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Erie, PA Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Pennsylvania Bicycle Accident Attorneys Who Will Fight for You

The health and environmental benefits of biking appeal to many people. However, the choice to do so comes with some risks. Cyclists are at risk of serious accident and injury while on the road. Although cyclists may wear helmets, they are still potential victims. People injured in these types of accidents may be eligible for compensation.

Erie, Pennsylvania Law Firm Helps Bicycle Accident Victims

Lawyers at the Erie, PA firm of Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. help clients who were injured while riding their bikes. We understand the liability issues that are the basis for claims and lawsuits arising from bicycle accidents and work hard to build strong cases for our clients. We seek the maximum compensation possible for their damages and losses.

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Examples of Bicycle Accidents on Roads in Erie, PA

Our attorneys handle all types of bicycle accident claims. Some of the most common cases involve cyclists who were injured or killed by:

  • motor vehicles while legally crossing the street
  • motor vehicles while waiting to cross the street
  • vehicles that were backing up
  • speeding or impaired drivers
  • motorists turning left or right into the path of a bicyclist
  • drivers opening doors of parked vehicles into the path of a bicyclist
  • motorists failing to yield to a bicyclist
  • motorists failing to stop at stop signs and red lights
  • motorists sideswiping a bicyclist when passing

These and other bicycle accidents can leave victims with serious headneck, or spine injuries, broken bones, internal damages, and other life-changing conditions. As attorneys, we always work hard to help accident victims obtain the resources they need to rebuild their lives.

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What an Injured Cyclist Can Expect in a PA Personal Injury Lawsuit

We thoroughly investigate each bicycle accident, sometimes using reconstruction specialists, so that we can know exactly what happened. We consult with life care planners when needed to determine the impact of the accident on your life. Are you able to work? Were your injuries so severe that you need lifetime in-home care? Will you require additional surgeries or intensive physical therapy? When we have answers to questions like these, we can calculate how much your case is worth and start developing strong arguments for compensation.

Depending on the nature of your injuries, you may expect to receive compensation for:

  • Medical bills, including doctor visits, hospital stays, surgeries, and other expenses resulting from the accident
  • Lost wages, both past and future, if you are unable to work
  • Physical therapy
  • Long-term care
  • Cost of modifying your home or car to accommodate a disability
  • Pain and suffering resulting from the accident

Contact Our Erie, PA Attorneys About Your Bicycle Accident

If you have been injured in a bicycle accident in Pennsylvania, contact our law firm for a free consultation. Call 814-273-2010 or use our contact form. Our experienced personal injury lawyers welcome the opportunity to discuss your rights and legal options.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bicycle Accident Claims in Erie, PA

Almost every bicycle accident results in injury to the person not protected by a motor vehicle.  Unfortunately, many of these injuries are severe if not catastrophic. Many bicycle accidents in Erie result in fatalities.

At Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C., our injury lawyers know how important it is to get financial compensation for medical bills and even to help you pay your bills while you are recovering.  Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about bicycle accidents in Western Pennsylvania. Call us today for more specific guidance about your accident.


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