Bicycle accidents are usually preventable in Denton, Texas. They arise when one or multiple parties breach their duties of care to bicyclists, such as a driver texting behind the wheel or the city ignoring known roadway defects. If you have injuries from a Denton bicycle accident and wish to discuss your right to financial compensation, contact the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C. for a free consultation. We can help you seek damages from the at-fault party for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more.
Why Hire Attorney Aaron A. Herbert?
- He has years of experience helping bicyclists in Texas recover for their injuries.
- He uses a personal approach to injury law that results in highly satisfied clients.
- He is a certified trial lawyer with the ability to take complex claims to court.
- He is efficient, professional and prompt with his legal services.
- He represents Denton bicycle accident victims on a contingency fee basis.
How a Bike Accident Attorney Can Help
In the aftermath of a bicycle accident, while you deal with serious personal injuries, the last thing you may want to do is dive into the insurance claims process. Yet claims adjusters from the driver’s insurance company may contact you as soon as the day of your accident. Protect your rights as a victim by contacting a lawyer right away after a bike crash. A lawyer can review your case, teach you your legal rights, and help you take a stand against a negligent driver and his or her insurer. A lawyer can also make sure no one takes advantage of you during settlement negotiations, fighting for optimal results on your behalf.
Common Causes of Tarrant County Bicycle Accidents
Serious and deadly bicycle accidents occur more often in Dentonthan most citizens realize. Denton reported almost 7,000 total traffic accidents in 2018 alone. Throughout the state of Texas, 72 pedalcyclists died the same year. When you come to Aaron A. Herbert for help with a bike accident claim, you are not a statistic. You are a real person that deserves personal care and attention. We can start your case with a thorough investigation into who or what caused your crash.
- Driver error, including failing to yield the right-of-way or distracted driving.
- Reckless drivers: tailgating, aggressive driving, speeding, drunk driving, etc.
- A poorly designed road or bicycle lane that puts bikers at an unreasonable risk of harm.
- A dangerous roadway defect, such as a pothole or missing guardrail.
- A bicycle defect, such as bad brakes or a missing bike chain link.
Once we identify the cause of your bicycle accident, we can help you bring a claim to damages against the at-fault party. Texas is a fault car accident state, meaning the party responsible for causing your bike accident will be who has to pay for your damages. With help from our lawyers, you can bring a strong case against the at-fault party backed by evidence and proper documentation.
Could You Recover Compensation?
A successful claim against one or multiple parties for breaching a duty of care owed to you and causing your bicycle accident could end in compensation for your economic and noneconomic damages. You may be eligible for benefits to cover your past and future health care bills, lost wages, bicycle repairs, physical pain or discomfort, emotional suffering, and legal expenses. Discover what your case might be worth during a free consultation at the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C.
Schedule a Free Bike Accident Review in Denton Today
Discussing your recent bicycle accident with our attorneys could open your eyes to legal opportunities such as filing an auto insurance claim, negotiating for a better insurance settlement or taking your case to court in Tarrant County. Our lawyers will work with you through every phase of the claims process, arguing for a positive outcome on your behalf. If you have injuries or lost a loved one in a recent Denton, Texas bicycle accident, please contact us online or call (214) 200-4878 to request a free initial consultation.