Durham Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Helping the Injured Win Compensation in North Carolina
Bicyclists have a legal right to share the road with motor vehicles, but
many drivers ignore that fact. Drivers who act in a negligent manner and
do not share the road place bicyclists in a difficult position, one that
can even be catastrophic.
If you or a loved one has been injured while bicycling, the Durham
personal injury attorneys at Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau are here to advocate for
you. We apply our extensive experience in personal injury law to help
you recover maximum compensation for medical treatment, missed wages,
lost earning capacity, pain and suffering, and any other damages related
to your accident.
Call our Durham
personal injury lawyers at (919) 701-8132 today. You pay us nothing unless
you receive compensation.
Bicycle Laws in North Carolina
North Carolina law sets out rights and rules for bicyclists, including:
Legal roads — A bicycle may ride on all roads except interstate highways
Center lane travel — Bicyclists may ride in the center lane of traffic so long as they maintain
a safe speed
Flow of traffic — A bicyclist cannot ride against moving traffic
Signs and signals — A bicyclist must obey all traffic signals and signs
If you followed all traffic laws but were struck by a motor vehicle, chances
are you were not at fault. Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau has represented
injured bicyclists for more than 60 years. We are dedicated to making
the world safer, one case at a time.
Common Injuries Caused by Bicycle Accidents
When a motor vehicle collides with a bicycle, the cyclist gets the worst
of it. A bicycle rider can suffer major injuries to the brain, head, back,
Helmets reduce the risk of a fatal head injury by 60%, but injuries still
Head and brain injuries — Concussions, contusions, and severe brain injuries can occur during a collision.
Skull fractures can cause permanent disability or death.
Broken bones — Car-bike collisions often mean simple or compound fractures for the cyclist.
Spinal cord injuries — If a crash injures your spinal cord, you can be permanently paralyzed
and require long-term care.
Discuss your injuries and losses with our Durham
personal injury lawyers. We work diligently and effectively to make sure
you are fully compensated for your losses.
Call us at (919) 701-8132 or use our
online contact form to schedule your