Ventura Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Ventura Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Were you injured in a bicycle accident? Was a loved one injured or killed in a bike crash? When you and your family have been affected by a serious bicycle accident, the best thing to do is talk with an experienced Ventura bicycle accident attorney at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers. You may face several hurdles in pursuing compensation for your injuries or loss. It can be difficult to identify insurance coverage, determine the value of your claim, and pursue a fair settlement. By working with our veteran legal team, you improve the odds of receiving full and fair compensation for your injuries either through an insurance settlement or by taking your claim to trial. If there is no insurance coverage or the insurer refuses to settle, we are not afraid to go to court. We are proud to have helped more than 5,000 clients throughout California obtain more than $300 million in settlements and court verdicts. To talk wish us about whether you have a valid personal injury or wrongful death claim after an accident, call us at 1-800-GO-HARRIS. We are available 24/7 to take your call and schedule a free consultation with a bike accident lawyer in Ventura.
Were You or a Relative the Victim of a Bicycle Accident?
At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, we handle all types of bicycle accidents, including those involving cars, commercial trucks, motorcycles, scooters, pedestrians, and other individuals on bikes or skateboards. When you come to your free initial consultation, we will listen to the story of what happened. We may ask a few questions about what you remember and what another person did. We will advise you on whether it appears you have a personal injury or wrongful death claim, and if so, the best next steps. We may recommend hiring us so that we can immediately begin an independent investigation into the accident and devise a strategy to obtain your full compensation.
Types of Ventura, CA Bicycle Accidents We Handle
We accept cases based on all types of bike accidents. That being said, the most common case involves a cyclist being hit and injured or killed by a negligent motorist. We routinely handle car-bicycle crash claims and pursue compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance policy. Contact our Ventura bicycle accident attorneys right away regarding:
- Bicycle accident claims involving drunk drivers;
- Bicycle accident claims involving drugged drivers;
- Bicycle accident claims involving distracted drivers or drivers on their cellphones;
- Bicycle accident claims involving drowsy drivers or drivers who fell asleep behind the wheel;
- Bicycle accident claims involving defective bicycle or auto parts;
- Bicycle accident claims involving poor road conditions;
- Bicycle accident claims involving Uber, Lyft, or other rideshare vehicles;
- Bicycle accident claims involving failure to yield or other traffic violations;
- Bicycle accident claims involving vehicle blind spots;
- Bicycle accident claims involving left turns; and
- Bicycle accident claims involving speeding.
We Determine the Underlying Cause of the Bicycle Accident
Once we take on your case, we pursue a vigorous investigation into the crash. Our Ventura bicycle accident lawyers will gather as much evidence as possible, including:
- Photos of the accident
- Video footage of the crash
- Police reports
- Eyewitness accounts
- Medical records
- Business and employee-driver records
- Expert testimony
- The damages bike and other physical objects
We will scrutinize each piece of evidence to determine what happened to cause the crash. We may identify one contributing factor or several factors that led up to the collision. We will identify the party directly at fault for the collision as well as the party liable for compensating you for your injuries. This may or may not be the same person. If you were struck by a driver who was working at the time, the employer may be liable. If the driver was in a borrower vehicle, the vehicle owner’s insurance may cover your injuries. Following this analysis, we may pursue compensation for your injuries through an insurance settlement. We also may recommend filing a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit as soon as possible.
Bicycle Accident Compensation
When you are injured in a bike crash caused by someone else’s negligence, you have the right to demand full and fair compensation for your physical, psychological, and financial injuries. Our bicycle accident lawyers in Ventura will help you pursue a financial recovery in court or through an insurance settlement. We will demand you receive the maximum compensation for your:
- Medical expenses
- Property damage
- Out of pocket expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Reduced earning capacity
- Reduced quality of life
- Loss of consortium
Need a Bicycle Accident Lawyer in Ventura? Call 1-800-GO-HARRIS
You should be able to ride your bike without fear, whether you bike for fun or commute to and from work. When a motorist or other party causes you harm by being careless or reckless, talk with a lawyer about your rights and legal options. Harris Personal Injury Lawyers is here to help.