Honolulu and State of Hawaii Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Have you been injured in a bicycle accident in Hawaii? Were you injured in an accident involving another vehicle where the vehicle was at fault? If so, you might be wondering what your rights are. You may be unsure how to prove that you were not at fault. Or maybe you have questions about if bicyclists have the legal rights that drivers of motorized vehicles do?
The answer to that question is yes. Bicyclists have all of the same rights and responsibilities on the roads of Hawaii as all other vehicles on the road. If you were hurt in an accident and were not at fault, we can help you with your case.
We are experts in personal injury law in Hawaii.
Our attorneys are experts at personal injury law in Hawaii. They have specific experience handling bicycle accident related cases. We have the knowledge of the laws on the books in Hawaii as well as the passion and dedication to our clients you are looking for. When it comes to personal injury cases, the type of vehicles and type of accident involved determine the specific laws. We know the rules when it comes to bicycle accidents.
Bicycles are becoming a more common method of transportation. They are eco-friendly and have many health benefits. Also, in Hawaii, many people enjoy riding bikes around the islands to enjoy the sites. Unfortunately, drivers can forget to share the road with bicyclists. They may be negligent or careless and forget to check their blind spots and keep an eyes out for those on bikes. Bicyclists have every right to be on the road that vehicles do.
Drivers Must Share the Road with Cyclists
Drivers may be disrespectful to bicyclists and feel they don’t have to share the road with them. Because so many bicyclists ride along the Queen Kaahumanu Highway for the scenery, drivers need to remember to look out for bicyclists as is required by law. In most cases, these collision are the fault of the motorist.
If you have been injured, what should you do?
- Call 911 if necessary.
- If not, notify the police and remain near the scene if it is safe to do so.
- Assess your condition and the donation of others.
- Get the name, addresses, and insurance info of others involved as well as witnesses.
- Take pictures on your phone of the accident including injuries. These photos can be used as evidence.
- Call an attorney for help.
Many tourists do not know about Hawaii’s no-fault insurance laws. All motorists are required to have this insurance coverage to pay for medical costs. Under this system, injured bixby lists are eligible, if not at fault, to get up to $10,000 from the no fault insurance. You do not even need to prove negligence to receive those benefits.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation
We are here for you at Need an Injury Attorney Hawaii. If you are injured, call us right away. We recommend that you do not make statements or accept settlements from insurance companies before consultation an expert attorney. We can be reached by phone 24/7, and we offer free consultations with our bicycle accident attorneys.