Pothole Bicycle Accident
Did you suffer serious injuries in a pothole bicycle accident? Watch this video to find out if you can recover financial compensation.
Can I recover compensation if a pothole caused my bicycle accident?
The other day I had a client call in wanting to know if he had a claim. His scenario was he was riding his bike down a city road, hit a pothole, and got significantly injured. I told him, “Absolutely, you have a claim!” It was a city road, and you can sue the city because they were responsible for maintaining the pothole. I said the most important thing you have to do in that kind of scenario is get medical treatment to make sure that you’re okay.
Once you get that medical treatment, you have to contact an attorney because you have to preserve the evidence that’s at the scene. This includes pictures of the pothole. If the city knows that somebody got injured after they fell into a pothole, the city’s going to immediately go back and try to fill that pothole. You need to get pictures before the evidence is lost or destroyed and, absolutely, you would have a claim in that case.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured while riding a bike in Florida and have questions about pothole bicycle accidents?
Contact our experienced Jacksonville bicycle accident attorneys at Edwards & Ragatz, P.A. today for a free no obligation consultation and case evaluation.
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Out of Town Legal Resources
I received an email last week from someone who had questions about bicycle accidents caused by potholes in Texas. We don’t practice in Texas, but we found these personal injury lawyers in San Antonio, TX that did a great job with their online educational guides and videos. If you or someone you know has questions about bicycle accident claims in Texas, take a look at their online bicycle accident resources.