Chicago has some beautiful areas to head out on your bike, and biking is a great way to enjoy the fresh air, get in some exercise, and go green. Unfortunately, however, bike accidents happen, and they are exceptionally dangerous accidents. When motorists fail to safely accommodate bike riders with whom they share the road, life-threatening bike accidents are often the result. If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a bike accident, reach out to an experienced Chicago bike accident attorney for the legal guidance you need.
The simple truth is that, when you are on your bike, you are far more vulnerable to the dangers associated with traffic accidents for all the following reasons:
While you are more susceptible to the risks of the road when you are on your bike, this does not alter the fact that motorists owe you the same duty of care they owe everyone else on the road.
Bike accidents often lead to serious injuries, which can include:
In order to regain your health and well-being, you need just compensation for the damages (or losses) you’ve suffered. These categories of loss tend to include:
Including a complete assessment of your damages in each of these classifications (in your bike accident claim) is critical to your successful journey toward recovery.
The Chicago bike accident attorneys at Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd., have considerable experience successfully guiding bike accident claims like yours toward their most beneficial conclusions, and we’re here for you, too. To learn more about how we can help, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.