Discuss Your Injury With A Chicago Bike Accident Attorney
If you ride your bike on a regular basis, either for pleasure or for commuting, you probably are aware that drivers on the road are not always safe, and that every time you ride your bike, you are taking your life in your hands.
Even if you bike safely, wear a helmet, and follow traffic laws, it is impossible to predict the actions of others on the road. If the driver of a car makes a dangerous move, and you are hit and injured as a result, our Chicago bicycle accident lawyers at the Arami Law Office, PC can help you understand what comes next.
Causes of Chicago Bicycle Accidents
Most bicycle accidents occur because of an error committed by either the cyclist or the driver, or sometimes a combination of both. Common errors include:
- Failure to yield;
- Illegal lane change;
- Turning right without stopping/yielding to a cyclist turning straight;
- Distracted driving;
- Drunk driving;
- Aggressive driving;
- Intentionally following a cyclist, or passing a cyclist, too closely to incite fear or “send a message”; and
When a cyclist is struck by a motorist, their injuries are often severe, and range from head injuries to broken bones to psychological injuries and more. In order to recover compensation for these injuries, a cyclist must establish that their injuries would not have been incurred by for the actions of the driver.
Recovering Compensation After a Crash
Our bicycle accident attorneys can help you to prove that you deserve to be compensated after a crash. We investigate your claim from start to finish, build your case, and work with insurance adjusters to negotiate for a fair settlement. We strive to recover all the compensation you deserve, including damages for your:
- Medical expenses;
- Property damage;
- Lost wages; and
- Pain and suffering.
We do not back down when representing you. We know what you are going through and the losses you have suffered, and want to ensure that you receive the compensation amount that you deserve.
We can also help to defend you against any accusations of fault brought up by the defense, which could have a negative effect on the amount of compensation that you are legally allowed to recover under the state’s modified comparative negligence laws (your damages are reduced in proportion to your degree of fault).
Contact Our Bicycle Accident Lawyers Today
If you have been involved in a bicycle accident in Cook County or surrounding areas, you are not alone – our talented injury attorneys will do everything we can to build your case and advocate for you so that you recover the money that you need to move forward in life. We have the experience, compassion, and knowledge of the law that you expect when you hire a lawyer for representation.
To schedule a free case consultation with our law offices today, please contact us by phone or online. We are reachable at 312-212-1399.