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Bicycling and the Law

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069: Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement

11/8/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP69 Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue Bicycle shops are wise to obtain a written release to protect their interests. What should a prospective client understand when he agrees to the terms and signs the document? Find out in this episode titled Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue. Importance of Educating Test Riders It is important for bicycle store owners to educate their prospective clients...

Duration: 00:07:35


068: Fairly Defining the Legal Risk of Bicycling

11/1/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP68 Fairly Defining the Legal Risk of Bicycling On this episode of Bicycling and the Law, Richard Duquette talks about fairly defining the legal risk of bicycling. A valid perspective requires we discuss bicyclists personal responsibility and protecting the business entities involved in bicycling. What makes a risk legal and what are some of the ways an insurance company can use to escape responsibility? Tune in! Written Release as a Way of...

Duration: 00:10:44


067: When is a turning movement Illegal

9/20/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP67 When Is a Turning Movement Illegal? Turning movements include 90-degree turns and lane changes. When done properly, they keep a bicyclist safe on the road. When is a turning movement illegal? Tune in! The Need for Safety The California Vehicle Code 22017 states that turning movement must be done with "reasonable safety." For that, the bicyclist must provide a signal before making a turn. Sometimes a car will speed up and try to catch...

Duration: 00:07:13


066: Night Riders and Commuters

9/13/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP66 Night Riders and Commuters Commuting and riding a bicycle, both improves health and saves money. More and more people are deciding to do so even in the dark. But when faced with an injury, how well do you know your rights? Listen to this episode on night riders and commuters. "Although (commuting) is good for the heart and for the planet, you have to take safety very seriously." - Richard Duquette The Law's Definition of...

Duration: 00:06:40


EP065: Recovering Damages for Veterans -- the Benefit of Sports for Our Military

9/6/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP65 Recovering Damages for Veterans -- the Benefit of Sports for Our Military What do recreational activities do for our soldiers? How do they help them recover? Tune in as Richard discusses their benefit and the factors by which the injured military could recover. Here's Recovering Damages for Veterans -- the Benefit of Sports for Our Military. "He smiles at the young soldiers; Tells them it's alright. He knows of their fear in the...

Duration: 00:07:12


064: The Bicyclist Juror

8/30/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP64 The Bicyclist Juror There are times when bicyclists receive a Jury Service summons to the courthouse. What would you do when that happens to you? People can have different responses. For this, Richard shares some insights on The Bicyclist Juror. How is bicycling connected to jury duty? Tune in! On Jury Duty The conflict typically comes when a call is received from an injured bicyclist. Many would try to go through the process on their...

Duration: 00:07:18


EP063: DMV Justice

8/23/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP63 DMV Justice What do you do when you encounter an accident with an incompetent motorist? On today's episode, Richard Duquette discusses DMV Justice. Listen to his insights on how the Department of Motor Vehicles can help, and understand how you can proceed with your case. Dealing with an Incompetent Motorist In bicycling, you could encounter motorists who are suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's. Or, they may simply be old and...

Duration: 00:14:20


062: Paying your medical bills

8/16/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP62 Paying Your Medical Bills Once you have identified your medical bills as stated in the previous episode, the next step is to pay them. This is what Richard Duquette discusses on today's episode, Paying Your Medical Bills. Tune in for tips and insights to guide you in the process! Information Upon Paying Your Medical Bills To pay your medical bills, you can use your private health insurance. First consider the type of insurance you have....

Duration: 00:10:32


061: Negotiating medical bills

8/9/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP61 Negotiating Medical Bills Made Easy Bicyclists sometimes deal with expensive medical bills which range from around $30,000 to $60,000. It depends on what the hospital does to treat them. For this, Richard Duquette talks about Negotiating Medical Bills Made Easy. Tune in for some tips and insights about it! Start of the Problem The problem in negotiating medical bills typically starts after the bicyclist receives them. Add to that the...

Duration: 00:11:36


060: Getting your fair share of the settlement

8/2/2017
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When getting your fair share of the settlement, often the lawyer should put together a basic accounting. But what if your health care insurance company demands that you repay them from the settlement proceeds you receive? This is what Richard Duquette discusses in this episode. Tune in! A Right to Reimbursement One important thing to consider is that insurance companies know you need to factor in settlements, reimbursement claims, and lanes. On their end, they believe they have the...

Duration: 00:11:36


059: The Black Cyclone with Nelson Vails and John Howard

7/26/2017
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In today’s podcast, Richard L. Duquette interviews the Olympians Nelson Vails and John Howard in the show, “The Black Cyclone.” The Black Cyclone This is a movie based on the book John Howard has written. The book was based on Marshall “Major” Taylor, born in 1878 in Indiana, and in 1899 won the World Track Championships in Montreal Quebec, Canada. Major Taylor was the first black world champion of any major sport. Major Taylor was a trendsetter, an icon, and a forgotten American...

Duration: 00:37:20


EP058: Why do trucks and bikes collide?

7/19/2017
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Every year, hundreds of bicyclists are killed by truck accidents. Why do trucks and bikes collide? In today's episode, Richard Duquette explores a variety of risk factors that cause truck-bicycle accidents. Tune in to understand how you can proceed with your case! Cause #1: Driver Fatigue More than half of the total truck accidents involve driver fatigue. Truck drivers can drive up to 16 hours every day. But many times they compile a total of 60 hours in less than 5 days. Companies...

Duration: 00:11:01


EP057: Bicyclists Can Recover Justice from an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist

7/12/2017
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What do you do when you get into an accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist? Many times the bad guy in such cases doesn't have enough insurance to cover for the damages. Tune in to understand how you can proceed with your case! Uninsured Motorist vs Underinsured Motorist There is a big difference between the uninsured and the underinsured motorists. An uninsured motorist is the bad guy without insurance. An underinsured motorist, on the other hand, is the bad guy who...

Duration: 00:09:48


EP056: Recording Your Ride: Evidence and Liability Part 2

7/5/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP56 Recording Your Ride: Evidence and Liability Part 2 In this episode titled Recording Your Ride: Evidence and Liability Part 2, Richard Duquette focuses on police officers. Bicyclists typically get in touch with the police when they get into an accident. At other times, it could be the police themselves who call these bicyclists on a halt for committing traffic violations or when trespassing a property. But, how far can a bicyclist record...

Duration: 00:16:13


EP055: Recording Your Ride: Evidence and Liability Part 1

6/28/2017
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Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP55 Recording Your Ride: Evidence and Liability Part 1 Video evidence can help resolve cases. Through videos, bicyclists can present helpful information as to when, where, and what happened. But, what does the California law say about it? Tune in to this episode titled Recording Your Ride: Evidence and Liability Part 1! Recording Moments The Bank of America recently had to settle a call suit amounting to 2 million USD. They failed to...

Duration: 00:15:30


054: Bicyclists Can Recover Justice

6/21/2017
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On today’s episode, Richard Duquette discusses how bicyclists can recover justice. This primarily concerns issues involving uninsured or underinsured motorists. Tune in and learn how you can proceed with your case! Dealing with Insurance Coverage An uninsured motorist is someone without an insurance, while the underinsured is someone who has a limited insurance coverage. If these bad guys hit you, the good thing is your auto policy can make up for it. Take for example if the bad guy...

Duration: 00:12:09


053: Made in the USA Part 2

6/14/2017
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On today’s episode, Richard Duquette talks about Made in the USA Part 2. This series aims to present how local consumers and bicycle retailers can avoid defective foreign bicycles. Tune in to hear classic insights about the judicial system, how you can take action, and some practical legal solutions! A Brief Recap In the previous episode, you heard about how expensive litigation is for the hurt bicyclist or retailer. Also, you heard about how some bicycles are designed. The design...

Duration: 00:16:07


052: Made in the USA Part 1

6/7/2017
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On today’s episode, Richard Duquette talks about the concerns revolving around local bicycle consumers and retailers. How can they protect themselves from defective bicycles from other countries? Nowadays, competing manufacturers and retailers abound even in the internet. Tune in to Made in the USA Part 1! Background of the Series The US imported more than 7 million bicycles in 2012. Primary sources were China and Taiwan. Many of the units were attractive, but some were defectively...

Duration: 00:14:45


051: Corporate Culture and Bicyclist Part 3

5/31/2017
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On today’s episode, Richard Duquette discusses Corporate Culture and Bicyclist Part 3. Each corporation is unique and has its own bylaws. When dealing with the law, it is helpful to be completely fair and neutral. Tune in and learn about transparency, record keeping, and other related issues! The Last in a Series In the first episode of this series, Richard talked about rogue corporations, the different responsibilities, and particular case studies. The second episode tackled law and...

Duration: 00:10:55


050: Corporate Culture and Bicyclist Part 2

5/24/2017
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On today’s episode, Richard Duquette talks about Corporate Culture and Bicyclist Part 2. Listen as he shares some classic insights on nonprofit law and ethics! A Community for Bicyclists The State of California has a bicycling community that has a wide array of nonprofit organizations. These organizations represent the bicyclists’ interests in a variety of ways. The good thing about them is they help bring the bicyclists together. They share their passion, and provide foster...

Duration: 00:17:43

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