Greater Cleveland's only law firm specifically geared to serving injured cyclists & pedestrians

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We are cyclists first

Ken is more than an attorney - he's a rider like you, and he knows what it’s like out there.

We help our clients through all phases of settlement negotiation and litigation, providing straightforward and accurate advice so people can take care of themselves and their families, while we take care of the critical legal details to ensure our clients recover their losses.

We are advocates

Ken is a passionate bike advocate seeking to make our city safer and more livable through active transportation.

He serves on nonprofit boards and committees including the Ohio to Erie Trail, and the Ohio Bicycle Federation; he gives educational seminars and speeches to local cycling groups promoting best practices; and he supports local advocacy and ridership through sponsorships and donations.

Bicycle advocates Cleveland

Who is Ken

Ken Knabe

40 years of personal injury litigation and trial experience, Ken is Greater Cleveland’s Bike Attorney.
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Proven Results

“Ken Knabe and his law firm were remarkable!! They were extremely professional and timely in executing the many intricate legal steps and communications throughout the entire case. Ken aggressively worked very hard pursuing the best possible outcome and at the same time was genuinely compassionate and supportive toward me from start to finish. He was super empathetic as to what I was going through and never gave up in his quest for a positive and satisfying end result–he was successful!!

I highly recommend Ken and his law firm with full confidence!!”
September 9, 2022
“I was hit by a car while out riding last year and was unsure of how to proceed. Ken Knabe was highly recommended by several friends/acquaintances, not only because he, too, is a cyclist, but because of his professionalism and expertise.

Ken, Rob and team provided excellent advice and supported my spouse and I throughout the recovery and legal process. They handled all of the details for us; making sure my bike was replaced, my bills were paid, I received the medical care I needed for recovery, and I was properly compensated. This left me free to focus on my recovery and not worry about insurance companies, etc.

I would highly recommend the Knabe Law Firm to anyone who finds themselves in the unfortunate situation I encountered.”
July 19, 2022
“I strongly recommend Knabe Law Firm.

Last year, while riding my bicycle, I was struck and injured by an at-fault driver in Cleveland. Seeking help, I engaged with Knabe Law Firm as I saw they came highly recommended by other individuals as well as other organizations in the area.

From the moment I first sat down with attorneys Ken Knabe and Rob Thompson to the moment my case was settled, they were tremendously reassuring, professional, and knowledgeable in all aspects. As avid cyclists, they took my case and injury very seriously. The team knew how to expertly navigate all the finite details surrounding my case, and they fought thoroughly with the other party’s insurance company to maximize my settlement. If I am ever so unfortunately unlucky to be in a similar situation again, I know I can rely on Knabe Law Firm to help me through it.

Also – Not only are Ken and Rob great attorneys, they are also great members of our community. Ken and Rob serve as board/chair/committee members of various organizations where they support safe cycling as well as safe infrastructure design and planning. They are absolutely top-notch guys and I truly value their dedication to the community and the other people they advocate for and represent.”
Fasko Jr
July 5, 2022
“Everyone at the Knabe Law Firm was considerate, easy to work with and they took care of everything that had to do with my case without me having to follow up with them. They have a lot of expertise with bicycle crash injury law.”
Callahan, Exec. Dir., Waterloo Arts
April 2022

Cycling Rights Book

Wanting to share his knowledge, experience, and expertise with fellow riders, Ken authored Cycling Rights: Bicycles, E-Bikes & Micro-Mobility Devices - available in paperback and Kindle!

Second Edition coming 2022! All proceeds from the sale of Cycling Rights go to supporting bicycle advocacy in Northeast Ohio!

Cycling Rights Book