New Mexico Bicycle accidents can result in serious injuries, if collisions involve motorised vehicles, reckless or rash cycling behaviour, or cycling under the influence of intoxicating substances or drugs.
But the most common situation leading to serious bicycle injuries involves collision with a distracted motorist operating a car, truck, or motorcycle while using cell phones, texting, being over the call or simply failing to concentrate on the road and unaware of cyclists moving along.
So, if you are facing any major injury during a bicycle accident, you might be entitled to receive compensation against your injuries for rehabilitation and treatment. A bicycle accident lawyer can help you get the claim and compensation for your injuries.
Specified laws & regulations for cyclists - Las Cruces, NM
Following rules are designed to prevent road accidents and spread awareness among citizens.
- Cyclists should obey all traffic laws for their safety
- Avoid unnecessary tricks while risking their life on the road
- Wearing a helmet while cycling is strongly recommended to avoid serious head injuries
- Motorists should maintain a minimum of 5 feet. the distance while sharing common roadway and the cyclist who is near the white line (dividing the highway and two-wheeler boundary)
- If cyclists are approached by other vehicles within 5 feet, he is liable and held under “committing an act of negligence and a criminal act.”
Possible bicycle injuries - Las Cruces, NM
Serious bicycle accidents expose riders to numerous life-threatening risks such as –
Less injurious injuries caused through bicycle accidents –
- Head injury or loss of blood
- Damaged ligament, broken or fractured arms, legs or shoulder
- In rare cases – on the spot death
- Scrapes or cuts
- Road rashes
- Bruised body
- Dizziness or unconsciousness
However, the nature of injury depends on various other factors apart from the motorist’s mistake, like –cycling speed of the rider, the location of the accident, and whether the cyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident or not.
Bicycle accident lawyers - Las Cruces, NM
Whether a serious bicycle accident or any other road rage, our Law firm has wide experience handling numerous cases involving cyclists and motorists. We have experienced bike accident lawyers that help our clients to get justice and compensation.
Samuel I. Kane - a Las Cruces bicycle accident attorney, serves actively in the local cycling community and helps make our law firmer. He is amongst the first choice of cyclists, who unfortunately gets injured due to uncertain negligence or unappropriated behaviour of other motorists.
The personal law office for immediate assistance after facing the following injuries - Las Cruces, NM
We have listed two sections below, focusing on casualties caused by vehicles or any uncertain reason covered by our law firm.
Accidents involving vehicles:
- Bicycle Accident
- Bus Accident
- Auto Accident
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Truck Accident
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- Brain injury
- Dog bite
- Slip & Fall
- Premises liability (getting injured in your premises)
- Spine Injury
- Wrongful death
Our bicycle accident attorneys have extensive experience dealing with accidental claims to attain satisfactory compensation for our clients. And help provide medical care by skilled medical providers or doctors without paying any amount until the claims are resolved.
Plus, we strongly believe in shaping public policies to increase awareness & safety of bicyclers and help prevent unfortunate accidents or injuries.
: Law Office of Samuel I. Kane, P.A., for personalized assistance.