Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Lawyer
Hire a Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Lawyer At The Doan Law Firm
California outpaces the rest of the United States when it comes to bicycle
accidents annually, according to the Governors Highway
Safety Association. Of course, this is a function of both the large population
in the state and also the higher percentage of the population that regularly
bikes. However, population and percentages do not change the fact that
thousands of bicyclists are injured and hundreds are injured each year
on the roadways of California.
In recent years, the Los Angeles time has reported on multiple occasions
that the number of bicycle accidents in the state continues to "soar."
This includes accidents in the greater Los Angeles area.
If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, caused by the negligence
of a someone else, you need to have a basic understanding of your rights
and interests. This includes appreciate the crucial need of obtaining
representation for an experienced Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyer
in a proactive manner.
Common Injuries in a California Bicycle Accident Case
The types of injuries sustained in California bicycle accident cases are
manifold. Oftentimes, a victim of this type of accident ends up suffering
from a number of different types of injuries. Common injuries that result
from bicycle accidents include:
• brain trauma
• spinal injury
• broken bones
• soft tissue damage
• cuts and lacerations
• psychological trauma
Bicycle Accident Wrongful Death Case
Losing a family member in a bicycle accident caused by a third party's
negligence is devastating. In the aftermath of such an accident, you need
to be proactive in retaining the services of a skilled Los Angeles bicycle
accident lawyer, like a member of the experienced, tenacious legal team
at The Doan Law Firm. Our firm can be reached any time by calling (424) 334-0000.
California law enumerates which family members can bring a wrongful death
lawsuit, and does so in a ranking of priority. These family members are:
• domestic partner
California law also recognizes that there are situations in which other
individuals are dependent upon a person killed in a bicycle accident because
of someone else's negligence. For example, depending on the specific
circumstances of a case, stepchildren may be able to pursue a bicycle
accident wrongful death case in California. A bicycle accident wrongful
death attorney can assist in identifying individuals who may be positioned
to seek this type of legal relief.
Compensation to which you may be entitled in a bicycle accident wrongful
death case include:
• last medical expenses
• funeral costs
• loss of companionship
• loss of consortium
• loss of income and support
The types of compensation recovered depends on the relationship to the
deceased family member and the facts of a given bicycle accident case.
Fighting for the Compensation You Need in a Bicycle Accident Case
An experienced, dedicated, compassionate Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyer
from The Doan Law Firm will fight tirelessly for the compensation you
deserve in your case. The nature and extent of that compensation depends
up on the unique facts associated with the bicycle accident and your injuries.
Compensation commonly received through negotiations or awarded in a lawsuit
in a California bicycle accident case include:
• pain and suffering
• psychological trauma
• medical bills and expenses
• permanent disfigurement
• permanent disability
• lost wages
• property damage or loss
A skilled bicycle accident lawyer strives to ensure that you not only
obtain full compensation for your existing losses, but also for those
your reasonably can be expected to incur in the future. For example, if
you are like many accident victims, you likely will require medical care
and treatment, including physical and occupational therapy, into the future.
You may continue to endure pain. You may not be able to return to fulltime
work any time soon.
Punitive damages may also be awarded in a bicycle accident lawsuit. Punitive
damages are awarded when the conduct of the
person or entity deemed responsible for the accident is considered particularly
reckless or egregious.
The Doan Law Firm does not charge any fee in your case unless and until
we obtain a favorable settlement with an insurance company or a judgment
in a lawsuit for you. The fee charged will be a reasonable agree-to percentage
of a settlement of judgment.
The fact is that an injured person with legal representation ends up with
more money in the way of compensation than is the case of a person without
a lawyer. An injured individual receives more in the way of compensation,
even when attorney fees are taken into consideration, according to statistics
maintained by the American Bar Association.
Hire an Experienced Fighter: Bicycle Accident Attorney from The Doan Law Firm
You need to be proactive in protecting your rights and interests in a bicycle
accident case. This includes promptly hiring an experienced bicycle accident
lawyer. A bicycle accident attorney on the legal team of The Doan Law
firm stands ready to consult with you about your case. An appointment
can be scheduled right now by telephoning us at (424) 334-0000. Our phone
line is open 365 days a year, around the clock.
At an initial consultation, a Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyer will
evaluate your case and visit candidly with you about all of your options.
Keep in mind that we do not charge a fee for an initial consultation with
a member of our legal team.
The Doan Law Firm conveniently is located at:
12100 Wilshire Boulevard, 8th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90025