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What to Do After a Bicycle Accident

It’s important to understand what to do after a bicycle accident, and the important steps you need to take if you suffer injuries during the accident. It is imperative for your health and for your claim that you receive medical attention as soon as possible, speak with a lawyer, and avoid the insurance company’s tactics […]

By |October 16th, 2018|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

Who Is at Fault for a Bicycle Accident? 

Fault for a bicycle accident will depend on the specific facts of your case, so we cannot say who will have liability for the crash, but Florida law provides guidance on this question. There are rules of the road for bicycles and motor vehicles. Whoever violates these laws is negligent.
Florida’s Law for Bicyclists
People riding bicycles […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

How to Report a Bicycle Accident

If you find yourself involved in or a witness to a bicycle accident, it can help to know what to do. Unless it is an extremely minor incident with absolutely no injuries, you should call 911. The operator will send emergency medical assistance and sort out which law enforcement agency will respond. If you are […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

Can I Recover Compensation for Road Rash From a Bicycle Accident?

If someone else caused your bicycle accident, he could be liable for your damages, but if your only injury was road rash, you might not receive a sizeable settlement. It depends on how severe the road rash was and how it affected your life.

For example, if the road rash was on your face and resulted […]

By |May 16th, 2018|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

How to Choose a Safe, Well-Fitting Bicycle Helmet

A bicycle helmet must be safe and well-fitting to protect your face, skull, and brain. Under Florida law, every bicycle rider or passenger who is under the age of 16 must wear an approved helmet, but riders of all ages should wear helmets to prevent catastrophic injuries.
Approved Bicycle Helmets for Riders and Passengers
Only bicycle helmets […]

By |May 6th, 2018|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

Florida Bicycle Laws: What Drivers & Cyclists Should Know

Because of our fabulous climate, gorgeous scenery, and bicycle friendly (flat) terrain, flocks of people hop on their bikes and ride all over the state of Florida. Our legislators enacted laws to protect bicyclists and motor vehicle drivers. Here is a discussion of some of the most critical Florida bicycle laws.
Do You Have to Wear […]

By |January 17th, 2018|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

Who Is At Fault for a Dooring Bicycle Accident?

When a bicycle crashes into an open car door, the motorist who opened the door, the bicyclist and third parties may be responsible for dooring bicycle accidents. These accidents can cause severe injuries, especially if a car hits the cyclist after he or she collides with the door and falls into oncoming traffic. Motorists often […]

By |December 6th, 2017|Bicycle Accident Cases, Car Accidents, News|0 Comments

Who Is At Fault If a Car Turning Right Hits a Bicyclist?

When a car hits a bicyclist while the car is turning right, both the driver of the vehicle and the bicyclist may be at-fault for the accident depending on the circumstances. The party who is at-fault for your bike accident will be liable for any injuries or damages you suffered in the crash.

(See our blog […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

Who Is at Fault If a Car Turning Left Hits a Bicyclist?

If a driver hits a bicycle while the driver is making a left turn, the turning driver is likely at fault. Florida law requires left-turning drivers to yield the right-of-way to other vehicles, including bicycles, in nearly every situation. If failing to yield right-of-way results in a collision, the driver is likely liable.
Do Left-Turning Vehicles […]

By |October 20th, 2017|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

How Florida’s Bicycle Laws Affect Lawsuits for Accidents

In Florida, the law treats a bicycle as a vehicle and the bicyclist as a driver. Bicyclists have the same rights to the roadway as the drivers of motor vehicles. But bicyclists are also supposed to follow the same rules of the roads as everyone else.

So, when a bicyclist is involved in an accident with […]

By |October 19th, 2017|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments