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Bicycle Collisions

Bicyclists are vulnerable to serious injuries when hit by a motor vehicle. If you have been hurt in a bicycle collision, contact Brodhead Law, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia today. We can tell you if you have a case and what damages you may be entitled to claim.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our lawyers have been successfully representing seriously injured accident victims for more than two decades, recovering millions of dollars for our clients. We have a success rate of greater than 99 percent.
  • We have a full understanding of how to handle bicycle collision cases and use sophisticated strategies to recover the highest possible amount.
  • We prepare our cases thoroughly and will not hesitate to go to court to recover the maximum available compensation.

Bicycle Accident Statistics

As stated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 783 bicyclists were killed in motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. in a recent year.
  • 71% of bicyclist traffic deaths occurred in urban areas, while 29% occurred in rural areas.
  • 51% of bicyclist fatalities occurred in daylight and 45% occurred in the dark.
  • Alcohol was involved in 35% of fatal bicycle collisions.
  • In 78% of fatal crashes, bicyclists were struck by the front of a vehicle.
  • Light trucks were more frequently involved in fatal bicycle collisions than any other type of motor vehicle.
  • There were 29 bicyclist traffic deaths in Georgia, accounting for 1.9% of all traffic fatalities.

Common Causes of Bicycle Collisions

Bicyclists are killed or injured every year because of:

  • Drivers negligently turning into the path of cyclist
  • Cyclist is hit by a drunk, distracted, or inattentive driver
  • Driver opens a parked car door directly in front of a cyclist

Common Injuries in Bicycle Collisions

Cyclists are vulnerable to a range of serious injuries in a crash with a motor vehicle. Common bicycle accident injuries include:

  • Fractured clavicle
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Jaw and dental injuries
  • Dislocated joints
  • Hand and elbow fractures
  • Leg fractures
  • Spinal injury and paralysis
  • Internal injuries

Why You Need a Lawyer

A bicycle crash with a motor vehicle can cause severe injuries with long-term consequences for the victim. If you have sustained serious injuries in a bicycle collision, we can help you obtain full and fair compensation. Your best course of action is to speak with an experienced bicycle accident attorney as soon as possible. Our Atlanta trial lawyers have the knowledge, skills, and resources to effectively pursue the compensation you deserve.

Contact Us Today

After a bicycle collision with serious injuries, you need an experienced attorney on your side to investigate your accident, obtain and preserve evidence, determine liability, assess the full extent of your losses, protect your rights, and fight for the compensation you deserve. At Brodhead Law in Atlanta, Georgia, we are tough advocates for injured cyclists. Call us right away to discuss your options under the law.