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Can a bicycle accident change your life?

When Illinois bike riders like you seek help from the Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid after your accident, you can expect to receive the most accurate information that can be used to prove you were not at fault. Being prepared to prove fault in a bicycle accident can mean the difference between a difficult road to recovery and a tolerable one, especially since bicycle accidents easily change your life.

Bicycles are not exactly an armored fortress of a vehicle. Even if you suit up with a helmet and all the padding necessary, if it comes down to your body against a metal car that may be going very quickly, you're bound to lose. This can result in a number of traumatic injuries, including:

  • Fractured or broken bones
  • Spine or brain injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Muscular damage

While some injuries will likely heal over time, there are others that may impact you for years or perhaps the rest of your life. These injuries can include the above mentioned damage to the brain, spine, or nerves. While concussions or fractures will heal, severed nerves can cause you to have pain or numbness permanently. Enough damage to the spine can also cause partial or whole paralysis. Unfortunately, even slow-moving or low impact accidents can have massive effects on your overall health.

When seeking the proper compensation for your traumatic bicycle accident, being able to prove yourself and understand what you're fighting against is key. To gain that improved understanding, check out our web page on bicycle crashes.

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Committed To My Cause"

    I was struck by a car while cycling and severely, almost fatally injured. A team of excellent medical professionals performed complicated and extensive surgical and medical procedures as part of a successful effort to restore my health....-Jeff D.

  • "Could not have made a better choice"

    We found Mark [Mathys] through the web after an auto accident in October 2011. While selecting someone you don't know to represent you can be a gamble, we could not have made a better choice....- Dave

  • "Very satisfied"

    Mark [Mathys] is very professional. He responds almost immediately, via email, to any question, comment or concern I have and if he is not able to respond right away, he will let me know. I have been very satisfied with Mark so far and I am happy to be his client.-Jennifer

  • "Easy to talk to"

    Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid were very professional and easy to talk to. Prior to working with them, my wife and I had no real experience with the legal system beyond a house closing, yet Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid explained the whole process to us very well. I knew that whenever I had a concern about our case or the legal system in general I could call their office or send an email and receive answers the same day...-Larry

  • "Provided very wise advice"

    I've dealt with attorneys on a variety of issues, almost all of them since leaving college and entering the workplace. Mr. Mathys was the first attorney I had any real experience with, and I was impressed then and remain so. He provided very wise advice and always kept me informed. In the end, he delivered a favorable result. I recommend him highly.- Tyler D.

  • "In-depth knowledge of the law"

    Mark [Schneid] is an excellent and skilled attorney and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the law when he helped settle my dog bite lawsuit resulting from a traumatic incident. He explained what was needed of me and how I should handle the situation in a professional manner.- Karen K.

  • "They went to bat for me"

    Not long ago I was involved in a car accident where I was hit by a gravel truck at an intersection. After I called Mathys & Schneid, even though I didn't have a very large case, they made me feel like I was one of their most important cases. They went to bat for me with the trucking company's insurance and got me a settlement. I would definitely recommend them to my family and friends.-Dan H.

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