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Redmond Bicycle Accident Lawyer
Colburn Law has handled numerous bicycle accident lawsuits in Redmond over the years. We know how to litigate these claims in a way that best ensures maximum compensation. Contact our attorneys if you wish to discuss your case and learn more about your rights as a bicyclist in Washington. We can help you go up against insurance companies with confidence and peace of mind. Request your free consultation today.
Call (206) 880-7628. A bicycle accident in Redmond can be incapacitating. As a victim, you may suffer serious personal injuries, expensive property damage, lost wages, and significant pain and suffering. The at-fault driver or another party could be liable for your damages. If you or a loved one have injuries from a recent bicycle accident, contact the Redmond bicycle accident lawyers at Colburn Law for a free case review.
Why Choose a Redmond Bike Accident Lawyer at Colburn Law?
Bicycle accidents can seriously injure the bicyclist. For such a serious accident, you should not litigate your case alone. Insurance companies can take advantage of clients – especially those without representation. The litigation process can be complex, and your case may go to trial. An attorney is better equipped to handle these situations. A lawyer can sort out complicated legal issues, identify the responsible parties, and go up against major insurance corporations in pursuit of fair financial recovery.
- We offer services on a contingency-fee basis. This means you only pay if we win.
- We will visit you in the hospital, your home, or a coffee shop to discuss your legal options for free.
- We have personal injury attorneys with years of experience handling bicycle accident claims.
- We have successfully settled hundreds of personal injury cases throughout Washington.
- We have achieved multimillion-dollar results for injury claimants in the past.
What Causes Redmond Bicycle Accidents?
Every motor vehicle driver has a duty to reasonably prevent harm to other roadway users. These duties include always paying attention to the road, obeying traffic laws, yielding the right-of-way to pedestrians and bicyclists, and adequately maintaining their vehicles. A breach of these duties, such as texting and driving, can cause a Redmond bicycle accident. Negligent drivers cause most bicycle accidents, but other causes include unsafe crosswalks/roadways, lack of bicycle lanes, potholes or other hazards in the road, and defective bicycle parts.
Common Bicycle Accident Injuries
You may need a bicycle injury lawyer if you suffered serious injuries in a recent collision. These injuries include multiple bone fractures, concussion, other traumatic brain injury, skull fracture, spinal cord injury, and internal organ damage. Some injuries may be permanently disabling, while others may only disable the victim temporarily during treatment and recovery.
Some of the most common bicycle accident injuries occur to the lower extremities, from the initial impact between the vehicle and the bicycle. Other common injuries can happen to the face, skull, and brain – especially if the bicyclist was not wearing a helmet. Road rash and related lacerations are also frequent injuries. No matter what injuries you suffered, discuss your case with a lawyer.
Who Is Liable?
The liable party in your case will be the person or entity most at fault for causing your bicycle accident. The liable party will be responsible for paying your medical costs, lost wages, and property damage costs. This could be a negligent driver, careless city planner, wanton bicycle manufacturer, and/or other parties. Identifying the liable party may take an investigation into your accident from lawyers, police officers, or insurance companies.
Once you determine liability, your lawyer can process your claim within the state’s deadline and present your case in front of a judge or jury. Your Redmond bicycle accident lawyer will have to prove negligence to secure compensation. This involves showing evidence of duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages. Proving negligence and securing compensation can be easier with help from a lawyer.