The Minneapolis Bicycle Injury Accident Lawyers at the Schmidt Law Firm call your attention to the following:
Statistics recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the U.S. government (NHTSA) revealed the following statistics relating to bicycle accidents, bicycle injuries and bicycle deaths:
-There were 698 bicycle deaths which accounted for 2% of all traffic fatalities.
-1/7 of the bicyclists and other pedalcyclists killed in traffic crashes in 2007 were between the ages of the five and 15 years old.
-Alcohol involvement was reported in more than one third of all bicycle and pedalcycle fatatities in 2007.
The Schmidt Law Firm, Minneapolis Accident Lawyer, has successfully handled over 6,000 personal injury and wrongful death claims, many of which have involved bicycle injuries. The Schmidt Law Firm recently settled a case involving a bicyclist that was struck by a semi-truck for $250,000.00.
The Schmidt Law Firm, Minneapolis Accident Attorney, has also successfully handled product liability cases involving defects in bicycles.