Have you suffered injuries in an accident on your bicycle in Waterbury, CT? Whether the accident involved a careless driver hitting you or occurred due to someone else’s negligence or fault, you deserve to seek compensation for the financial and personal consequences of your injuries.
But pursuing legal claims can quickly become a complex, time-consuming process, especially when you have already focused your time and energy on your physical recovery.
A Waterbury bicycle accident lawyer from The Flood Law Firm can take the stress of your legal case off your shoulders and advocate for your right to maximum compensation.
Since 2012, our attorneys, paralegals, and staff have dedicated themselves to offering accident victims throughout Connecticut compassionate, professional, results-focused legal representation. We protect the interests of people hurt through no fault of their own. We take on insurance companies to help our clients pursue the maximum compensation. Our attorneys tirelessly seek the financial resources injured bicycle accident victims need to restore their lives.
Our firm’s team brings decades of combined legal experience to our pursuit of justice for injured people through tailored legal strategies that reflect each client’s unique situation. We have the skills and experience to handle even the most challenging cases.
Contact The Flood Law Firm for a free initial consultation with our Waterbury bicycle accident attorneys about your legal options. Let our dedicated legal team fight to hold the at-fault driver or party accountable for the harm they caused you.
After suffering severe injuries in a bicycle accident, you need dedicated legal representation to give you the best chance at seeking the financial relief you need for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.
For years, accident victims in Waterbury and throughout Connecticut have turned to The Flood Law Firm for our advice and advocacy because:
The Flood Law Firm has an office to serve the residents of Waterbury, located a short walk from Fulton Park at 144 Buckingham Street.
A bicycle accident lawsuit can provide you with compensation for losses you incurred due to the crash, including for your:
According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, 445 road accidents involving bicycles occurred statewide in one recent year. These accidents led to two fatalities, one of which occurred in Waterbury, and 41 cases of severe injuries. Waterbury had 15 bicycle-involved accidents that year, eight of which occurred at intersections.
Two intersections in Waterbury rank among some of the most dangerous in all of Connecticut:
Connecticut’s statute of limitations on injury claims gives you only two years to file a lawsuit after suffering injuries in a bicycle accident. If you fail to file your lawsuit before the statutory deadline, the at-fault driver or liable parties can file a motion to dismiss your case permanently. If the court dismisses your case, you may lose your opportunity to seek compensation for your injuries in civil court. Don’t hesitate to talk to a Waterbury bicycle accident attorney from The Flood Law Firm to get started on your case.
Many bicycle accidents occur due to the carelessness or recklessness of drivers.
Some of the most frequent causes of bike accidents include:
Bicyclists have little protection in accidents or collisions with motor vehicles.
As a result, a bike accident can cause riders:
The insurance company will likely fight to minimize or deny your injury claim after a bicycle accident. They increase their profits by paying you as little money as possible. Insurers have no end to their tricks and tactics to avoid liability.
When dealing with insurers:
The Waterbury bicycle accident lawyers of The Flood Law Firm can help you take on the insurance companies to seek maximum compensation by:
After a bicycle accident, you can protect your legal rights and put yourself in a better position to pursue compensation when you:
Bicycle accident victims often have the following questions about their legal rights and the claims process following an accident:
Avoid giving a recorded or written statement to an insurance adjuster after a bicycle accident. Adjusters have training and experience in asking questions of accident victims designed to elicit comments that the insurance company can take out of context to undercut an injury claim or the victim’s credibility.
If an insurance adjuster contacts you after the bicycle accident, you can direct the adjuster to call your bicycle accident lawyer. Your attorney can communicate with the insurance company to protect your rights and interests as you pursue your injury claim.
Connecticut operates under a modified comparative negligence rule for bicycle accident claims. This rule states that an accident victim can pursue compensation even if they share responsibility for the accident, as long as their share of fault does not exceed that of the opposing party or parties.
You may still seek financial relief for a bicycle accident that you bear some responsibility for causing. Our Waterbury bicycle accident lawyers can help you pursue compensation for your injuries, even if you assume partial responsibility.
No one can predict how long it may take to seek compensation for your bicycle accident claim.
Various factors will affect the timeline of a case, such as:
Most bicycle accident claims end in a settlement rather than going to court or trial. Our experienced attorneys at The Flood Law Firm have an established record of success inside and outside the courtroom.
We often settle cases more quickly and for more money because insurers know we win at trial. But our team of personal injury litigators will not hesitate to pursue litigation if it will give you the best chance of maximizing your financial relief and getting the justice you deserve for your injuries.
Contact The Flood Law Firm today at (203) 575-1153 for your free, no-obligation consultation with our knowledgeable Waterbury bicycle accident attorneys and learn how we can assist you while you heal from your injuries. Our firm can pursue the financial compensation and justice you deserve after a Waterbury bicycle accident.
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