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Bike Accident Overview From a New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney

person riding bicycleMuch 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.

Wayne Bicycle Accident Personal Injury Attorney

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
  • Speeding
  • 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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