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Ohio Bicycle and Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

We Protect Cyclists and Pedestrians

Accidents involving bicyclists or pedestrians are often the most severe and catastrophic. Our law firm goes after drivers who won’t share the road.

Accidents involving bicyclists or pedestrians are often the most severe and catastrophic. Our law firm goes after drivers who won’t share the road.

“I was involved in a serious accident a few years ago and a friend recommended Cooper Elliott. Their team was able to put my mind at ease during a stressful time. They were incredibly patient and knowledgeable and diligently to help me receive a settlement. I am so grateful for their kindness and expertise.”
Kelly Mialky

Bike Accident Lawyers

We take action and fight for you.

You have the same rights to the road as a motor vehicle. If you have been struck in a cycling or pedestrian accident, our law firm can help. We get to the bottom of what happened and why, and we hold the careless parties responsible.

Bike Path Crash Lawsuits

Injuries to bicyclists or pedestrians on recreational trails

Defective Scooter, Bike, or Helmet Lawsuits

Injuries caused by defective vehicles or protective gear

Drunk Driving Accident Lawsuits

Injuries caused by drunk or intoxicated drivers

Bike v. Bike Crash Lawsuits

Injuries to bicyclists caused by another rider

Bike v. Car Crash Lawsuits

Injuries to bicyclists caused by negligent drivers

Bicycle Tour or Race Accident Lawsuits

Injuries during an organized cycling race, tour, or fund-raiser

E-Scooter or E-Bike Accident Lawsuits

Injuries to riders on rented or personal e-bikes

Pedestrian Crosswalk Accident Lawsuits

Injuries that occur in or around crosswalks

Racing Event Accident Lawsuits

Injuries to runners during a 5k, marathon, or other organized event

Runner Accident Lawsuits

Injuries to runners caused by negligent drivers

Pedestrian Accident Law Firm

You deserve justice after a tragic accident.

A serious cycling or pedestrian accident can change the course of your life. We want you to focus on healing while we uncover the truth behind the accident, seek justice, and make sure it doesn’t happen again.

We listen to you.

Share your story and how the accident has affected your life at our first meeting.

We investigate your claim.

We gather information, interview witnesses, and obtain police and medical records.

We work with experts.

Crash reconstruction specialists, biomedical engineers, medical experts, and other professionals explain what happened and why.

We handle all aspects of your case.

You can rely on our experience at every step, from filing court documents to trying your case in front of a jury.

We stand by you.

We negotiate medical bills and funeral expenses and share resources to help you rebuild your life.

We find creative solutions

Settlements can include apologies, improved safety practices, or something that’s important to you.

Questions About Bike Accident Case Law

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you may have questions about whether you have a case or the timing involved with filing a lawsuit. Here are answers to what many of our clients want to know.

What is the average settlement in a personal injury lawsuit?

Whether your pedestrian or bike injury case settles out of court or goes to trial, your bike accident lawyer will include everything you lost as a result of the accident. Depending on the details of your specific situation, that can include:

  • Medical expenses, such as ambulance costs, emergency room visits, hospitalization, follow-up doctor visits, physical therapy, medical devices, and changes to your home to make it more accessible.
  • Property damage, such as a damaged bicycle, helmet, or other personal property.
  • Lost wages from missed work as a result of the bike collision or pedestrian accident.
  • Lost earnings capacity if you can no longer do the work you did before the collision.
  • Physical and emotional pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages if the responsible party acted intentionally or with gross negligence.
  • Each state has its own laws that cover wrongful death lawsuits. The laws specify who can file a wrongful death action, the types of losses that are eligible for compensation, and the deadline for filing a case in civil court (known as the statute of limitations), and other procedural details.

Is there a deadline for filing a claim?

Yes, each state has its own rules specifying how long you have to file a claim. The legal term for this is the statute of limitations. In Ohio, for example, you have two years to file a claim after a serious pedestrian or bicycle accident.

We will be honest with you about how the legal system works and possible avenues to explore to seek justice for the death of your loved one.

Every day, we meet with people who are picking up the pieces of their life after a tragedy. We understand, and we won’t pressure you into doing anything you don’t want to do at any step in the process.

How much does it cost to hire a pedestrian injury lawyer or bike accident attorney?

Cooper Elliott offers free consultations, and we are paid only if we win your lawsuit or settle your claim out of court. We discuss the details with you every step of the way so there are no surprises.

What documents should I bring to the first meeting with a Cooper Elliott bike accident lawyer?

You don’t need to bring anything to our first meeting, but if you have documentation that supports your case, please bring it with you. Here are some examples:

  • Your notes documenting everything you can remember about the accident
  • Police report
  • Medical reports that describe your injuries
  • Medical bills related to the accident that describe treatments and costs
  • Insurance information of the responsible party
  • Photos showing damaged property, such as a bent bicycle frame

What can I expect in our initial legal consultation?

You will meet with an experienced pedestrian and bike accident attorney who will listen to your story and discuss the legal options available to you.

We will be honest with you about how the legal system works and possible avenues to explore to seek justice for you.

We understand the challenges that you’ve already experienced and difficulties you may be facing in the future. We do everything we can to investigate your bike or pedestrian accident at our law firm and analyze your case from every angle. Most important of all, we check with you at every step to see how you want to proceed.

Contact An Ohio Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Today

For injuries from walking or cycling accidents, contact us.

Share your information, and we will get in touch with you quickly. Here’s how the process usually works:

  • Initial Conversation
  • Case Evaluation
  • Filing of Lawsuit
  • Exchange of Information
  • Mediation
  • Trial
  • Initial Conversation
  • Case Evaluation
  • Filing of Lawsuit
  • Exchange of Information
  • Mediation
  • Trial

Contact us 24/7

Call 614-481-6000

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