Toronto Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Cycling has become a part of daily life for many Ontarians. Unfortunately, as more cyclists have hit the roads, more serious injuries and fatal accidents have occurred. This is where an experienced Toronto bicycle accident lawyer can help.

The Bicycle Accident Lawyers Toronto Trusts

Cycling is an excellent form of exercise and a great way to discover your city. It is also the primary means of transportation for thousands of commuters, especially in large cities like Toronto, Ottawa, Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton, and more. Each summer, as ridership peaks, bicycle accident lawyers see a sharp rise in inquiries about cycling accident claims. For over 50 years, our legal team has represented seriously injured cycling accident victims in Toronto and the surrounding region. Bicycle accidents can occur at any time and to anyone, from serious athletes, to regular commuters, to visiting tourists. If you’ve been injured in a cycling accident, contact an experienced bicycle accident lawyer to discuss your options.

Common Bicycle Accidents

Cyclists are among the most vulnerable people on Ontario’s roads. Whereas motorists are protected by sophisticated safety features, cyclists are often at the mercy of fellow road-users and road conditions. As a result, motor vehicle accidents involving cyclists often result in serious or life-changing injuries.

Common bicycle accident causes include:

  • Obstructions and debris on roads or in bike lanes
  • Poor weather conditions including slippery roads
  • ‘Dooring’ by stationary vehicles
  • Aggressive or careless driving by motorists or cyclists
  • Poor road conditions
  • Road conditions obscured by darkness
  • Distracted, negligent driving by motorists or cyclists
  • ‘Left-hook’ and ‘right-hook’ accidents at intersections

While motorists are eligible for accident benefits for all injuries, regardless of who is at fault, most cyclists are not covered by insurance and thus cannot pursue no-fault benefits. However, when another person or entity is responsible for the cyclist’s injuries, the cyclist may be able to pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit, or from the at-fault party’s insurance provider. If an impaired or distracted motorist hits a cyclist, for example, the cyclist is likely to be able to seek compensation. In certain cases, a cyclist may be able to bring a claim against a city or municipality, as well.

Understanding, Empathetic Service

Our team of experienced bicycle accident lawyers have represented seriously injured Ontarians for more than 50 years. During that time, we have developed a unique understanding of the many hardships that accompany serious injuries, including injuries sustained in bicycle accidents. This understanding allows us to provide caring, empathetic service. It is our goal to relieve the mental, emotional, and financial challenges that injury victims face to allow them and their families to pursue their recovery. This includes providing access to leading medical and rehabilitative care.

You Are Entitled to Compensation

When a cyclist is injured due to the negligence, error, or malicious intent of another party, they are entitled to compensation for the damages they have suffered. A bicycle accident lawyer Toronto can help you access this compensation by ensuring that your pain, suffering, and ongoing damages are acknowledged in the civil court system.

Our Bicycle Accident Lawyer Fees

Our lawyers represent bicycle accident clients on a strict contingency basis. This means that you will not be asked to pay legal fees until your case has been successfully resolved. Instead, your Toronto bicycle accident lawyer will be entitled to an agreed-upon percentage of your final compensation.

Contingency fees allow lawyers to represent clients who may not be able to afford hourly fees, which ensures access to justice for more Ontarians.

If you or a member of your family has been injured in a bicycle accident, contact the Toronto bicycle accident lawyers at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers to learn how our experienced team can help. We will assess the validity of your claim and provide guidance and advice as you pursue compensation. With more than 50 years of experience in Ontario personal injury law, Neinstein has the expertise and ability to ensure your interests are represented.

Contact an Experienced Bicycle Accident Lawyer Toronto

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