Biking is a fun way to exercise, travel, and simply enjoy the outdoors. Florida is called the Sunshine State for a reason, and more and more cyclists are hitting the roads and bike paths in Melbourne and elsewhere. Unfortunately, negligent drivers can turn a leisurely biking experience into a tragedy. Bike accidents are far too common, but you can hold the negligent party responsible with the help of a personal injury attorney.
Our dedicated attorneys have years of experience handling biking collision cases just like yours. An expert Melbourne bicycle accident lawyer on our team can provide a free consultation of your case. Get started on your pursuit of monetary damages to repair your injuries and your life.
Too often, bicyclists are not respected while they are on the road, leading to many preventable accidents and injuries. When a bicyclist suffers injuries due to another person or company’s carless actions, our Melbourne lawyers can help them recover their losses.
When others ignore or negligently jeopardize a bicyclist’s rights and safety, they often do so through:
These are only some of the ways in which a person or company could be negligent. Whatever situation a bicyclist faces, our team of trial experts can represent their interests and fight for the compensation they need to get their lives back on track after an accident.
Bicycle regulations defined by Florida Statutes §316.2065 set forth not only the requirements bicyclists must follow, but also the rights of cyclists to share the road with other drivers. This means they are protected from the same types of negligence as drivers of cars or trucks.
Cyclists in Melbourne are required to follow the following rules of the road:
Bicyclists who follow these rules can avoid being found partially liable if the defendant alleges that they were partly responsible for causing or contributing to the accident.
Compensation awarded in a successful biking accident lawsuit is intended to cover the following losses:
An injured bike rider deserves to be compensated for any losses they suffer as a result of someone else’s carelessness. An experienced team of local attorneys can help fight for compensation on the cyclist behalf.
Our firm has the years of experience needed to help you fight for compensation. We previously represented large insurance companies and businesses—so we know their defensive tactics. We are ready to put that experience to work for you.
Contact a skilled Melbourne bicycle accident lawyer today for a free consultation of your case. Let us help you get started the right way.