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Serving Accident & Injury Victims for Over 20 Years

"Whether it's a whiplash, serious injury or wrongful death case, we pride ourselves on representing you with the personal service and aggressive representation that you expect and deserve!" -Attorney Ron Sholes​

Starke Bicycle Accident Attorney

Bike Accidents in Bradford County

Whether you rely on your bike to get around or you simply enjoy recreational cycling, you know that there are certain risks that come with sharing the road with motorists. Unfortunately, drivers do not always grant bicyclists the caution and respect they deserve—often with disastrous consequences.

If you were hit by a negligent or reckless motorist while riding your bike, you could be entitled to financial compensation. At the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., our Starke bicycle accident attorneys can help you get back on your feet and fight for the justice you deserve. We have over a century of combined legal experience and a proven track record of success. As your neighborhood attorney, we are committed to holding negligent motorists accountable to ensure better, safer communities for all.

Injured in a bike accident in Bradford County? Contact us online or call (855) 933-3881 to learn how we can help during a free, no-obligation consultation with an attorney.

What Are the Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents?

By far, the leading cause of bicycle accidents in the United States is negligence. Negligent motorists, pedestrians, and even fellow cyclists can all cause serious collisions that leave innocent victims facing catastrophic injuries, new disabilities, and significant financial hardships.

Examples of negligent conduct that frequently leads to bicycle accidents include:

  • Driving while distracted, including while texting
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Violating traffic laws/rules of the road
  • Failing to yield the right of way to cyclists
  • Passing or following a bicyclist too closely
  • Making unsafe or unlawful turns
  • Engaging in reckless or aggressive driving behaviors
  • Failing to follow appropriate bicycle laws
  • Pedestrians suddenly entering roadways into oncoming cyclists’ paths
  • Driving in a designated bicycle lane where it is unlawful to do so
  • Walking in a designated bicycle lane

Additionally, certain defects may contribute to or cause bicycle accidents or worsen their effects. For example, a defective bicycle helmet may fail to adequately protect a cyclist in a crash, or a defectively designed roadway may cause a cyclist to take a turn too quickly.

What Damages Can Be Recovered in a Bike Accident Claim?

Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be able to recover compensation after the crash by filing a personal injury protection (PIP) claim. All motorists in Florida must carry $10,000 in PIP coverage in addition to minimum liability insurance. This coverage is available regardless of who was at fault for the accident and is intended to provide compensation to injured individuals more quickly and more easily than traditional personal injury claims.

However, PIP coverage is limited, and it may not apply in your case. If your damages exceed $10,000, if your injuries meet the Florida “serious injury” threshold, and/or if PIP coverage does not apply, you can file a standard personal injury claim against the at-fault person or party. You will need to prove that the other person/party was at least partially at fault for the accident to have grounds for a claim.

Through a standard personal injury claim, you can seek compensation for:

  • All current and future medical expenses related to your injuries
  • All reasonable current and future lost income/wages
  • Pain and suffering, including emotional distress and trauma
  • Lost or reduced quality of life
  • Inconvenience and disfigurement

Our Starke bicycle accident lawyers can help you understand your specific legal options and which course of action—whether filing a PIP claim or pursuing a personal injury lawsuit—may be best for your situation.

the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. Is Here for You

After a serious bike accident, it can be incredibly challenging to get back on your feet. Our firm is here to guide you through the entire process, from the moment you call until the moment your case has been resolved. We believe in creating solid attorney-client relationships and facilitating open communication, which is why we are always available to take your call, answer your questions, and address any concerns you may have regarding your case.

At the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., our motto is simple: if you’re hurt, we will fight. Reach out to us today to learn how our experienced and proven attorneys can help you seek the maximum recovery you are owed. There are no fees unless/until we win your case!

Call our office today at (855) 933-3881 or submit an online request form to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Why Hire Us

  • No Fees Unless We Win

    We work on a contingent basis, which means you do not pay a dime unless we make a recovery.

  • Maximizing Your Recovery

    Navigating a personal injury claim is like a chess match. It's about determination, commitment, and a will to win! We don’t just talk about maximizing claims and delivering results, we do it!

  • Personal Service

    We have a team of client care specialists and an owner that demands every client be treated like family. This means frequent contact and updates by the legal team to help put your mind at ease.

  • Legal Advice & Counsel

    We understand the importance of providing you sound legal advice and counsel throughout the claims process. Our attorneys and support staff communicate with you about your health and your claim throughout the process.

  • Experienced Legal Team

    Our team includes over 20 attorneys with over 200 years of combined experience, numerous investigators and medical staff, and more than 100 professional support staff.

  • Convenient Locations

    We’re your neighborhood law firm, not a downtown law firm. With fully staffed offices in several Northeast Florida counties and Jacksonville offices in Arlington, Northside, Westside, and Southside, we’re here for you!

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Take the First Step in Your Recovery

Call The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. at 855-WE-FIGHT or fill out and submit our online contact form to request a free initial consultation today. We look forward to hearing your story and sharing how we can help you get back on your feet.

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