Houston Bicycle Accident Attorneys

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Close-up of a bicycle accident on a street.

Lawyers for Bicycle Accidents in Texas

Bicycle accidents present a serious danger to riders on the roadways in Houston. Many drivers do not give bicycle riders the space that they deserve and do not understand how to interact safely with bike riders who share the streets. Unfortunately, when a bicycle accident occurs, it can cause serious harm to the rider of the bike since he has limited or no protection from the impact of the vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 726 bicyclists were killed in auto collisions in 2012 alone.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a bicycle accident, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is here to help. Our experienced Houston bicycle accident attorneys represent clients who suffered injuries as a result of bicycle accidents. We also represent family members of victims killed in bike crashes. Since the 1970’s our firm has been in business helping bike accident victims and others get the compensation they deserve under Texas law. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.

Causes of Bicycle Accidents

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Cyclist riding close to the curb in the street.

Bicycle accidents can occur anywhere and at any time, whether on a busy road or a slow intersection. There are many different causes of bicycle accident, but some common causes include:

These are just a few examples of some of the most common causes of bicycle accidents in Houston. In many of these examples, it is the driver of the passenger vehicle who is responsible for causing the bicycle accident. If the driver was careless or negligent in any way that caused harm, then the driver can be held responsible. Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. can help to prove responsibility and impose legal liability on the driver.

Types of Bicycle Accident Injuries

Bicycle accidents can cause serious harm to the bike rider who has no protections against the impact from the vehicle. Some of the common types of injuries that occur in bicycle accidents including:

Let Us Handle Your Bicycle Accident Claims

It is very important to have an advocate on your side when you are up against insurance companies who have lawyers and adjusters on staff to try to minimize your case. At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.,we know how to fight for your rights after a bike accident and will work with you to help put your life back together after a tragic accident occurs. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our bicycle accident attorneys to learn more. The consultation is free and we charge no fees unless we win your case. 800-298-0111.