Whether your injury occurred on the along the boardwalk or on US-1, or even in a residential neighborhood, it is important to discuss your situation with a skilled lawyer as soon as possible. We can begin to reconstruct your pedestrian or bicycle accident to determine who was at fault. Commonly, pedestrian or bicycle accidents result from numerous situations, including:
- Drivers failing to yield at a crosswalk
- Drivers failing to clear an intersection before turning right on red
- Drivers violating designated bike lanes
- Improper placement of stop signs or stop signs blocked by shrubbery or foliage.
- Drivers failing to recognize safety signs in school zones or construction zones
If you or a loved one was injured in a bicycle accident, it is crucial that you contact an attorney to learn more about your options for monetary recovery. Often, you can receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering. We will guide you through the car-accident legal process every step of the way.
Unfortunately, we see many hit and run bicycle accidents – especially on the Rickenbacker Causeway. We are seeking more of these types of accidents because of the higher instances of texting-while-driving. But there are certainly no shortage of just plan awful drivers in South Florida. If you have the presence of mind to get the make/model and car license, plate you should do so. However, since cycling injuries tend to be more severe than regular auto accident cases, this information is usually gathered by your riding buddy (always ride with a buddy). Its also important to have adequate uninsured-motorists coverage. Even if you are not in your car when the accident occurs, having valid automobile insurance will help protect you in bicycle accidents as well.
Our firm will pursue all legal avenues of compensation to ensure you can remain financially stable while working to get healthy. Typically, a personal injury lawsuit will focus on recovering compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering. Trust our firm to fight on your behalf from beginning to end.