants partially liable for your wreck too. Examples include chain collisions, where many parties become embroiled.
As discussed, improperly maintained roads, construction machinery, traffic light phasing problems, and open trenches could injure, maim, or kill. And this is all evidence of government liability. Also, known causes of injuries include faulty repairs, defective equipment, or bad vehicle parts. Plus, this is indicative of liability against a repair shop or manufacturer of a product.
Potential Defendants could include:
The City of Redondo Beach
Dog owners and controllers
Manufacturers and distributors of faulty equipment
Private vehicle owners
Private businesses were contracting with private vehicle owners, like newspapers, pizza, Uber Eats, and others delivered to your home.
Commercial trucking companies
Trash refuse companies
Often an officer of the court called an attorney, will assist the rider in identifying the defendants with the deepest pockets to pay for their injuries in these cases.
Claims For Damages Against the City of Redondo Beach.
Claims by civilians against the City are wrought with traps and pitfalls concerning sovereign immunity guidelines. Basically, states remain sovereign. Because the shield of immunity affords public servants and the government from being sued for ordinary negligence by citizens, an exception must apply.
Because of fairness, legislators enacted statutes to make it fairer for people hurt due to public servant negligence. But these rules are dissimilar from ordinary negligence cases where you would sue a living person. For example, one edict mandates a shortened period of time to claim damages against the government – usually within six months from the known date of injury. Even many experienced lawyers don’t understand these reduced statutes of limitations. So proceed with caution, or blow your case.
What types of compensation can a cyclist receive?
There is a lot more to bike crashes than meets the eye. If anything similar to what we discussed above happened to you while riding a bike, you would need to recover compensatory damages. A plaintiff must first meet the burden of the preponderance of the evidence to achieve a win.
There are two forms of this type of award:
Special Damages for expenses like lost wages, hospital care, and post-accident physical therapy (also includes reimbursement for the costs of X-rays, CT scans, dental work, etc.)
General Damages to compensate you as best as possible for your past, present, and future pain and suffering, etc.
What About Extraordinary Damages?
Sometimes a defendant does something so heinous or reckless that society allows a jury to punish a person short of jail time. This civil remedy allows the use of clear and convincing evidence to obtain a punitive damages award. Typically, horrific behavior leads to an injury. It was so reckless in placing people at risk; it was far beyond ordinary negligence.
Examples of punishable behavior include:
Texting while driving in a busy school zone
DUI or DWI driving
Excessive speed in a residential area.
Aggressive, retaliatory driving and stalking a cyclist, etc.
The idea is to punish a wrongdoer for deplorable conduct to prevent defendants and others from engaging in unfair actions while traveling on the roads.
As noted above, the jury or the judge may find both sides bore partial fault for the bike crash. California’s pure comparative negligence jury instructions contain the legal formula defining this rule. These are followed to apportion the final awards in such cases justly. Sometimes other parties file cross-claims and counterclaims. So the matter becomes convoluted, with each side suing the other ad infinitum.
Getting a Top Rated Great Redondo Beach Bicycle Lawyer Nearest You
Badly hurt clients from negligent acts gain a degree of certainty and security by hiring an excellent lawyer. When you are bereaving the death of a loved one who died in a bicycle accident, or dog attack, the last thing you want to think about is litigating a complex civil case. With a lawyer, you can ensure that the other driver pays for their negligence or recklessness.
The best way to have a lock on the maximum monies owed is to call a lawyer over at Ehline Law Firm Personal Injury Attorneys, APLC. We offer strength by your side in your hour of need, fighting resolutely for your rights every step of the way. As soon as you sign on the dotted line, our years of service, courtside manner, and legal expertise are placed at your disposal.
Clients know we have a can-do savoire faire. Right away, we can use our extensive bankroll to scrutinize the fine points of your case. As noted above, we also pick up the traffic collision investigation report, look for percipient witnesses, surveillance video, and pictures, hire experts, and get you to a lien doctor. The design of all we do obtains our clients the most money possible under the law. Ehline Law Firm Redondo Beach is reachable by contacting us form on this website or by calling 833-LETS-SUE.
Michael Ehline is an inactive U.S. Marine and world-famous legal historian. Michael helped draft the Cruise Ship Safety Act and has won some of U.S. history’s largest motorcycle accident settlements. Together with his legal team, Michael and the Ehline Law Firm collect damages on behalf of clients.
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