Our Northern Michigan bicycle accident lawyers represent clients who have suffered injuries while riding on a bike in or near Northern Michigan. The accidents often result in very serious injuries and even death. In cases involving the death of a bicyclist, we file a wrongful death lawsuit for the surviving family members.
Common Causes of Northern Michigan Bicycle Accidents
Most bicycle accidents are caused by negligent and inattentive drivers of cars, trucks and busses. The most common causes of Northern Michigan bicycle accidents are:
- Drivers failing to stop at red light or stop sign
- Drivers traveling at excessive speeds
- Drivers turning in front of moving bicyclist
- Drivers distracted from texting or cell phone use
- Drivers ignoring the rights of bicyclists traveling in marked bicycle lanes
- Motorists opening car doors as a bicyclist is riding by the vehicle
- Drunk and intoxicated drivers
No-Fault Insurance For A Northern Michigan Bicycle Accident
Every person injured in a Michigan bicycle accident is entitled to receive no-fault insurance benefits, even if the bicyclist did not own a car or have an auto insurance policy. These benefits provide for unlimited lifetime medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care services, household services, and other benefits.
Our lawyers will assist you in filing your claim for no-fault insurance benefits. We will also determine which insurance company is responsible for paying those benefits. If the insurance company denies payment of benefits, we will file a no-fault insurance lawsuit for you.
Northern Michigan Bicycle Accident Information
Northern Michigan bicycle accidents occur in subdivisions, main streets, bicycle lanes, and even in parking lots. It is important to report the accident to the police so that witnesses can be interviewed and an investigation can be performed to determine the cause of the accident. Once an investigation has been completed, the police report can be obtained from the Michigan State Police Department.
No Fees Unless You Win A Northern Michigan Bicycle Accident Settlement
We do not charge any legal fees unless we are able to get you a Northern Michigan bicycle accident settlement. We also pay all case costs and expenses. If your case is unsuccessful for any reason whatsoever, you will owe us nothing. We put that in writing for you.
Contact Our Northern Michigan Bicycle Accident Lawyers
If you or a loved one was injured in a bicycle accident in Northern Michigan, call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with an experienced attorney so we can start working on your case today! There are strict time deadlines for filing cases so it is important that you call us right now.