Schuylkill County Bicycle Accidents
Experienced Injury Lawyer in Pottsville, PA
If you or a family member was seriously injured in a bicycle accident, the Schuylkill County bicycle accident lawyer at The Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. is qualified and ready to pursue a lawsuit on your behalf. We are highly knowledgeable about Pennsylvania bike laws and insurance issues that commonly arise in these cases. While there are many causes of bicycle accidents, drivers often don't see bicycles until it is too late. Despite excuses that blame the victim, drivers are ultimately accountable when they strike and injure bike riders with their vehicles.
Struck By a Car While Riding a Bike?
We represent victims of bicycle accidents in Schuylkill County, Northumberland County, and surrounding counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Our Schuylkill County bicycle accident attorney and team are familiar with the serious and permanent injuries typical when cyclists are hit by cars, including spinal injuries, head injury, broken bones, and internal injuries. In order to maximize compensation, we have to convince the insurance company or a jury that the driver's negligence caused the accident.
A few examples of the common causes of bicycle accidents include:
- Failing to yield or see the cyclist when turning left
- Running a stop sign or traffic light
- Drifting onto the shoulder or bike lane
- Sudden right turn
- Speeding or aggressive driving
- Talking or texting on a cell phone
- Driving while impaired
Proven Schuylkill County Bike Injury Attorney
The defense will often claim that the bike rider was to blame for riding at night without reflectors, failing to use hand signals, riding against traffic or not wearing a helmet. Our team works to counter comparative fault arguments and keep the focus on the negligence, using the evidence we have gathered and our strong legal skills.
Reach out to our firm as soon as possible to discuss your options during a free consultation. You can reach us 24 hours a day at (888) 268-0023.