Weitz & Luxenberg lawyers help bicyclists seek compensation for their accidents
According to the CDC, half a million bicyclists end up in the emergency room each year, and 700 fatalities occur. That's two bicyclists killed nearly every day. Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. is an ardent defender of accident victims suffering catastrophic injuries.
Bicyclists are exceptionally vulnerable to the motorists with whom they share the road, being smaller, slower, and less reflective than most vehicles. Unlike a car, they travel silently and seldom have signal lights. It is important for their own safety that bicyclists wear a helmet, obey traffic signals, and increase their visibility to automobile drivers by using a front light and rear reflector. However, even the safest bicyclest can’t always defend themselves from drivers who don’t pay attention.
At the mercy of strangers
A bicyclist in California was recently killed when a car slammed into him from behind and callously continued on its way. The bicyclist died at the hospital and his killer was never identified.
Sadly, bicyclists are, to a degree, at the mercy of drivers and their equipment. Obeying the rules of the road and staying in one's lane of traffic won't always help. No matter how skilled, experienced, or cautious the rider may be, disaster is always one reckless automobile away.
The compensation you deserve
It is important you contact Weitz & Luxenberg as soon as possible. In some cases, the statute of limitations for an accident may be as short as 30 days. An experienced lawyer will know what the pitfalls of your case are, and how to avoid them.
Weitz & Luxenberg helps you build your case and get the compensation you need to recover and return to normalcy. No one should have to wait through years upon years of drawn-out deliberation in order to put his or her life back together. We work with you to resolve your case as quickly as possible. We respect the pain you have gone through, and will shield you from reliving painful memories as best we can. At the same time, we do not shy away from whatever it takes to represent your interests in an efficient and accomplished manner.
What you can do
If you were injured in a bicycling accident, or suffered any kind of personal injury, please complete the form on this page for a complimentary review of your case. It's important we document your accident and its repercussions as thoroughly and as early as possible to properly build a case. Once you submit the form, a representative will contact you in short order. Weitz & Luxenberg works on a contingency basis, so there are no legal fees at all until a lawyer secures a financial settlement or verdict for you.
It's your life. Take the necessary steps now to restore or repair the damage wrought by someone else's negligence or criminal conduct.
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