Columbus Bicycle Accident Lawyer

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Bicycle Accident Attorneys in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is a welcoming city for cyclists, with metro bike maps, miles of protected bike lanes, turn boxes, abundant bicycle parking, a multimodal thoroughfare plan, and many projects and planning to make Columbus friendlier and safer. Even with all that going on, cycling in the city can still be dangerous and potentially deadly.
Tragically, 18 people were killed in bicycle accidents in Ohio last year alone, with hundreds more suffering catastrophic injuries, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Since 2000, our Columbus bicycle accident attorneys have represented injury victims and family members who have lost their loved ones to negligence while cycling throughout Ohio so they can pursue justice.
Our law firm founder and managing attorney, Jami S. Oliver, has been voted 2024 Lawyer of the Year in Columbus, Ohio, for Product Liability and named to the Best Lawyers 2024 list in multiple practice areas. Allow our skilled team, led by one of Ohio’s best, to review your personal injury or wrongful death claim during a free consultation today so you can start making informed decisions about your case and future.

Why Choose The Columbus, Ohio, Bicycle Accident Attorneys at Oliver Law Office?

At Oliver Law Office, our Ohio bicycle accident and injury attorneys have represented clients for nearly 30 years. We have intimate knowledge of Ohio’s personal injury laws and how to obtain maximum compensation from all insurance coverages and policies for each client’s unique recovery needs.
We handle all injury cases on a contingency basis, which means we advance all the costs necessary to pursue your claim, and we only charge you a fee if and when there is a successful result.
What we do differently is ensure our clients know how important they are to us. You are not simply another case. You are not a number. You have gone through a physically and emotionally traumatic experience, and you deserve our full attention.
We pledge to:
  • Provide unique solutions through compassionate service.
  • Approach challenges with confidence, courage, and determination.
  • Remain engaged and dedicated to learning, growing, and excelling as people and professionals.
Our Columbus bicycle accident lawyers represent clients throughout Ohio because this is also our home, and we want to help protect our fellow residents with the legal skills, knowledge, and resources they deserve to obtain justice for their unique claims.

Oliver Law Office was built to prioritize and support you through unparalleled communication and commitment to your individualized needs by delivering an experience that instills trust and encourages the ethical and passionate pursuit of justice.

Your complete recovery is essential, and you are worth the fight. Getting your life back on track means not giving up on the process. We won’t either. Contact us today to learn more.

Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents in Columbus, Ohio

Because bicycles are smaller and narrower than other vehicles and less common on the road, and larger vehicles can obstruct their view, motorists find bikes more challenging to spot.
Cyclists can increase their visibility by riding in the center of the lane, but this is not always possible or practical. Even when cyclists are riding carefully, competently, and vigilantly, they can still be prey to negligent drivers who don’t take care to share the road with bicycles.
Drivers can be impatient, aggressive, or reckless around bikes. They can be distracted, inattentive, fail to signal, and act in countless ways that endanger a bicycle rider’s health and life.
While there are many ways negligent drivers can get into wrecks with bicycles, these are some of the most common:
Oliver Law Office is a leading personal injury law firm in Columbus dedicated to helping bicycle accident victims get justice and compensation for the harm done to them in crashes caused by a driver’s negligence, including cases involving the most severe and catastrophic injuries or wrongful death.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a bicycle crash and you need help holding the at-fault driver accountable, Oliver Law Office will handle every aspect of your case so you can focus on yourself and your family. Contact our experienced Columbus bicycle accident lawyer today to learn more about your legal rights and options.

Oliver Law Office Has Successfully Resolved Complex Bicycle Accident and Injury Claims in Ohio

For over two decades, our Columbus bicycle accident attorneys have represented Ohio injury victims after negligence has turned their lives upside down. Unfortunately, because bicyclists are exceptionally vulnerable during crashes, their accidents often lead to catastrophic injuries.
Findings in a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that over ten years, there were nearly 597,000 bicycle-related traumatic brain injuries treated in hospital emergency departments (ED) in the United States.
Other common types of bicycle accident injuries in Columbus may include, but are not limited to:
Catastrophic and complex personal injury claims leave our Ohio clients with more questions than answers. Injury victims often believe the liable party’s insurance company will do the right thing. People often attempt to submit their claims independently once they are physically and emotionally able. Unfortunately, this is when they realize the insurance company is not on their side. This is why we are here.
We provide free consultations for Ohio bicycle accident victims and for those who have lost their loved ones in these tragic collisions so they can seek justice. Contact our dedicated Columbus bicycle accident lawyers today for help with your claim.

Understanding The Rules of The Road for Bicyclists in Columbus

Under Ohio law, bicycles are vehicles, and cyclists are drivers. Cyclists must follow all the rules that apply to other cars and drivers, except those that wouldn’t apply to non-motorized vehicles. Otherwise, cyclists have all the same rights and responsibilities as motorists.
Below are some safe riding tips based on Ohio traffic laws.
If you have questions about how our Ohio traffic laws impact your bicycle accident and injury claim, contact us today to learn more about your legal rights and options so you can make informed decisions moving forward.

Contact Our Skilled Bicycle Accident Attorneys in Columbus, Ohio Today

If you have been injured in an accident or have tragically lost a loved one due to negligence in Ohio, contact our dedicated Columbus bicycle accident attorneys today by calling us at 614-220-9100. There is never a charge to speak with an attorney or any upfront or out-of-pocket costs to associate with our law firm in an injury or death matter.

Oliver Law Office is a client-focused law firm emphasizing the individualized needs of each client: Confidence, Courage, and Determination. Let’s get started on your claim today.
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When Jami Oliver launched her own firm in 2000, she did so with one simple idea in mind: to seek justice for those who have been hurt, injured, or wronged due to the negligence of others. While she’s won numerous awards and accolades in the years since, her philosophy hasn’t changed. If you need an attorney who can advocate for you after an accident, product recall, or other tragedy, the Oliver Law Office should be your first choice.