Injured in Bike Crash because of aggressive driver, defect in road or Dooring?
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Piscitello Law represents and advocates for cyclists and pedestrians seriously injured or tragically killed throughout Pennsylvania. When not in court, we are working with organizations and legislators to improve streets and roads to reduce preventable crashes. For over a decade, Joe Piscitello has been an avid supporter of the cycling community, not only as an advocate of cycling safety improvements, but also as a competitive Masters-level cyclist. He has first-hand experience riding on the roads and trails and a clear understanding of the dangers present to cyclists.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a bicycle accident, there may be legal options available. Our bicycle accident attorney in Philadelphia has first-hand riding experience, so he understands what you need after a devastating bike crash.
It is important to understand that you have rights as a cyclist, and having an experienced Philadelphia personal injury lawyer who is aware of the laws of the lane, the types of bike crash injuries, and the common causes of bike accidents that commonly occur can only improve your chances of recovering damages.
If you have been in a bike crash in another state, Attorney Piscitello can secure a well-regarded bike crash attorney to represent you. Please do not hesitate to reach out and contact us.
“As I look back on my practice, I’m sincerely grateful to my clients who continue to recommend me to friends and family over the years. In many cases, we work so closely with our clients that a lasting relationship is formed and we remain in touch long after their case resolves.” - Joseph T. Piscitello
Client TestimonialsWell-Respected Law Firm
As far as we are concerned, the sun rises and sets on Piscitello Law.- Linda B.
Joe & his team could not have been more supportive, kind, & understanding.- Eve F.
Joe cares about your personal wellbeing, and also does everything in his power to secure you a fair and agreeable settlement.- Jason J
The moment my cycling friends heard I was injured, the number one thing I was told was to contact Joe Piscitello!- John T.
Our ResultsMillions Recovered
$535,000 Bicycle Crash with Rideshare Company
$200,000 Bicycle Crash - Hit & Run
Motorist runs stop sign, hits a cyclist, and flees.
$100 Thousand Bicycle Crash Left Cross
A male cyclist was injured after a vehicle crossed his path of travel and struck him.39-year-old plaintiff suffered a serious knee injury requiring surgery and time off work.
Confidential settlement Bicycle Crash Right Hook
The matter involved a major international trucking company who claimed cyclists had no right to proceed on a Philadelphia Center City street. The truck driver cut the cyclist off as both vehicles executed the right turn.
What to Do After a Bike Crash
Get Out of the Road: Get yourself and your bike out of the roadway to a safe spot.Testing
Take Photos at Crash Scene: Take photos of the vehicle that hit you, including the license plates, the intersection where crash occurred, insurance card, registration and driver license of the person who hit you.
Call Police: Ask police to include your version of the crash into the report. Report any injury or pain you are experiencing, no matter how small.
Get Immediate Medical Attention: If you do not go to the hospital from the scene, be sure to go to your primary care doctor or clinic (as soon as possible) to document your injuries, even if they appear minor. Have someone take photos of your injuries.
Preserve Evidence: Don't attempt to fix anything or have your bike repaired. Don't wash your clothing and don't send your bike, helmet, or any other equipment to anyone other than your attorney. Take photos of your equipment and bike.
Get Driver and Witness Info: Get contact info for anyone who witnessed the crash.#7
Call Bike Crash Attorney: don't communicate with any insurance company before consulting an attorney. Anything you say to the insurance company could be used against you later. Sometimes a letter from an attorney to the insurance company can resolve issues and avoid legal pitfalls.
Meet Attorney at Crash Scene: As soon as you are able, make plans to meet your attorney at the crash scene to review details. Alternatively, the attorney can investigate the scene, take photos, and measurements.
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