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Tennessee Bicycle Accident Lawyer

Tennessee Bike Accident Lawyers, Fighting for the Rights of Injured Cyclists.

The Tennessee bicycle accident lawyers at Weir & Kestner have experience handling bicycle accidents of all types.

Bicycle accidents frequently result in life-altering or even deadly injuries in Tennessee. In bicycle accidents, victims may sustain significant injuries, frequently as a result of the carelessness or malice of another party. You might be able to recover specific damages through a claim or lawsuit if you or a loved one is injured in a bicycle accident and you believe that another person’s negligence was the cause. At Weir & Kestner, our Tennessee Personal Injury Attorneys can help clients take on powerful insurance companies and fight for compensation for bicycle accident-related injuries.

Please contact our office at 615-220-4180 to schedule your free consultation. We would be honored to protect your legal rights after being injured in a bicycle accident.

Damages You Can Recover With the Help of a Bicycle Accident Attorney

When you are seriously injured by a negligent driver in a traffic accident, you are entitled to recover compensation for your losses. However, the driver’s insurance company is not going to offer this money freely. Instead, the adjuster is likely to offer you much less than you deserve in the hopes that you will want to settle quickly and move on. Our attorneys understand how insurance companies work because they used to represent insurance companies. Now, they are committed to helping the victims of these devastating accidents recover the compensation they deserve, including the following:

  • Medical care
    • Your bike accident compensation should cover all of your past, current and future medical expenses. We will fight to ensure the insurance adjusters don’t take advantage of the fear that comes following a bicycle accident.

  • Lost wages
    • You need to be compensated for the income you lost if you missed work due to your bicycle accident as well as any sick or vacation time you had to utilize in order to recover. Our Tennessee bicycle accident lawyers will fight to ensure this money is also addressed in your claim.

  • Pain and suffering
    • We ensure your damages include consideration for pain, suffering and trauma you experienced due to the bicycle accident. The insurance adjusters know it’s difficult to calculate these damages, however Tony and Joe are experienced in documenting and fighting for what you deserve following an unexpected bike accident.

  • Lost enjoyment of life
  • Wrongful death

As we fight for the damages of your Tennessee bike accident case for you, we’ll make sure you’re given the time and space to heal without being hassled by the insurance company.

Our Personal Injury Law Firm Represents Clients Across Tennessee

At the Weir & Kestner Injury Lawyers, our bike accident attorneys represent clients throughout Tennessee.

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Bike Accidents in Tennessee

As more people choose cycling as a form of recreation, exercise, and transportation in the Nashville area, the injury and fatality rates for bicyclists, unfortunately, rise as well. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 2018 saw 377 crashes between vehicles and bicyclists across the state, including eight fatalities and 344 serious injuries. There were 60 injury crashes in Davidson County alone that year. What can you do when you are the innocent victim of a careless driver? The first thing you should do is hire an experienced bicycle accident attorney.

We Will Put Our Experience to Work for You in Smyrna and Murfreesboro

Bicycle accidents are not like other traffic crashes and not every personal injury law firm will take a bicycle accident case. At Weir & Kestner Injury Lawyers, however, we fight for victims who were injured by the negligence or carelessness of others, no matter how the injury occurred. When investigating a bicycle crash, we understand that motorists cause these accidents in a variety of ways, including the following:

Failing To Provide Adequate Space

Motorists are required to give bicyclists room, whether there is a dedicated bike lane or not. When drivers fail to see bikes sharing their lane or refuse to move over when approaching a bike, and the cyclist is hit, the driver is at fault and should be held responsible.


Speeding drivers are not only less likely to see a cyclist on the side of the road or crossing an intersection, but they are also much less likely to be able to stop or maneuver out of the way in time to avoid hitting the bike.

Driving While Distracted

Texting, changing the radio station, setting a GPS unit, eating, and tending to children in the back seat are some common forms of distracted driving that can lead to a collision with a bicyclist.

Driving While Impaired

Just as distracted drivers fail to see bikes on the road, drunk and drugged drivers are often unaware of their surroundings and unable to react in time even when they do see a bicyclist. Impaired drivers are criminally negligent and may also be responsible for paying punitive damages to the victim.

Failing To Yield At Intersections

Bicyclists must follow the same traffic laws at intersections as motor vehicles and should be treated like a vehicle by other drivers. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and cyclists are often hit in intersections by negligent drivers.

Opening A Car Door Without Looking For Cyclists

Often referred to as a “dooring” accident, this is a common way for cyclists to sustain injuries in urban areas. When a car is parked on the street, the driver and passengers should look behind them for cyclists before opening their door. When they fail to do this, they could open the door into the path of a biker, causing a catastrophic collision.

Cyclists suffer serious injuries in these kinds of accidents, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, multiple fractures, road rash, and lacerations, even when they are wearing the proper protective gear, such as helmets. Depending on the size and speed of the vehicle, cyclists can also be killed when they are hit by a car.

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Read One Client's Experience Following Injuries Caused By a Bike Accident

Jennifer Reed
They have been extremely kind and thoughtful through this process. Always answered all my questions and returned my emails and phone calls quickly. I highly recommend their office.
Written by: Jennifer Reed
Weir & Kestner Injury Lawyers
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Contact Tennessee Bike Crash Lawyers Tony Kestner and Joe Weir

If you have been injured in a car accident in Tennessee, you need to speak with an experienced bike accident lawyer as soon as possible. Contact us online or call us directly at 615-220-4180 to schedule your free consultation.  If you’re not ready to talk, but still want to learn more about your rights, allow us to email you a complimentary copy of 5 Tricks Insurance Companies Play on Unrepresented Injury Victims.


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Weir & Kestner Injury Lawyers - Knoxville
800 S. Gay Street, Suite 700
Knoxville, TN 37929

Phone: 615-220-4180
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Smyrna, TN 37167

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3200 West End Avenue, Suite 500
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Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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