Riding a bicycle is a favorite activity for kids and adults alike; not only is it great exercise, but it’s also a great way to save on transportation costs for those who live in a city or town. Nevada’s sunny climate also makes cycling pleasant when the desert sun isn’t too hot. Yet, riding a bicycle carries with it a certain amount of risk, especially when motor vehicles share the road. The Nevada Bicycle Accident Lawyers at Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC are here to help.
If you or your child has suffered injuries as a result of a bicycle accident, Nevada law entitles you to seek compensation for damages related to your accident and injury. The skilled legal team at Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC is here to help you get compensation for the full cost of your injuries. Call us at (702) 382-9797 for a free consultation to discuss the details of your bike accident and determine your best path to justice.
Those involved in bicycle accidents face severe injuries because of the lack of protection they have while riding. Even when wearing a bicycle helmet, bike accident victims can sustain severe injuries including multiple fractures, traumatic brain injuries, internal organ injuries, and amputations, if any limbs get pinned under a vehicle. In addition to the physical pain of injury and recovery, a severe bicycle accident injury can cause economic catastrophe and emotional stress for victims and their families.
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers’ LLC Commitment to the Injured
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers’ legal team’s dedication to professional excellence has resulted in several state-level and national awards, as well as the recovery of more than 125 million dollars in damages for injured clients, including those who have suffered injuries at the hands of negligent motorists. Recent case results range from almost $100,000 to more than $3 million in judgments and verdicts.
These examples do not guarantee an outcome for your bicycle accident injury. Each case has different circumstances that can increase or decrease a potential judgment or settlement amount. Regardless, you can count on Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers’ continued dedication to accident injury victims. The firm’s skilled personal injury lawyers will go the extra mile to achieve the best outcome for the injuries you sustained in a bicycle accident.
Recovering Damages After a Nevada Bicycle Accident
Nevada law permits you to seek compensation for damages from the party who caused your bicycle accident, as long as you file a lawsuit within the statute of limitations. You should verify with your attorney which time period applies to your case, but in most bicycle accident cases, plaintiffs have two years from the date of injury to take legal action. If your lawyer successfully negotiates a settlement or a Nevada court rules in your favor, you might recover some or all of the following damages:
Medical expenses, including ambulance and emergency services, hospital stays, follow-up care, radiology, surgery, and medication.
Future medical costs when a bicycle accident causes a severe injury requiring a long recovery, or causes a permanent disability requiring indefinite lifelong care.
Rehabilitationexpenses, including visits to specialists, such as physical therapists and occupational therapists, as well as assistive devices, such as wheelchairs, canes, crutches, and prosthetic limbs.
Lost wages when a severe bicycle accident injury causes you to miss work, or when you have to miss work to tend to your child who was injured in a bicycle accident.
Lost future wages when a severe accident prevents an accident victim from returning to their job, or when a child will not be able to seek gainful employment when they are older.
Physical pain and suffering
Scarring and disfigurement
Loss of consortium with a spouse
Punitive damages in rare cases including willful harm or gross negligence
If you have lost a child or another loved one at the hands of a careless or negligent driver, Nevada law entitles you to sue the driver for damages in a wrongful death suit. Depending on your relationship to the deceased, a court may award you some of the previously listed damages in addition to burial expenses and funeral costs. Your attorney will advise you on the specifics that apply to your situation.
Contact a Nevada Bicycle Accident Attorney Today
If you, your child, or another loved one sustained injuries during a bicycle accident in Nevada, contact a qualified Nevada personal injury lawyer who knows how to navigate the complexities of a personal injury lawsuit.
The skilled legal team at Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC can communicate with insurance companies, uncover the circumstances of your accident, and build a strong case against the party who caused you harm, while you focus on recovering from your injuries.
Contact Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers online or at (702) 382-9797 for a free consultation and to learn how we can assist you after a Nevada bicycle accident.
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