bicycle accident lawyer
sidhu lawyers, edmonton personal injury
ON BEHALF OF CYCLISTS
WE ARE HERE TO HELP
When you have been injured in a bike accident, you can be eligible to get compensation for your injuries. Bicyclists have rights and responsibilities on the road, just like motorists and pedestrians. If a bicyclist is involved in an accident, they should be aware of the laws and regulations in place to protect them. This is where a highly trained and experienced Bicycle Accident Lawyer can help. They can assist you in reconstructing the accident pinpointing the most miniscule details that could have the greatest impact on your case. Their thorough knowledge of the Law, Motor Vehicle Act and police investigative practices require years of research to acquire and utilize in winning a bike accident case. There are numerous factors used to determine liability and fault and each one must be scrutinized to ensure a positive outcome in court, or in an out-of-court settlement.
There are numerous situations on the road that can lead to a bicyclist being injured. Examples of when the advice of a Bicycle Accident Lawyer is recommended include (but not limited to):
- Careless or reckless driving
- Speeding and/or disobeying traffic signals
- Drivers under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or other non-medically prescribed illicit substances
- Distracted drivers, whether by handheld communication devices or other factors
- Adverse weather or road conditions leading to poor visibility and hazardous roadway
- Infrastructure flaws or defects- also poorly designed infrastructure
- Vehicles with mechanical problems or physical defects
When any of the above lead to a bicycle accident or a cyclist being injured, ensure your legal rights are protected and you have access to all the potential compensation that the law qualifies you for. A personal injury lawyer versed in bicycle accidents will protect you and your loved ones by fighting insurance companies and courts in your best interest. Why ride solo when you can have access to an entire team with the goal of helping you recover and maximize your compensation?
WHY SHOULD I CALL A BICYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER?
During recovery and even before succeeding with your case, you may be eligible for coverage and funds relating to medical expenses, specialist appointments, physiotherapy and much more. If your bicycle accident is directly impacting your ability to work, sleep or simply enjoy a pre-accident level quality of life, there are numerous resources that a personal injury lawyer can guide you to and several avenues to ensure that you achieve as full of a recovery as possible. Being in a bicycle accident can physically and emotionally traumatizing. It is easy to say, “Just get back on the bike”, but immediately after experiencing a near-death experience, it may not be so easy. An injury lawyer will help you reach out to all the necessary resources that will aid in your recovery.
Being a cyclist in Edmonton can certainly be daunting at times. With the limited cycling season, motorists, pedestrians, and even other cyclists sometimes forget the rules of the road leading to a bicycle accident and injury. Occasionally, a cyclist is involved in a minor incident and decides not to report the matter. Then weeks or even months down the road, they discover that they have a serious or chronic injury but are no longer eligible for compensation. Do not let this happen to you- report any such incident and discuss your options with an injury lawyer immediately. That way, your bases are covered in case of any future surprises.