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Bike Accidents

Bicycle riders suffer a staggering number of serious injuries and fatalities in accidents involving motor vehicles. Many of these accidents are caused by car and truck drivers who do not pay attention to their surroundings and do not look for cyclists before making moves that could endanger their lives.

Pursuing Full And Fair Compensation

Serious bike accidents often result from:

  • Distracted driving caused by cellphone use
  • Dangerous road conditions (potholes, sand and gravel, construction)
  • Drunk driving
  • Failure to look for oncoming riders when opening doors or pulling into traffic
  • Failure to check the blind spot before changing lanes
  • Taking a right turn directly in front of oncoming bicyclists
  • Sideswiping a bicyclist who is traveling on the shoulder
  • Failure to obey stop signs or traffic signals

Building A Strong Case On Your Behalf

The Des Moines bike accident attorneys of Jeff Carter Law Offices, P.C., have 30 years of experience helping individuals injured in bike accidents get the justice and compensation they deserve. When you hire our firm, we will work with accident reconstructionists and medical experts to thoroughly investigate every aspect of your accident and to gather supporting documentation to substantiate the full extent of your injuries.

Our attorneys will work strategically and expeditiously to build a solid case to help you obtain full and fair compensation to pay for your medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering. Our goal is to help you get the justice you deserve, so you can move forward in your life from the strongest possible position.

Contact Jeff Carter Law Offices, P.C.

If you or a loved one was injured or killed while riding a bike, call our office at 515-644-4871 or 402-979-8675, or contact us via email. We offer a free initial consultation, and in-home, weekend and evening appointments are available upon request.

Our Iowa bicycle injury lawyers represent clients throughout Iowa, and we are also equipped to handle cases in Nebraska, Minnesota and Georgia. Personal injury cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no attorney fees unless we win compensation for you.