Texas Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Biking has become more popular as people are seeking environmentally friendly modes of transportation and ways to be more active. As more cyclists share the road with cars, it is important that drivers follow safe driving practices to keep cyclists safe. However, bike accidents with motor vehicles are becoming more common on Texas roads. In fact, an article in the Houston Chronicle cites that drivers struck cyclists 557 times in Harris County alone in 2021. And, the Texas Department of Transportation reported that crashes involving cyclists claimed the lives of 92 Texans last year.
Without much protection in an accident, cyclists often experience severe injuries with a long road to recovery. Our compassionate and knowledgeable lawyers at The Button Law Firm are ready to advocate for you and your family anywhere in Texas after a bike accident. We will help you get justice and seek the compensation you deserve to assist with your medical and other expenses so you can move forward. Give us a call at 214-699-4409 or submit a contact form for a free consultation.
Common Causes of Bike Accidents in Texas
Driver behavior is the primary cause of car accidents involving cyclists in Texas. This is simply unacceptable because bad behavior while driving is easily preventable to keep our roads and the cyclists traveling alongside them safe. The most common causes of bike accidents include:
- Distracted driving, such as looking at a cellphone or navigation system, eating, or drinking while behind the wheel
- Drivers failing to yield to cyclists
- Drunk driving or driving under the influence
- Reckless driving, such as veering into designated bike lanes, running red lights, and turning at intersections without looking
- Unmaintained motor vehicles
Filing a Bike Accident Injury Claim in Texas
Injuries resulting from a bicycle accident are usually serious, leaving you with mounting medical bills. If you have been injured in a bike accident, you have a right to file a claim to seek compensation and hold the negligent party accountable. The personal injury attorneys at The Button Law Firm are dedicated to helping our clients file claims to get justice and also make local communities safer for other cyclists.
At The Button Law Firm, we don’t charge you or collect any upfront fees to get started on your case. We work on contingency. This way, you can focus on recovering from your injuries while we focus on advocating and fighting for you. Following a bike accident, you may be eligible for compensation to cover:
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages from missing work while seeking medical treatment and healing
- Future expenses to manage injuries
- Diminished quality of life
Bicycle and pedestrian accident deaths comprised 20% of the fatalities on Texas roads in 2021 alone, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. If the unspeakable happens to your family as a result of a bike accident, our team of Texas Super Lawyer-rated attorneys will fight to help your family get justice and compensation to cover:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical expenses
- Other unexpected costly fees
All claims in Texas must be filed within two years of the incident per state laws. Give our Texas bicycle accident attorneys at The Button Law Firm a call at 214-699-4409 to discuss your situation, and we can advise you on the best course of action after a serious bike accident.
How The Button Law Firm Can Help You with Your Texas Bike Accident Claim
Having our experienced and compassionate personal injury legal team on your side will make all the difference when dealing with medical providers and insurance companies after a bicycle accident. We will be your guide every step of the way by listening to you, answering your questions, and keeping you updated on your case. And we will even deal with the insurance companies, so you don’t have to. Our attorneys at The Button Law Firm are recognized on the prestigious Texas Super Lawyers list, and we will fight for you so that you can focus on your recovery and path to reclaiming your life. With attorneys in Dallas, Houston, and Midland, give us a call at 214-699-4409 or submit a contact form for a free consultation regarding your bike accident claim.
Frequently Asked Questions About Helping You After a Bike Accident in Texas
Is there a time limit to file a claim?
People who have been seriously injured in a bike accident have two years to file a claim in Texas. There are some exceptions to this time limit, so contact our legal team today at 214-699-4409 or fill out a contact form, and we can determine how the legal statutes impact your case.
How much does it cost to file a claim?
At The Button Law Firm, we don’t charge you or collect any upfront fees to get started on your case. We work on contingency. This way, you can focus on healing from your injuries while we focus on advocating and fighting for you. Call us at 214-699-4409 or fill out a contact form to get started.
Who do you represent?
We advocate for adults and children in Texas who have been seriously injured in a bike accident. With attorneys in Dallas, Houston, and Midland, we are ready to help you and your family anywhere in the Lone Star State.
How can I file a claim?
Why should I work with The Button Law Firm?
We are dedicated to fighting for adults and children who are seriously injured in bicycle accidents. Our team is ready to listen to you, advocate for you, and help you hold negligent parties accountable. See what our past clients say about working with us to handle their legal matters.