Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Longview
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Riding a bicycle is one of the most eco-friendly ways to get around town, whether you are using it as your main mode of transportation or for exercise. Although drivers are expected to share the road safely with bicyclists, they often fail to follow the laws and take proper precautions to look out for bike riders. If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident caused by another driver and are unsure what to do next, turn to Sorey, Gilliland & Hull, LLP Our Longview personal injury attorney is committed to helping recover compensation for bicycle accident victims.
To learn about how our firm can help with your case, call us at (903) 290-1868.
Recovering Damages for Bicycle Accident Victims
One of the reasons that bicycle accidents are notorious for causing the worst injuries is due to the lack of protection a bicyclist has. When a large, heavy vehicle strikes a person on a bike, even going at low speeds, it can lead to life-altering, catastrophic injuries. Additionally, many of the causes of bike accidents are preventable, such as driver negligence or poorly maintained roads.
Our Longview bicycle accident lawyer works to recover the following types of compensation for your injuries and suffering:
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Property damage
- Medical bills
Steps to Take After a Bicycle Accident
It goes without saying that if you are severely injured in a bike accident and need immediate medical attention, that should be your first priority. However, if you are able to, you should take steps to help in building a personal injury claim. This may include taking photos of your bicycle and the other vehicle, making an accident report and asking for a copy, and asking for the responsible driver’s insurance information.
Schedule a free consultation with our experienced personal injury attorneys in Longview and Gregg County when you contact us at (903) 207-5526.