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Sharing details about a bicycle accident online

On Behalf of | Jun 8, 2020 | Personal Injury

In the wake of a bicycle wreck, many people turn to their friends, followers and loved ones for support. Often, having other people understand the challenges one is facing is very helpful, especially if they can reach-out and provide financial or emotional support. However, it is also important to take a careful approach when discussing the details of a bicycle wreck online.

Unfortunately, some people share certain types of information online that can be used against them in court, such as the details of a wreck involving a motor vehicle.

Avoiding online activity

In some instances, it is smart for bike wreck victims to avoid sharing any information online altogether. For example, discussing certain aspects of a wreck is not always a good idea, especially if one does not have the ability to recall the wreck very well. We know this is often very hard, but those who lose consciousness in a wreck, or struggle with mental trauma as a result of a near-death experience, are not always able to remember what took place clearly.

Preparing for court

Often, it is helpful to focus on one’s case and avoid sharing certain types of information on social media sites, blogs and other platforms. When someone takes a negligent driver to court, it is very possible that these posts will come under scrutiny and they are not always interpreted correctly. If you are trying to recover from a bicycle wreck, make sure you have a solid understanding of your legal rights and spend more time on our blog to read about other topics concerning bike crashes.