Toledo Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Bicyclists Count On Us for Legal Assistance
Bicycle accidents rarely end well for the bicyclist. A collision with a vehicle can be deadly, and even being hit by a pedestrian can cause life-changing injuries. To get back on their feet without breaking the bank, injured bicyclists often need to file claims or lawsuits against those who hit them.
When you need to file a bicycle accident claim in Toledo, leave it up to our experienced attorneys of Murray & Murray. We have direct and extensive experience working on complicated and high-stakes client cases, like those involving bicycle accidents. You can place your claim on our desk, and we can handle everything for you from start to finish.
Get your bicycle accident claim rolling. Call (419) 664-3711 and speak with our bicycle accident attorneys in Toledo now.
Bicyclist Injuries After a Crash
When on a bicycle, a rider is protected by their helmet, and maybe additional paddings like kneepads and elbow pads. Otherwise, they are completely unprotected and rely on the motorists and pedestrians around them to avoid them. When an accident does happen, the bicyclist could be severely injured.
Bicyclists injuries after a crash often include:
- Permanent scarring
- Spinal cord injuries
- Sprains, strains, and broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
If you are seriously injured in a bicycle accident, then 911 should be called to get emergency responders on the scene at once. If you are injured but not sure how badly, then you should at least go to urgent care right away. In no situation should you not seek medical attention. You need to know the extent of your injuries and create a note in your medical record that shows when your injuries happened and why.
How Bicycle Accidents Happen
People often like to blame bicyclists for the accidents they are in. They unfairly say that bicyclists are clogging the road and making the streets more dangerous. But the truth is that the road must be shared by all people who use it, which includes drivers and cyclists alike. Following an investigation into your crash, we would not be surprised if all the proof of negligence was pointed at the other party.
Bicycle accidents can be caused by:
- Drivers who change lanes without checking mirrors.
- Drivers who drive in designated bike lanes.
- Drivers who speed or tailgate when around a cyclist.
- Pedestrians who open storefront doors without looking.
If you get hit by a driver, we can file your claim against their auto insurance policy. If you were hit by a pedestrian, then the case could be a little more complicated. You might be able to file against an insurance policy they own. Or we might be able to file against an insurance policy held by the property owner of the location you were injured, such as if your bicycle accident happened in a parking lot without speedbumps to slow down drivers.
We Take Care of the Complex Details for You
You have enough to worry about when you’ve been injured in a crash. Leave the details of your case up to our bicycle accident lawyers in Toledo. We can build your case and deal with the opposing insurance companies on your behalf. In fact, this is what we have built our career on because we genuinely enjoy securing big wins for clients in need!
Contact us to get a FREE consultation with our Toledo bicycle accident attorneys.