Today more than ever, people are recognizing the many health benefits of bicycling. That's a big part of the reason why interest in the activity has picked up so much speed in recent years.
Unfortunately, it's an activity that our Cape Coral bicycle accident lawyers recognize comes with the risk of injury, primarily as the result of being struck by a motor vehicle.
Typically, reports on bicycle injuries focus on traumatic brain injuries, like the one that recently claimed the life of longtime NBC-2 Meteorologist Jim Reif. There is no question that this is a primary concern. However, a new study published in the journal Injury Prevention indicates that riders commonly run the serious risk of injury to the kidney or genitalia. What's more, children are 10 times more likely than adults to suffer these particular kinds of injuries.