Denver Bicycle Crash Injury Attorneys

Hurt In A Bicycle Crash?

Scene of person hurt in a bicycle crash.


If you’ve been hurt in a bicycle crash, Burg Simpson can help. Burg Simpson’s personal injury attorneys serve clients in Colorado and across the nation. Over the past 40+ years, our lawyers have helped individuals who have been in injured in bicycle crashes. If you are a cyclist who has been injured due to the negligence or inattention of another, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.


Whether you are riding for pleasure or commuting, you are entitled to protection from other drivers, to a safe lane of travel, to a reasonable passing or overtaking buffer, and to the same right-of-way protections as a motor vehicle.

Motorists are obligated to watch for bicycle riders, yield the right-of-way to riders just like other vehicles, and avoid “buzzing” riders when passing them.  In fact, Colorado law requires all vehicles overtaking and passing bicycle riders to provide us with a three-foot (3’) passing buffer.  Vehicles are not allowed to “buzz” or “brush back” bicycle riders.

Many scenarios that would constitute “fender benders” for motor vehicles can be dangerous or deadly for cyclists.  A close pass (particularly at speed) can startle the rider or brush the rider, causing a crash.  We have all been “hooked”, when a vehicle passes us and then turns right in front of us, or had a driver pull out in front of us when they would have waited for a motor vehicle, either causing a crash or requiring us to take extreme evasive action to avoid a crash.  Clearing intersections becomes an exercise in steel nerves for many cyclists, as drivers behind us in the line become inpatient, pass us closely, honk or worse, or leave us no room once we are through the intersection.  Riding in “the door zone” has its own set of risks. Drivers entering traffic without looking (typically pulling out from a parking space without checking their mirrors) is a common and dangerous hazard for cyclists.

Regardless of the specific mechanism, if you have been injured by the negligence of another, Burg Simpson can help.

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Working with Experienced Attorneys

If you have been hurt in a bicycle crash caused by the negligence of another party, it is important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney who understands the details involved in these kinds of cases.

The personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson have decades of experience with bicycle crash claims, including several recent cases that resulted in multi-million dollar judgments. The trial lawyers at Burg Simpson have fought for the rights for injured bicycle riders of all ages and experience levels. If you have been injured, it is important to contact Burg Simpson as soon as possible by filling out a Free Case Evaluation Form, or calling us directly at (303) 792-5595.

Holding Negligent Parties Accountable

While riding on Colorado roadways, bicyclists expect to receive the same courtesy that most drivers give to each other. Unfortunately, it is not unusual to see in the news that many drivers are competing with cyclists for road space rather than simply sharing the lanes

Many drivers believe they take precedence on the road, and that cyclists are invaders”, says Leon James, an author and University of Hawaii professor specializing in road rage psychology.

Burg Simpson attorneys have seen how devastating a bike crash can be. If you have been injured a cycling incident that was due to the negligence of another party, our lawyers can help you hold them accountable.

Getting Results

Our attorneys at Burg Simpson have had decades of experience representing clients who have been hurt in biking incidents. Our personal injury lawyers have a proven history of obtaining results for our clients, and we can give you a fighting chance when it comes to investigating accidents, preparing insurance claims, negotiating settlements, and even litigating in court against the responsible parties. If you need help, call (303) 792-5595 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form so we may discuss your case with you.

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Burg Simpson has a national reputation for standing up for individuals in courtrooms across the country. With offices in seven states and more than 60 attorneys, Burg Simpson has the experience and resources to fight for you obtain the compensation you deserve If you have been hurt in a biking accident that was not your fault, it is important to call a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Schedule a free consultation with Burg Simpson right now by filling out a Free Case Evaluation Form, or call us directly at (303) 792-5595. We are here to help.

David P. Hersh – Personal Injury Attorney and Avid Cyclist

David Hersh, a named partner at Burg Simpson, is a highly skilled personal injury lawyer, and an experienced cyclist.


As an attorney, David Hersh is familiar with the unique aspects of Colorado law that can make these bike crash claims more complex than other types of personal injury cases. Mr. Hersh recently handled a case for a severely injured cyclist and obtained a $7.3 million verdict.


As an experienced cyclist, David Hersh understands the dangers that riders confront while biking on the roadways they share with Colorado drivers. He has been a consistent participant in the Tour the Moon Cycling Classic and rides the Century Race for Craig Hospital’s annual fundraiser, “Pedal for Possible” every year.

In 2018, David Hersh was Burg Simpson’s team leader for Craig Hospital’s annual Pedal for Possible ride.

Read Bicycle Crash Blogs by David Hersh


For decades, the attorneys at Burg Simpson have amassed an impressive history of fighting for the legal rights of anyone who’s been injured by the negligence of others. We have extensive trial experience representing individuals in both state and federal courts in Colorado and across the country. Every day, we work hard to be Good Lawyers. Changing Lives.®

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 November 27, 2019

Burg Simpson Secures Hopeful Future for Survivor of Traumatic Brain Injury

Burg Simpson Secures Hopeful Future for Survivor of Traumatic Brain Injury Peter W. Burg, and his Burg Simpson personal injury team, represented Anna Connors in a personal injury matter that resulted from a collision involving a large tractor-trailer truck and a motor vehicle driven by Ms. Connors. Seventeen year old Anna suffered life threatening injuries… Read more »

 November 19, 2019

Jury Awards a $58.5 Million Verdict in the “Body Parts Case”

Jury Awards a $58.5 Million Verdict in the “Body Parts Case”: 10 of 21 plaintiffs who sued a now-shuttered body donation company were awarded $58.5 million by an Arizona jury. Burg Simpson shareholders Michael S. Burg, David K. TeSelle, Holly B. Kammerer, and their team of lawyers and legal professionals, recently brought justice for their clients when a Maricopa County… Read more »

 November 8, 2019

Injured? Med Pay Benefits May Be Available

Injured? Med Pay Benefits May Be Available Medical payment insurance, or “med pay” for short, is a type of insurance that provides for the payment of an injured person’s medical bills- up to a certain amount- if there has been an accident, regardless of who was at fault. Although one can purchase med-pay insurance as… Read more »

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

 November 12, 2019

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

Burg Simpson’s Colorado mass tort attorneys have represented thousands of people who have suffered serious side effects after taking dangerous medications or those who have been hurt by a defective product.  If you have suffered injuries related to a defective drug or medical device, contact the Burg Simpson mass tort team at 303-790-2525.


 November 8, 2019

Bike Crash Safety Video – Burg Simpson Personal Injury

The personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson help fellow bicycle enthusiasts understand how to protect their rights after a bike crash and stay safe on the roads. If you have been hurt in a bike crash and need help, reach out to us today by calling our office or filling out our online free case… Read more »

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

 July 1, 2019

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop. Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned… Read more »

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner

 May 7, 2019

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner was held at Maggiano’s on April 25th to recognize the ten winners of the firm’s annual scholarship competition. The firm’s founder Michael Burg, and shareholders Peter Burg and Stephan Marsh presented awards to the 2019 winners! This year’s recipients included Ms. Madison Frotten, Mr. Dale Kim, Ms. McKenna… Read more »

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