Miami Bicycle Accident Attorney

Bicycle AccidentBike accidents differ in many important ways from traditional car accidents. One of the most fundamental differences is that bicycle riders have virtually no protection from the force and impact of a car wreck. This means that bike riders are often seriously injured or even killed when a bike accident happens. While bike accidents may result in more serious injury of bicyclists, Florida car accident rules apply to bike accident claims just as they do to any other injuries caused by motor vehicle wrecks. This means that bicyclists can pursue a claim for monetary compensation from a driver who causes a wreck that leads to serious injuries. The bicyclist will be responsible for actively pursuing this claim. Knowing how to proceed to make a case and recover compensation for a bike accident can be hard. Fortunately, a Miami bicycle accident attorney at Steinger, Greene & Feiner can help you protect your legal rights, take action and pursue the money you deserve from the driver who hurt you.

Miami Bicycle Accident Victims Can Make Injury Claims

No-fault accident rules apply to auto crashes in Florida, but bicycle riders who are seriously hurt in a crash can still take legal action to recover monetary damages from the driver who caused the bike wreck. When a bicycle accident is a fatal one and the bicyclist dies, the family members of the deceased victim also have the legal right to pursue a wrongful death claim. Bike accident cases can go to court, where the bicyclist or surviving family members will need to prove that the driver was to blame and will need to demonstrate the severity of injuries. When bike accident cases go to court, a judge or jury will evaluate whether the plaintiff’s version of events is most likely true. If so, then the plaintiff will be awarded monetary damages. Many bike accident claims, however, don’t get all the way to a jury. Instead, the case is resolved outside of court when your Miami bicycle accident lawyer negotiates a settlement with the insurance company. A settlement is a payment in exchange for which you give up the right to sue. Both a settlement and damages awarded by a jury should “make you whole” after a bike accident, which means all of your costs and losses should be covered.

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How Much Can Steinger, Greene & Feiner Get You?

If you wish to pursue an injury claim after a bike accident, a Miami bicycle accident attorney can help you in many important ways. At Steinger, Greene & Feiner, for example, our lawyers can:

  • Assist in gathering evidence regarding who was to blame for the bike crash
  • Help you to file a personal injury lawsuit within the timeline permitted (the statute of limitations)
  • Subpoena witnesses and obtain essential evidence and information before a case goes to trial
  • Put together a strong case and prove in court that the driver should be liable for paying damages
  • Negotiate a settlement with the insurance company to get the money you need to pay bills, support yourself and move on with your life

Every step of the way, your Miami bicycle accident lawyer will look out for your best interests and work to get the maximum compensation possible given the circumstances of your case.

Contact a Miami Bicycle Accident Lawyer

At Steinger, Greene & Feiner, our award-winning attorneys have decades of experience fighting for the rights of injured bicycle riders. Let us advocate for you and help you with your case. Schedule your free consultation today to learn more about how we can help you by giving us a call or contacting us online.

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