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Our Offices

  • Tavares Office

    Address

    203 N. St. Clair Abrams Avenue
    Tavares, Florida 32778-3259

  • Inverness Office

    Address

    303 Tompkins Street
    Suite 180
    Inverness, Florida 34450

    Phone

    352-344-1882

  • Clermont Office

    Address

    481 E. Highway 50
    #201
    Clermont, Florida 34711

    Phone

    352-242-1933

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Following my car accident I was referred by a friend to Largey Law Firm. Chris Largey agreed to take my case. He and Rosie along with his staff were very reassuring that they would take care if all my legal issues dealing with the insuran...
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    — Steve Jones

  • 5.0/5.0

    As a family law attorney, I had the opportunity to work with Chris in a case involving an injunction that was part of a family law matter that I was involved in. I wholeheartedly recommend him as a criminal law attorney. In my opinion, he ...
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    — Dusty Twyman-Morey

  • 5.0/5.0

    Informative friendly and helpful professional. Passionate and caring for the right of the person represented.

    — Marc Lovric

  • 5.0/5.0

    Excellent communication, always someone there to answer your questions. Sincerely, Dinnie Meeker

    — Dinnie Gottschalk-Meeker

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    Everyone here is nice and patient. They are transparent, they explain everything to you from the beginning.

    — Alien Meeked

Florida Is the Most Dangerous State in the Nation for Bicyclists

Florida Is the Most Dangerous State in the Nation for BicyclistsIn 2017, 116 bicyclists died in Florida accidents. Though this number is shocking and saddening enough on its face, it may be even more so to learn that the number of people killed while cycling in the state increased by 34 percent between 2010 and 2016, and 2017 was actually the least deadly year for bicyclists in Florida since 2010. 

As published in Orlando Weekly, data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that bicycling deaths were 56 percent higher in Florida than they were in the next-highest state, Louisiana. Within Florida, Pinellas County  specifically and the Tampa Bay metro area in general was shown to be the most dangerous place to ride a bike, with 7 deaths per 100,000 residents. Pedestrian deaths in the Sunshine State are also significantly above the national average. 

There are a number of factors that make Florida roads risky for cyclists, who often suffer serious injury because they lack the protections a car affords. Florida is home to a large population of senior citizens, and some of them may continue to drive even when their senses and reflexes are not as sharp as they need to be. The tourists who flock to Florida year-round also pose a threat, since they may not be familiar with the state’s roads or traffic laws. So these drivers are added to the pool of motorists who already present risks through road rage, by failing to share the road with cyclists or driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs — in a state whose population density continues to increase. 

These are troubling realities for bicyclists in Florida who make use of this healthy, practical and environmentally friendly mode of transportation and exercise. But knowing bicycle safety rules and putting them into practice can help cyclists to recognize and avoid certain dangers. 

The experienced attorneys at Largey Law represent bicyclists in personal injury actions. We know that when cyclists are struck by cars, their injuries are often severe if not fatal, and they may face expensive medical care and months (if not years) of physical therapy. We will press to get you the compensation you need. We can also represent you in a wrongful death lawsuit if a loved one was killed in a bicycle accident involving someone’s negligence. For a free initial consultation, call us at 352-253-0456 or contact us online. We have offices in Clermont, Inverness and Tavares.