Phoenix Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Representing Victims of Cycling Accidents in Arizona
In Arizona, there were 106,767 bicycle accidents in 2009. These accidents resulted in 1, 245 injuries and 122 fatalities, mostly to children. 74 percent of these said accidents occur at intersection crosswalks.
The Driver's Excuse
“The driver of the car was looking left and turning right!" This is just one of the most common things we hear..
As a victim you might hear any of the following motorist excuses:
- She ran right into me!
- The bicyclist came out of nowhere
- They were in my blind spot
- There was too much sun glare
- I was careful, but looking in the other direction
Although insurance companies may attempt to put the blame on the bicyclist in bicycle accidents, these excuses are not a defense to a negligent motorist whose vehicle injures a bicyclist.
Our attorneys at Alex & Associates have obtained outstanding results for bicycle accident victims. If you or a loved one has been injured, contact our main office at (602) 483-6114 for a free consultation.
What to Expect
Bicyclist victims, whether adults or children, often suffer serious injuries, including head or brain injuries, orthopedic injuries and soft tissue injuries. We understand that you may incur large medical expenses, finance stress, anxiety and an uncertain prognosis. Many of our clients request a referral to a medical specialist. Our Phoenix personal injury attorneys have years of experience in dealing with these issues and will provide top-notch representation and helpful, courteous assistance in all matters related to your claim.
Why Experience Counts
An accident involving a vehicle striking a bicyclist often results in life-altering, and sometimes, fatal injuries. Bicycle accidents can be more complex than car accident cases.
Bicycle accident victims are often immediately transported to an emergency room. You may not have the opportunity to explain what happened to the investigating police officer. The police officer is likely to obtain the facts of the accident from the automobile driver, the driver’s passenger, or witnesses who may not tell or know the complete story. The police investigation may be inaccurate and jeopardize your claim. Bicycle accidents involving serious injuries are almost never routine and are vigorously defended by insurance companies.
Let us advocate for your rights and best interests. Call (602) 483-6114 for legal help in English or Spanish.
It is important that you or a family member retain an experienced bicycle accident lawyer at the earliest possible time. Alex & Associates will send an investigator to interview all the witnesses while the accident is fresh in their memory and retain other experts.
An accident reconstructionist will visit the bicycle accident scene to measure and compare his findings to the traffic accident report. Often times physical evidence at the scene such as debris, tire marks and other witness marks are overlooked by the investigating officer. Our experts scientifically establish the dynamics of the accident and who was at fault. Most of the time, it is the motorist who was careless or reckless in causing bicycle accidents. The key to a successful result is representation by an experienced bicycle accident lawyer with a history of obtaining outstanding results in bicycle accident cases.
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Alex & Associates have extensive experience in handling complex bicycle accidents and obtaining successful results for our clients.
In serious accident cases, our firm will bring together a team of leading experts. It is common for us to retain an investigator, accident reconstructionist, physician and life-care planner, vocational rehabilitation specialist and an economist to build a complete picture of our your injuries and damages (past and future). We can assist in referring you to leading neurological specialists for the spine and traumatic brain injuries. We will arrange for an orthopedic doctor to provide treatment for such injuries as neck, shoulder, back, pelvic, hips, and other bone and joint injuries.
Alex & Associates has the experience, expertise and results in bicycle accidents. In addition to first-class representation, our bicycle accident lawyer and staff recognize that serious or catastrophic injuries will turn your life upside-down. We will do everything possible to lessen your stress and anxiety about the cost of your medical treatment, financial hardship, and uncertainty of your future.
What if The Driver is Uninsured or Underinsured?
In Arizona, a significant number of irresponsible motorists do not carry liability insurance. Fortunately, your personal car insurance may have uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage. This means that you can bring a claim against your own insurance company for the injuries and economic losses caused by the uninsured or underinsured motorist. If you purchased this UM or UIM coverage, you have paid the premium so do not be reluctant to file a claim with your insurance company. Importantly, the claim will not increase your insurance premiums. We will help you file an uninsured or underinsured bicycle accidents claim.
We recommend that you always purchase uninsured and underinsured coverage. It is very inexpensive and offer a great deal of protection to you and your family.
Our Phoenix bicycle accident lawyers at Alex & Associates will help you obtain full compensation for your injuries, medical bills, lost wages (past and future) and pain and suffering. Our team of experts will help assure that you are compensated for your injuries, including permanent injuries, scarring and disfigurement. Additionally you are entitled to pain and suffer (past and future) and economic losses (past and future) as a result of your bicycle accident.
Good Negotiators & Winning Trial Attorneys
Almost all bicycle accidents involving serious injuries are not settled until a lawsuit is filed and substantial discovery has been performed. The insurance companies vigorously defend the case. It is important that your bicycle accident lawyer has a great deal of experience handling trucking accidents. Over and above, the partners at Alex & Associates have earned a reputation as good negotiators and winning trial attorneys.
To speak to a Phoenix personal injury lawyer regarding bicycle accidents, please call us for a free consultation.
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