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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

Life Without a Car - Can You Do it?

More and more Floridians are choosing to live without owning a car. Similarly, there has been an drop in the amount which Floridians drive gas-powered vehicles. About 1 out of 10 families is now meeting its transportation needs without a car. And the benefits are great.

Legal Advice for Bicyclists Who Don’t Own Cars

What happens if you are riding your bicycle, and you are hit by a car?  Who will pay your medical bills and lost wages?  There is a big difference in how these damages are treated – the difference depends upon whether the cyclist owns a car.

11 Steps to Protect Your Rights After a Bicycle Crash

Most of the time, riding a bike brings beauty, independence, joy, and healthy living.  Rarely, bicycling can turn into disappointment or worse, tragedy. People who ride bicycles are in the midst of traffic which is massively bigger and heavier than the cyclists and their equipment.  Trucks, cars,...

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