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Westchester County Bike Accident Lawyers

Stamford Bicycle Accident Attorneys

Attorneys Seeking Compensation for Injured Cyclists in Metro New York

Bicycles trace their roots back almost 200 years. Today, these pedal-powered machines offer an inexpensive, environmentally friendly alternative to motor vehicles, in addition to being instruments of exercise and leisure. Riding a bicycle, however, can also be exceedingly dangerous, especially on the streets of the Metro New York area. When drivers make an error with a bicycle nearby, it is often the rider who suffers the most severe consequences. At Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara, LLC, we help injured cyclists seek maximum compensation for their injuries so that they can begin to put their lives back together.

Fighting for Our Clients Rights in White Plains

A bicycle accident can happen to anyone at almost any time. Unfortunately, even if you are fully aware of your surroundings and behaving safely, others around you may not be so responsible. While these types of accidents can happen for almost countless reasons, some of the most common causes of bicycle accidents include:

  • Distracted drivers: The issue of distracted driving continues to be a major problem in New York and Connecticut, as well as the rest of the country. Drivers who are distracted by their phone, GPS, radio, or passengers can put the lives of bicycle riders in danger.
  • Traffic violations: Drivers who are speeding or otherwise not following traffic laws might not be able to react quickly enough to avoid colliding with a cyclist.
  • Drunk driving: Drunk driving remains a major threat to the safety of drivers, bicycle riders, and everyone else on the road.
  • Other Bicyclists: Even when riding on a designated bike path, injury  can result if you are hit by another biker who is riding too fast or in a reckless manner. Collisions between bike riders can result in severe injuries.
  • Obstructions, Doorings, and Debris: When an unmarked obstacle or car door suddenly appears in front of a biker, it may be too late to avoid a collision. 

Trusted Advocates for Bicycle Crash Victims in Fairfield County

At Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara, LLC, our attorneys have helped countless accident victims to seek maximum compensation for their injuries, including many who were hurt in bicycle crashes. We maintain an extensive network of highly respected experts, including engineers and accident reconstruction professionals who will help us investigate your circumstances. Their input, along with that of doctors and financial professionals, will allow us to build the best possible case for recovering the compensation you need and deserve. With many decades of personal injury experience, our lawyers are thorough, knowledgeable legal professionals with the necessary skills to obtain the best possible results in even the most challenging situations. Our proven, client-first approach has helped us recover hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients.

Schedule a Free Consultation with Our Team

To schedule a free, no-obligation consultation and case review with the legal team at Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara, LLC, contact our office. Call 203-661-6000 today for an appointment. We can help you explore all of your legal options for pursuing compensation and find the course of action that best suits your unique situation. Our firm represents clients in Greenwich, New Canaan, White Plains, Fairfield County, Westchester County, and the Metro New York Area.

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