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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

5,500 Cyclists and Pedestrians Killed by Cars in 2014

The numbers of deaths are staggering. In 2014 more than 5,500 cyclists and pedestrians were killed by crashes with cars and trucks. That's just in the US. In the same year, it is estimated that 50,000 bicyclists were injured.

$30 Fine in Florida for Texting While Driving

Thirty dollars. That's it! But for that to even happen you also have to commit another traffic citation before you can be stopped and cited for illegal texting. Current Florida law for texting while driving is costing lives of pedestrians and cyclists.

Police Report a Must for All Cyclists Hit by a Vehicle

As an attorney who defends the rights of cyclists, all too often I am contacted by an injured bicyclist whose legal rights have been severely compromised by the failure to get a police report. The cyclist recites a story about how the accident happened that seems “straightforward”....

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