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Question:How different is a bicycle accident claim compared to a car accident claim?
Answer:I got a call yesterday from someone who was injured on a bicycle after being struck by a motor vehicle driver. She wanted to know how her claim differed had she been a passenger or a driver in another car. The main way that the claim differs is that because you’re not in a car, if you don’t own a car, you may not have access to personal injury protection coverage that would apply to pay for your medical treatment.You may, however, be entitled to, if you don’t own a vehicle, to collect from the personal injury protection coverage of the at-fault driver, but first you also need to check out, if you have a blood relative that you reside with who owns a vehicle, you may be able to recover under their personal injury protection coverage. What you need to do, because those claims not being in a car are slightly different, is contact a firm that handles bicycle accident injury claims.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured while out on a ride and have questions about bicycle accident claims? Contact a Tampa bicycle accident lawyer at Morgenstern and Herd today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you. Read Betsey Herd’s reviews on Avvo Out of Town Legal Resources Someone called our office looking for help with a bicycle accident claim in Georgia. We don’t practice in Georgia, but we found this personal injury firm in Sandy Springs, GA that did a great job with their online guides and videos. If you or a family member is ever injured in a bicycle accident in Georgia take a quick look at their online bicycle accident resources.