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Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | April 10 2024 | Bicycle Accidents

Do I Need a Lawyer For a Bicycle Accident Claim?

Having a lawyer after a Florida bicycle accident occurs can significantly reduce your stress level as you work to recover compensation for your losses. Even though an attorney is not absolutely necessary for an injury victim to recover compensation, these claims can become complicated quickly, particularly when insurance carriers and legal teams get involved. An…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | January 13 2024 | Bicycle Accidents, Personal Injury

Liability in Florida Bicycle Accidents

After a bicycle accident occurs in Florida, it is essential to determine liability so that any injury or property damage victim can recover compensation for their losses. However, determining liability can be challenging, and there could be multiple parties responsible for the incident. Understanding the issues behind determining fault in a bicycle accident can be…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | December 14 2023 | Bicycle Accidents

Florida Bike Lanes & Right of Way Laws

In most situations, bicycles are considered vehicles in the state of Florida. Bicyclists usually have the same rights and responsibilities as other motorists under state law, with the exception of on certain highways and interstates. However, we do want to review laws pertaining specifically to bike lanes and the right of way for bicyclists. Florida…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | July 1 2019 | Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accident Guide

Bicycles can be a convenient form of transportation to get around town. They are good for the environment, your health, and often times your wallet as well. What you are probably already aware of are the hazards that come with riding your bike. Most roads aren’t easily shareable between cars and bikes, and it can…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | October 9 2013 | Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Safety: Some Helpful Tips

Bicycle riding is great — it keeps you fit, it’s environmentally friendly and, perhaps best of all, it can be fun. But it can also be dangerous. Bicycle accidents occur all too frequently. One such example is the recent report of a 29-year-old bicyclist, Tampa resident Michael Duriel Lee, who was killed in a hit-and-run collision at…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | September 11 2013 | Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Trailer or Child’s Seat?

Florida is a great place to ride a bike, and many biking enthusiasts want to take their babies and toddlers along for the ride. Options for carrying and towing children have expanded over the years and now include many enjoyable and safe apparatus choices. Safety is always a concern for parents, so if you are heading out…