June 25th, 2015
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),1 bicycle accidents resulting in an estimated 515,000 emergency department visits in 2010. When bicyclists are struck by other vehicles or thrown from their bikes because of hazards in the roadway, they often sustain extremely serious injuries. In cases where a bicycle accident is the result of someone else’s carelessness, victims are often entitled to financial recovery.
Many people are justifiably curious as to how much money they can expect to receive after an accident occurs. The amount of money you collect depends on a number of factors. Generally speaking, … Read More Posted In: Bicycle Accidents
May 5th, 2015
Bicycle accidents can occur in many different ways. Collisions can happen in intersections, in moving traffic, in stopped traffic, and more. One common type of bicycle accident that can cause severe injuries is often referred to as “dooring.” This type of accident happens when a motorist suddenly opens a car door without watching and a bicyclist cannot stop before crashing into the car door. This type of collision can often lead to catastrophic and possibly permanent injuries for cyclists and may require extensive medical attention.
Bicyclists are expected to ride as far on the right of a road to avoid … Read More Posted In: Bicycle Accidents