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Can I sue for my Florida bicycle accident?

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Yes, anybody that’s involved in a bicycle accident in the state of Florida, just like someone that’s involved in a motor vehicle accident, can bring a claim against the at-fault party that caused the bicycle accident. The laws that apply to those making a recovery in a motor vehicle crash will also apply to one in a bicycle accident. For example, if you’ve been injured in a bicycle accident, you can make a recovery for your past medical expenses, your future medical expenses, any lost wages or loss of future earning capacity, as well as what we call the intangible damages, that being pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life, and inconvenience. Of course, in order to bring a bicycle claim in the state of Florida, we must prove as well that the at-fault party was negligent or failed to use reasonable care in the operation of their motor vehicle in causing the crash. But the answer is yes, you can bring a claim when the victim of a bicycle accident. And if you are the victim of a bicycle accident in the state of Florida, first seek medical attention and then contact us. We can assist you and steer you through the complex and complicated laws that exist or come out of a bicycle accident.

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