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OUR PHILOSOPHY

Mr. Brustin's philosophy is simple and parallels virtually every Vehicle Code in the country...."Bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicles."

A Dedicated Advocate

Mr. Brustin generously donates his time to numerous bicycle advocacy organizations. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition. He served on the Board of Directors of the California Bike Coalition for ten years and the League of American Bicyclists in Washington, D.C., for nine years. He also was the founder and chairman of the National Legal Affairs Committee for the League of American Bicyclists.

Mr. Brustin has been a proud co-sponsor of numerous events and riders including The Race Across America, The Chevrolet/LASD Professional Cycling Team, The Velo Girls, Tour of Palm Springs, Fremont Freewheelers, The Solvang Century, and the Orange County Wheelmen/Paramount Racing Team. He also sponsored helmet donation programs in Irvine and Contra Costa County.

An Expert on Bicycle Accidents

Mr. Brustin gives bicycling safety presentations to groups across the state. Through all of his experience he has found 10 common accident situations which he highlights in his speeches. The most common situations that lead to bicycle accidents include:

Memberships & Affiliations

Velo Girls
Tour of Palm Springs

Representing Cyclists Throughout The State


Free Consultation

Mr. Brustin offers a complimentary personal telephone consultation to any cyclist involved in an accident. The toll free number is 800.841.2453. You will speak directly with Mr. Brustin instead of a paralegal. He will discuss the details of your case, bike laws, procedures, fees and costs.

You will be treated with compassion and respect during the consultation. Mr. Brustin has been involved in several cycling accidents of his own and he knows what it is like to experience injuries which prevent a cyclist from riding.

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Common Questions

A confidential consultation gives the injured bicycle accident victim the opportunity to ask questions and to obtain a better grasp of the legal procedures that are involved in a bicycle accident personal injury case. Clients often ask questions of this nature:

  • Who is at fault?
  • What were my responsibilities?
  • How long should I wait until considering a settlement?
  • Who will pay my medical expenses?
  • Will I be compensated for lost earnings?
  • Will my bike and accessories be replaced?
  • What is the estimated value of my case?
  • How much are the fees and costs?

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Contact the Bicycle Law Expert

Offices in Silicon Valley and Southern California
Mr. Brustin has decades of experience representing injured cyclists. He has personally handled over 1,000 cases and has given complimentary consultations to thousands of additional injured cyclists regarding their potential cases.

Knowing your rights is the first step in holding a careless driver responsible for your injuries.

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You Gave Me Hope


"I just want to say thanks a lot for taking my case and believing in my side of the story...having you as my lawyer gave me hope that justice would be on my side. Best wishes for your practice and it feels good to know that bicyclists have an advocate such as you."

~ May 1, 2002 by E.T.


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