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People are turning to bicycles as a primary way to meet their daily transportation needs. In addition, bicycling is a popular sport for recreational purposes, often putting bikers on a collision course with car drivers who don't always willingly share the road or yield the right of way. Unfortunately, the hazards caused by hostile or inattentive motorists and unkempt and debris-filled roadways result in many riders experiencing serious personal injury such as head and spine injuries, loss of limb, and even death. Bicycle accidents may occur at any time. Whether you are riding your bike across the street to the local convenience store or your child is riding around the block for fun, bicycle accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Road conditions and incompetent car or truck drivers are two of the leading causes of bicycle accidents.
Bike accidents can be caused by a number of factors, some of them being:
Our attorneys have what it takes to secure successful case resolutions for clients. Filing a personal injury lawsuit is a complicated and detailed process that requires an exhaustive understanding of the legal system and the determination to pursue your claim to the end. If you or someone you know has been injured on a bicycle, our firm can help you obtain financial compensation for your suffering.
If you or a family member has been seriously injured in a bicycle accident, you may recover monetary compensation for:
If a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury and is now paralyzed, we will work tirelessly to see that you obtain maximum compensation. If a family member has been killed as a result of the reckless and negligent actions of a motorist, our attorneys at Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., can handle the complicated steps involved in filing a wrongful death lawsuit. We understand that the unexpected loss of a loved one can be devastating to a family, and our aim is to help. To learn more about your legal rights or to begin the legal process of filing a claim, please call 908-735-5161.
The following is a list of important things that you should do after being involved in a New Jersey bicycle accident:
If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you need answers about who will be paying your medical bills, who will help you recover from the injuries you have sustained, and who will pay for damage to your bicycle.
The insurance company wants to settle your case as soon as possible – and for as little money as possible. After an accident, you need time to determine just how serious your injury is, what medical treatment or physical therapy you need, and how much your lost wages will be. Therefore, it is crucial to retain a qualified personal injury attorney who is well-versed in New Jersey laws to achieve maximum compensation.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a bicycle accident, any delay in obtaining legal representation may be a costly mistake. Please call 908-735-5161 to schedule a free consultation, or fill out the contact form on this site. With offices in Clinton Township (Annandale) and Bridgewater, our firm serves clients throughout central and northwestern New Jersey.