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Surrey Bicycle Accident Lawyers

For people who have been injured in Surrey bicycle accidents, the road to recovery can be painful, emotional, and expensive. When negligent motor vehicle operators fail to consider the possible consequences of their wrongful actions behind the wheel, their thoughtlessness can greatly affect another person’s life as well as their livelihood.

In accordance with the province’s Motor Vehicle Act, drivers in British Columbia are required to operate their vehicles in a reasonably cautious manner in order to reduce the risk of injury-causing or fatal collisions with other road-users. If a driver’s misconduct on the road leads to a bicycle accident in Surrey, the cyclist who was struck could be killed on impact or sustain severe, life-changing injuries.

Depending on the types of injuries they have sustained, cyclists who have been struck by motor vehicles may no longer be able to perform their professional duties or continue working in the same capacity as they had been prior to their bicycle accident. Many injured bicycle accident survivors in Surrey incur economic losses because of lost wages, as well as a reduced future earning capability. They often lose out on opportunities for professional advancement in their chosen occupational fields because of their injuries’ preventative impact on their abilities to continue working.

Additionally, injured survivors of bicycle accidents in Surrey are often required to pay out-of-pocket for necessary, injury-related expenses. These can include:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Attendant care
  • Prescriptions
  • Prosthetics
  • Mobility devices
  • Housekeeping services
  • Mileage to and from medical appointments
  • Necessary home modifications
  • Psychological counseling
  • And more

By working with our Surrey bicycle accident lawyers, cyclists who were injured in collisions that occurred before May 1, 2021 may be able to pursue a civil claim against the at-fault driver whose negligence caused the crash. By doing so, our bicycle accident lawyers serving Surrey may be able to help injured cyclists get the compensation they are rightfully owed.

Unfortunately, Surrey residents who were injured in bicycle accidents after May 1, 2021 face additional challenges because of newly implemented changes to the ways in which ICBC compensates injured victims of motor vehicle collisions. Under the Crown corporation’s new “enhanced care” model of auto insurance coverage, anyone injured because of a car crash should be able to receive no-fault accident benefits. However, by instituting these changes, ICBC has taken away accident victims’ rights to pursue legal action against the party responsible for causing their crash and has made it more difficult for them to appeal denied claims or unfairly low settlement amounts. To express your concerns about this newly adopted “enhanced care” model, contact your MLA.

If you were struck by a negligent motor vehicle operator while riding your bike, regardless of when your collision took place, consider scheduling a free initial consultation with our Surrey bicycle accident lawyers. To learn how our bicycle accident lawyers serving Surrey may be able to assist you, contact us online or call 1-800-JUSTICE.

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Contact Preszler Injury Lawyers Today

Our Surrey bicycle accident lawyers appreciate how challenging the days, weeks, and months following a serious collision can be for injured accident survivors. To receive personalized feedback on your case and learn how our bicycle accident lawyers serving Surrey may be able to provide you with support, call 1-800-JUSTICE and schedule your free initial consultation with Preszler Injury Lawyers.

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Schedule a call with our personal injury legal intake team. Our team is available 24/7 so call us now to book your call. Our scheduled intake allows you to tell us details about your accident and gives our legal team an opportunity to review your case and advise you on possible solutions and outcomes. The best part is, if you decide to hire us after this call - you don't pay anything unless we win. We can help clients regardless of where they reside in British Columbia so let us help you get started on your road to recovery.


1321 Blanshard Street
Suite 301,
Victoria, BC
V8W 0B6
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Suite 2600,
Burnaby, BC
V6E 3C9
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Richmond, BC
V6X 3M1
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Suite 202,
Surrey, BC
V3W 3M8
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Suite 1100,
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 0B5
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Unit 825,
Vancouver, BC
V6E 3C9
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