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Denver Bicycle Accident Lawyer

Recovering Money for Injured Victims

If you were hurt in a bicycle accident in Denver, call our office before you attempt to settle your case. We can help make sure your rights are protected and that you get paid the money you’re owed. We are committed to making sure that accident victims like you recover maximum money to pay for medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering after an accident. We’ll never encourage you to settle for anything less.

The amount of money you may be entitled to can vary depending on the percentage of fault that you are assigned. If it is determined that you are 40% at fault for the accident, you are only able to recover 60% of your losses. Having our experienced lawyers on your side can make all the difference in the amount you recover.

Your Bicycle Wreck Could Be Worth Large Sums of Money

When you are injured because of the carelessness or recklessness of someone else, you can recover money for their losses. Because the injuries sustained in these types of wrecks are often severe, payouts can be substantial. Compensable losses typically include:

  • Economic damages like lost wages, the cost of medical treatment, medications, and equipment
  • Non-economic damages like pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and loss of enjoyment of life
  • When particularly outrageous negligence or intentional activity results in a bike accident, punitive damages may also be awarded.

Since a modified comparative negligence system is followed in Colorado, even if you are found to be partially at fault for the bike accident, you may still be able to recover a percentage of the damages.

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What Causes Bicycle Accidents?

Bicyclists often take the blame for accidents they didn’t cause and they are left footing the bill for somebody else’s carelessness. In Denver, motorists and other entities are most often responsible for bike accidents that result in serious injuries or deaths.

Bicycle accidents are commonly caused by:

  • Drug or alcohol consumption by other motorists
  • Texting and other distractions
  • Aggressive driving and speeding
  • Defective bicycle parts
  • Dangerous road designs and poorly maintained roads

In a Bicycle Wreck? Call Us Right Away

When you’re hurt in a bicycle wreck, one of the worst things you can do is wait to contact an injury lawyer. If you don’t file an injury claim right away, valuable evidence can be lost, destroyed or intentionally altered. Toxicology reports can become unavailable. And medical care can be delayed.

To preserve your chances for a successful claim, contact our office today for a free consultation. Call 720-696-9088.

We Help Victims with Hit and Run Accident Injuries

It is not uncommon for motorists who crash into bicyclists to flee the scene. In some cases fleeing drivers are guilty of driving under the influence, texting and driving, or other illegal acts. In others, they were simply not paying attention or didn’t have time to react. Regardless of the reason, fleeing the scene of an injury accident is a serious crime and can make recovering damages more complicated in a bicycle accident case. When you are the victim of a hit and run accident in Denver, you have other options to help you recover your losses.

  • We can help you file an uninsured motorist claim to recover money from your own car insurance company if applicable.
  • We can help ensure that your health insurance company pays for medical treatment.
  • In some cases, you can rely on police and private investigators to track down the driver who is at fault. Once he or she is identified and located, we can help you pursue money to pay for your injuries.