Bicycle Accidents and Injuries – Corless Barfield Trial Group
Florida roadways can be dangerous. If you are a bicyclist in Florida, make sure that you obey all traffic laws and are aware of your surroundings. If you are operating a vehicle in Florida, please make sure that you are aware of your surroundings and share the road with your fellow bicyclists.
If you are riding a bicycle and are injured by the negligence of a motorist, you may be entitled to a recovery against the at-fault vehicle’s driver and owner. It is important that you contact an attorney immediately and do not speak with car insurance companies prior to seeking legal advice.
Bicycle accidents often cause catastrophic injuries in the form of traumatic head injuries, fractured or broken bones, internal injuries, and even death. If you are on a bicycle and involved in an accident with a car or some other motor vehicle, you may be entitled to benefits under your car insurance policy. Depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding your accident you may be entitled to benefits under your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) / No Fault coverage, Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist (UM) coverage, or Medical Payments (Med Pay) coverage.