Being involved in a bicycle accident can be a life-changing experience. Recovering from injuries sustained in a collision with a motor vehicle can be a long, challenging, and expensive process. Unfortunately, if the cyclist was not obeying the rules of the road at the time of their accident, the amount of damages they might be rewarded could be substantially reduced. To learn more about what you should know to protect your right to fair compensation in the event of an injury-causing bicycle accident, click here.
An annual celebration of cycling, Bike Month runs throughout June across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. With dozens of bicycle-themed events taking place across the region, Bike Month encourages community members to cycle more and to appreciate the positive environmental impacts of zero-emission transport. However, Bike Month is also a time to examine critical issues, including the safety of major cities’ cycling infrastructures. Click to read more.
More and more Toronto residents have expressed fears about their personal safety when riding their bikes or walking through the city. These worries are not unfounded. Each year, dozens of cyclists and pedestrians are killed by negligent drivers across the GTA. To learn about some of the city’s most unsafe intersections, click here.
Cycling during the winter months can be an invigorating form of exercise, especially for people who’ve been cooped up at home for most of the day. It can also be an effective way to commute to work without coming into close contact with other people on public transit. But winter cycling can be dangerous, and could lead to accidents resulting in severe injuries. Click here to read more.
Bicycle accidents in Ontario are frequently the result of a negligent motorist who fails to keep a proper lookout for bicycles or pedestrians. From a legal standpoint, the bicyclist must follow the same rules as a car accident victim when seeking compensation for his or her injuries. In other words, victims of bicycle accidents must … Continue reading “Bicycle Accidents: What Damages Can I Seek?”