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When an inattentive or careless driver hits a bicyclist, a three thousand-pound steel enclosure protects the driver from harm. Meanwhile, with little to no protection, the bicyclist can be left with life-altering injuries.

A collision between a cyclist and a car can lead to a series of complications. Significant pain and high medical bills can affect everything. When you turn to Montlick, we fight to pursue an outcome that eases your financial hardship. We’ve been providing injured cyclists with top-rated legal services for 40 years. With billions of dollars won for our clients, we know what it takes to get you the money you deserve after a crash.

 

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I will never go to any other law firm you guys were amazing every step of the way thank you
I want to thank the team of Montlick Injury Attorneys for the amazing job they did on my case! I would highly recommend them on you're injury case! Nick Vocino and Jessi Morrison thank you guys very much!
Miss Powell over there at Montlick & Associates are amazing. And will always remember that if I need an attorney You are the one for me, again thank you for handling my case and getting me the justice I deserve, for what happened to me and what’s more amazing is you did it, in less than a year. Thank you and take care Attorney Miss Cate Powell,
This was the very first time I ever deal with any attorney. The Montlick Association has been extremely very good to me. Mr. Vocino and Amber Starks has been very professional and very knowledgeable. They have been very patient with me, returned calls right away, answered e mails same day and differently kept me up to date on my case. If ever ( and I hope I don't) I will differently call on them again. I would also recommend anyone to this company.. thank you Mr. Vocino and Amber.
I recently had the pleasure of working with Amy & Cate at Montlick, and I can't recommend them enough! From the moment I reached out for a consultation to the resolution of my case, the team displayed utmost professionalism, empathy, and expertise. Every question was answered promptly, and I was kept informed throughout the entire process. The attention to detail and dedication to my case was evident, and it truly felt like they went above and beyond to ensure the best possible outcome. It's clear that this firm not only has a deep understanding of the law but also a genuine commitment to their clients' well-being. If you're in need of legal assistance in Georgia , Montlick & associates should be your first call. A heartfelt thank you to the entire team for their exceptional service!
Had a injury nobody else would take, Montlick took and and helped me to settleBrought my first ram truck from the settlement thank you Jason - Attorney, thank you Montlick. Also I want to thank Victoria Montlick Wins! Go with Montlick ! They will Lick the counterpart to pieces
I'm thankful to have chosen your firm Mr.Nick has been all and more, I couldn't have had the the turn out that I did, your firm is the best from the assistant, Ms Amber and all concerned even down to the ladies that answer the phones,every one has been very pleasant. I was truly satisfied, thank you Montlick. Will spread the word you have earned your name. Sandra Atkinson
I was injured at work and needed a lawyer who would understand and not take for granted what I was going through. Alex and Johnathan with MONTLICK & ASSOCIATES were like Batman and Robin. While Alex was leading the defense he had Johnathan that not only kept in constant contact with my day to day issues, he also had first hand experience of what my injuries were and what I was going through physical, mentally and emotionally. Alex & Johnathan, you both gave me a reason to believe that not all lawyers are only about their bottom line. I thank you both for being there when I was at one of the lowest points in my life.
Ellen Forrester and Nicole Casorio are the best in the business.Incredible professionalism, honesty and efficiency.Not only was Ellen 100% accurate on her assessment of my case, she was also a straight shooter.Nicole thank you for your patience and help in navigating this stressful process.10/10
Catherine Powell is one of the best lawyers I know out here work hard for you to get the truth and try to close your case as soon as possible when she says she’s gonna handle it and get it done she does it I really appreciate you more than my case and I thank you from the bottom of my heart Rita Cross
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The Powerhouse Firm that Puts You First®

We Have The Power to Get Results

We’ve got the resources of a big law firm with the attention and personalized service you’d expect from a small business. That means we have what it takes to win your case, but we’ll never treat you as just a case number.

We have recovered billions for our clients

At Montlick, our goal is to put the most money possible in your pocket, where it belongs. With billions of dollars won for our clients, our attorneys know what it takes to win. Find out what we can do for you.

Montlick is There When:
  • Your medical bills are piling up
  • Your life has been permanently changed by a careless driver
  • Your injuries are keeping you from daily activities
  • You’re worried about your finances and future

 

Serving Bicycle Crash Injury Victims Nationwide

We Fight Against Cyclist Bias

From motorists jabbering away on a cell phone to unrestrained dogs chasing after cyclists, the risk of a cyclist being involved in a serious accident is substantial. These risks are compounded by the negative attitude that many drivers have toward bicycle riders and the susceptibility of bicyclists to accidents caused by potholes in poorly maintained streets.

It is important that you seek prompt legal advice after a bike collision with a motor vehicle. Insurance companies routinely try to settle accident claims for less than they are worth when the injured party is a cyclist.

Recent studies show that settlements for injuries suffered in motor vehicles are up to 30% to 40% higher than for the same type of injuries suffered by cyclists.

After a bike accident, don’t go it alone. Call Montlick’s trusted bicycle accident lawyers, to get you back on track.

Bicyclists Face Unique Risks on the Road

A bicyclist has essentially no more protection from impact than a pedestrian. When a cyclist is hit by a driver, the result is often serious, debilitating injuries. While a motorcyclist also has no protection, a motorcycle has the power and speed to move out of the path of an inattentive driver. A bicycle does not move at a high enough rate of speed to give a bicyclist much chance of avoiding an impending collision even if the rider detects a potential collision before it happens. The small size of a bicycle also makes it more likely to be unnoticed by a driver and more likely to be present in places that a driver may not be looking.

While the risk of head injuries resulting in traumatic brain injury can be greatly reduced by wearing a helmet, head injuries can still occur. 33% of injury victims treated in emergency rooms for cycling accident-related injuries are diagnosed with a head injury.

Serious injuries like traumatic brain injuries can result in permanent loss of physical functioning, capacity for speech, cognitive skills, memory, mobility, and other effects that can seriously impair one’s ability to fully enjoy life. These types of grave injuries may also result in astronomical medical bills that can leave a family on the brink of bankruptcy. Montlick’s experienced attorneys recognize these hardships and work diligently to obtain maximum monetary recovery so that our clients can provide for their family, obtain the best possible medical care, and maintain the highest quality of life given their injuries.

What Causes Bicycle Accidents?

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Bicycle accidents can be caused by many different factors but common causes include:

  • Motor vehicle pulling out in front of a bicycle
  • Failure of a driver to check mirrors or turn head before changing lanes
  • Swerving into a lane and sideswiping a cyclist
  • Making an illegal left turn in front of a cyclist with right of way
  • Failure of driver to allow sufficient following distance
  • Distracted driver who fails to stop and hits rider from behind
  • Driver who fails to check behind vehicle when backing up
  • Running a red light or stop sign
  • Driver who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • A motor vehicle driver turning directly in front of a bicyclist
  • Failure of driver to look both ways when resuming travel after stopping at a stop sign
  • Product defect in the design or assembly of your bicycle

One of the biggest obstacles in bicycle accident lawsuits is the common misconceptions and prejudices of the general public toward cyclists. Montlick understands the importance of addressing some members of the public’s perception that cyclists do not belong on the road with motor vehicles.

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After the Accident

If you suffer serious injuries or a family member has died in a bicycle accident due to the actions of a careless, inattentive or indifferent driver, you may be entitled to compensation.

Montlick will fight hard to get you the compensation that you deserve. Every case is unique, but below is a list of the types of actions your Montlick attorney might take following your accident:

  • Conduct an immediate investigation of your accident including review of the accident report
  • Analyze any damage that occurred to your bicycle, such as chipped paint, stressed metal, bent
  • Inspecting wheels and torn brake pads which can provide insight into the cause and seriousness of the accident
  • Interview any witnesses to the accident
  • Examine the damaged bike and any debris from the bike or car
  • Gather evidence to address the usual driver’s claims that a cyclist was speeding or swerved into traffic
  • Work with bicycle accident experts who will investigate the accident scene, the damaged bicycle, and police accident report
When the at-fault driver is uninsured or underinsured

If the driver does not have insurance or sufficient coverage to cover your injuries, Montlick may still be able to help you obtain fair compensation. The driver who caused the bicycle accident may be entitled to insurance coverage from the driver’s family members, his or her employer, a rental car company or from an “umbrella” policy.

It may also be the case that other persons or entities may be responsible for the bicycle accident, including the driver’s employer, the governmental entity that maintains the road or traffic signals, or the car manufacturer responsible for a vehicle defect.

We may also pursue compensation from your own insurance company under your uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist coverage. Montlick knows that no amount of money can truly make up for your injuries or loss, but we want to provide relief from financial uncertainty by dealing with the insurance companies and the legal issues so that you can focus on healing.

Your Questions Answered

Bicycle Accident Legal FAQs

What Are Georgia Deadlines for Filing Car Accident Insurance Claims & Lawsuits?
For personal injury claims resulting from a car accident, the statute of limitations in Georgia is usually two years from the date of the accident. This means you would have two years to file a lawsuit against the responsible party/parties. Failure to file within this time frame could result in the loss of your right to seek compensation for your injuries. The statutes of limitations can vary depending on the jurisdiction of the accident.
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Do I have a bicycle accident case even if I wasn’t directly hit by a motor vehicle?
Bicycle accidents resulting from dog attacks are one of the leading causes of bicycle related injuries.
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Are cyclists the same as pedestrians?
A bicyclist is not generally treated like a pedestrian as bicycles are generally treated more like motor vehicles.
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Because we can’t stop accidents from happening, we do what we can to help minimize their long-term impact. We put more money in your pocket, where it belongs.