Why You Need a Lawyer After a Brooklyn Bike Accident

Cycling accidents are often high-stake cases. Why? Because you’re probably suffering from severe, if not catastrophic, injuries after being hit by a car on your bike. The medical bills will be high, and you may lose out on a lot of income. A lawyer fights for you to get the maximum compensation possible to cover these costs.

Our bicycle accident attorneys deal with insurance companies regularly. We know the laws, processes, and tricks they pull. Having us communicate with the insurers also frees up your time and reduces your stress. You can focus on healing.

We know how to get you the best financial recovery. From day one, we investigate and collect evidence. We prioritize building you a strong case, which may include hiring an expert or two. We carefully evaluate your physical, emotional, and financial injuries, enabling us to place value on your claim.

We’re also experienced negotiators. When it comes down to it, a skilled negotiator is how you win max compensation for your injuries.

We Take on All Types of Brooklyn Bike Accidents

  • Bike vs. cab accidents
  • Bike vs. bus accidents
  • Bike vs. commercial vehicles
  • Speed-related crashes
  • Drunk drivers
  • Distracted drivers
  • Unprotected left-turn crashes
  • Right-turn crashes
  • Blindspot accidents
  • Passing accidents
  • Bike lane accidents
  • “Dooring” accidents
  • Bike lane accidents
  • Hit and run accidents

We Find Evidence of Negligence

To win compensation after a bicycle accident in Brooklyn, you have to prove someone else was careless or reckless. We refer to this as negligence, and it has four elements:

  1. The other person owed you a duty of care
  2. That person breached their duty of care
  3. Their actions caused an accident
  4. You suffered injuries

Every driver has a duty of ordinary care. They have to obey New York traffic laws and drive carefully to avoid accidents.

Common Types of Evidence

During our in-depth investigation of the crash, we gather all types of evidence, such as:

  • Police reports
  • Photos
  • Video footage
  • Eyewitness statements
  • Medical records
  • Expert medical opinions
  • Accident reconstruction expert’s findings

We use this evidence to prove the driver violated a traffic law or was, in some other way, careless or reckless behind the wheel.

We Tackle Cases Involving Serious & Catastrophic Injuries

We know you’re dealing with a lot right now. You or a loved one may be in treatment and recovery from:

We want to reduce your stress during the claim process. That way, you can focus on your recovery. Let us handle the insurance company, prove your case, and file a lawsuit if it’s in your best interests.

Were You Wearing a Helmet?

New York law doesn’t require adults to wear helmets while riding a bike. Failing to wear a helmet can lead to more severe injuries in a crash, though. That’s why the at-fault driver might argue you were negligent for not wearing one.

You can still recover compensation even if you weren’t wearing a helmet. Don’t let a negligent driver and insurance company tell you otherwise. If they’re saying you were negligent, call us for help today.

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We Demand Maximum Compensation for Bike Accident Injuries

After suffering severe injuries in a bike crash in Brooklyn, you need to recovery all the compensation possible. It’s the only way to cover the medical bills and make up for your lost income. It’s also the only way to gain some sense of justice for your pain and suffering.

We’ll always pursue the most compensation available after a bicycle accident. Talk with us about how we build strong cases and the negotiation strategies we use during your free consultation.

Aggressive Lawyers for Injured Bicyclists:

Personal Injury Compensation

After a Brooklyn bike accident, you may demand compensation for:

Did You Lose a Loved One in Fatal Bicycle Accident in Brooklyn?

Fatal cycling accidents are devastating, whether your relative was an avid cyclist or an occasional bike rider. You expected them to make it home safe. When dealing with the aftermath of their death, talk with a Brooklyn bicycle accident lawyer about whether you can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Your family might be entitled to compensation.

Wrongful Death Compensation

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical expenses
  • The decedent’s pain and suffering
  • The decedent’s lost wages
  • The loss of the decedent’s future income
  • The loss of the value of the decedent’s services
  • The loss of decedent’s parenting
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Let Our Brooklyn Bicycle Accident Lawyers Help

When you’re hurt in an expected accident, you deserve help. You don’t have to figure out everyone on your own. Our team at Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. will guide you through the claim process, and if necessary, litigation. We’ll make sure you understand your rights and options.

To set up your free consultation, call (212) 490-5700 or use our online form. There’s no upfront fee to hire us. You only pay us if we recover compensation through a settlement or court award.

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