Have You Been Injured While On A Bicycle?
Many people in Nelson County use their bicycle to commute to work and school. Others enjoy riding as a hobby or for exercise. Unfortunately, all riders in Kentucky are vulnerable to the same thing: dangerous motorists who fail to watch out for bikes or outright ignore riders’ right of way.
At McCoy & Sparks, PLLC, we stand up for the rights of riders who were hurt in bicycle accidents. We are a local law firm, and we get results. Our lawyers live in Nelson County and have deep ties to the community. We take it personally when one of our neighbors is hurt in a preventable collision. We will work tirelessly to make sure the insurance company treats you fairly — and we will go to court if it does not.
Bardstown’s Local Bike Crash Law Firm
Bicycle accidents are serious no matter where you live. There were 840 riders killed by motor vehicles in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. Here in Kentucky, the roads and highways present unique dangers to bike riders. The lack of dedicated bicycle lanes and relatively few street lights can increase the chances of a crash — especially when an approaching motorist is going too fast, is impaired by alcohol or likes to drive too closely to riders.
If you were hit by a car or truck while riding your bicycle, you could be entitled to full compensation for your injuries. Common damages for which we help our clients get recovery include:
- Lost past and future wages
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Lost enjoyment of life
We cannot prevent your accident from happening, but we can make sure the responsible parties make you as close to financially whole again as possible. This often means negotiating with the lawyers from the driver’s insurance company and going to court if negotiations do not result in an acceptable settlement.