Why is it important to hire an experienced bicycle accident attorney?
While the rights and responsibilities of a bike rider are the same as those for a motorist, the act of riding a bike and the skills involved are very different from that of driving a car. What I do is make sure that the driver’s…
Are bicycles that are ridden in the evening required to have a light?
It doesn’t matter what the law requires in this instance. Get a light, a big bright light. If you get hit riding at night without a light, every jury in Texas is going to put a large percentage of negligence on you.
Does a bicycle have to yield to pedestrians?
You should. Even if you have the “right of way”,l hitting a pedestrian will probably end up hurting you as much as it does the pedestrian.
What are my rights and responsibilities as a bicycle rider?
According to the Texas Driver’s Handbook: “A bicycle is a vehicle and any person riding a bicycle has all of the rights and responsibilities as a driver of a vehicle.
What should I do after a bicycle injury/ accidents?
At the scene: /what-to-do-when-an-accident-happens/ Days later: /after-an-accident/ Call me at (972) 392-1249
What do you charge to handle a bicycle injury accident case?
Generally 1/3 of what is recovered for the “personal injury” claim. There is no charge for property damage if we handle the personal injury claim. No recovery, No charge. See /my-fees/
How do I contact you?
Phone or email.
Will I be able to talk with a lawyer if I call?
Yes, you’ll talk with me, of if I’m not available, my partner, Steven McGilberry.
What type of cases do you handle?
Generally “tort” or personal injury cases. In addition to bike claims, I handle all types of motor vehicle and truck accidents, premises liability (trips and falls), products liability, etc.