Bicycle Law Links From Chicago Bicycle Accident Attorneys
If you’ve injured in an accident, our attorneys can help you get justice
The bicycle accident attorneys at Keating Law Offices, P.C. help injured bicyclists recover financial compensation after a collision. Bicyclists can face many obstacles from insurance companies after being injured. We are proud to have helped hundreds of injured bicyclists get the compensation they deserve after a bicycle accident.
Our firm has earned a reputation as a leader in national bicycle law. One reason is that we have a thorough knowledge of city and state laws addressing bicycles in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Our founder, attorney Mike Keating, also played a key role in the passage of Dennis’s Law, which protected the rights of bicyclists.
You can learn more about the laws that address bicyclists at these sites:
Illinois Vehicle Code – You can search this database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) for laws addressing bicycles.
Illinois Bicycle Rules of the Road – This publication from the Illinois Secretary of State explains the responsibilities that bicyclists must stay safe.
Chicago Municipal Code – You can search this database of the Chicago Municipal Code for city laws addressing bicycles.
Chicago Complete Streets – This site from the Chicago Department of Transportation provides information about the city’s bikeways.
Illinois Bike Transportation Plan – This site has information about the Illinois Department of Transportation’s plans to accommodate bicyclists in the state over the coming years.
Bicycle law is steadily changing to help protect the safety of bicyclists on the road. We stay on top of these changes so that we can continue to fight for the rights of injured bicyclists as effectively as we can. We are always committed to helping injured bicyclists get the best possible outcome in their case.
Our interest in bicycles isn’t just professional. We are also bicyclists ourselves. Our founder, attorney Mike Keating, regularly competes in bike races and is involved in many bicycle-related civic organizations.
As founder of a law firm that combines his love of the law and bicycling, Mike has spoken on bicycle law at numerous legal seminars. He has published articles on bike safety in legal journals. He serves as the committee chair for the American Association of Justice’s Bicycle Litigation Committee.
Helping injured bicyclists get results
The attorneys and staff at Keating Law Offices know how to build strong cases that hold negligent drivers accountable. Our legal team gathers evidence and reviews accident reports and medical records. We identify and interview witnesses. If needed, we consult accident reconstruction experts who can help us understand what happened.
We also know how insurance companies operate and are familiar with the many tactics they use to try minimizing compensation. They may dispute the extent of someone’s injuries or try to argue they were pre-existing. They make lowball settlement offers. We focus on the facts and fight back against these attempts to avoid their responsibility.
If you were injured in a bicycle accident, it’s important to get legal advice as soon as possible. Our attorneys offer a free consultation and can explain your rights. We can also review the details of your accident, answers any questions you have and go over your legal options for recovering compensation.
When you’ve been hurt due to another’s negligence, experience matters. Our firm has the knowledge and the resources to help you with your case. We are dedicated to helping you get justice. Learn more by contacting us to schedule a free consultation with one of our bicycle accident attorneys.