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Portland Bicycle Accident Attorney

Whether riding for recreation or as a way to get from place to place, there are plenty of bicycle riders in and around Portland. However, bicycle accidents can lead to severe injuries for cyclists. At Nichols Law Group, we are ready to help If you or a loved one are injured in a bike crash due to another driver’s negligence. Our skilled and experienced Portland bicycle accident attorneys will investigate all aspects of your case and get to work on securing the compensation you are entitled to.

Let Nichols Law Group help with this

At Nichols Law Group, we are committed to earning the trust of our clients. With more than 35 years of experience handling personal injury cases.

We have a proven record of success and results and have not lost a case in five years.

Nichols Law Group has recovered more than $40 million in total for all of our clients.

We operate on a contingency fee basis — there are no upfront legal fees, and you only pay for our services if we secure a favorable settlement or verdict on your behalf.

Why is an attorney necessary for a bicycle incident?

When you are recovering from a bicycle accident injury, you need an attorney who is ready to aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve. Your Portland bicycle accident lawyer will have the resources and experience necessary to:

Obtain all of the evidence from the scene of the crash to prove liability.

Ensure your medical records are properly evaluated by a trusted healthcare professional.

Handle all negotiations and with the defendant and their insurer in order to secure a favorable compensation.

Take your case to trial if necessary to get the compensation you need.

How often do these incidents occur?

When we turn to data from the Oregon Department of Transportation, we can see that there were 764 total bicycle accidents during the latest reporting year in the state. Out of these crashes, there were:

  • 786 reported injuries
  • 10 reported fatalities

Bicycle accidents often result in serious injuries for the cyclist. Even when a bicycle rider is wearing a helmet, it is not uncommon for them to sustain the following injuries:

  • Spinal cord trauma with possible paralysis
  • Head injuries and traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage or internal bleeding
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Severe lacerations or road rash

Our Portland bicycle accident lawyers recognize that many of these incidents are the result of negligent driving behavior, and often in areas where a cyclist has the right-of-way. This includes:

  • Impaired driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Failing to yield the right-of-way
  • Sideswiping a bicyclist
  • Can you secure compensation for a bicycle accident?

If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident that was caused by the careless actions of another driver, contact an attorney today. At Nichols Law Group, our knowledgeable and experienced team will investigate what happened and work to secure the compensation you are entitled to. This can include:

  • All medical expenses related to the bike crash
  • Lost wages and benefits if you cannot work
  • Pain and suffering and loss of personal enjoyment damages
  • Punitive damages against a grossly negligent party

When you need a Portland bicycle accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.