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Unfortunately, Florida has one of the highest rates of bicycle fatalities
since 2001. Bicyclists can suffer severe injuries if struck by a motorist
who may have failed to take proper notice of them. If you or a loved one
was hurt in a bicycle accident, speak with our Tampa Bay personal injury
attorneys to begin work on recovering the compensation you deserve.
Paulsen Law Group is fully committed to advocating for the rights of the
injured and has been working on their behalf for more than 15 years. When
you need aggressive representation and knowledgeable counsel, we go the
extra mile for our clients to ensure their rights to recover compensation
are always protected.
How can an injury attorney help?
Bicycle accident claims are typically every bit as complex as motor vehicle
accidents which means it is imperative that you reach out and obtain skilled
representation. If you own a car and have Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
insurance, you can recover at least part of your compensation this way.
If you do not own a car, the other party may be required to pay through
their won PIP insurance.
What To Do If You Are Injured in a Bicycle Accident
If you are involved in a bike accident you should:
- Move away from immediate danger if possible
- Call 911 and request medical assistance
- If possible, collect the drivers information
- Gather witness statements if possible
- Give a police statement and collect the officers badge number
- Seek professional medical assistance
It's recommended that you don't talk about the accident with the
other drivers involved and avoid discussing the accident with the insurance
company. If you are involved in a bicycle accident it may be in you should
consider consulting an attorney as soon as possible.
A personal injury lawyer can:
Gather witness statements
Recreate the scene of the accident
Review police and accident reports
Inspect and document any damage to the bike
Investigate the driving history of the at-fault party
Speak with experts to analyze medical records and create reenactments of
the accident in order to determine fault and causation
Don’t be intimidated by insurance companies!
Dealing with an insurance company yourself can be difficult since these
companies exist to make money and can try and refute your claim for damages.
This is where a vigorous Tampa Bay personal injury lawyer can take on
the at-fault driver and any insurers trying to deny you the compensation you need.
Call Paulsen Law Group today and discuss your case during a free consultation—(727) 270-8260.