In recent years, bicycle riding has become more popular due to health benefits
and the ability to get through heavy traffic easily. Unfortunately, it
can also be a dangerous form of transportation due to unsafe drivers on
the road, including distracted drivers, drunk drivers, and negligent drivers.
Due to the small size of bicycles in comparison to other vehicles, even
the slightest collision at relatively slow speeds can lead to severe or
catastrophic physical injury or death.
At Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP, we believe negligent individuals
who cause others injuries should be held accountable. That is why we work
diligently to prepare the toughest cases in pursuit of maximum monetary
compensation on behalf of our clients. If you were injured in a bicycle
accident, call our
New York City bicycle accident attorneys. We are backed by numerous accolades, including:
- More than $500 million recovered in settlements and verdicts
- Members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- Recognized for their achievements in personal injury law
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If you or a loved one have been seriously injured, contact us immediately!
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Should I Hire an Attorney After a Bike Accident?
While it is not required that you retain legal representation following
an accident, doing so increases the odds of recovering maximum financial
compensation for the damages you have suffered as a result. Because a
personal injury lawyer from our team has the knowledge and experience
and handling such cases, they can work diligently to collect evidence,
witness reports, and form a strong claim for you. Additionally, our team
can see that you obtain the medical attention needed for a full recovery
while we handle all of the complex legal matters.
Types of Bicycle Accident Claims in New York
Most bicycle accidents are caused by negligent, careless, or reckless motorists
- Failing to see cyclists
- Yielding the right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Drunk driving
What Types of Compensation Can I Recover After a Bicycle Accident?
At our firm, we pursue maximum financial compensation on behalf of our
clients in every case we handle. Because accident victims are typically
faced ample damages, we pursue compensation for the following:
- Rehabilitative treatment
- Medical care
- Lost wages (Both current and future losses)
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of quality of life
- Loss of abilities
- The emotional impact of the accident
Can I File a Lawsuit if Pavement or Road Conditions Caused My Crash?
Yes. If you suffered injuries in a bicycle accident due to unsafe road
or pavement conditions such as unevenness, potholes, and other dangers,
you can pursue monetary compensation for your injuries. Such cases involve
premises liability law, so lawsuits are most often filed against maintenance companies, property
owners, or government agencies responsible for maintenance.
Contact our New York bicycle accident lawyers
if you need legal representation from a firm that is highly rated, experienced
and has a track record of success in difficult injury cases.