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UW center Joe Hedstrom had a big scare when his father almost lost his life from a bicycle accident

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UW redshirt freshman center Joe Hedstrom had a big scare scare when his father almost lost his life from a bicycle accident on April 5. (Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

MADISON – Joe Hedstrom feared the worst when he learned the details of the gruesome injuries his father suffered during a bicycle accident on April 5 in Minnesota.

Peter Hedstrom suffered a traumatic brain injury, a skull fracture, a broken collarbone, three broken ribs, bruised lungs and a fractured ear canal.

“Once you hear that you break down a little bit,” Hedstrom, a redshirt freshman center on the Wisconsin men’s basketball team, said by phone Tuesday. “Your thoughts when things happen like that tend to go to the worst-case scenario. So, I definitely thought about things like that.”

About losing his father, who is only 59.

Later that night, doctors delivered an encouraging update.

“It was

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After a Car Accident: First Steps

First Steps after a Car Accident

What should you do if you’re in a car accident? When it happens, injuries may be severe and emotions high. However, there are important things to do at the scene of the accident and soon afterward. Below is a list of actions to take after an accident, if possible. Keep this information handy by printing this helpful pamphlet on first steps after an auto accident and storing it in your car.

1. Stay at the Scene

Never leave the accident scene until it’s appropriate to do so. If you leave, particularly where someone has sustained injuries or was killed, you can face serious criminal penalties for being a hit-and-run driver.

2. Check on All Drivers and Passengers

Before assessing property damage, make sure everyone involved in the accident is okay. Get

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Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Attorney for Serious Bike Crashes

Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Attorney Focused on Serious Bike Crash Accidents

We are California personal injury lawyers for bicycle accident victims. Our attorneys are particularly focused on cases that involve serious injuries to cyclists.

bicycle accident lawyer los angeles

Power Legal Group offers free consultations, and will give you a candid analysis of your case.

Throughout Los Angeles and across the entire state, we fight for justice on behalf of injured cyclists who have suffered in any type of bicycle accident, including these common types:

Bicycle Accident Caused by a Left-Turning Vehicle at an Intersection
When a bicyclist and a motorist approach an intersection from opposite directions and the motorist turns left, colliding with the cyclist.
Cyclist Injured by Automobile Turning Right on Red
When a car waiting at an intersection turns right after a break in traffic and collides with a cyclist.
Cyclist is Doored While Riding
When a driver or passenger opens their
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Bicycle Accident Attorney | Charlotte

 

Now that both North and South Carolina families have been functioning under stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 for over a month, more folks are participating in outdoor activities like bicycling. It is beautiful to see so many families and friends outside riding bikes; however with more people cycling, the risk of injury increases.

 

With the decline of automobile traffic, the roads have become more appealing to cyclists. However, bicycle injuries go beyond the occasional bruise from a pedal or scraped knee; many can be very serious and even deadly. Following bicycle safety and traffic, rules are of utmost importance to keep you and your family safe. 

 

Here are 3 tips on bicycle safety:

 

           • Wear the proper equipment for protection and to increase visibility. Be sure you have a helmet, bright clothing, reflective gear and lights or reflectors that make others aware of you.

           • Always ride in the same

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6 Things to Do After a Miami Bicycle Accident

You may enjoy biking on a regular basis in Miami. Taking a bike ride in Miami is a great source of exercise and a form of freedom, after all.

However, you may not have thought of the possibility of getting into a bicycle accident. Even if you are extremely safe, there’s always the chance that something could happen. This is why it’s important to be prepared if it does.

Riding bikes can be fun, but there are certain scenarios that can lead to an accident. Here are things to do after a bicycle accident to ensure you receive a fair amount for your injuries and damage to your bike.

1. Call the Miami Police

As soon as the accident occurs, it is important for you, or someone who is nearby, to call the police. Then, you must wait for the police to arrive at the scene. Once they get there,

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Wisconsin player’s father suffers serious injuries in bike accident

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Joe Hedstrom played in six games for the Badgers this past season. (Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

MADISON – The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball program, which lost two members of its extended family last May, suffered another blow this month.

Peter Hedstrom, the father of redshirt freshman center Joe Hedstrom, suffered serious injuries in a bicycle accident April 9 and remains in North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.

According to a GoFundMe page set up for the family:

“On Sunday April 5th, 2020 Peter lost control of his bicycle and crashed on the road while riding with his wife Sharon. Peter was rushed to North Memorial hospital in an ambulance with his wife. He suffered a traumatic brain injury, cracked skull, broken collarbone, bruised lungs, three broken ribs and a fractured ear

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Myrtle Beach Bicycle Accident Attorney

The Waccamaw Neck Bikeway, Huntington Beach State Park, the Conway Riverwalk, the Horry County Bike and Run Park, Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens, and the East Coast Greenway are bike trails the Myrtle Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau lists on its website. In addition to trails designed specifically for bicycles, many people in the Myrtle Beach area also use bikes as regular means of transportation, including getting to and from work by riding on city streets.

As relaxing and serene a setting as South Carolina might seem for leisurely bike rides, bicycle accidents still occur with disturbing regularity. Many of these crashes involve motor vehicles, and driver negligence is usually to blame.

The immediate aftermath of any bicycle accident is an incredibly stressful and confusing time for a person. Most victims face overwhelming medical bills in addition to an inability to return to work.

If you suffered severe injuries or

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WATCH: Two seriously injured in Baysvillage accident

Two people, one being a male security guard employed by Bloemsec, and the other an unknown female, were seriously injured yesterday afternoon when a police vehicle veered off the road onto the parking area of the  Baysvillage Shopping Complex in Bayswater, Bloemfontein.

In a video that has been circulating on social media a police vehicle can be seen leaving the road and hitting two people in the parking area of the complex after it overturned.

Both injured people were taken to hospital in an ambulance. They both are in a serious but stable condition. The driver of the police vehicle had no visible injuries. The other police members were also examined at the hospital.

According to police spokesperson, Thabo Covane, the accident occurred at the corner of Muller and Waverly Roads in Bloemfontein. He explained that on arrival members of the South African Police Services discovered that a marked police

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Car Accident Liability: Proving Fault in a Car Crash

In almost all car, bike, or motorcycle accidents, it’s important to prove who was liable or responsible, that is: who made the mistake or was negligent. It may seem obvious to those who were there, but proving fault in a car crash isn’t always so simple for insurance companies. You make a stronger argument to your insurer if you can support your side of the story with evidence.

The following information will help you prove fault in a car accident and ultimately strengthen your case.

Car Accidents and Police Reports

Police don’t always come to the scene of an accident, but if they do, the officer will probably have to make some sort of official report about the accident. The police generally come to accidents that involve injuries, but they often

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King Reed severely injured in Houston bicycle accident

Second grade boy was helping his mom when he was struck on Wayside Drive by two vehicles

HOUSTON, TX, (March 04, 2020) – A second  grade student of Elmore Elementary School was tragically struck by two vehicles on Wednesday, March 4. According to a GoFundMe page that was set up to help the victim and his family, King Reed was crossing Wayside Avenue to a convenience store, in order to get candy to raise his mother’s blood sugar.

King Reed and his motherGoFundMeKing Reed was crossing Wayside Avenue in order to get candy to help raise his mother’s blood sugar, when he was tragically struck by two vehicles.

The page reports that as King was crossing the road, he was hit by a city truck, and immediately after, by another vehicle. They said the city truck did not stop.

A nearby ambulance was able to come to King’s rescue, getting him stabilized. He

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