Posted on October 27, 2011

When you have suffered serious injuries in a bike accident in Louisville you could be entitled to receive compensation. Consulting with a Louisville personal injury attorney is the best way to learn what your rights are and how you can protect them.

More and more people are taking to the roads on bicycles, as they save a lot of money on gas. However, with the increase of bikes on the road, there is also a greater chance of being injured in an accident.

Following are 5 ways that a car/bike accident in Louisville can be prevented: 

  • have young cyclists take a bike safety course;
  • wear a helmet;
  • learn and follow laws of the road (traffic laws);
  • make yourself visible (lights on your bike, reflective clothing); and
  • motorists, be more aware of the possibility of a bicycle sharing the road. 

While these are some ways in which an accident could potentially be avoided, there is no guarantee that it won't happen. And unfortunately, accidents involving a car and bike are often serious, or even fatal.

If your bike accident in Louisville was caused by the negligence of a motorist or any other party, then you may have the right to file a claim. A Louisville personal injury attorney will evaluate the details of your case and inform you as to the validity of your claim.

Contacting a Louisville Personal Injury Attorney

A Louisville personal injury attorney at Gray and White can help you handle every aspect of your Kentucky personal injury claim. If you've been injured in Kentucky, contact us today for a free evaluation of your case - 1-888-450-4456 or 502-210- 8942.

Matthew L. White
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