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Dallas Bicycle Accidents

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Dallas Bicycle Accident Attorneys

Cyclists Are Protected by the Law, We Demand Answers from Drivers Who Fail to Follow It.

Riding a bicycle is an excellent form of exercise and an inexpensive form of transportation for adults. For children, learning to ride a bike is even considered a rite of passage. Unfortunately for people of all ages, bicycle riding can be extremely dangerous when careless motorists or hazardous roadways are involved.

Arnold & Itkin fights for injured cyclists throughout Dallas and across the U.S. We have seen far too many lives claimed in bicycle accidents that could have been prevented if a driver had only been paying attention, if a manufacturer hadn’t cut corners in producing an auto or bicycle part, or if a road had been properly maintained. Our goal in these cases is to help victims and their families get the medical care and financial help they need to move on.

Call us at (888) 493-1629 today to speak with one of our friendly legal professionals about your case. We’re here to help however we can!

Common Bicycle Accident Injuries

Bicycle riders may experience serious injuries, even in low-speed collisions. These may include:

  • Broken bones
  • Severe cuts and bruises
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Facial trauma

Injuries like these can occur even when a rider is wearing a helmet and other protective gear. The force of impact with a vehicle or with the pavement can cause catastrophic injuries that require emergency medical care, plus the need for ongoing treatment or therapy.

Texas Bike Accident Statistics

The Texas Department of Transportation reports there were 2,426 bicycle accidents in Texas in 2018. Of these, 71 caused fatalities and 258 caused serious injuries. Another 1,043 caused non-debilitating injuries. Across the U.S., 857 cyclists lost their lives in traffic accidents in 2018. This represented a 6.3% increase in cyclist deaths, even though the overall number of traffic fatalities in the U.S. decreased by 2.4%. 2018 marked the highest number of cyclist deaths since 1990 when 859 bicycle riders were killed.

What Can I Do to Stay Safe in Dallas?

If you ride a bicycle for pleasure or to get to and from work or school in the Dallas area, you can take a few steps to protect yourself while you’re out on the road.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) offers the following tips:

  • Always wear a helmet and other protective gear
  • Wear bright, reflective clothing
  • Make sure your bike is in proper working order
  • Use a white front light, red read light, and reflectors on your bike
  • Always stay focused and alert
  • Obey traffic laws as they apply to cyclists
  • Never assume that motorists can see or will yield to you

Call a Bicycle Accident Lawyer Who'll Focus on All Aspects of Your Recovery

Even if you take every precaution, you may still be injured in a bicycle accident because someone else was negligent or careless. In these situations, our Dallas bike accident lawyers know how to expose liability (legal responsibility) and help you get the treatment and compensation you need. In fact, we’ve recovered billions for our injured clients since 2004 and recovered over $1 billion in one year alone.

We're ready to starting fighting for the answers and compensation you deserve. Call us now at (888) 493-1629 for a free consultation.

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  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement of $171 million.
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
  • $97 Million Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers Arnold & Itkin is proud to share that after months of preparation for trial, our firm was able to secure a huge settlement for clients who were injured in a refinery fire. Find out more now.
  • $92.7 Million Record Settlement for Burn Injury Victim Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a substantial settlement for a man who suffered severe burns in an accident at his job. The settlement set a new record statewide for workers with similar injuries.
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