The City of Greensboro and surrounding communities throughout North Carolina are becoming more cycling friendly with a number of bicycle lanes on streets and routes that utilize both greenways and roadways. However, when bicycles and motor vehicles collide, the results can be devastating. Even when bicyclists wear helmets and follow safety rules, they are more likely to have extensive injuries than car accident victims. 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident, there are a number of things the bicycle accident attorneys at Ward Black Law can do to help protect your rights. 

Investigate the Accident to Help Determine Fault

The experienced personal injury team at Ward Black Law will thoroughly investigate the accident scene, records, and other information to help determine if the driver of the vehicle was at fault. Our lawyers will: 

  • Gather witness statements
  • Review police and accident reports
  • Visit the accident scene
  • Inspect and document any damage to the bike
  • Investigate the driving history of the motorist
  • Review medical records

Handle Conversations with Insurance Companies

Many bicycle accident victims make the mistake of providing a statement to the insurance company shortly after the accident because the company leads them to believe that settling the case quickly is in his or her best interest. While being out of work due to injuries may feel overwhelming, an attorney can help you make a complete list of items that should be included in any settlement or award. This list may include:

  • Both initial and ongoing medical expenses. It may take time for you and your doctors to understand the full extent of your injuries. In addition, many accident victims need to complete several sessions of physical or occupational therapy before healthcare providers can determine how long they need therapy.
  • Loss of income and, in some cases, loss of future earning potential
  • Pain and suffering
  • In the case of permanent physical impairment, diminished quality of life

We look at each of these factors with every bicycle accident case in order to advocate for fair compensation for victims and families.

Help You Navigate Medical Bills and Finances

Ward Black Law genuinely cares about our clients and their families. That’s why we help you navigate any financial barriers that are a result of your bicycle accident, including medical bills or other expenses that arise from being out of work. Whether you are an accident victim with injuries or a family member who had a loved one die in a bicycle accident, we want to take the stress off your shoulders so that you can find time for healing. 

Advance Your Case with No Money Paid Until You Receive Compensation

If you have questions about the legal process or your specific case, you can arrange an appointment with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers at no cost. If you decide to proceed with your case, we can begin work and advance your case to the end without you paying any money up front. We are only paid from any settlement or award you may receive. If for any reason you do not receive compensation, there is no charge for our work.