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Involved in an Ottawa bicycle accident? Turn to MG Law
If you or a loved one has been involved in a collision and you need an Ottawa bicycle accidents lawyer, MG Law can help. Even if your bike was in working order and you wore a safety helmet, we understand Ottawa bike accidents can leave way more than scars. When riding your bicycle, if a vehicle hits you, you may be eligible for no fault (SABs) coverage from the vehicle owner or your own automobile insurance policy. For more information, including insurance preparation tips, visit this blog post.
According to Bike Ottawa, 11,700 people cycle to work in Ottawa*. But how safe is choosing two wheels over four? With 2019 seeing the highest number of cycling casualties in six years**, sharing the road clearly isn’t as safe as it should be.
Ottawa bicycle accident injuries can include:
- Dental fractures
- Pancreatic trauma
- Rib fractures
- Skull fractures
Ottawa bike accidents are often caused by:
- Dooring incidents
- Drivers changing lanes without signalling
- Drivers pulling out of a junction
- Poor roadway maintenance
* Statistiques exactes en date de janvier 2018, extraites de Bike Ottawa le 6 septembre 2019.
** Statistiques exactes en date d’août 2019, extraites des rapports annuels sur la sécurité routière de la Ville d’Ottawa par la Société Radio-Canada le 6 septembre 2019.
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Need an Ottawa bicycle accidents lawyer? We’re on your side
When Ottawa bicycle accidents occur, you should always report your situation to the police and seek immediate medical attention. After that, our professional bicycle injury lawyers will help you navigate the legal, insurance and healing processes. If you’ve suffered bruising, fractures, head injury or sprains from a bicycle accident, MG Law is on your side. Remember, small injuries can worsen over time and without legal counsel, you risk walking away with very little or pleading your cyclist accident case alone.
Get the bicycle accident settlement you deserve
Helping people recover bicycle accident compensation is what we do. We’ve been doing it for years. Put MG Law in your corner and benefit from our experienced bicycle accident lawyers who deal with the unique process of cyclist accidents like second nature. Our team can deliver legal advice in your choice of English, French, Greek, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Punjabi, Hindi, and all Arabic dialects. Therefore, you can seek the cyclist accident settlement you deserve in a language that is comfortable for you. With any Ottawa bicycle accident, timing is key. Rest assured, MG Law will make sure you have everything in order, so you can focus on what really matters – your rehabilitation and full recovery.
If you’re the victim of an Ottawa bike accident, a wide range of useful resources are at your fingertips too:
MG Law is actively involved in a number of community organizations and proudly sponsors Bike To Work Ottawa.
Important steps to take when injured
It’s important to remember that injuries can take some time to present themselves. If you’ve been in a bad accident, it’s important to take these steps regardless of how you feel, as it may take a few days or weeks for the full extent of your injuries to become apparent.
Police reports are a valuable part of any court proceeding, so ensuring that the police have all the information you have available will reflect positively on your case.
Ottawa cyclist accidents can happen anywhere and anytime. If you were involved in a cycling accident and it wasn’t your fault, call MG Law at 613-730-8460 to get started today.
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