Bicycle Accident Lawyer in Colorado
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As cycling for fun or fitness and more people are going green, many individuals are choosing to ride bicycles as sources of transportation. Although riding a bike can be a healthy alternative, it can also become hazardous if surrounding drivers and cyclists fail to practice safe driving and riding habits.
Unfortunately, many accidents involving bicyclists occur every year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 51,000 people sustained injuries and 630 individuals were killed in bicycle accidents in 2009. At Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C., our legal team understands the expenses and consequences a victim can face after a bike accident, and that is why we are here. We are dedicated to pursuing maximum monetary compensation for accident victims throughout Colorado and the surrounding areas in Colorado.
If you or someone you love has suffered injuries in a bicycle accident caused by a negligent driver, call our team today. We are backed by 30 years of legal experience.
Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents
Bike accidents can occur for numerous reasons, below is a list of some of the most common causes of bicycle accidents:
- A motorist is cognitively, physically, or visually distracted.
- A motorist is impaired by alcohol or drugs
- A motorist changes lanes without regard for cyclists
- A motorist fails to give the cyclist the right away
Because bicycles are much smaller vehicles that passenger vehicles such as car, trucks, and buses, accidents involving bicyclists often result in serious injuries and, in the worst personal injury cases, fatality.
Many bicycle accident victims suffer from the following injuries:
- Broken bones
- Fractured bones
- Neck and back injuries
- Head injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
Aggressive Legal Advocacy for Bike Accident Victims
- Large emphasis on communication
- Skilled litigators and negotiators
- If we don’t win, you don’t pay
Our Colorado bicycle accident lawyers at Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C. are passionate about protecting the rights and futures of those harmed due to the negligence of drivers. We understand that these types of accidents can affect an entire family, and that is why we work diligently to handle each case as quickly as possible. Don’t wait to retain the legal representation you need. Call our legal team today!
To discuss your case with a Colorado bicycle accident attorney, get in touch with us today. We are backed by a track record of success.