Cycling is an increasingly popular alternative to congested roadways and public transportation. Using a bike as a healthful and quicker way to commute can also present unique dangers. A bike accident can often be prevented by more attentive motorists, however when hit by a car, bikers can suffer serious, even fatal injuries.
According to the Department of Transportation, only 11% of all bike accidents involve a car but more than half happen at intersections. Annual estimates suggest 52,000 bicyclists are involved in crashes.
Injuries from a bike accident can be severe. If you are eligible to collect a personal injury claim, you may be entitled to compensation for accident-related expenses like: