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What You Need To Do After A Bicycle Accident

Car accidents are scary.

The initial shock of the accident, dealing with injuries, working with insurance companies, fixing or replacing your car, filing a personal injury claim...it can all be very overwhelming.

When you are on a bicycle, and you get into an accident with a car, everything is amplified.

When you ride your bicycle, you are 100% vulnerable and at the mercy of every car, truck, and van on the road.

There is absolutely nothing protecting you from the other cars and the pavement below your tires.

Fortunately, most bicycle accidents don't involve cars.

When you are involved in an accident riding your bike, it's important to stay alert and focused after the crash, if at all possible.

The actions you take immediately following the accident can have a huge impact on how much you are able to recover for your injuries and the damage done to your bike.

Your actions will also be a factor in the outcome of any lawsuits that are filed.

In the article below, we will talk about what you need to do immediately following an accident on your bicycle.

Topics: bicycle accident

I Was Just Rear Ended...Do I Need To Hire An Attorney?

Car accidents are a mess.

People get hurt, traffic gets delayed, cars are totaled, nothing positive comes from car accidents.

And to top it off, you have to deal with insurance companies and layers.

Rear-end accidents are especially bad because you never even see them coming. There's no way to avoid them, you just have to hope it never happens.

But, at least with a rear-end accident, you don't have to pay for a lawyer because it was definitely the other driver's fault.

Right?

Many people believe that because rear-end accidents presume automatic fault on the part of the other driver that they won't need a lawyer.

Usually, that's true.

The other driver hit you from behind; there's no way you could be to blame for this, right?

Don't be so sure.

In the article below, we will discuss why it might be a good idea to hire a car accident attorney even if you were rear-ended.

Topics: rear end accident