Bicycles account for only 1% of the total trips taken in the U.S., so how big of a problem could they be? The CDC states that in 2013, over 900 bicyclist were killed from the 494,000 emergency department visits from bicycle-related injuries. The more shocking numbers, from the 2010 data, are that the lifetime medical costs and productivity losses from those injuries amounted to $10 billion. In the “texting and driving” world we live in today, you can imagine how easy it would be for one not paying attention to miss a cyclist on the streets.
The numbers, financial damage and personal tolls from bicycle accidents are very real. If you have been affected by a related accident, I can help you take the necessary steps for your deserved compensation.
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