A Bicycle Accident Attorney Can Help You
Being hit by a car while riding a bicycle is one of the worst experiences you can suffer as a bicyclist. Beyond a helmet, bicyclists have few protections and often suffer grave, life-threatening injuries. Bicycle accidents have become so common that the risk of suffering one isn’t so much a matter of if, but when.
Not to worry. The attorneys with The Advocates are ready to help you make the best recovery possible. Since 1993, The Advocates has helped thousands of bicycle accident victims recover millions of dollars for their injuries and losses. We take pride in being one of the nation’s top personal injury law firms. Call 1-888-565-5277 or chat online with a live attorney today. Don’t settle for second best. Your case deserves an Advocate!
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How The Advocates Can Help Your Bicycle Accident Case
When you hire The Advocates to represent you and your case, you'll never have to worry about paying any hidden consultation costs or upfront fees. Our attorneys work on what’s known as a contingency basis. This means that we don’t get paid unless you do. If we don’t win your case, you don’t owe us a dime in attorney fees. That’s our promise to you. Here are a few more ways The Advocates can help you:
- We accept car accident cases in all 50 states!
- Our attorneys offer free legal consultations
- We offer 24/7 open communication with our clients
- The Advocates truly care about their clients!
"Hiring The Advocates was the best move I could have made after my accident. They were very professional and made me feel confident my case would go smoothly. They really put me at ease. I would recommend them to anyone!" - Robert S.
Why You Need a Bicycle Accident Attorney
Hiring an experienced bicycle accident attorney is the best way to prevent the insurance companies from taking advantage of you and your family. Indeed, multiple studies have shown that hiring an attorney to represent you can increase the value of your case by up to 5X than if you try to settle on your own. Don’t let the insurance companies pay you less than your case is worth. Hire an Advocate and make them pay what you are lawfully owed.
The Advocates Bicycle Accident Claim Process
Step 1: Investigate the Accident
The first steps The Advocates will take is to investigate your accident. Our attorneys do this by obtaining a police report about your accident, examining any photos or videos of the crash scene, and speaking to any relevant witnesses. Once we have established liability, we will begin to build your injury claim.
Step 2: Build Your Claim
Building your car accident injury claim is one of the most time-consuming steps in the entire process. Our staff must wait until you are finished treatment for your injuries before we can compile a comprehensive medical record of the injuries you have suffered from your accident. This is a timely process so be patient.
Step 3: Negotiate a Settlement
Once you are finished treating your injuries and your medical records have been gathered, your attorney will send out a demand package to the at-fault party’s insurance. Afterwards, negotiations with your attorney will begin. If we are unable to negotiate a fair offer, then you will have the option to file a lawsuit.
Step 4: Litigate If Necessary
Time wise, litigation is the longest step in the claim process, possibly extending the life of your claim one or, even, two years. If you do decide to file a lawsuit, be prepared to potentially appear before a judge and jury.
Types of Claims Our Bicycle Accident Attorneys Represent
Over the years, the attorneys with The Advocates have seen every type of bicycle accident claim imaginable. Here are just a few types of bicycle accident injury claims:
- Bicycle accidents caused by drunk drivers
- Rideshare vehicles from Uber or Lyft colliding with bicycles
- Accidents caused other bicyclists
- Bicycle accidents caused by distracted drivers
- Collisions caused by a failure to yield
- Accidents caused by potholes or poorly maintained roads
- Bicycle crashes caused by defective equipment
- Accidents occurring in intersections