Bicycle and Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Pittsburgh
Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys Representing Injured Victims in Allegheny County and Throughout Western PA
Everyone knows that biking and walking have many benefits, two of which are improvements in the environment and your health. However, these positives could be outweighed by a huge negative—an increased risk of injury or death caused by negligent motor vehicle drivers. However, if a car or truck driver injures you while walking or if you lose a loved one in a bicycle accident, you may be eligible to seek compensation.
Learn About Your Legal Options After A Bike Or Pedestrian Accident
If you were injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian or bicycle accident in Western Pennsylvania, talk to the attorneys at Goodrich & Geist, P.C. in Pittsburgh. Find out whether you are eligible to seek compensation for your injuries, losses, and damages. For a free consultation, call us at 412-766-1455 or contact us online. We promise to treat you like family.
Examples Of Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents
When walking or biking, you could be injured in a variety of ways. Common scenarios include:
- Vehicle failing to yield to a pedestrian
- Vehicle using the bike lane to turn
- Speeding while attempting to pass
- Running red lights and stop signs
- Using cellphone to text or call
- Opening door of parked vehicle into the path of a pedestrian or cyclist
- Mounting the sidewalk after losing control of a vehicle
- Drinking and driving
- Being hit by a bicycle on the sidewalk
- Failing to hear battery operated quiet vehicles
- Failing to check for pedestrians and bicyclists before turning or changing lanes
- Failing to check mirrors
These are just a few of the ways that you could be hurt or killed while biking or walking. The results, whatever the cause, are the same: head injuries, broken limbs, serious abrasions and contusions, and possibly death.
Why Talk With Goodrich & Geist, P.C. After An Injury Or Death?
Many people feel intimidated by attorneys. They believe that lawyers will talk down to them or dismiss their concerns. We don’t do that. We are regular guys who help ordinary people recover after accidents. Being regular guys don’t stop us from also being leaders in the legal profession. We teach other lawyers, write articles and conduct seminars. Finally, we take your case very seriously, putting in the time and resources to get you the best possible result. You are not just another case, so fill out our online contact form today.
Our attorneys serve injured clients in Western Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County, Beaver County, Butler County, Westmoreland County, Washington County and Erie County.