Much like pedestrians, bicyclists are at a serious disadvantage in a car collision. Bicyclists, while typically wearing helmets, lack any sort of protection against broken bones, severe lacerations, neck injuries or other catastrophic injuries. It is important to contact a skilled personal injury attorney to learn more about your options for monetary recovery.
At Scura, Wigfield, Heyer & Stevens, LLP, our New Jersey bike accident attorneys will fight for your full and fair compensation. Bicyclists may be engaged in recreational bicycling or biking as a means of commuting to work or school. These riders have a right to certain areas of the road and drivers must remain attentive at all times.
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A driver of a car or truck may collide with a bicyclist for a number of reasons, including:
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield at a crosswalk
- Poor visibility
- Dangerous driving conditions
- Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Driving too close to a bicyclist, and forcing him or her off the road
- Failure to ensure both directions are clear when turning right at an intersection
- Traffic congestion forced a bicyclist into the path of a car or truck
- Failure to ensure the sidewalk was clear before entering a city street
If you or a loved one suffered a bicycle injury due to any of the above situations, or other situations not mentioned on this website, it is important to contact a skilled personal injury attorney. You might be entitled to monetary compensation for your injuries and lost wages. We will take a careful look at your case and provide you with an honest assessment about what your next step should be.
Contact a New Jersey Bicycle Accident Attorney
If you have questions regarding bicycle accidents, do not hesitate to schedule a free consultation with an attorney at Scura, Wigfield, Heyer & Stevens, LLP. Our personal injury lawyers are prepared to fight on your behalf to recover compensation from any negligent party or insurer.
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