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Can I Recover Compensation for a Bicycle Accident Caused by a Pothole?

Not all bicycle accidents involve an automobile. Unsafe road conditions can also cause serious injuries for cyclists. For more information about recovering compensation for a bicycle accident caused by a pothole, please contact our office to schedule a free consultation. We are here to help.

Bicycle Accident Caused by a Pothole | Do I Have a Claim?

If you’re riding a bicycle and you happen to be injured by a pothole or poorly maintained road, you may have a claim. It may also have a shorter time period to bring that claim because it’s against the city, state, or county, and you still have to prove that they did something wrong and that they were at fault.

Choosing a Bicycle Accident Attorney

One of the most popular sports in Southern Utah is mountain biking. If you’ve been injured in a bicycle accident, it’s important for you to hire the right attorney. You may be asking, “How do I do that?” One, find an attorney who’s got the experience in dealing with bicycle crashes. Second, get somebody who focuses on that area, and doesn’t just dabble in it. Third, get a trial attorney. They’re difficult cases and you have to prepare them from the beginning as if you were going to have to go to trial and let an insurance company know that you’re willing to go to trial, if that’s what you need to do.

Contact Our Office

Were you or a loved one injured in a bicycle accident caused by a pothole? Contact our dedicated Utah bicycle accident attorneys at Swenson & Shelley today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.

Kevin Swenson was raised in Bountiful, Utah, and is a co-founding partner of Swenson & Shelley. After graduating from Bountiful High School, Kevin attended business school at Westminster College.