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Chicago bicycle accident injury lawyer

Throughout the United States, fatal bicycle injuries are much more common than most people assume. According to statistics compiled by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, 783 bicyclists were fatally injured in 2017 after being struck by motor vehicles. Due to the limited protection that cyclists have, injuries suffered in collisions with automobiles can be incredibly severe. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you should seek out quality legal assistance immediately.

Remaining Safe on Your Bike

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, an astounding 3,165 people were injured in bicycle accidents statewide in 2015. Of those injured, 26 people ultimately passed away due to their injuries. While many bicycle accidents can be unavoidable and occur due to the negligent actions of a driver, there are a few steps you can take to increase your personal safety:


Cyclists Are at Risk of Serious Injuries from Collisions and Dooring

Lake County bicycle accident lawyerCycling is a common form of exercise, recreation, and transportation in the Chicago area, especially in the summer months. However, while cycling may be a relaxing and enjoyable activity, it can be extremely dangerous. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 3,322 bicycle crashes in the state in 2015 alone. 

Chicago and many other major cities have taken action toward making cycling safer for everyone. Bicycle lanes have been created to protect cyclists, pedestrians, and drivers alike. But even though cyclists are provided their own space on the road, serious and sometimes fatal bicycle accidents continue to happen daily.

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