Miami and the surrounding areas are known as very active flourishing communities in many ways. One thing all of these areas have in common are avid bike riders. Many members of the community choose biking as their favorite past time, a more efficient form of transportation, or a way to preserve the environment. This all sounds like a great trait for a community until you look at the number of bicycle riders injured or killed yearly in the Miami-Dade and surrounding areas due to negligent drivers.
It is important to note that bicyclist have many responsibilities when riding on public roads, however if you are injured in a bicycle accident or hit by a motorist your injuries you may have a claim for damages from the party that injured you. These tragic accidents can result in a daily struggle to recover. Sadly, many times these accidents are fatal and the families of the riders must move forward without their loved one and manage the loss of income, support, and services the family member was previously capable of providing to the household.
If you or a loved one is involved in an accident involving a bicycle it is important to contact an experienced bicycle injury attorney as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to evaluate the liability among all of the parties and guide you to the solution that will result in the greatest remedy for your situation. A family member that becomes disabled or injured will never be replaced with any monetary award however, these remedies will help in the transition for the rest of the family in managing their new daily way of living.
Investigating these accidents as soon as possible is of the greatest importance. Many times a driver will admit fault initially, speak to their insurance company and then change their minds or stories. Retaining a lawyer right after an accident gives your attorney the greatest opportunity to guide you and help you navigate the complexities in obtaining witness statements, evaluating the conditions of the accident such as street conditions, skid marks, road signage, weather conditions, visual impairments and a multitude of other relevant conditions and factors.
While we hope you and your family never run into this unfortunate event, should it ever occur, contact the experienced personal injury lawyers at the Friedland | Carmona as immediately as possible. The South Florida personal injury attorneys at the Friedland | Carmona handle all types of bicycle accident, negligence, product liability, personal injury, negligent security, slip/trip and fall, and car accident cases throughout the state of Florida, including Boca Raton, Homestead, North Miami, South Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Pembroke Pines, Hialeah, Kendall, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach. The Friedland | Carmona handles all types of personal injury cases. Call the Miami personal injury attorneys today and let our family take care of your family.