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Bicycle Accidents in New Orleans, Louisiana
What is the difference between Bicycle Accidents and other types of injury law?
Bicycle accident law is a sub-category within personal injury law that focuses on the unique vulnerabilities and legal protections afforded to bicyclists.
Unlike general vehicular accident law, bicycle accident law takes into consideration the absence of protective barriers around cyclists and often involves specific local and state cycling laws, as well as unique insurance issues related to bicycling.
What are the different types of Bicycle Accidents?
Bicycle accidents can vary in their circumstances and severity. Types of bicycle accidents include:
Vehicle Collisions: A vehicle collides with a cyclist, often at intersections.
Right/Left Cross: When a vehicle making a turn intersects the cyclist’s route, causing a collision.
Dooring: Occurs when a parked car's door opens into a cyclist’s path.
Sideswipe Accidents: When a vehicle brushes against a cyclist while overtaking them.
Pedestrian Interference: When pedestrians suddenly step onto bike lanes or paths.
Road Hazards: Accidents caused by potholes, broken glass, and other road conditions.
How often do Bicycle Accident injuries happen each year?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over 1,000 bicyclists die each year in the United States, with over 450,000 reported injuries.
In New Orleans , where biking is popular for both commuting and leisure, the risk remains notably high, particularly during busy events like Mardi Gras.
What are Bicycle Accident injuries?
Injuries sustained from bicycle accidents fall under the umbrella of personal injury cases when they are caused by the negligence or fault of others. Examples of common bicycle accident injuries include broken or fractured bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, road rash, and severe bruises.
At Forrest Cressy James, we specialize in providing expert legal services to victims of bicycle accidents in the New Orleans and Louisiana Gulf South regions. We aim to secure the rightful compensation for your physical and emotional trauma.
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Why Should I Get Legal Help After an Accident?
If you find yourself in a personal injury situation, seeking legal help is crucial because you deserve fair compensation for the harm you've endured. Without legal assistance, you might have to deal with medical bills, lost wages, and pain on your own. Not seeking legal representation can mean missing out on the support you need to recover physically, emotionally, and financially.
What Should I Expect?
No matter what type of accident, we always start with a conversation. When you connect with us, we'll listen to what happened. We'll delve into the specifics of your injury, the incident, and its impact on your life. After that, we’ll present you with your legal options.
If you decide to hire us, we’ll get started on your case and guide you through every phase. In some cases, we can find a fair settlement with the at-fault party via a settlement outside of the courtroom, and in other cases it may require us to pursue action inside the courtroom. Rest assured, no matter which way your particular case goes, we'll meticulously guide you through every step, and you’ll never be alone.
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