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Miami Bike Accident Lawyer

Bicycling is a very popular recreational activity in Miami. A total of 770 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2006. Bicyclist deaths are up 23 percent compared to 2003. As a result, there are over 500,000 bike riders nation wide treated for injuries each year. Our law firm often represents bike riders who are injured in collisions with motor vehicles.

When a bicylist is hit by a car, you can make a claim against the negligent driver's auto insurance policy. If the careless driver has no auto insurance, you still may have a case. You can bring an uninsured motorist claim against your own auto insurance policy. If you do not have an auto policy, you may be able to make a claim against a household family member's policy. If presented with this type of insurance issue, it is best to contact our Miami bike accident lawyers immediately at 1-800-836-6400.

If the driver of an automobile negligently hits a bicycle rider, that bike rider will be entitled to recover against the at fault driver for their injuries, pain and suffering, medical expenses, loss of income, disfigurement, loss of normal life, and any other losses related to the collision. Bicycle injuries can be very serious when hit by a car as they have very little to protect them, with injuries ranging from back & neck injuries, to multiple broken bones, to traumatic head injuries, to death.

When involved in an accident, an injured party should always try to mitigate their damages. It is strongly recommended that you or your children wear a helmet when riding a bike. Failure to wear a helmet would not bar recovery against a negligent party, but it could prevent serious head injuries.

Injured bicycle riders should also contact the police as soon as possible so a police report can be made. Police reports are used to obtain the identity of the parties involved, identify any potential witnesses, obtain statements from the parties and witnesses, and make diagrams of the accident location. It is best to involve the police immediately. It has been our experience that sometimes at fault drivers will admit fault at the time of the accident, but later change their story if the police are not called right away.

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I have known Ira for several decades and without a doubt he represents the best of the profession- a never ending commitment to his clients and a perpetual desire for learning and sharing his expertise with his colleagues. Richard
I found, and still find, that Ira’s firm will evaluate the case fairly and provide the client with a reasonably expectation of the process involved and will avoid giving false hope where there is none. Also Ira’s firm consistently keeps in constant touch with the client as well as referring attorneys so each knows the progress of a case. Finally I can tell you that if I personally were injured, Ira Leesfield is the first person I would call. Michael Browning
I'm impressed and very satisfied with the handling of my injury case at this law firm. I was helped and walked through every step of the way. I'm happy to report a fantastic settlement achieved by this excellent law firm. Thank you Rosa
The people at Leesfield & Partners are extremely professional and compassionate! I would refer your Law Firm to anyone that was in need of an attorney! Thank you my friends. Karen
Our family highly recommends the team at Leesfield & Partners. Every step of the way, Barbie Leon was there to make sure we were updated on the progress of the case as well as answer any questions we had. Barbie was in constant communication with our family. She is thoughtful and caring and worked hard to make sure we understood everything that was happening around us. Linda