Earn Compensation after a SD Bicycle Accident with a Negligent Driver
Bicycle accidents are no joke. These dangerous crashes happen on a daily basis in South Dakota and beyond, resulting in a fatal injury around every six minutes.
Sometimes, the cause of a bicycle accident is outside of the control of the people involved. Other times, however, such a crash is caused by a negligent driver who may have been drunk or didn't see you or your child.
If you or a family member has been injured in a bicycle accident by a negligent driver, you may be eligible to recover damages. This financial compensation can cover:
- Medical bills
- Permanent losses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
If you are interested in pursuing your legal options, there are numerous steps you have to take. The first and most important step is to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. A trusted lawyer can guide you through the whole process and fight for your right to earn the compensation that you deserve.
You also need to save any documentation from medical treatment or the accident itself. Don't miss any follow-up appointments, and follow all instructions given to you by your doctors. Lastly, never sign anything from the insurance companies. Be wary of their tricks, and always let your lawyer handle communications with them.
If you follow these instructions and hire a lawyer who has a long track record of winning these types of cases, you should be well on your way to recovering compensation for all of your costs after a wreck. For more information, or to schedule a free consultation about your case, contact the legal team of Zimmer, Duncan & Cole today at (888) 733-2992.