Bicycle Accident Attorney in Lafayette
A bicyclist hit by a car, motorcycle, truck or other vehicle can cause major injuries or death. Some causes of bicycle accidents are driver distractions, driver fatigue, use of alcohol or drugs, poor visibility, speeding or other traffic violations. Drivers who operate their vehicles in a reckless or negligent manner may be liable to the injured victims for damages. Bicycle accident victims or their families should contact a Lafayette injury lawyer experienced and knowledgeable in bicycle accident cases. Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. helps many individuals or their families affected by bicycle accidents. They are skilled personal injury attorneys and know how to fight for maximum monetary compensation for injuries and suffering from bicycle accidents.
Bicycle Accident Injuries and Compensation
A bicycle accident injury can be severe or life threatening. Those who do survive major injuries may face a life of disfigurement or permanent disability. Extensive hospitalization and medical treatment including reconstructive surgery often follows bicycle accidents. Bicycle accident injuries can include:
Sadly, the majority of bicycle accident victims are children and many have significant injuries or die from their injuries. The family members may wish to pursue a wrongful death action against the responsible parties with further damages of loss of companionship, burial and funeral costs. An adult victim with bicycle accident injuries may receive compensation for lost earnings, property damage, medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
Talk to a Lafayette Injury Lawyer
Mr. Doran helps victims and their families with the legal aspects following injuries or deaths from a bicycle accident. It is important to have legal representation from an experienced personal injury lawyer while dealing with insurance companies and their representatives. Insurance companies typically attempt to settle a claim quickly and withhold additional available compensation to accident victims. An injury may be worth more than an insurance settlement offer. Before settling an insurance claim, make an appointment today for a consultation with Mr. Doran.
Contact a Lafayette bicycle accident lawyer
for legal assistance with bicycle accident injuries.