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Miami Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Panter, Panter & Sampedro is a leading personal injury law firm dedicated to protecting Florida’s families. For over 30 years, our experienced trial attorneys have worked one-on-one with clients to successfully get the justice, recovery and compensation they deserve.

Miami Bicycle Accident Attorneys You Can Trust

Miami has many people cycling through our streets every day. It makes sense, given our near constant sunshine. Most bike trips end well, but the worst can happen. Cyclists are uniquely vulnerable to accidents because they have little protection when they are struck by a motor vehicle. 

It is for exactly that reason that you need a bicycle attorney in Florida. Our experienced team has what it takes to win your case today.

Other parties may be held responsible for injuries and wrongful deaths caused in a bicycle accident.

Were you injured in a bicycle accident? At the law firm of Panter, Panter & Sampedro, we can help you pursue compensation for your injuries. Call 305-662-6178 for a FREE CONSULTATION. Read more below about bicycle accident law and what we can do for you.

Potential Injuries From Bicycle Accidents

There are many common injuries from bicycle accidents. Even if a cyclist is riding as safely as possible, the worst can still happen. When it does, we can be there alongside you. Read below to learn common problems:

  • Broken Bones
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Concussions
  • Crushing Injuries
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Road Rash
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Dislocations

The above is not meant to be a complete and comprehensive list. There are more potential injuries that can arise from a bike crash.

What To Do After a Bicycle Accident

There are a few things that you should always do after a bike accident. Try following the below in order: 

  • Wait for the police to arrive
  • Obtain the driver’s information
  • Obtain contact information from any witnesses
  • Document what happened, either through notes, photos, or anything you have on hand
  • Make sure the police take your report
  • Seek medical attention
  • Hire an expert in bicycle accident law

Bike Accidents & Negligence

The key part of any bike accident lawsuit comes in establishing who was negligent. Negligence can come in many different forms. The following is a list of reasons that would potentially allow someone to sue: 

  • The driver turning directly in front of the cyclist
  • Failure to yield
  • The driver failing to look both ways
  • Driving under the influence
  • Failure to look before changing lanes
  • Mechanical failure of the bicycle
  • Distracted driving
  • Improper vehicle maintenance
  • Running a stop sign
  • Poorly maintained roads
  • Speeding
  • Tailgating
  • Ignoring bike paths
  • Misunderstanding bicycle speeds
  • Checking social media while driving
  • Tending to children or other occupants in the vehicle

Choosing a Bicycle Accident & Injury Attorney in Miami

Are Accident Lawyers Worth It?

Yes. While that reply can seem pretty blunt, it is true. If you have been in a bicycle crash, the only thing that we want you to worry about is getting better from those nasty injuries. We can help take care of the rest.

Our experienced team has what it takes to win your case. We will be with you for every step in the journey. Our tenacious lawyers will make sure that you receive a fair outcome. Call us now at 305-662-6178 or REQUEST YOUR FREE CASE REVIEW.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Panter, Panter & Sampedro is among the leading personal injury law firms in South Florida. For more than 30 years, our Board Certified trial attorneys have represented individuals injured by negligent parties in cases of significant size and complexity across various practice areas.

    We are a different kind of law firm, with the legal skill and expertise needed to serve our clients, and an unwavering dedication to family values.

    We believe our success, both inside and outside the courtroom, is defined by what we care about — it’s that simple. Panter, Panter & Sampedro is an award-winning personal injury law firm — but more than that — it is a group of people that genuinely cares about protecting the rights of individuals suffering as a result of wrongdoing and negligence.

  • With a track record of success in working closely with each client, our legal team has secured millions of dollars in compensation for thousands of accident victims and their families over the course of three decades. We guide our clients through the entire legal proceedings, from filing the initial complaint to assisting with the proper distribution of funds once compensation is awarded.

    Our vast trial experience includes substantial verdicts and settlements in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, slip-and-fall, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and more.

    Panter, Panter & Sampedro’s proven team of civil trial lawyers are relied upon by the Miami and South Florida community to protect their rights and ensure justice is served by securing the best verdicts and recoveries possible.

    When our firm takes on a personal injury claim, we aggressively represent our clients and fight for the maximum compensation under the law. Rest assured that no matter how difficult the case, we are prepared to serve as your most ardent legal advocates and welcome the opportunity to hold the culpable parties accountable.  

    Panter, Panter & Sampedro proudly serves residents throughout South Florida — including Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

  • No recovery, no fees.

    We believe that everyone, regardless of their financial status, should have access to sound legal counsel as they exercise their right to pursue justice and redress any harm or wrongdoing.

    At Panter, Panter & Sampedro, all our services are offered on a “contingency fee” basis, which means that any payment to the firm completely depends on whether our efforts result in a financial recovery for our client.

    Any lawyer’s fees for representing the client will be deducted from the final personal injury settlement in the client’s case or from the damages awarded after a favorable verdict, in the event that the client’s case goes to trial.

    In general, attorneys can receive up to one-third of the gross amount of a pre-suit settlement or 40% of the gross settlement recovery once a Defendant files an answer to a lawsuit. These rules are regulated by the Florida Bar, and the following summarizes our contingency fee policy:

    • Client enters into an agreement granting legal authority to the firm to represent the client in exchange for attorneys fees paid in the form of a percentage of the total recovery.
    • The firm assumes all up-front financial costs and risk associated with litigating the case. All of these expenses are paid by the firm, and are only repaid if a recovery is won.
    • The client pays no fees whatsoever, hourly or otherwise.
    • The firm’s contingency fee percentage varies based on the type of case, level of complexity, and the foreseeable resources required to litigate it properly.
    • Every case is unique, but the contingency fee percentage is always clearly agreed upon by both parties and documented in writing upon retaining our services.
  • We can. Call 305-662-6178 or submit a request for your FREE CONSULTATION to speak directly with one of our knowledgeable personal injury lawyers. We will review your case at no charge. To learn more about personal injury, please read below.

    Personal injury law, also known as tort law, is designed to protect you if you or your property is injured or harmed because of someone else’s act or failure to act. In a successful tort action, the one who caused the injury or harm compensates the one who suffered the losses.

    Every tort claim, regardless of its basis, whether intentional, negligence, or strict liability, has two basic issues—liability and damages. Was the defendant liable for the damages you sustained, and, if so, what is the nature and extent of your damages? If you can prove liability and damages, our system of justice will award you compensation for your loss.

    Personal injury cases can involve:

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