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Lawyers for Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents in Fairfield County

Greenwich Bicycle and Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Metro New York Area Law Firm Representing Injured Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Walking or riding a bicycle instead of driving can be a cost-effective, healthy way of getting around. Unfortunately, these options can also present certain risks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that about 6,000 pedestrians are killed and even more are injured in traffic accidents in an average year. Riding a bicycle can also be a risky endeavor, especially along busy stretches of road.

At Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara, LLC, we understand that pedestrian and bicyclist accidents are often caused by the negligence or inattention of others. Our experienced team of lawyers works hard to get individuals injured in bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents the compensation they deserve.

Fighting for Our Clients Rights in White Plains

Pedestrian and bike accidents can happen to anyone. 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 pedestrian and bicycle accidents occur due to:

  • 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 and pedestrians in danger.
  • Traffic violations: Drivers who are speeding or otherwise not following traffic laws may not have time to react quickly enough to avoid colliding with a pedestrian or cyclist.
  • Drunk driving: Drunk driving remains a major threat to pedestrian and cyclist safety.
  • Pedestrian or cyclist error: Oftentimes, the fault for an accident does not lie with just one party. For example, a pedestrian may not be paying attention to his or her surroundings when crossing the street when he or she is hit by a speeding motorist. It is important to remember that even if you were partially at fault for your accident, you may still be able to pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys for Clients in Connecticut

If you were injured or have a loved one who was killed while walking or riding a bicycle, be judicious in selecting a law firm to handle your case. Personal injury law is quite complex. You need an attorney who has the skills necessary to give you the best chance of receiving maximum compensation. The knowledgeable team of lawyers at Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara, LLC has 70 years' worth of collective legal experience. We are ready to put this experience to work for you and your family so that you can get the financial relief you need to move on with your life.

Schedule a Free Consultation with Our Team

To schedule a cost-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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