Bicycle Accidents

Bicyclist struck by driver taking turn at an intersection

Settlement for bicyclist who was struck when a motorist took a left turn across an intersection directly into the path of an oncoming bicyclist, who had the right of way. The cyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown through the air and suffered several fractured teeth requiring surgical repair.

Competitive cyclist suffers hip fracture

Settlement for competitive cyclist who was struck by a car when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The cyclist suffered a comminuted fracture and dislocation of his right hip requiring surgical repair and placement of hardware. His riding abilities were permanently impaired by his injuries.

Bicyclist killed by SUV at intersection crash

Wrongful death settlement against driver of SUV who struck and killed a 61-year-old man riding his bicycle.

Bicyclist struck in crosswalk by ambulance

The bicyclist sustained severe and permanent injuries to his ankle and heel when an ambulance ran him over. The ambulance was not responding to an emergency and was driving toward an intersection within the speed limit. Through eyewitnesses and an expert witness’ reconstruction of the accident, SUGARMAN attorneys were able to demonstrate the bicyclist was within the confines of the crosswalk before the ambulance reached the intersection, thus proving the defendants’ negligence in the personal injury lawsuit.

Bicycle Accidents

Throughout its history, SUGARMAN attorneys have represented cyclists in a wide range of personal injury claims, including those where the cyclist has died or suffered a catastrophic injury.