Despite the push by environmental activists to increase bicycle ridership, too many roadways remain unsafe for bicycles. People choose to ride bicycles for many reasons including leisure, main source of transportation and to reduce their environmental carbon footprint. However, bicyclists are constantly struggling to share the road with larger, dominating vehicles. Like a motorcycle, where there is no structural protection in the event of an accident, a bicycle accident leaves the rider vulnerable to serious injury including:
Coping with the aftermath of this traumatic accident can be extremely difficult, especially when the physical pain is mixed with the emotional distress. Our firm has a track record of success representing cycling-motor vehicle accident victims and their families. At Virk Personal Injury Law, we will guide you through the process, including time limitations, documentation and assessment submission. Our expertise will allow us to complete a thorough case investigation as we work with professional experts such as accident reconstruction engineers, medical experts, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and vocational counsellors to ensure that we obtain the best resolution for you.
If you or someone you care for has sustained injuries as a bicyclist of pedestrian by a motor vehicle, you are entitled to accident benefits which may include:
A bicycle or pedestrian accident is completely life changing as it may cause extreme long-term pain and suffering, permanent disability or disfigurement. If your accident was not completely your fault, we can help you seek compensation for your medical expenses and financial losses from at-fault parties, including: