Established in 1960, the Hartford Personal Injury Law Firm of McCoy & McCoy provides residents of Connecticut with reliable, compassionate and effective legal representation. Our Personal Injury lawyers stand by each of our clients every step of the way through the legal claim process.
Bicyclists are becoming increasingly popular due to the increasing cost of fuel and the energy-saving movement. Whether it’s improving your health, or allowing you to unplug with family and friends, a bike ride holds several benefits. Although there are many positive reasons to go on a bicycle ride, there are also a lot of risks that cyclists encounter when sharing the road with motor vehicles. Bicyclists hold the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicle drivers do, however, they are not often respected as they do. Bicyclists are what the law calls, “vulnerable road users.” It is crucial that motor vehicle drivers are aware of their surroundings on and off the road to ensure safe road sharing and avoid accidents.
Not only may you need to foot the bill for any medical treatment that you have received, but you may not be able to return to work for the duration of your recovery. Do not disregard the legal options available to you. If you were injured in a Connecticut bicycle accident at the hands of a negligent driver-whether they were recklessly speeding, texting and driving, or driving under the influence-you may be entitled to compensation. By pursuing a personal injury lawsuit, you may have the opportunity to recover monetary damages for the costs associated with your injury, as well as for the noneconomic losses that you have suffered, including:
To find out how we can assist you with your case, please complete a free case evaluation form today or call our Connecticut bicycle accident attorneys at 860-936-9274 immediately.