Friday, May 9
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1.5 CLE credit applied for this program.
Topics to be considered:Practice tips for litigators with car-bike accident cases,
and insurance concerns to be aware of.
- No-Fault issues
& UM/UIM coverage for bicyclists.
- Why many jurors
appear to have disdain for bikers.
- Challenges in
bringing a claim for a bicyclist at trial.
Hear how changes to traffic and criminal laws could impact
your bicycle-related case.
- VULNERABLE ROAD
USER: Increasing the penalties for killing someone or causing permanent
impairment while committing a careless or worse driving offense. Also,
increasing the penalties (driver’s license suspension, community service, etc.)
for causing substantial bodily harm to a vulnerable road used (which includes
- SHARE THE FULL
LANE: Changes to the Operation of a Bicycle statute, Chapter 169.222, that
would change the "as far to the right as practicable" language to
make it clearer to both the motorist and bicyclist that the bicyclist has the
right to use the full lane if needed for safe operation.
- STOP AND CHECK:
Requiring drivers involved in a crash to stop and investigate what was struck.
Under the current hit-and-run statute, a driver involved in a collision with a
person, another car or a bicyclist has no duty to stop if they do not know specifically
what they hit. As a result, others injured in the crash may not get the medical
- Matt Moore, QBP General Counsel
Rorvig, McEllistrem Fargione Landy Rorvig & Eken PA
This program is done online. Registrations must be done through InReach.