Devastated By A Bicycle Injury? We Can Help.
The rules of the road state that motor vehicles are to share the road with bicycles. Unfortunately, cyclists pay the price when car and truck drivers fail to follow the law. If you or a loved one has been hurt as a result of a negligent motorist, it is in your best interest to speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer about your rights.
At Isenberg & Hewitt, PC, we have been representing injury victims and their families for more than 25 years in Atlanta and surrounding Georgia communities. We will handle your bicyclist injury claim with the utmost respect, acting as your strongest advocate to make sure you are not victimized a second time by the insurance company’s first offer.
Facts About Biking Accidents
As recently as 2011, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that:
- Bicycle fatalities made up more than 2 percent of all motor vehicle accident fatalities, the highest percentage in more than a decade.
- Georgia’s rate of bicycle fatalities is below this national average but it is still 14th highest in the nation.
- Every year, more than 30,000 bicyclists are injured in traffic crashes — more than 1,000 of them in Georgia itself.
- More than two-thirds of all bicycle accidents occur in urban areas.
Our Atlanta personal injury attorneys are familiar with these and all other statistics that are relevant to bicycle cases. We use our understanding of these statistics and the legal doctrines that can impact these cases to build powerful claims designed to help you recover full and fair compensation for your injuries.
Discuss Your Recovery With Us Today
Healing from a serious biking accident could take months or even years. With each day you are in the hospital or unable to work, your bills only grow. For this reason, it is imperative that you have a skilled attorney at your back.