Written by attorney Julie E. Johnson

Pedestrian Hit by a Bicycle: Who is at fault?

For pedestrian-cyclist accidents, fault may lay with the pedestrian hit by a bicycle, the bicyclist, or both, depending on the circumstances. Insurers and courts assign fault to whichever party was in breach of his duty of care, i.e., when he acted negligently.

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Liability for pedestrian-bicycle accidents can be quite challenging. Consider working with a Texas personal injury attorney for help proving your case and obtaining the settlement you need.

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