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Who Is Liable In A Broward County Bicycle Accident?

Broward County bicycle accidents occur for various reasons. When a bicycle malfunctions as a result of defective manufacturing, then the cyclist has due legal recourse for personal injuries sustained from the accident.

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is assigned with the responsibility of alerting consumers of recalls when a product has been found to be unsafe. If you have been injured from a bicycle accident that involved a recall, you may be entitled to compensation.

What types of bicycle defects qualify for compensation?

  1. Manufacturing Defect-An expert bicycle attorney will have the proper authorities determine if the injury was caused by defects during the manufacturing of the bike.
  2. Design Defect-An expert bicycle attorney will have the right officials examine the bike to see if defects in the bike design contributed to the accident.
  3. Failure to Warn– Manufacturers must provide warnings against improper use to prevent injuries.

Who is liable for defective bikes?

Each entity that is involved in the production of the bicycle can be held liable for the malfunction that causes a bike accident. The list below includes liable parties.

  • Part manufacturer
  • Bicycle assembler
  • Wholesaler
  • Distributor
  • Retailer

Some people who are injured from a bike accident caused by defective manufacturing don’t realize that compensation for injuries is their legal right. If you have sustained a bicycle accident injury you may be eligible for financial recovery from your devastating loss.

If you have been injured in a Broward County bicycle accident that was caused by bicycle defects, you need to talk to a bicycle accident attorney who can assist you in filing a successful claim.

Contact the Law Offices of David Benenfeld for a free legal consultation to determine if you have a case. Call 866-9-HELP NOW or 866-943-5766.

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