Bicycle Accidents

Arizona’s climate and outdoor lifestyle lends itself to enjoying bicycling. Unfortunately, many bicyclists are injured each year. Although the law requires a bicyclist to obey the traffic laws, the rules for bicyclist vary from city to city. Scottsdale has different rules of the road then Phoenix. Phoenix has different rules of the road then Glendale.

If you are injured while riding your bike, you may be entitled to be reimbursed for your medical expenses, lost wages, and damage to your bike caused by a negligent motorist. If you are injured, follow the same general guidelines that we outlined in our section discussing Car Accidents about reporting the accident to the police, obtaining witness information and photographing the damage to your bike and the other driver’s car and the spot where the accident occurred.

We regularly handle bicycle claims. If you think we can be helpful to you assessing your rights, and whether you have a claim, please contact us at 602.424.5547 or contact us online.