Bicycle accident

4 Things You Need to Know About Bike Accident Lawsuits

Unfortunately, as of August 2018, there were 3,942 bicycle crashes in the state of Florida and 85 resulting fatalities. If you are injured in a bicycle accident, you are able to take legal action. Keep reading below for four things you need to know about your bike accident, and how you can take action after your accident occurs. Bike Accidents Types For starters, there are a few different types of bike accidents. Unsurprisingly, they’re usually defined by where they take place. The most common type of bike accident is a collision at an intersection or stop sign. For example, if the cyclist has a stop sign

Cyclists Beware: Dangers of Biking in Miami

Cyclists face the risk of catastrophic and fatal injuries in the event of collision with larger and more powerful motor vehicles. A cyclist’s lack of protection in the event of a crash leads to hundreds of emergency room visits and deaths in Florida every year. A Florida Department of Transportation study found that bicyclists are consistently at least twice as much at risk of fatal injuries in Florida as the national average. The same study listed Miami-Dade as number one on the list of top 10 highest-priority counties for vulnerable road user safety improvements. Disregard for Bicyclists’ Rights to the Road It