Santa Ana Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Are you or a loved one struggling with injuries after being involved in a bicycle accident? When that bike crash was caused by another person, whether it was a pedestrian, driver, or other cyclist, we recommend contacting a Santa Ana bicycle accident lawyer at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers. We understand how devastating it is to be seriously hurt while enjoying a bike ride. Whether you were exercising or out simply enjoying the weather, you expected to make it home safe. When those expectations are ruined because of another person’s carelessness, you have every right to seek to hold that person responsible. Unfortunately, the process through which you can hold the at-fault party responsible is rife with legal complexities and hurdles. You will likely deal with an insurance company, especially if you were hit by a driver, and that insurer may be frustrating to work with or may try to take advantage of your inexperience with insurance and personal injury law. Instead of taking this process on yourself, we recommend you partner with an experienced and skilled Santa Ana bicycle accident lawyer at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers. Our firm is proud to have helped more than 5,000 clients win more than $300 million in settlements and court rulings. Call us at 1-800-GO-HARRIS today.
We Handle All types of Bicycle Accidents in Santa Ana
At Harris Personal Injury Lawyer, we have decades of experience handling all types of personal injury claims, including:
- Bicycle-vehicle collisions, including crashes with personal cars, commercial vehicles, Ubers & Lyfts, Turo vehicles, and rental cars
- Bicycle-pedestrian accidents, including joggers and runners, and people on skateboards and roller skates
- Collisions between multiple two or more cyclists
- Single-bicycle crashes involving defective bikes and hazardous road or path conditions
Whatever type of bike accident you were involved in, do not hesitate to call us. Our Santa Ana bicycle accident lawyers are here to thoroughly investigate the incident, determine what went wrong, and identify the liable party. You may have the right to hold a pedestrian, driver, cyclist, business, or municipality responsible for your injuries and pursue compensation from them or their insurance provider.
Compensation After a Bicycle Accident in Santa Ana
When you are injured in a bike crash caused by another person or business, you may be dealing with a several types of “damages,” which is the legal term encompassing your physical, psychological, and economic injuries. You may be in a great deal of pain and depending on the type and severity of the injuries, you may expect to have to go through additional medical treatments in the future or to suffer from a disability or disfigurement. You may receive medical bills amounting to tens of thousands of dollars, which you cannot afford on your own. For all of these reasons and more, it is important to talk with a bicycle accident attorney in Santa Ana about obtaining compensation for your damages. Through a personal injury claim, you can seek compensation for:
- Past, current, and future medical bills
- Lost wages and reduced earning capacity
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional distress and mental anguish
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Property damage
The Benefits of Working With a Santa Ana Bike Accident Lawyer
You will see the benefits of working with Harris Personal Injury Lawyers right away. We will immediately take steps to investigate the bike crash and gather evidence. By obtaining a comprehensive understanding of the accident, we can develop a strong argument regarding why you should win compensation. We will immediately take over communications with the insurance company. Let us field the phone calls and requests for documents and records. Let us get your claim approved and then negotiate a fair settlement. Your focus should be on healing, not on dealing with an insurance adjuster. We will work closely with you, your medical providers, and various expert witnesses to calculate the potential value of your damages. This is one of the benefits of working with an experienced lawyer. You have someone with the knowledge and insight necessary to determine how much your claim is worth and to fight for you to receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. Additionally, if you believe the at-fault party’s conduct was reckless, malicious, or in some way particularly egregious, you should talk with us about exemplary damages, which are also known as punitive damages. The damages we discussed above are known as compensatory damages, and they are intended to compensate you for your physical, psychological, and financial injuries. Exemplary damages differ in that they are intended to punish the wrongdoer. They are only available in certain cases and not in instances of ordinary negligence.
Call 1-800-GO-HARRIS to Speak to Our Santa Ana Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Harris Personal Injury Lawyers is available 24/7. You can contact us at any time to schedule your free initial consultation.