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BICYCLIST AWARDED $300,000 FROM RUNNER FOR COLLISION

In July 2015, a jury in Roanoke, Virginia awarded $300,000 to a bicyclist for injuries she sustained in a collision with a jogger. The incident occurred on a greenway. The jogger and the bicyclist were traveling in the same direction. The jogger was in front of the bicyclist. The jogger made a U-turn into the path of the bicyclist who collided with the jogger. The bicyclist crashed and sustained a significant head injury.

The Importance of Uninsured Motorist Insurance for Bicyclists

Uninsured motorist insurance is something that you buy as part of your auto insurance. It provides benefits when you are injured as a result of a motorist's actions.

WHY DON'T MOTORISTS WHO INJURE OR KILL BICYCLISTS GET PROSECUTED?

So many clients and their loved ones are upset that the motorists that injure or even kill bicyclists are not prosecuted criminally. It is very rare even in traffic fatalities, for a motorist to be charged with any crime other than DUI or hit and run.

DOES THE RELEASE I SIGNED PREVENT ME FROM MAKING A CLAIM?

Erick Plancher was a star football player at Naples Lely High School who went on to play at the University of Central Florida. At an August practice before his freshman year, Erick collapsed and ultimately died from the effects of sickle cell disease.

Florida Legal Elite 2013 ABA American Bar Association