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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

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”....

Bicyclists Hit by Car Doors – What Are Their Rights?

One of the most common bicycle accidents, caused by careless motorists, is when a cyclist is “doored” or hit by a car door. This typically happens where the cyclist is riding next to parallel parking, and an occupant of the parked car suddenly flings open a car...

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