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Archive: Bicycle Accidents

Five Things to Do After a Bicycle Accident

Bicycle Accident Attorneys in Florida

Bicycle accidents are a major public health risk for residents of Florida. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Florida has the highest rate of bicyclist deaths of any state in the nation. Worse still: while most states…

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Options for Injured Bicyclists Seeking Compensation

Bike Accident Attorneys in Florida

As Florida’s summer season begins to heat up, tourists and residents alike are taking to the road, on their bikes, that is. Although bicycles are not considered motor vehicles under Florida law because they are “muscle powered,” cyclists are generally…

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What To Do After a Bicycle Crash

Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Florida

Bicycle accidents can cause severe injuries – some of which will last a lifetime. If you or a loved one has been injured in a bike accident, contact the Dolman Law Group to schedule your free consultation with an experienced…

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Road Defects Can Cause Serious Injuries to Bicyclists

Bicycle Accident Lawyer in Florida

Cyclists face a variety of dangers on the road–the most severe of them being strikes by automobiles. Because bicycles offer much less protection than passenger automobiles, riders are particularly prone to injury and even death from collisions with vehicles. This…

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Top Three Things to do After a Florida Bicycle Accident

Bike Accident Attorneys in Clearwater

Whether you are driving a sedan, scooter, or motorcycle, no traveler is more exposed to injury than a bicyclist. Considering Florida’s abundantly clear skies, many residents and travelers take advantage of the weather to enjoy a bicycle ride down the…

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What Do I Do If I’ve Been in a Biking Accident?

Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Clearwater, Florida

The actions you take immediately following a bicycle accident are critical to protecting your rights. While individual situations may require an adjustment to this plan, in general, you should follow these steps after being involved in a biking accident: Report…

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Florida Leads The Nation In Bicycle Deaths

Florida contains a vast network of biking trails that are used 12 months out of the year by recreational and long-distance cyclists alike. Florida also has one of the largest populations of people who use bicycles as their primary mode…

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St. Petersburg Bike Accidents Caused By Road Hazards

According to the 2012 National Survey on Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitudes and Behaviors[1], 13% of bicycle injuries are caused by road hazards. Bikes are particularly susceptible to accidents caused by road hazards because of their relative instability and thin tires. …

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Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Enforcement Begins In Clearwater

In an attempt to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe[1] the Clearwater Police Department announced in March 2016 that the awareness campaign related to bicycle and pedestrian safety has entered the “enforcement phase.” This means that those caught violating the law…

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Some Questions And Answers Regarding Florida Electric Bicycle Laws

Some Questions and Answers Regarding Florida Electric Bicycle Laws Electric assisted bicycles are becoming a very common sight on bike paths, sidewalks and even beaches. They come in all different forms and have names like Pedego, Prodeco, Haibike and Rad….

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