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Tampa Bicycle Accident Attorney
Florida's no-fault laws make it particularly challenging for bicycle accident victims to recover full compensation for their injuries. That's because when you get injured in such an accident in Tampa or elsewhere in Florida, you must first seek compensation from your own insurance provider. At Morgan and Morgan, we've handled complex bicycle accident cases right here in Florida and throughout the nation and secured favorable verdicts and settlements for the injured. If you have a valid claim, we may be able to fight for you. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
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Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents
Most bicycle-related accidents often stem from negligence. Common examples include:
- drivers failing to yield the right of way;
- drivers making unsafe lane changes or turns without noticing a cyclist;
- drivers opening car doors without checking for an approaching cyclist (dooring).
- distracted driving, such as texting or eating while driving;
- driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and
- drivers ignoring traffic signals.
That is not to say that cyclists may not be liable for such accidents. Even so, Florida's newly-adopted modified comparative negligence system allows the injured to recover damages as long as they're not more than 51 percent at fault for the accident.
Signs You Need to File a Claim
You should consider filing a claim if you've been involved in a bicycle accident and suffered serious injuries, property damage, or both. You'll know it's time to talk to a Morgan and Morgan attorney if:
- the accident resulted from another party's negligence;
- you're facing mounting medical bills, lost income due to time off work, or enduring pain and suffering; or
- the insurance company is giving you the runaround or offering an unfair settlement.
Possible Liable Parties in Bicycle Accidents
Several parties can be liable in bicycle accidents, depending on the unique circumstances of your case.
Liability can fall on the motor vehicle driver if their negligence or reckless actions directly led to an accident. Employers can be held liable if the driver was working at the time of the accident.
The city or local government might be responsible if poor road conditions or lack of proper signage contributed to the accident. Additionally, bicycle or part manufacturers could be liable if a defect in the bicycle caused the accident.
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The best way to get the answers you need and the compensation you deserve is by consulting a powerful injury firm like Morgan and Morgan. We've fought for more than 500,000 families in the nation and recovered over $20 billion in settlements and verdicts. Contact us today to get started with a free case review.
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