Compensation For Injuries After A Bicycle Accident
People ride bicycles for a variety of reasons, ranging from recreation to purposeful transportation. In a metro area like St. Louis, bicycles are in use in a variety of settings, including in quiet neighborhoods, in city areas busy with traffic, and on bicycle paths. Bicycling offers many benefits but presents risks, especially in areas where motor vehicles are present.
Bicyclists are typically careful about traffic and most drivers do their best to avoid bicycles. However, accidents happen and in the blink of an eye, a rider can be seriously injured in a collision with a car, truck or motorcycle. Typically, cars and trucks fail to yield to bicycles and strike them at intersections, near driveways and in areas where visibility is poor. Holland Injury Law, LLC, boldly represents injured bicyclists in challenging cases, including hit-and-run accident cases.
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Thorough Investigators And Determined Advocates
An injured bicyclist may suffer a head injury, broken bones requiring surgery, a spinal cord injury or other major injuries. Pain, medication, and treatment may make it difficult for that person to collaborate on gathering evidence to build a strong case.
At Holland Injury Law, LLC, we have years of experience getting injury cases off the ground even while the injured person is still out of commission or in case of a fatality. The sooner we are on the case, the more likely it is that we will be able to gather all available evidence through a variety of sources, including:
- Police reports
- Eyewitness reports
- Medical records
- Surveillance camera videos
- Evidence at the scene, such as broken glass and skid marks
If we could tell family members one thing after a bicycle accident, it would be this: The sooner you get a personal injury law firm involved, the more opportunities there will be to maximize the compensation that will be needed and appropriate for medical bills, lost wage replacement and acknowledgment of the injured person’s pain and suffering, or family members’ emotional suffering. We are ready to get your loved one’s accident investigation started right away.
The Goal: Full Compensation
Nothing can put life back the way it was before a serious bicycle accident. However, compensation can help an injured person and/or a hurting family face tomorrow. We are tenacious advocates for the injured and their loved ones.