Bicycle Accidents

Plantation Bicycle Accident Lawyer

The warmer climates and sunny weather attract many active individuals to the Plantation area. This means you will frequently see people riding bicycles around town. However, while bicyclists are protected by road lanes and crosswalks, there are a large number of injuries caused by bicycle accidents every year.

Have you been injured in a bicycle accident? Get legal support from one of our skilled Plantation injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Jason T. Corsover. With more than a decade of experience, our firm is prepared to assist with your injury claims. We may be able to help you secure compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, therapy costs and emotional suffering. We are dedicated to protecting the rights of injured bicyclists and pedestrians. If you are suffering from your accident, seek help right away.

Have you been injured as a bicyclist?

In most cases, bicycle accidents are attributed to negligence of drivers who fail to share the road or watch out for cyclists. This is especially true at night, even when the cyclist wears reflective gear/clothing to make them visible to motorists. Anyone who has been hit by a driver when they were following the rules of the road has the right to file a claim for compensation. Our Plantation personal injury lawyer can assist with such claims.

Protecting Individuals from Negligent Drivers

As stated above, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) recently reported more than 7,300 accidents involving bicyclists. Out of those, 4,600 resulted in serious injuries and damages. Sadly, 76 of those accidents caused devastating fatalities, which may have led to wrongful death cases. This statistic is far too high, which is why our Plantation lawyers are determined to hold reckless drivers responsible their actions. Some of the most common causes of bicycle accidents include the following:

  • Driver inattention
  • Aggressive driving
  • Failure to yield
  • In-car distractions

When a car doesn't pull out of a street, parking lot or driveway with caution, bicyclist can often be left suffering. Broken bones, neck injuries and brain trauma are all possible in a dangerous collision with a car. While a bicyclist is on the road, they don't have any of the same protection as an automobile driver does. They are much more susceptible to major injuries, even if they are wearing a helmet or protective gear. A driver may neglect to check their mirrors properly, overlooking the bicyclist in their blind spot.

Consult a Personal Injury Lawyer Today - Call (954) 246-4504

Whether a bicyclist is hit by a car directly or forced to slam into the side of a car, it could result in major medical costs. If you or a loved one has been injured by an irresponsible driver in a bicycle accident, our firm has the legal skills to help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with a Plantation injury attorney from our law offices.