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Consider Hiring An Attorney To Seek Compensation After A Bicycle Accident

Consider Hiring An Attorney To Seek Compensation After A Bicycle AccidentMore and more people nationwide are going green and finding alternate, eco-friendly ways to travel. One way folks are accomplishing this feat is by purchasing hybrid or electric cars. Yet, there are other, less expensive ways to get around town, and many people already own the equipment. No longer is riding a bike considered only a pastime. Instead, employees use bicycles for their work commute, students pedal them to school, and numerous individuals even take them to go shopping at stores.

Automobile drivers and bicycle operators alike must pay attention to their surroundings to avoid collisions. However, even the safest, most diligent routine is not enough to prevent all incidents. The most common types of negligence between drivers and cyclists include…

• Distracted Or Impaired Driving
• Improper Passing And Failing To Yield The Right Of Way
• Speeding And Riding Too Closely
• Running A Red Light Or Stop Sign

Skin, bones, and metal do not usually tend to mix well. While there are helmets, knee pads, and other safety measures bicycle riders can take, there is very little to protect them during a wreck. Damages from bike accidents often include but are not limited to…

• Broken, Fractured Bones
• Lacerations And Contusions
• Brain Or Severe Head Injuries
• Spinal Cord Damage, Loss Of Limbs, Or Permanent Disfigurement

If it can be proven that another parties negligence or recklessness caused the injury, the victim can seek compensation from the at-fault party. Unfortunately, establishing responsibility is sometimes easier said than done. Our lawyers have over 100-years of combined experience, which has assisted them in getting over 10,000 accident cases settled. The highly trained legal and technical professionals recover millions of dollars for clients each year. Some ways we build a strong case include…

• Interviewing Witnesses For Statements
• Reviewing Medical Records
• Collecting Evidence By Photographing Property Damage, Involved Vehicles, And The Scene
• Obtaining Police And Insurance Reports
• Recreating The Accident Scene As Necessary

Because each case is unique and different, the compensation will vary between claims. Settlement values are calculated based on various factors like the amount of medical expenses or lost wages, mental anguish, loss of consortium, and more. The complicated lingo and jargon of the proceedings and applications can be problematic as they cause the plaintiff to become confused. Allow our firm the opportunity to show you why so many Florida residents have relied on us for their legal needs over the years, and the team will exceed your expectations with dependable, trustworthy service.

Bicycle riding is not a trend or fad, and the traveling method does not appear to be going away any time soon. So, be mindful of what is going on around you and always check your blind spots. Of course, not everything is on vehicle operators, and cyclists must also do their part to keep the roadways safe too. There are no upfront costs, the initial case review is free, and the firm only gets paid if the case wins. Rather than delaying any longer and being left paying recovery bills for injuries that you did not play a part in obtaining, give the office a call to discover your legal options. Insurance companies do not have your best interests in mind. Their agents have a single concern, which is not paying out a substantial amount of money. There is nothing to lose and only compensation to gain, so don’t delay any longer, and instead, contact one of our professionals today.

Michael J. Babboni's wide-ranging legal career is based on the strong belief that everyone should be treated fairly and have access to effective legal help. Michael began putting his beliefs in action by helping the people of St. Petersburg Florida get what they are owed in civil trials fighting to protect families by making corporations pay, and honor their obligations.

Consider Hiring An Attorney To Seek Compensation After A Bicycle Accident

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