If you or a loved one was injured while cycling in Lexington, contact us today to be connected directly with one of our experienced Lexington personal injury lawyers.
Lexington Bicycle Accident Injuries:
Lexington has shared use trails, bike lanes, sharrows, bike routes and preferred routes available for cyclists, but sometimes drivers do not pay attention and injure cyclists. When that happens, cyclists almost always get injured.
A cyclist is at a significant disadvantage when riding among the lagers and heavier motor vehicles. In almost every bicycle versus car accident, the rider is ejected from their bike and hits the pavement with significant force. The average passenger car weighs around 3,000 to 4,000 pounds, which is about 20 times what the average bike and rider weigh.
Because of this, injuries from a bike accident can be significant and even lead to death. At Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC, we have experience in all types of bicycle injuries and know that each one is different and the specific needs of the victim must be addressed. Some of the injuries common to bicycle accidents are:
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Severe Concussions
- Broken Wrists
- Broken Ribs
- Shattered Elbows/Knees
- Road Rash
- Broken Facial Bones
- Other Common Bicycle Accident Injuries
Types of Bicycle Accidents
There are all types of bicycle accidents, and at Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC, we understand that a cookie-cutter approach to an injury case doesn’t serve the injured victim well. No two accidents are the same, and an attorney experience in all types of accidents can better help the client address their needs. Some of these accident types are:
- Bicycle vs Pedestrian Accidents
- Dooring Accidents
- Fatal Accidents – Wrongful Death
- Clarksville Bicycle Laws
- Lyft Accidents
- Right Hook Accidents
- Road Rage
- Truck Accidents
- Uber Accidents
- Under and un-insured
- Bicycle Accidents Caused By Rideshares
- Bicycle Accidents At Night
- Bicycle Accidents Without A Helmet On
Compensation for your Injuries
Under Kentucky law, anytime a person is injured because of the negligence of another, the injured person is entitled to compensation from the at-fault person for all financial losses that came from the accident. This includes intangible things that the law places a value on like pain or mental anguish.
How Much are Injuries Worth?
At Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC, we understand the physical and financial stress that an injury can cause. The anxiety over the physical and financial recovery can be great. Because of this, we look for all possible compensation claims that can be made under the law. Some of the more common claims for bicycle accidents in Indiana are:
- Medical Bills
- Travel Expenses to Treatment
- Missed Time from Work
- Future Loss of Income
- Permanent Disability
- Permanent Disfigurement
- Loss of Quality of Life
- Loss of Consortium (Intimacy with spouse/partner)
- Pain and Suffering
- Mental Anguish/PTSD
Contact a Lexington Bicycle Accident Lawyer Today:
To find out more about your legal rights and options, consult a qualified and experienced Personal Injury Lawyer. With over 100 years of combined experience, the legal team at the Louisville office of Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC has been faithfully representing Kentucky and Indiana injury victims, winning their clients substantial settlements and verdicts. To discuss your case, call Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC today, at (800) 937-8443.