As March comes to a close, so does Florida Bicycle Month, but as long as the weather is warm and road and trail conditions are good, there will be plenty of bicyclists riding through our state. Bicycling’s popularity cannot be denied in Florida, where three of our cities – Gainesville, Tallahassee and Tampa – ranked among “The Best Bike Cities of 2016” by Bicycling magazine in its biennial survey.
Sometimes when you fall down, you might not be able to get up, especially when a serious injury such as a head injury or broken hip occurs.
If you were badly injured on someone else’s property then you may be facing a painful physical recovery. The hospital bills alone will be difficult to manage. You may also be subject to missed wages from work. It can be tempting to file a lawsuit against the business or owner of the property where you were injured.
Almost every driver has been in a car crash. It may not be an regular occurrence, but it’s commonplace enough that people don’t always remember how serious the effects can be. A 2011 study by the auto insurance industry estimates that the average driver will file a claim for a crash every 17.9 years. For someone who drives from their late teenage years into retirement, that averages four or more crashes in a lifetime—not including your experience as a passenger.