If you have recently been involved in an bicycle accident and suffered an injury, or if someone close to you has been injured or killed in an bicycle accident, you may have the legal right to obtain compensation. Bicycle accidents may result in serious injuries or death. Serious injuries can permanently negatively impact the victim's health and lifestyle. If the accident was caused by a motor vehicle driver error, someone's negligence, a road hazard, a bike component design flaw or a manufacturing defect, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and other losses.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Safety Administration, in 2002 662 pedal cyclists were killed and roughly another 48,000 were injured. The table below summarizes Pedal Cyclist injuries and fatalities from 1990 to 2002. The Pedestrian & Bicycle Information Center Bicycle Matrix crash type table indicates that motorists are at fault about 42% in bike crashes with motor vehicles.
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Injured or Killed
Bicycle accident personal injury cases are usually complex and expensive. You should always consult a qualified, licensed lawyer. You may contact the sponsoring law firm below to discuss the injury or schedule a free consultation. These personal injury cases are normally handled on a contingency basis. Typically there are no fees unless the lawyer obtains a settlement or award for you.
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