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Virginia Bicycle Accident Attorneys

Driven by Passion, Experience & Relentless Attention to Detail

According to recent statistics from the Virginia Highway Safety Office and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), there were 670 bicycle accidents on Virginia roads in 2017. Of these accidents, 619 resulted in injury and 14 were fatal.

Unfortunately, many bicycle accidents are caused by motorist inattention and negligence. When this is the case, injured victims should not have to suffer the consequences on their own. At Breit Cantor Grana Buckner, we can help you work to recover the full, fair recovery you are owed. Our Virginia bicycle accident attorneys have decades of experience and have earned a reputation for winning results—we’ve recovered more than 150 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million on behalf of injured individuals throughout the state.

Call our office at (888) 635-9500 or contact us online today. We offer free, no-obligation consultations over the phone or in person at our offices located in Richmond and Virginia Beach.

Proving Negligence in Bicycle Accident Cases

Even when wearing safety gear, such as helmets and reflective clothing, bicyclists are relatively unprotected in the event of a collision. Because of this, they tend to suffer the brunt of the injuries when they are hit by motor vehicles even though bicyclists are rarely at fault for such accidents. In fact, the vast majority of bicycle accidents are caused by driver negligence.

Some of the most common causes of bicycle accidents include:

  • Distracted driving, cellphone use, and texting while driving
  • Reckless driving, including speeding and drunk driving
  • Merging or drifting into designated bicycle lanes
  • Turning left into the path of oncoming cyclists
  • Failing to check for cyclists before making a right turn
  • Opening car doors into a cyclist’s path
  • Running red lights and/or stop signs
  • Failing to yield to bicyclists
  • Defective bicycle parts or safety gear

If you were injured in a bicycle accident, it is crucial that you speak to an attorney who has experience handling these types of cases. In order to pursue an injury claim, you will need to be able to prove that another person, company, or entity acted negligently and that this negligence directly or indirectly caused your injuries.

Contact the Breit Cantor Team

Since 1979, we have been serving injured victims and their families throughout Virginia. Our bicycle accident lawyers have earned a reputation for providing aggressive representation for our clients; in our decades in practice, we have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of negligence. Many of our attorneys have earned AV Preeminent® Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest peer-review rating possible from the prestigious organization, and many have been selected for inclusion in the exclusive Super Lawyers® list.

Most of all, we understand the impact a serious accident can have on your life. At Breit Cantor, you are not treated as just another case number. Instead, our team takes the time to listen to you, understand your goals, and work to secure the best possible outcome for your case. We are proud to offer compassionate, personalized legal representation backed by over 40 years of experience.

Call our office at (888) 635-9500 to get started with a free case evaluation today.

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    - Samantha P.

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    - Deborah and David C.

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    - Jeffrey Laffey, Laffey, Bucci & Kent

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    - Client

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    - Kevin M.

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Experience The Breit Cantor Difference

  • Long tradition of success in court.
  • Over 300 years of combined legal experience.
  • Attorneys have been recognized among the most experienced trial lawyers in Virginia and the country.
  • Secured some of the largest settlements in Virginia history.
  • No recovery, no legal fee!
  • Leadership roles in the legal community.
  • Dedicated to providing our clients with the attention they deserve from start to finish.
  • The Best Lawyers in America
    The Best Lawyers in America

    The Best Lawyers in America list highlights the top legal talent in America and is selected using a peer-review process from thousands of leading attorneys.

  • Best Law Firms 2019
    Best Law Firms 2019

    U.S. News selected our firm as one of the highest-rated, best performing law firms in the nation.

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated
    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated

    Martindale-Hubbell is a rating service that grades lawyers based on their integrity and skill. An AV Rating or higher indicates a high level of trustworthiness and effectiveness.

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

    Super Lawyers selects the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the state for their history of results, legal reputation, and trial ability.

  • Litigator Award
    Litigator Award

    Jeffrey Breit received the Litigator Award in 2014, which means he was ranked in the top 1% of all lawyers.

  • Virginia Business Legal Elite
    Virginia Business Legal Elite

    The Virginia Business “Legal Elite” designation honors the most skilled and ethical attorneys in Virginia in a variety of practice areas.

  • Best Law Firms 2018
    Best Law Firms 2018

    U.S. News selected our firm as one of the highest-rated, best performing law firms in the nation.

  • AVVO Rating 10.0
    AVVO Rating 10.0

    AVVO is a rating system powered by legal colleagues and past clients who rate lawyers based on their effectiveness, skill, and ability to secure results. 10.0 is a perfect score

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates

    As members of the American Board of Trial Advocates, our lawyers actively seek to improve the practice of law as it affects our clients and their families.

  • Best Law Firms 2017
    Best Law Firms 2017

    U.S. News selected our firm as one of the highest-rated, best performing law firms in the nation.

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

    Two of our firm's partners served as President of the 2,000-member VTLA, which seeks to uphold a high standard of legal practice while improving the fairness and quality of the law.

  • Best Law Firms - 2016
    Best Law Firms - 2016

    U.S. News selected our firm as one of the highest-rated, best performing law firms in the nation.

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