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Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accidents

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 Attorney

With bicycle accident fatalities accounting for 2 percent of all traffic-related deaths, our bicycle accident attorney at the Zappitell Law Firm take these cases very seriously. We know anytime injuries result from the recklessness and negligence of a driver, it is grounds to pursue a claim for compensation.

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Why Are Bicycle Crashes So Common?

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)
  • Fell (17 percent)
  • Roadway in poor condition(13 percent)
  • Rider error (13 percent)
  • Crashed/ collision with object (7 percent)
  • Animal ran out in the road(4 percent)

Other factors that often play a role in bike accidents are:

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

 

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

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The Zappitell Law Firm Bicycle Accident Attorney is here to protect all cyclists on the road. 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.

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