Delray Beach Bicycle Accident Lawyers

We’ve Won Many Bike Accident Cases in Delray Beach and Boca Raton

When a crash involving a bicycle and a motor vehicle results in injuries, it is often assumed the cyclist is at fault. However, statistics show that is a misconception and motorists are more often to blame.

Bicycle Accident Law Litigation Experts

With bicycle accident fatalities accounting for 2 percent of all traffic-related deaths in Palm Beach County, our bicycle accident attorney David Zappitell of Zappitell Law Firm has litigated and won many complex bike crash cases for Delray Beach and Boca Raton residents. 

He has won cases with significant settlements for a restaurant worker struck on his bike on Federal Highway and for a high-level US government worker struck biking near his home in Delray Beach. We know anytime injuries result from the recklessness and negligence of a driver, it is grounds to pursue a compensation claim.

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Why Are Bicycle Crashes So Common?

With Florida’s alarming 2021 bike accident statistics of 5,952 collisions, 169 fatalities, and 5,574 injuries, it’s crucial to have strong legal representation. According to an NHTSA National Survey on Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitudes and Behaviors, the six most common causes of injury to cyclists were:

  • Hit by a motor vehicle (30 percent)
  • Falling (17 percent)
  • Roadway in poor condition(13 percent)
  • Rider error (13 percent)
  • Collision with object (7 percent)
  • Animals running out on the road (4 percent)

Other Factors That Play a Role in Bike Accidents

  • Distracted Drivers
  • Lack of Attention
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Street changes and construction

Zappitell Law Firm in Delray  Beach is here to help you get the justice you deserve. Contact us today to speak with an attorney. 

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Zappitell Law Firm Bicycle Accident lawyers are here to protect all cyclists on Boca Raton and Delray Beach roadways, from Atlantic Ave. to Glades Rd. Whether you use your bike for exercise, to commute, or simply to get some fresh air, we are always here to advocate for your safety. (Florida Statutes 324.023, 768.71-768.81, 324.023)

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When you have been seriously injured, you need an attorney you can depend on to protect your best interests. At Zappitell Law Firm, our team of skilled legal professionals is fully equipped to help you with your legal needs. Led by founder and AV-rated* lawyer David J. Zappitell, our firm offers customized legal services and quality resources to our clients. We urge you to complete the contact form below or call us to learn how our team can help you.