Bicycle riders are put at risk of serious injury and death in accidents involving motor vehicles, accidents which are usually the fault of the motor vehicle drivers. As bicycle riders know, drivers of cars and trucks often do not pay attention to their surroundings, do not respect or expect to see bikes on the road and do not look for bikes before making moves that can put the rider at risk of serious injuries. All too often vehicles fail to yield the right-of-way to bicyclists, make turns directly in front of oncoming bikes, open doors in front of them, or fail to check their blind spot before changing lanes.
When your or a loved one is involved in an accident while riding or walking your bike, you have the same rights to seek compensation from drivers as any motorist. You need experienced trial lawyers to ensure that a thorough investigation is conducted, that your medical injuries are documented and that you receive the maximum compensation available. Do not wait to contact an attorney, you know the insurance company has already contacted their lawyers.