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Understanding Your Rights Find Out if You May Be Entitled to Compensation

Understanding Georgia’s Bicycle Crash Data

Understanding bicycle crash data in Georgia helps cyclists understand how frequent bicycle accidents occur and that they may not be immune to Georgia bicycle crashes happening to them. This better equips riders to be more aware of their surroundings and to take every safety precaution necessary while riding so that they do not fall victim to becoming another statistic.

The Georgia Department of Community Health indicates in their OASIS crash web query that 2009 bicycle crashes in Georgia included:

  • 20 fatal accidents
  • 40 serious injuries
  • 549 mild injuries
  • 800 reported bicycle accidents statewide

The crash data indicates that most bicycle crashes in Georgia occur in urban areas where speeds are typically no greater than 35 to 45 miles per hour. The danger here is that there are generally more driveways and intersections that put cyclists at greater risks for injuries.

Although bicycle accidents in Georgia make up about one quarter percent of overall traffic-related accidents, they represent more than five times that percentage in overall traffic deaths. The concern here is that the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area has one of the lowest rates of cyclists in the nation; however, Georgia ranks within the top ten states to have the most bicycle fatalities.

Why You Need a Bicycle Accident Attorney Following an Accident

If you have been injured in an Atlanta bicycle accident, it is critical to your well-being to seek medical care and to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. You need to find out how to protect your rights to a financial recovery. You may have damages and expenses related to medical bills, physical therapy, rehabilitation expenses, lost wages, and more.

An experienced Atlanta bicycle accident lawyer will be able to answer your legal questions, file a personal injury claim, battle the insurance adjustor, and look out for your best interests after your bike crash to get you the compensation you deserve.

Call a caring and experienced Atlanta bicycle accident lawyer at Kalka & Baer LLC to discuss your potential rights to a financial recovery at (404) 907-1594.

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