Category Archives: Bicycle Accident
How a Bike vs. Car Crash Is Different from a Car Against Car Crash
There’s no question that riding a bike can be great for your health and the environment. However, bike riding can also be incredibly risky and potentially catastrophic if you get hit by a car. There are significant variations in the types of injuries bicyclists incur, and insurance companies handle these accidents differently. This article… Read More »
How Much Is My Florida Bicycle Accident Claim Worth?
Bicycle accidents are quite common in Florida. According to the FLHSMV, in 2021 alone, there were over 6,400 bicycle crashes in Florida, resulting in more than 190 deaths and more than 5,900 injuries. Fortunately, in Florida, you may be eligible to obtain compensation after suffering injuries in a bicycle accident. If you have sustained… Read More »
5 Everyday Ways Drivers Make Cyclists Feel Unsafe
It is a known fact that cyclists are more vulnerable on the road than occupants of motor vehicles. While bad driving, inattentiveness, and conscious law-breaking are of concern to passengers, such behaviors are especially alarming to cyclists. This is because bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles usually result in either death or serious injuries. Unlike… Read More »
Preventing Child Bicycle Accidents And Injuries
Unfortunately, child bicycle accidents happen more often than most people think. Approximately 100 children are killed, and 254,000 are injured as a result of bicycle-related accidents every year. If your child enjoys riding their bicycle, it is crucial that you do your best to protect them from accidents and injuries. Unfortunately, you cannot control… Read More »
Tips On How To Avoid Bicycle Accidents
According to the IIHS, every year, around 2% of motor vehicle crash-related deaths involve cyclists. The IIHS estimates that, in 2019 alone, more than 840 bicyclists died in accidents with motor vehicles. Bicycles are common in the Florida Keys, which unfortunately means bicycle accidents are commonplace. In 2019 alone, for example, Monroe County experienced… Read More »
Can Not Wearing A Helmet Affect My Bicycle Accident Claim?
Bicycle accidents are quite common in Florida. According to the FLHSMV, in 2021, the Sunshine state witnessed a total of 5,646 bicycle crashes, which resulted in 153 fatalities and 5,281 injuries. Monroe County alone saw a total of 77 bicycle accidents, which resulted in 75 injuries and 2 deaths. From these numbers, it is… Read More »
Did You Get Doored While Riding Your Bicycle In The Florida Keys?
Cycling in the Florida Keys can be quite dangerous. Cyclists in the Florida Keys are at a very high risk of being hit by motor vehicles. There is also the risk of being “doored.” A dooring accident can occur when a passenger or driver opens a door in a cyclist’s path. Generally, when a… Read More »
Tips To Help You Pick The Right Bicycle Accident Attorney
Because of the island feel of the Florida Keys, many locals and tourists prefer to move around using bicycles. But, when there are more bicycles on the road, more bicycle accidents are bound to occur. Fortunately, if you find yourself in a bicycle accident in the Florida Keys, you may be eligible to recover… Read More »
Common Causes Of Bicycle Accidents
Whether you ride your bicycle for exercise or on your daily commute, the unfortunate reality is that you expose yourself to serious risks every time you hit the road with your bicycle. This is mainly because cyclists are usually at the mercy of the vehicles surrounding them on the road. Indeed, a cyclist and… Read More »
Three Crucial Things To Consider Before Settling A Florida Keys Bicycle Accident Claim
Americans have long been known to be the most litigious people in the world. But now, Americans are filing far fewer lawsuits. For example, less than 1,000 people, including alleged victims of inattentive motorists, filed tort lawsuits in 2015. It is said that approximately 5% of personal injury cases go to trial. The remaining… Read More »