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​My perspective on representing bicycle crash victims forever changed after being hospitalized from a devastating bicycle accident.

— Florida Bicycle Accident Attorney Chris Burns

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Bicycle Accident Cases I've Handled

Over the past 25 years I have successfully handled hundreds of cycling cases. Here’s a few examples of bicycle cases I’ve handled.

  • ​Bicycle accident injuries caused by the negligence or reckless acts of others
  • Wrongful deaths involving bicyclists
  • Bicycle equipment defects - broken stems, forks, frames, quick-releases, handlebars, seatposts, etc.
  • Injuries involving cars and bicycles
  • Accidents between bicycles and trucks
  • Motorcycle accidents with bicycles
  • Motorists “buzzing” cyclists
  • Road defects causing cycling accidents - potholes, dangerous road gratings, and unsafe man-hole covers
  • Property damage claims of cyclists
  • Insurance claims of bicyclists

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The Florida Cycling Law Blog

Bicycles May Use Full Lane Sign Improves Safety

In 2011, the Florida Department of Transportation adopted a traffic sign which stated, “Bicycles May Use Full Lane”, and then published the design in the “Green Book”.  The sign was first included in the 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  The signs can be used...

Too Many Motorists Pass Cyclists Unsafely

Most cyclists admit that they have been frequently fearful while riding their bicycles. In the 2012 National Survey of Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitude and Behavior compiled by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, it was reported that about 1 out of 8 cyclists felt their personal safety was threatened – ...

Bicycle Commuting in Florida

An important nationwide study about Bicycle Commuting, developed by the League of American Bicyclists, was released on September 29, 2014.  It makes some impressive and startling conclusions about the levels of bicycling commuting nationwide, in Florida, and in various cities around the United States.

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