According to the NYC Department of Transportation, there were more than one thousand bicycle injuries in Queens in 2020. Many of these injured bicyclists may have had the need to contact a bicycle accident lawyer.
If you have been seriously injured while riding your bicycle, we urge you to reach out to schedule a free consultation. We can review your case to help you determine if you are eligible to file a claim.
If you are entitled to damages for your accident, our Queens injury lawyers will fight fiercely to get you the justice you deserve. Call us today to learn how we can get total compensation for your accident.
Do I Have a Claim?
It is no secret that motorists are not always respectful of bicyclists on the road. Before getting hurt on your bicycle, you may have had several instances of near accidents that taught you to be extra vigilant when sharing the road.
Injured bicyclists should reach out to a bicycle accident lawyer right away to schedule a free consultation.
Generally speaking, when you are hurt by someone who was acting negligently or recklessly, you will have a claim. The surest way to know if you have a claim is to retain a lawyer who will investigate your accident and determine if you are entitled to compensation for your damages.
How a Bicycle Accident Lawyer Can Help You
When you pursue a claim for your injuries, you will encounter obstacles you may not know how to handle. You need the representation of a skilled lawyer to navigate these challenges.
Our Queens injury lawyers know how to deal with insurance companies that do not want to cooperate. The last thing an insurance company wants is to give you the compensation you are entitled to because it will hurt their profits.
We also can protect you from wrongfully being blamed for your accident. If the liable party claims the accident was your fault, the insurance company will be all too willing to believe them. Bearing fault in an accident can reduce or eliminate your compensation award.
Your lawyer also helps you determine what compensation is fair for your injuries and damages. We have been through enough cases to know when the insurance company offers you a low settlement. We can advise you to keep fighting if we believe the value of your claim is much higher than what they are offering you.
A Word of Caution When Filing a Claim
Insurance companies have well-trained representatives who make you believe they are here to help you. Their goal is to get you talking about the accident. In return, they assure you that the case can get settled quickly.
You should never offer a statement to the liable party’s insurance company regarding your accident. They may seem polite and helpful, but their goal is to reduce the amount of compensation they owe you by getting you to say something damaging.
For example, if you say something seemingly innocuous about how you have been doing since the accident, they can use it against you as evidence.
Let your lawyer handle communications with the liable party’s insurance company, so your rights to full compensation stay protected.
Schedule a Free Consultation with Our Queens Bicycle Accident Lawyer Today
Our Queens injury lawyers have a proven track record of winning cases for our injured bicycle accident clients. They have 65 years of experience going up against even the most formidable insurance companies. We urge you to contact our office to schedule your free consultation with no obligation to learn how our legal team can help you get the justice you are entitled to.