Experienced Lawyers And Avid Bicyclists Representing You
A bicycle ride should be a way to experience the great outdoors and can be essential transportation and healthy recreation. But riders are vulnerable, and at any moment can experience a bike accident due to the negligence of motor vehicle drivers. The inattention of a car or truck driver can result in serious injuries to a cyclist. At Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A., in Gainesville, Florida, we aggressively represent injured bicyclists and work to protect their rights.
We are dedicated to clients injured in bicycle accidents. We bring a thorough knowledge of the laws and statutes that apply to personal injury cases. Contact us (hyperlink to contact us page) at 352-562-7809.
Bike Accidents Can Result In Serious Injury and Death
A bicyclist involved in a car accident or truck accident is at risk for serious injuries and even death. Motorists always try to blame the bicyclist. We advocate for the injured cyclist. At our firm, we have represented clients who have experienced:
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
Attorneys and Cyclists Providing Hands-On Representation
At Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A., you get more than just an attorney handling your bike accident case. Jack J. Fine, Cherie H. Fine and Dan Vazquez are avid and active cyclists. Dan Vazquez is a former University of Florida TriGator Triathlon team member. The Fines ride on tours both nationally and internationally. Jack is a member of the Gainesville Cycling Club and the Florida Bicycle Association. As the Legal Chair of the Suwanee-St. Johns Sierra Club, Dan Vazquez and his colleagues at the Sierra Club have fought hard advocating for more bicycle lanes and proper signage on north Florida roadways, not only to protect bicyclists from motor vehicles, but also to help the environment by encouraging non-polluting modes of transportation. Jack, Cherie, and Dan each understand what bicycle riders face every day on the roads of Alachua County and north Florida.
Knowledgeable And Aggressive Advocates Working For You
The successful handling of a bike accident case requires your attorney to know about the different right-of-way laws that apply to streets and sidewalks. Ignorance of the law is not an excuse when a motorist injures a cyclist. Insurance companies almost always try to distort the law to place the blame on the bicyclist. We bring knowledge of these laws and dedication to seeing that you are compensated for your serious injuries.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced attorney regarding a bicycle crash, please contact us.