What's great about the Sunshine State? Our ability to get around by foot or bicycle 365 days per year! Of course, there's a downside to all this outdoor activity: Florida also ranks high for pedestrian and bicycle accidents.
 
If you've been injured in a bicycle or pedestrian accident in Crystal River, Florida, you need an experienced, local personal injury lawyer on your side. At Lowman Law Firm, we have an office right here in Crystal River and we care about this community. We will work to get you the compensation you deserve; the consultation is free, and there's no fee until we win your case.
 

Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents in Crystal River, Florida

Bicycle and pedestrian accidents are not uncommon in Crystal River. That's because 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 Crystal River! 

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 Crystal River, contact our hometown team today for a free consultation.

Why We Love Crystal River, FL

While our team loves bicycling and walking through our small, nature-coast town, some of our team's favorite things to do in and around Crystal River take us completely off land!

Crystal River is home to about 3,500 residents, and it is our pleasure to serve the community when it comes to personal injury and wrongful death. If you need a hometown attorney, contact us in Crystal River for a free consultation. 

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Meet Your Crystal River Bicycle & Pedestrian Accident Injury Lawyers

Were you the victim of a bicycle or pedestrian accident? First, seek medical assistance. If you or someone else is able to, document the scene and make a police report. Then, contact a bicycle or pedestrian accident injury attorney. If you're in Crystal River, give our local team a call for immediate help. You can also text Joe anytime at 813-317-5927. Remember, the best time to speak to a lawyer is immediately after a bicycle or pedestrian 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 Crystal River Personal Injury Attorneys

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

My experience with Lowman Law Firm was excellent. Joe Lowman and his staff are the best in the business. From day one they handled my auto accident extremely professionable and made sure my needs were taken care of immediately. I can’t thank them enough for all they have done for me.

Michael

Automobile Accident Case

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Russ Waterson

Russ Waterson

Automobile Accident Case

I never would have imagined a car accident case being this pleasant. I’ve had a different lawyer in the past and it was not great. I was recommended to Lowman Law firm and immediately I felt important walking through their door. Throughout the entire process I was never clueless about what was going on with the case. They were always responding immediately and staying on top of things.

Samantha

Automobile Accident Case

Going into a deposition and remediation can be nerve racking but honestly with Brent by my side put me at ease and had me confident. The outcome was better than I expected! I 100% will always recommend the Lowman Law firm! Thank you again everyone for everything you have done for me! You guys are phenomenal!

Samantha

Automobile Accident Case

Brent and his team were never too busy to talk or meet with me or help me understand what was going on with my case. As well, talking to Brent was always such a pleasant experience; he is always nice, charismatic and caring, definitely a guy you want fighting on your side! Thank you Brent Lowman and Team!

Lianne

Automobile Accident Case

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Jose Gonsalves

Jose Gonsalves

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

I am very pleased with the outcome of my lawsuit and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a honest and hardworking team of lawyers. I really can't say enough positive things about them.

Ginger

Automobile Accident Case

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

If you or a loved one has been injured while riding or walking in Crystal River, 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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