Our team of lawyers have over 25 years of experience, extensive resources, and proven results that you can trust. Todd J. Leonard is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, has a Superb 10.0 Rating from Avvo, and was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for Civil Litigation. He has been honored to be selected by his peers for the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers®, and his tremendous success has earned him a lifetime membership to the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 818 bicyclists killed and an additional 45,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2015. The total cost of bicyclist injury and death is over $4 billion per year according to the National Safety Council. The majority of cyclists’ deaths occurred between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7:59 p.m. Sadly, many of these deaths and injuries could be prevented by drivers being attentive to the road.
There are certain actions you should take following a bicycle accident, including:
After the accident, you may be hurt or emotionally shaken. It may be difficult to assess your situation under those circumstances, but being as detailed as you are able can help you build the body of evidence you may need moving forward.
Because of the dangers associated with bicycle accidents, cyclists should take extra measures to stay safe on the road. These measures include:
At the same time, drivers need to exercise caution when sharing the road with cyclists.
Bike accident injuries are serious injuries that require the representation of a dedicated and highly experienced New Jersey bike accident lawyer who is prepared to fight to protect your rights and help you receive compensation for your accident.
Our New Jersey bicycle accident attorneys have extensive experience handling bicycle accidents. We will help you get your bills paid and immediately investigate the cause of your accident. We will obtain the police investigation, interview witnesses, and hire the appropriate experts to establish liability against the responsible driver.
Being injured in an accident can have serious and lifelong consequences. The lawyers of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm can help you fight for maximum compensation for your injuries and losses from the responsible parties. Contact us today at (973) 920-7900 to learn more about how our team of experienced attorneys can help you through these challenging times.
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