Bicycle accidents have been extensively discussed on this site due to both their increased frequency as well as the serious accident injuries that are typically associated with them. Many of these injuries are life-threatening in nature, and some have led to fatalities.
Chicago bicycling accidents have led to many types of injuries. Various aspects of bicycle accidents, including what to do if you are injured in a bicycle accident, are discussed on the “Chicago Bicycle Accidents” and “Chicago Bicycle Accident Injuries” pages.
A bicycle accident that led to a lawsuit in Minnesota discusses various serious injuries that allegedly occurred due to a bicyclist being hit by a vehicle being driven by a St. Paul parks employee. The accident and lawsuit is discussed in the February 21, 2018 twincities.com article titled “St. Paul OKs $62K settlement for bicyclist hurt in Parks vehicle crash.”
An excerpt from the article, concerning the bicyclist’s (Trahern Crews) alleged injuries:
The crash left Crews with a softball-sized hernia welt poking out of his stomach, he said. He also sustained a concussion, injuries to his knees and leg, and has two herniated discs in his back, for which he will need surgery, according to Crews and his lawsuit.
As also seen in the article, according to the lawsuit Crews has been “severely and permanently injured” due to the accident.
Additional details concerning bicycle accidents as well as the specific crash highlighted can be seen in the sources mentioned above.
Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”
Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses. To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time. There is no fee for this consultation.