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I know first hand the pain and frustration a cyclist feels after being victimized in a bicycle wreck. I have fractured both collarbones, dislocated my shoulder, and shattered my eye orbit, cheek bone, both sinuses, clavicle and 3 ribs. Recovery was difficult and slow, but the process helped me better understand first hand the cases I represent. Your case is not just another business opportunity. As an avid cyclist and advocate I will not be satisfied with anything less than the maximum results.
— Jacksonville, Florida Bicycle Accident Attorney Chris Burns

Bicycling Accident Attorney Chris Burns

Practice Areas

Please note while I reside in Jacksonville, Florida my law practice represents bicycle accident victims throughout the state of Florida. If you reside outside of Florida contact me for a referral to a bicycle accident attorney in your state.

  • Cycling injuries caused by the negligent or reckless acts of others
  • Wrongful deaths involving bicyclists
  • Product defects - broken stems, forks, frames, quick-releases, handlebars, seatposts, etc.
  • Injuries involving cars and bicycles
  • Accidents between bicycles and trucks
  • Bicycle crashes caused by dogs
  • 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 for bicyclists

Experience & Promise

​​When you hire me to be your attorney, you get much more than an attorney - you get a person who has passionately ridden his bike six or seven days a week for the past 25 years. You get a person who has successfully handled hundreds of cycling cases for more than 25 years. You get a person who has advocated for bicyclists through service on governmental committees and national/local organizations that promote cycling. You get a person who has spent his vacation time visiting and riding the courses of the Tour De France. You get someone who chooses to commute to his law office by bike. You get a lawyer who cares about you and understands you.


  • ​Vanderbilt University, Doctor of Law (J.D.), 1982-1985
  • Kalamazoo College, B.A., 1978-1982

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