Cyclists must share the road with car, trucks, pedestrians, motorcycles, and other modes of transportation. Drivers of motor vehicles must share the road with cyclists. Unfortunately, many drivers do not show a duty of care to cyclists on the road. Negligent driver behavior is one of the most common causes of bicycle accidents in Melbourne. According to a study conducted by Adelaide University’s Centre for Automotive Safety Research, drivers caused more than 80 percent of bicycle accidents involving a motor vehicle.
Examples of negligent driver behavior, include:
- Driving while on the phone or texting
- Driving distracted
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Driving aggressively
- Driving while tired
Bicycle Accident Solicitors in Melbourne
After suffering an injury in a bicycle accident, do not wait to consult a skilled bicycle accident solicitor at Car Accident Lawyer Pros in Melbourne. They are sympathetic to the needs of injured cyclists and know how difficult it can be to deal with the legal process while trying to focus on what’s most important, getting better. In addition to handling cases stemming from negligent driver behavior, the aggressive bicycle accident lawyers in our group have handled bicycle accidents stemming from:
- Road debris
- Poorly maintained streets or sidewalks
- Faulty traffic signals and signs
- Unmarked construction zones
Bicycle Accident Lawyer in Melbourne
The caring bicycle accident solicitors at Car Accident Lawyer Pros in Melbourne understand the pain and trauma associated with a severe injury and can help victims secure funds for injury expenses. Victims injured in a bicycle accident may be able to collect compensation for medical costs, lost wages, emotional distress, physical pain, rehabilitation, and if suffering from permanent disabilities, compensation for lost benefits.
Bicycle Accident Solicitor in Melbourne
In an accident involving a bicycle and a car, it’s not uncommon for the police to site the cyclist. If you were cited and are being blamed for the accident, contact an experienced bicycle accident lawyer at Car Accident Lawyer Pros in Melbourne immediately. The police and insurance carriers often try to place blame on cyclists because the case can be settled quickly, and in most cases, inexpensively. Please keep in mind, insurance carriers do not have your best interest at heart and unfortunately, will try to close a case quickly in an effort to reduce costs.
Don’t let the authorities or insurance carriers try to blame you for the accident. The ethical bicycle accident solicitors we work with are on your side and won’t rest until justice is served on your behalf.
Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Melbourne
If you are considering having a dedicated bicycle accident lawyer at Car Accident Lawyer Pros in Melbourne review the details of your case, act now. You only have a short window of time to file a claim. Claims that are not filed within the time limits set by the state will be denied. If you are denied the ability to file a claim, you cannot collect compensation for accident related damages. Call our law group as soon as possible at +61 3 9021 2491. The bicycle accident solicitors in our group offer free case reviews and work on a no win, no fee basis.