Bicycle Accident Attorney
Attorney Chuck Martin is an avid bicyclist and a proud member of the Cascade Bicycle Club. Like all bicyclists, Chuck knows the exhilaration and freedom that you can only get from riding a bike on the open road. And the Puget Sound Region is one of the greatest places in the world to ride a bike with its exceptional panoramic views of mountains, forest and water. Chuck believes there is no better or enjoyable way to stay in shape, both physically and mentally, than riding a bike.
Unfortunately, bicycles and motor vehicles are not a good mix. On average about 700 people are killed in bicycle accidents every year. A bike rider is killed every 6 hours in the U.S. Every year approximately 67,000 bicyclists are taken to an emergency room for a head injury. A bicyclist not wearing a helmet is 14 times more likely to be killed in a bicycle accident than one who is wearing a helmet. Car and bike collisions account for only one-third of all bicycle accidents but make up the majority of all fatalities and serious injuries. Only 35% of all bicycle riders wear a helmet at all times even though the experts estimate that a helmet can decrease the incidence of brain injuries by 80%.
With these sobering statistics, it is essential that if you or a loved one is involved in a bicycle accident that you retain competent and experienced legal representation. Remember, the insurance company of the offending motor vehicle is promptly investigating the accident. You need someone protecting your interest doing the same.
As stated above, attorney Chuck Martin is an avid bicycle rider. As such, he has the special knowledge and experience that only a fellow bicyclist could have. He has been a bicycle accident lawyer over 35 years. He has the experience and expertise to obtain the best possible settlement for you. He is highly rated by his clients and other attorneys. Please go to the Attorney Profile page to learn more about Chuck Martin.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a bicycle accident, and have suffered a personal injury, call the bicycle accident law firm MartinLaw, PLLC at 206-684-9468 for a free consultation.