A Top Michigan Bicycle and Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Bicycle and Pedestrian Injury Accidents in Southeast Michigan

Michigan Bicycle and Pedestrian Accident Attorney

When bike riders or pedestrians are hit by cars, there can be wildly different perspectives on who was at fault. The injured party asserts that the driver was inattentive, aggressive or violating traffic laws. The driver claims that he or she had the right of way or otherwise blames the victim.

The team at Hone Law can promptly investigate and vigorously advocate for victims of pedestrian accidents and bike accidents. If you, your child or other family member was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street or riding a bike, we are committed to holding the driver accountable for the serious injuries and the collateral losses.

I am John S. Hone, an experienced personal injury lawyer who has fought for the rights of the injured for 25 years. Based in Birmingham, MI, I have handled pedestrian injury and bicycle accident cases in the Downriver communities, Greater Detroit and throughout Michigan. Contact me today for a free consultation.

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The defense will try to shift the blame to the injured person such as claiming that the pedestrian crossed against the light, jaywalked or darted out. If the defense can even establish comparative negligence – riding without a bike helmet, wearing dark clothes at night, crossing where there is no crosswalk, etc. – the victim’s compensation can be reduced accordingly.

We work to show that the negligence was solely or chiefly on the part of the driver such as:
  • Failing to see the walker/jogger/rider
  • Rolling stop or running a red light
  • Failure to yield when turning left
  • Hitting or cutting off a person when turning right
  • Encroaching on a bike lane, shoulder or crosswalk
  • Texting while driving or talking on a cellphone
  • Eating, drinking, smoking or otherwise distracted
  • Speeding or driving aggressively

I act swiftly to preserve evidence and talk to witnesses. I also have access to experts, such as accident reconstruction or human factors specialists, who can help prove liability if necessary.

Michigan Bicycle Accident Attorney

I am familiar with the injuries common in these accidents such as broken bones, head injury and facial trauma, spinal cord damage, back and neck injuries, or internal injuries. I am also knowledgeable about the unique insurance issues in pedestrian and bike accidents, including compensation for victims of hit-and-run drivers. When there are substantial medical bills, lasting disability, disfigurement, and/or lost earnings, I exhaust all potential coverages to make sure that my clients’ losses are met.

I am a proven Michigan trial attorney who is prepared to take cases all the way to a jury to get justice for my clients. Call me at 248-948-9800 to arrange a free initial consultation, or contact us online. I can meet clients evenings or weekends by appointment, and I also visit the injured at their home or hospital.

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“We went to John because of his friendly open demeanor. And he got us the results, millions, we needed to take care of our child as well. We were able to move up north, and our child is taken care of for his lifetime. He had cerebral palsy from birth”
— Jessica and Brian W.
“I called John for help. He got my husband almost $3 million for his injuries.”
— Melissa P.
“We used to kid John about going to those radio and TV guys. He was like family. He came over and watched football with us. He got my husband $4 million for the failure to diagnose his aneurysm. Over a million cash and a great structured settlement paying monthly and in lump sums periodically.”
— Gayle and Steve M.