What to Do After a Bicycle Crash

If you have been in a bicycle crash, below is a list of things you need to know. Our first point is that we don’t call them bike accidents and neither should you from the start. The word “accident” means that an occurrence was “accidental” or unavoidable.  After representing thousands of injured bicyclists, we have learned that “bike accidents” are very rare.  In the overwhelming number of our cases, a driver made the wrong choice and is to blame. So we use the phrase “bicycle crash.”

Read more about the distinction between “bicycle accidents” and “bicycle crashes,” and why there is a difference and why it matters so much:  here and here.