When a car, truck, or SUV collides with a bicycle, the results are often disastrous. The cyclist lacks any protection to keep their body safe and injuries can be catastrophic. Common injuries like concussions, brain damage, back injuries, and fractures all result in huge medical bills. In addition, you must usually take days or even weeks off of work to attend to your medical needs. If you have been involved in a bike crash, contact an experienced Wyoming bicycle attorney today.
When you call the Law Firm of Kass & Moses, you will speak with an attorney about your case. You will be able to calmly tell your story, without feeling rushed or pressured. The attorney will ask you a few questions and then explain how the law applies to your case. This phone call and initial consultation is free.
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Common injuries of cyclists who have been struck by a motor vehicle include:
Brain and head injuries: These injuries can range from concussions to severe head trauma. Any head injury, no matter how minor it may seem, should be treated with immediate medical attention.
Back, neck, and spine injuries: Injuries of the back, neck, and spine are painful and can result in ongoing disability. Nerves extend from the spine to the rest of the body and can cause pain in the extremities. Fractures of the neck and spine are dangerous and difficult to treat.
Fractures: Although most non-displaced fractures will heal with immobilization (often with a cast), other fractures will require surgical repair. Many people will require a course of physical therapy after their fracture has healed in order to restore full movement and function.
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Requirements for legally riding a bicycle vary from state to state. The Kass & Moses team can confidently answer your questions about the specifics of Wyoming’s bicycle laws. Below are a few rules of the road that every local rider should keep in mind:
- Bicyclists in Wyoming have the same rights and responsibilities as motorists and must obey all traffic signals and ride with the flow of traffic.
- Although not required by law, bicyclists should wear an approved helmet and use appropriate lights and reflectors on their bicycles.
- Motorists should allow ample room for bicyclists and should yield to them as they would motorists.
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