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Cycling Injuries

In a survey conducted by the Canadian government, it was noted that an estimated 7 million Canadians have reported that they have cycled within the past 3 months. With the health benefits, positive environmental impact and cost efficiency of cycling, this number will likely increase. Accordingly, The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario consistently updates their rules and regulations pertaining to cycling, with safety at the forefront.

Unfortunately, every year, many cyclists are involved in accidents with vehicles on the road. Drivers of motor vehicles open their car doors in front of a cyclist or pull onto a street directly into an oncoming cyclist’s path. A drunk or distracted driver, speeding, aggressive driving or simple carelessness can result in serious injuries for cyclists.

When you have been injured in a car wreck, you are entitled to accident benefits whether you or the other party is at fault for the accident. If you were a driver, passenger, pedestrian or even a cyclist – you can make a claim.

There is often just a short window of time in which you can apply for benefits and damages in relation to your cycling accident injuries. Contact a Bergel Magence team member to speak with a bicycle accident injury lawyer who can start your claims process today.

Bike accidents can result in a range of injuries – from lacerations, abrasions and fractures to internal injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and other types of catastrophic impairment. This is why it is important that you seek legal advice as soon as possible following your cycling accident.

At Bergel Magence, our lawyers are well-versed in all aspects of motor vehicle accidents – including cases of cyclists injured in car accidents. Our team of experienced lawyers will perform a thorough investigation to determine the facts of the case and identify the parties responsible for your cycling injuries. Then, we will pursue all opportunities to receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Each bicycle accident injury case is different.  If you have been involved in a bike crash, your best option is to get in touch with a lawyer at Bergel Magence as soon as possible.

There is often just a short window of time in which you can apply for benefits and damages in relation to your cycling accident injuries. Contact a Bergel Magence team member to speak with a bicycle accident injury lawyer who can start your claims process today.

You can visit the Ministry of Transportation’s website to learn more about bicycle safety.

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