Bicycle Accident Attorney in Houston

Bicycle Accident Attorney in Houston

Although bicycle riding is a common and enjoyable mode of transportation, it can also be dangerous, as it often involves sharing the road with motor vehicles. There being little protection if one is involved in a bicycle accident, when you are struck by a car while riding a bike it is likely injuries will be serious, if not catastrophic. Statistics from the National Highway Transportation Association show that there are thousands injured in bicycle accidents yearly, with hundreds losing their life due to their injuries.

Common causes of bicycle accidents include motorists who fail to give the right of way to bicyclist when they are legally traveling on the side of the road. Many occur due to driver inattention, failing to see the bicyclist due to texting or cell phone use, or other distractions. Some are caused due to speeding or other traffic law violations, even drunk driving. The injuries stemming from this negligence result in injuries such as:

  • Road burns
  • Head injuries
  • Fractures
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Fatalities

If you or someone you know has been injured in a bicycle accident due to the negligence of another, it is crucial you consult with a bicycle accident attorney in Houston to help you handle your personal injury claim. The Malaise Law Firm has the skilled and dedicated lawyers you need to pursue recovery for your damages.

Effects of Bicycle Accident Accidents

Because bicycle injuries can be quite severe, they often lead to long term hospitalization and recovery periods, sometimes ending in disability. Many are unable to return to gainful employment for quite some time, if at all. When you or a family member has suffered such an injury, it is likely very traumatic and emotionally stressful. What you need at a time like this is someone who will be able to take over the handling of the details of your claim so that you can concentrate on recovering. Our legal staff at the Malaise Law Firm will work hard to fully investigate your accident, ensuring that every possible claim is presented for compensation, including medical care, future medical care, lost wages, property damage costs and any other recovery you are entitled to, including pain and suffering.

Our legal staff care about our clients and are dedicated to providing you with personalized attention and excellent service. Contact our Houston office to find out how we can help you.