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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

Should Florida Cyclists Be Able to Treat Stop Signs as Yields?

Idaho, Delaware, and most recently, Colorado, have adopted laws which authorize cyclists to make a rolling stop, or a stop and yield at intersections.  Idaho was the first state to adopt its controversial law in 1982.  Due to Idaho's early vision and the uniqueness of  its ...

Is Florida Reducing its Bicycle Fatality and Injury Rates?

There is finally a small sliver of good news when it comes to Florida’s nation-leading bicycle fatality and injury rate. Annual fatality and injury numbers have come down slightly. Unfortunately hundreds are still dying in the State of Florida.

Is Your Expensive Bike Helmet As Safe As Possible?

In 2015 about 81,000 cyclists were seen in U.S. emergency rooms for head injuries related to incidents on their bicycles. In 2016, 840 cyclists died in the U.S. The overwhelming majority suffered a fatal head injury.  The disproportionate number of fatalities involved cyclists who were not wearing a...

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