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Can I sue for my Rhode Island bicycle accident?

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You can sue for your Rhode Island bicycle accident and often you will have to do that. The reason is that when you are involved in an accident with another vehicle, be it a truck, a car, a bus, anything like that, often the insurance company defending that driver will end up having a… Read More »

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Do bicyclists automatically have the right-of-way?

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Bicycles do not automatically have the right of way. They are vehicles under Rhode Island law and they are required to follow the same rules as all other vehicles, particularly motor vehicles. There are some occasions when other vehicles, like buses, trucks, other cars on the road, they need to give special consideration for… Read More »

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How long does it take to settle a Rhode Island bicycle accident case?

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In Rhode Island, when you are injured in a bicycle accident, insurance companies typically try to blame the operator of the bike for causing the accident or for being partly at fault in causing the accident. This brings down the value of their settlement offers and extends the settlement process for quite a length… Read More »

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How soon after my Rhode Island bicycle accident should I contact an attorney?

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You should contact an attorney fairly quickly after you have your bicycle accident. The first thing you should do is take care of your health and medical considerations. After that, getting a hold of an attorney who is experienced in bicycle cases is very important. That’s because the defense has a lead time, they… Read More »

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If I am injured while riding my bicycle in Rhode Island, can I sue the driver that hit me?

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When you are injured by another driver while riding your bicycle in Rhode Island, you have a claim against that driver as long as they were negligent. This means that they were violating the rules of the road or were otherwise not careful in the operation of their vehicle. You also can make a… Read More »

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What are common injuries from bicycle accidents?

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Typically, in Rhode Island when you have a bicycle accident that involves a vehicle you are knocked to the ground. The ground is very hard and you suffer cuts, scrapes, bruises and things of that nature. Often there are also broken bones involved or fractures and sometimes there are injuries to the brain, which… Read More »

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