The unprotected human body is no match for a two-ton car or truck. When an automobile or truck hits a pedestrian, runner, or bicycle rider, devastating injury, disability, or death, are the likely results.
The attorneys of Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff have many years of experience and have recovered millions of dollars in damages for walkers, runners, and bicycle riders who have been injured in collisions with motor vehicles.
Bicycle Accident Statistics
Types of Damages Recoverable in a Bicycle Collision
Injured bicycle riders have the same rights as any other person legally using the public roadways. If you have been injured by a motor vehicle in a bicycle accident, you may be entitled to damages which include:
- Payment for pain and suffering
- Past and future medical bills
- Past and future lost earnings
- Emotional distress
Know Your Rights!
Different regions have laws, called "Statutes of Limitations," limiting the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit for your injury. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, it is important to contact an attorney immediately to protect your rights.
The experienced personal injury attorneys of Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation, collect the important evidence, and will deal directly and firmly with insurance companies. We know that investigating bicycle accidents calls for special attention to such important issues as visibility and accident reconstruction. We make sure that these important parts of the investigation are never overlooked.
Additionally, our attorneys do not charge a fee until they make a recovery on your behalf, so you can focus on healing and leave the legal worries to us.
To contact an experienced bicycle accident attorney at Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff and to get a free and confidential case evaluation, please fill out and submit the contact form on this page or call us toll-free at (888) 285-3333.