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HOUSTON BICYCLE ACCIDENTS
CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
WINNING FAIR COMPENSATION WHEN INJURED ON YOUR BIKE BY A NEGLIGEN...
Over 45,000 bicyclists are injured or killed
each year in motor vehicle accidents.
Houston has not historically been known...
Causes of Bicycle Accidents
Most bicycling accidents can be prevented if drivers pay more
attention to their surroundings ...
Types of Bicycle Accidents
 Dooring accidents – The bicyclist runs into a car door which suddenly
opens into their path.
...
Common Injuries in Bicycle Accidents
Cyclists suffer serious injuries when struck by another vehicle.
Many such collisions...
Recoverable Damages from a Bicycle
Accident
If you and your lawyer can prove the at-fault driver acted unreasonably,
carel...
How your Attorney Proves Driver
Negligence
Proving negligence requires meeting all four of the following elements:
1. All ...
Your Lawyer’s Investigation
Evidence related to your accident which will be used to build your strong
case may come from t...
Tips for Cycling Safety in Houston
Though you can’t prevent the negligence of drivers, you can mitigate some of the
injuri...
Protect your Rights:
Contact a Seasoned Bicycle Injury Attorney
The legal team at Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law is
av...
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Houston Bicycle Accidents

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The legal team at Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law is available 24/7/365 to explain the process of taking legal action against the negligent driver who hit you on your bike. You deserve full and fair compensation for your injuries, lost income, and pain and suffering. Contact us today to arrange your free case evaluation where all of your questions will be answered.

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Houston Bicycle Accidents

  1. 1. HOUSTON BICYCLE ACCIDENTS CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000 WINNING FAIR COMPENSATION WHEN INJURED ON YOUR BIKE BY A NEGLIGENT MOTORIST
  2. 2. Over 45,000 bicyclists are injured or killed each year in motor vehicle accidents. Houston has not historically been known for being bicycle- friendly, though in recent years there seems to be progress. Nevertheless, a cycling collision with a car, truck, or roadway hazard can produce serious injuries. You’re injured, maybe seriously, and recovery could take months. What do you do? When injured in a bicycle accident caused by someone else's negligence, you deserve fair compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering…and possibly more. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  3. 3. Causes of Bicycle Accidents Most bicycling accidents can be prevented if drivers pay more attention to their surroundings and drive responsibly. Driver distraction is a major cause of all vehicle-related accidents, including those with bicyclists. Drivers are talking or texting on their phones, visiting with traveling companions, or watching their kids. Sometimes crashes are caused by drivers who are intoxicated or otherwise impaired. Often, the absence of bike lanes causes drivers to be less willing to share the road and can have tragic consequences. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  4. 4. Types of Bicycle Accidents  Dooring accidents – The bicyclist runs into a car door which suddenly opens into their path.  Side-swiping – The motorist doesn’t give the bicyclist enough room while passing.  Rear-ending – Most drivers are distracted or following too closely.  Crossing in front of the bike – This usually happens when drivers are distracted or don’t look for cyclists.  Speeding, inclement weather, and reckless cyclists also account for a portion of bike accidents. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  5. 5. Common Injuries in Bicycle Accidents Cyclists suffer serious injuries when struck by another vehicle. Many such collisions often produce permanent disabilities. Some of the most debilitating cycling-related injuries include:  Brain injuries  Spinal cord injuries  Internal injuries/organ damage  Broken bones  Death. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  6. 6. Recoverable Damages from a Bicycle Accident If you and your lawyer can prove the at-fault driver acted unreasonably, carelessly, or in an otherwise negligent manner, here are damages you may receive:  All your medical bills and ongoing healthcare costs  Lost current and future income, and any company-paid benefits  Other out-of-pocket costs associated with the accident  Pain and suffering  Possible punitive damages  Wrongful death damages, paid to your survivors. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  7. 7. How your Attorney Proves Driver Negligence Proving negligence requires meeting all four of the following elements: 1. All drivers have a legal duty to follow traffic laws and share the road with cyclists in a reasonable manner. 2. The driver who hit you failed to meet that duty by breaking a law or driving carelessly and negligently. 3. That failure caused them to hit you while riding your bike. 4. You suffered physical injuries and financial damages because of this accident and deserve to be reimbursed. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  8. 8. Your Lawyer’s Investigation Evidence related to your accident which will be used to build your strong case may come from the following resources:  The police accident report  Video of the crash, if available  Pictures of the accident scene  Witness statements  Accident reconstructions, provided by your lawyer’s experts  Your medical records and other documents which prove the extent of your injuries. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  9. 9. Tips for Cycling Safety in Houston Though you can’t prevent the negligence of drivers, you can mitigate some of the injuries and avoid many accidents by following these preventative measures:  Always wear an approved safety helmet.  Follow all traffic laws as if you were driving – ride with the traffic on your side of the road, use hand signals before turning, and obey all traffic lights and signs.  If cycling at night, use lights and wear bright, reflective clothing.  Regularly inspect your bike to make sure it is safe and functioning properly.  Be mindful when traveling around parked cars, and try to leave plenty of room in case someone opens a door of their parked vehicle. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000
  10. 10. Protect your Rights: Contact a Seasoned Bicycle Injury Attorney The legal team at Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law is available 24/7/365 to explain the process of taking legal action against the negligent driver who hit you on your bike. You deserve full and fair compensation for your injuries, lost income, and pain and suffering. Contact us today to arrange your free case evaluation where all of your questions will be answered. If you’re in the hospital, we’ll come see you. And if we take your case, you owe us nothing unless we win for you. CONTACT US TODAY: 800.444.5000

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