If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident in Fort Myers, Naples, or Port Charlotte a personal injury attorney from Viacava & Cantor is here to help you. At Viacava & Cantor we take great pride in the work we do to obtain compensation for those injured in bicycle accidents in Southwest Florida.
All warm weather vacation areas are prime locations for large amounts of bicycle riders and Southwest Florida is no exception. Both vacationers and natives of Southwest Florida commonly use their bicycles as their primary mode of transportation. Anybody who has spent time on Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva or Marco Island can attest to the large volume of bicycle traffic. Florida has very specific laws that regulate bicycle travel and the interaction with motor vehicles on the road.
When Do Bicycle Accidents Occur?
Commonly speaking, a bicyclist has all of the responsibilities and all of the duties of all other vehicles traveling on the streets of Southwest Florida. Bicycle Accidents typically arise when motor vehicle operators do not properly yield to bicycles who are obeying all traffic laws resulting in a dangerous and sometimes fatal collision. When the aforementioned situation arises and the driver is negligent in operating their vehicle, the result is often Catastrophic Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury or Wrongful Death.
What To Do After Your Bicycle Accident
Knowing what to do after your accident is essential. Following an accident involving a bicycle it is very important to preserve all evidence that is relevant to the bicycle accident. It is important to take photographs of all relevant subject matter including, but not limited to, vehicles involved, bikes involved, and any visible injuries.
The personal injury lawyers at the Fort Myers based Personal Injury Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle bicycle accident cases throughout the State of Florida. The Personal Injury Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.