Chicago Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Protecting Cyclists in the City and Throughout Illinois
Transportation America, a nonprofit group that collects and processes traffic accident data, has found that Chicago is the 38th most dangerous metro area for pedestrians in the nation. As foot and bicycle traffic competes with space on our busy roadways with cars, trucks, and motorcycles, it is no wonder that numerous cyclists suffer serious injury or even wrongful death. If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a bicycle accident, you deserve justice.
Please call (312) 313-2888 today to schedule a free consultation with our experienced Chicago bicycle accident lawyers.
Common Injuries in a Bicycle Crash
Bicycle accidents often have two collision points for the cyclists: The car and the ground.
Depending on the speed at the time of impact, these dual collision points can result in catastrophic injuries such as:
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Back injury
- Broken or pulverized bones
- Compound (open) fractures
Many of these injuries will result in medical expenses, an inability to work, and personal pain and suffering. Some of them will prove impossible to fully recover from. It will be essential that you obtain a medical exam at once to determine the extent of your injuries and the road to recovery.
How Our Attorneys Can Help
When you are injured in a bicycle accident, you may be entitled to seek significant damages. Our Chicago bicycle accident attorneys can investigate your collision to establish liability. We will work with you individually to better understand how your injuries have, and will continue to, impact your life, enabling us to build a strong case on your behalf and fight for every penny you are due. In many cases, this will include not only compensation for medical/rehabilitation expenses and lost wages, but also for physical pain, emotional suffering, and changes to your lifestyle resulting from your accident.
During your free one-on-one consultation, we will be happy to discuss your rights and help you determine all that you may be entitled to.
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