Cubbon & Associates
When a loved one passes away in a bike accident
Whenever someone loses a close friend or a relative, the loss can be incredibly difficult to deal with for a variety of reasons. For example, someone who loses a family member may experience more than intense and never-ending emotional pain. In fact, they may also go through financial hardships due to funeral costs and adjusting to life financially without their loved one. Worse, it can be even more upsetting to face these hardships knowing that a loved one passed away solely because of another person's carelessness.
Motor vehicle accidents take all sorts of forms, but in this post we will discuss bicycle accidents. If your loved one passed away while riding a bike, it is important for you to have a clear of an understanding of the details surrounding the accident, at least to the best of your abilities. You may need to consider legal action if a reckless driver caused the fatal crash, such as someone who was distracted or under the influence when they struck your loved one.
Drivers who fail to keep an eye out for those riding bikes and give them a sensible amount of room on the road should be held fully accountable for any suffering they cause. Unfortunately, some drivers are even hostile toward bicyclists, which can be very dangerous. Many bicyclists have passed away and left those they love with a mountain of problems and it is essential for victims of bike crashes and the loved ones of those who have passed on to seek justice.