How Do I Know if I Have a Claim?
Personal Injury Attorney Serving Nationwide
Bicycle riders will often win their personal injury lawsuits due to the
negligence of other drivers. Whether or not you specifically have the
grounds for a successful lawsuit will depend on the specific circumstances
surrounding your accident.
The Doan Law Firm we’ll provide you with a completely free no obligation initial consultation
and then represent you completely free of charge if we move forward with
your case. There’s no fee unless we win, if we don’t win you
don’t owe us a dime. We get paid a small predetermined percentage
out of any out of court or verdict amount that we win. Our bicycle
personal injury lawyers are standing by to take your call 24/7/365, no matter the day
or holiday, call now for your free consultation.
The Rights of Bicycle Riders
The basis for any lawsuits that involve bikes is that bicyclists have the
majority of rights on almost all roadways, and assuming they’re
obeying all of the rules of the road, those rights are something that
must be respected by others. If the roadway you were travelling on is
one that allows bicycle traffic and the motorist acted negligently, then
the accident may be the fault of the driver and open up the door for you
to file a
bicycle personal injury lawsuit and do so successfully.
Circumstances That Affect Your Case
There are many different types of circumstances that are going to affect
your case, and the facts are more often than not going to show the other
driver was at fault if the driver hit you and you were riding in the designated
area and obeying the rules of the road. Types of things that will strengthen
your case are if the driver:
- Was Texting
- Was Speeding
- Was On Their Phone
- Was Playing Their Music Loudly
- Had Multiple Passengers and Was Holding a Conversation
- Had Tinted Windows
- Had Window Stickers
- Was Doing Anything Else That Could Have Been a Distraction That Led To
You can potentially use other things in your case as well, such as, if
you think the driver was under the influence like illegal or prescription
drugs, or a failed Breathalyzer test. Additionally, if the driver received
a ticket for anything at all your case can be strengthened, including
driving while impaired or failure to yield the right of way. By contacting
a bicycle personal injury lawyer at The Doan Law Firm we’ll be able
to investigate all of the facts of the case and help to determine and
prove the negligence of the other driver in order to help you win your lawsuit.
If your accident happened in a park where there is also the presence of
vehicle traffic, there’s also the possibility for negligence of
park administration for things including:
- Not Providing A Bicycle Lane
- Not Properly Planning For Mixed Traffic
- Not Posting Appropriate Speed Limits
Alternatively, if you were riding at nighttime and you weren’t wearing
any reflective lights or clothing that could affect your case negatively.
If you were riding while under the influence and it can be used in court,
it’s something that can also harm your case. Additionally, if you
didn’t follow the rules of the road, your case will likely be in jeopardy.
Contact The Doan Law Firm
Don’t just assume that you have no case if any of these things are
applicable. We offer completely free no obligation initial consultations
and will be able to advise you of your rights and your case. We’ll
believe in you and we’re willing to fight for you. As mentioned
there are no payments for any of the services we provide for you, we take
the case without charging you any fees upfront and we only get paid if
we settle or win your case at trial out of the amount won.
Contact The Doan Law Firm today for your no obligation initial consultation, 24/7/365,
no matter the time of day or holiday. Call now at: (800) 349-0000. We
look forward to speaking with you soon.