Car - Cyclist Collision
In the State of Florida, cyclist enjoy the year round weather that allows for cycycling rides and activities. It is important that drivers are not he look out for cyclist and slow down any time that a driver is near a cyclist. There is a 3 feet rule in the State of Florida and for safety purposes to protect cyclist on or near the roads and streets. David Wolf has represented cyclists in Jacksonville and throughout the State of Florida in a variety of bicycle accidents and claims. It should be noted that a cyclist also has the duty to obey the rules or the road and otherwise operate the bicycle in a safe and reasonable manner. David Wolf is a Florida attorne, advocate, and author who frights for the rights of injury victims who are injured in car - cyclist collisions.There are four elements to prove in a car - cyclist collision case . . .
In the aftermath of a car - cyclist collision, there are four elements to prove as part of the personal injury case or claim: 1. Duty; 2. Breach of Duty; 3. Causation; and 4. Damages. Florida has a comparative fault set of laws in place for automobile accidents and bicycle accidents. As such, an injury vicitm can pursue a case or claim for damages for personal injuries even if the injury victim is deemed partially at fault for the accident, crash, or collision. While the information presented in a police report can be helpful for a bicycle accident case or claim, it should be noted that the actual police report is not admissible as evidence in a civil trial for personal injuries. This is called the Florida Accident Report Privilege.David Wolf is the author of the book - Bikes, Trikes, and Automobiles . . .
David Wolf is the author of 10 books including the book titled - Bikes, Trikes and Automobiles - Legal Rights of the Injured Cyclist. The book has chapters on Common Questions, Insurance Issues, Wrongful Death, Compensation, Damages, and other topics. The book was written to provide a free resource for cyclists and their families seeking information and tips in the aftermath of a bicycle accident. The books answers many common questions and issues that arise in the aftermath of a Florida Bicycle Accident. You can get this book for free by completing the Contact Us form on this website.
A bicyclist can suffer significant personal injuries as a result of a car - cyclist crash. The personal injuries can literally change the life of the cyclists who will require a life-time of medical care, treatment, and therapy to treat the injujries. The compensation available to the injured cyclist usually is limited by the amount of Insurance coverage in place for the driver and owner of the at-fault motor vehicle.A cyclist is legally entitled to the full value for his or her personal injuries . . .
While the law allows an injured cyclist to pursue the full extent of the value of the case for the personal injuries, most attorneys will focus on the available insurance. This is typically the most practical and sensible way in which to pursue compensation on behalf of the injury victim. If the defendant is a business corporation, or an individual with extensive assets, the analysis and approach to the bicycle accident case and claim may be different.
There are many challenges to an injury victim in the aftermath of a cyclist - car collision. Get D Wolf - Attorney - On Your Side - At Your Side.