All roads lead to Brooksville when it comes to bicycling, writes the Hernando Sun, noting the city's Good Neighbor Trail which runs ten miles through a scenic wonderland of quiet countryside. Unfortunately, the popularity of bicycling – and pedestrian activities such as jogging and running – can also lead to accidents here in Brooksville. If you've been injured in a bicycle or pedestrian accident in our community, you need an experienced, local personal injury lawyer on your side.
 
At Lowman Law Firm, we care about the Brooksville community – it's our hometown, after all. So, we will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve for pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. The consultation is free, and there's no fee until we win your case.
 

 

Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents in Brooksville, FL

Florida ranks #1 in the country for pedestrian fatalities and #3 for bicycle fatalities. So, as a community, we need to look out for one another to avoid bicycle and pedestrian accidents in Brooksville! 

While bicyclists and pedestrians (including walkers, runners, joggers, skateboarders, scooter riders, etc) can sometimes behave erratically or distracted, more often accidents are the fault of drivers who are:

  • Driving distracted (texting, etc)
  • Driving recklessly or speeding
  • Drunk driving

Poorly designed intersections and road construction also play a role, and it may surprise you to know that one in every five accidents happens in a parking lot! One of the major reasons behind this is the false sense of security people have in these confined spaces.

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Who's At Fault?

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While it is typically assumed that pedestrians always have the right of way, that's not always the case. Florida is among the one-third of the United States that follow comparative negligence, which means that fault is shared proportionately based on the accident scenario. For example, say a pedestrian was hit while jaywalking by a speeding driver. In this case, both parties were breaking the law. Of course, this does not mean the pedestrian cannot seek compensation for injuries; it just means it may be reduced since they share some of the blame.

Bicycle accidents generally follow the same guidelines, but with other legal considerations. That's because in Florida, a bicycle is considered to be a “vehicle” just like a car, and so cyclists must follow the rules of the road. For collisions occurring at intersections, which are some of the most common bicycle accidents, fault is usually determined by who had the right of way.

At Lowman Law Firm, we believe drivers need to be most aware on the road, as bicyclists and pedestrians are much more vulnerable than the motorists protected by their vehicle. So, regardless of fault, we will work with you to help you receive the compensation you deserve. If you're a cyclist or pedestrian who has been injured in an accident in Brooksville, contact our hometown team today for a free consultation.

Why We Love Brooksville, FL

Brooksville is not just our headquarters, it's also the county seat of Hernando County, offering residents a host of activities. Some of our team members' favorite things to do in and around Brooksville include:

Brooksville is home to just over 8,000 residents – and as the hometown legal team, it's our pleasure to serve them. For help with your personal injury case, we are here for you in Brooksville on South Main Street.

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Meet Your Brooksville Bicycle & Pedestrian Injury Lawyers

Involved in a biking or pedestrian accident? First, make sure everyone is safe and out of harm's way. Then, contact an attorney specializing in bicycle and pedestrian injuries. If you've been involved in an accident near Brooksville, let our team help. You can also text Joe anytime at 813-317-5927. Remember, the best time to speak to a lawyer is immediately after an accident!

Joseph A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

Joseph A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

A Founder and Managing Partner of Lowman Law Firm, Joe knows Florida, having graduated from the University of South Florida and the Florida State University College of Law. He has a long list of experiences, awards, associations, publications, and speaking engagements that you can read more about here.

Stephanie A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

Stephanie A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

A Founder and Managing Partner of Lowman Law Firm, Stephanie is Florida-born and raised. She is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and Florida State University, and has worked for Southwest Florida Water Management District, Manatee County Attorney’s Office, Florida Public Service Commission, and more.

Brent M. Lowman, Esq., CPA

Attorney - Associate

Brent M. Lowman, Esq., CPA

Attorney - Associate

Brooksville-born Brent has a diverse background. He graduated from the University of Florida and worked as a Certified Public Accountant. He also served as Captain in the United States Marines. In 2011, he earned his law degree and has been focused on serving his community ever since.

Alex Lao, Esq.

Attorney - Of Counsel

Alex Lao, Esq.

Attorney - Of Counsel

Chicago-native Alex graduated from Northern Illinois University before moving to Florida and working as a prosecutor and lead trial attorney for the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office. At Lowman Law Firm, Alex represents injured individuals and is recognized by the Florida Bar as being board certified in civil trial law.

John D. McBride, Esq., BCS

Attorney

John D. McBride, Esq., BCS

Attorney

John D. McBride, represents those who have suffered injuries in car accidents. John is a Board-Certified Civil Trial Attorney in Florida and is an AV Preeminent rated attorney – a peer award for the highest level of professional excellence – and is admitted to practice in all state courts throughout Florida as well as federal court for the Middle District of Florida.

Vincent Massaro, Esq.

Attorney

Vincent Massaro, Esq.

Attorney

Vincent Massaro, Esq. is an attorney with Lowman Law Firm. Born and raised in Pasco County, Florida, he earned both his bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2011.

What Our Clients Say About Lowman Law Firm’s Brooksville Personal Injury Attorneys

I can say that Attorney Lowman and all his team did a phenomenal job in regards to my auto accident. They always take time to ask how I am doing? I was kept properly informed and my case was handle in a very timely manner.

Renee

Automobile Accident Case

They took special care to show me many alternatives and cheerfully aided with experienced suggestions. When settlement came, they optimized my recovery financially and with a generous spirit. I would recommend them without hesitation.

Wilma

Automobile Accident Case

I truly appreciate what Lowman Law Firm has done for me. I suffered debilitating injuries from an auto accident. Every time I spoke to LLF, I was both kindly reassured and given precise updates as to the progress of my claim. They worked hard for me. I am very pleased with the outcome of my case.Thank you every one at LLF! Especially Joe and Tiffany who held my hand through it all.

Christine

Automobile Accident Case

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Automobile Accident Case

They are very knowledgeable and experienced in the field. From the first conversation, they correctly predicted what to anticipate in my case. Their expertise gave me confidence to continue with the firm, immediately after I talked with them.

Tanya

Automobile Accident Case

Fought tooth and nail with the at fault insurance company for me every time they didn’t want to pay for a rental car and helped set up all of my medical appointments. Jordan and Joseph are the best. I got more than 20 times the money I thought I would be receiving from the settlement. I was literally brought to happy tears over how they handled everything!

Dominique

Automobile Accident Case

Lowman law firm exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend them to all my family and friends. Brent Lowman is an outstanding attorney! I feel so lucky and thankful that I was introduced to him to work on my case.

Lianne

Automobile Accident Case

Initially, I had outstanding medical bills. However, I was able to get medical treatment for my injuries and the bills were minimized. I have been blessed very generously and would like to extend my gratitude to all those who have given their love and support through all of this. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you

Renee

Automobile Accident Case

The paralegals are very supportive and do such a wonderful job. Not only did they impress me with their professionalism, but they were always courteous and attentive, making me feel that my case was the only one being handled by the firm, when in reality I was likely one of hundreds of clients. Lowman Law Firm has an amazing professional team with outstanding leadership and talented professionals. I highly recommend them.

Tanya

Automobile Accident Case

Injured in a Bicycle or Pedestrian Accident? Contact Our Brooksville Legal Team Today!

If you or a loved one has been involved in a biking or pedestrian accident in Brooksville, we're here for you. Call us today for a free consultation to get your questions answered to learn what our team can do for you.

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