Bicyclists and those whose loved ones are killed in a bike accident can take legal action against a driver whenever the driver was wholly or partially responsible for causing the accident. In order to make a bicycle accident claim, the injured victim will need to prove that:
Drivers make many types of bad decisions and careless mistakes that lead to bicycle accidents, such as driving while intoxicated or drowsy; driving while distracted; speeding or failing to yield. These and other dangerous behaviors are all examples of situations where a bicycle accident attorney could help victims to pursue a claim for compensation.
Bicycle accident victims often sustain serious or even fatal injuries because the bike provides so little protection from the force and impact of a car crash. Unfortunately, there may be high medical expenses as a result and the bicyclist may experience significant pain and be unable to work. The driver responsible needs to cover all economic and non-financial losses that the bike accident causes, including compensation for:
A bicycle accident lawyer will help you pursue the full amount of compensation you are entitled to through either an out-of-court settlement or a lawsuit.
Bicycle riders should not be left with huge bills for their injuries, and the law in Florida ensures that this doesn’t happen. The driver who causes the crash must cover losses. Steinger, Greene & Feiner will help those harmed in bike accidents to protect their rights and get the money they need. Call or contact us online today to schedule a free consultation at one of our offices in Miami, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Port St. Lucie, Fort Myers, Orlando, Okeechobee and to learn more about how we can help with your bike accident claim.
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