A negligent driver hits you with their vehicle as you’re riding your bicycle in New York. If you suffered injuries in a bicycle accident that another party caused, you deserve compensation for your injuries and other damages.
A New York personal injury lawyer at Friedman and Simon L.L.P. may be able to help you recover compensation for your losses, and we will handle your legal case so you can turn your attention to other matters, including your health and your family during this challenging time.
- Calculating Damages for a Bicycle Accident Claim
- We Handle Every Aspect of Your New York Bicycle Accident Case
- How Working With a New York Bicycle Accident Lawyer Benefits You
- Establishing Liability for a Bicycle Accident Case
- We Offer Free Consultations
- Consult a Bicycle Accident Lawyer in New York Today
Calculating Damages for a Bicycle Accident Claim
You have the right to pursue economic, emotional, and physical damages from the party who caused your bicycle accident. The types of damages to which you are entitled may include:
- Emergency medical treatment
- Surgical costs
- Medical testing
- Medications and medical devices
- Rehabilitation and physical therapy
- Lost income and benefits
- Direct or out-of-pocket expenses
- Projected future medical treatment costs
- Projected future income and benefits losses
- Diminished earning capacity
- Diminished quality of life
- The costs and losses associated with permanent injuries or disability (e.g., renovations to your home or vehicle to accommodate your disability)
We support the valuation of your claim using evidence that may include medical records, income records, receipts, and expert opinions, including:
- Medical – to address future treatment and care needs
- Economic – to address the value of future financial losses
- Vocational Rehabilitation – to address your ability to return to work
- Lifecare – to address your future care and assistance needs
If you lost someone you love in a bicycle accident due to someone else’s negligence, our firm offers you and your family our sincerest condolences and support during this time. You have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit seeking damages that typically include funeral costs, medical expenses, and lost earning capacity. We are ready, willing, and able to handle your case so you can focus on grieving. We are determined to win the compensation you need and the justice your departed loved one deserves.
For a free legal consultation with a Bicycle Accident lawyer serving New York, call 516-932-0400
We Handle Every Aspect of Your New York Bicycle Accident Case
We help clients who sustain bicycle accident injuries recover the compensation they deserve.
8 Major Causes of Bicycle Accidents
Bicycle accident cases we handle include those caused by:
- Distracted drivers
- Drunk drivers
- Aggressive drivers/road rage
- Reckless drivers
- Failure to yield
- Illegal turns
- Fatigued drivers
Our legal team investigates your case to identify the at-fault party. We identify all economic and non-economic damages you sustained, so we can recover all the compensation to which you are entitled. We manage every aspect of your case, so you can focus on recovering from your injuries.
Since 1991, we have advocated for the injured, fighting for justice and helping clients recover every dollar they deserve for their damages.
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How Working With a New York Bicycle Accident Lawyer Benefits You
At our law firm, we tailor our legal services to meet your needs. With more than three decades of experience, we have the knowledge and resources necessary to build a strong case.
If you choose a bicycle accident attorney in New York from our firm. to represent you, we will:
Provide Updates & Communicate With You Throughout the Process
Our team answers your questions and provides regular updates on important developments and milestones in your case.
Establish Fault & Prove Liability
We obtain evidence and documentation to identify the parties who caused your bicycle accident and show their liability for your damages.
Represent You to All Parties
We handle every detail of your case, representing you and communicating with all parties on your behalf while you focus on your medical treatment and recovery.
Calculating the Value of Your Claim
Our bicycle accident lawyers identify all the physical, economic, and emotional damages that you have suffered and document each to support the value of your claim.
Throughout the legal process, our team protects your legal rights and fights to obtain the results you deserve.
You have a limited time to file a civil action and take other critical steps to protect your rights after a New York bicycle accident. (For example, filing an application for No-Fault Benefit within 30 days if a car was involved or filing a Notice of Claim within 90 days if a municipality was involved. Please note that other deadlines may apply so we strongly recommend you call us for a free consultation to fully understand the time periods within which you should act and your best options for moving forward).
If you fail to file within New York’s statute of limitations or act within other applicable periods of time restriction, you may be unable to recover the full extent of compensation that you are entitled to because the court will dismiss your case and prevent you from recovering compensation through the legal process. We will meet all deadlines in your case so your option to file a lawsuit remains at your disposal.
Establishing Liability for a Bicycle Accident Case
Our bicycle accident lawyers in New York investigate your case and find evidence to identify the party (or parties) who caused your bicycle accident. Once we establish fault, we prove liability by demonstrating that the at-fault party:
- Had an obligation to act reasonably and not subject you to harm;
- The at-fault party breached that duty through negligence (e.g., speeding, texting, etc.);
- Their negligence caused your accident; and
- You suffered damages.
We support our findings of fault and liability with documentation that may include:
- Accident report
- Accident scene photos and video
- Witness statements
- Accident scene reconstruction
We may also use expert opinions or testimony to support your claim.
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We Offer Free Consultations
The New York bicycle accident lawyers will fight to get you the very best possible results. To make the claims process as simple as possible for you, our multilingual team can assist you in English, Greek, Spanish, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada.
Your initial consultation is free, and we never collect a fee unless and until we recover compensation for your damages.
Consult a Bicycle Accident Lawyer in New York Today
Bicycle accidents are often devastating because riders do not have the same safety features and protection that drivers of traditional vehicles possess. This makes it all the more important that drivers make an effort to share the road and watch out for cyclists.
Unfortunately, negligent drivers are on the road, and if you were hurt in a bicycle accident because of another driver’s negligence, please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation with Friedman & Simon L.L.P. today.