Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers of vehicles are required under the law to exercise due care to avoid colliding with bicyclists and pedestrians that are on the roadway. All too often, however, drivers are not careful enough and fail to see the pedestrian or bicyclist. This lack of care can have dire consequences for the person who is hit and for his or her family. As with most types of cases, a prompt and thorough investigation and reconstruction can be crucial to the outcome of a legal action. It is especially important in a bicycle or pedestrian accident that you retain legal counsel quickly. Witnesses can be difficult to locate as time passes, and memories fade as well. These types of cases, in particular, can turn dramatically based on eyewitness statements.