Bicycles and mopeds provide important transportation alternatives for people want to enjoy a different mode of travel, avoid rising gasoline costs, and contribute to the preservation of the environment. However, riding bikes and mopeds can also be a dangerous choice due to accidents that happen when vehicle drivers fail to properly share the road.
Myrtle Beach is a beautiful place where residents and tourists alike enjoy riding bikes and mopeds to take advantage of the warm sea air. However, hundreds of people are injured in crashes between bikes and vehicles every year. If you become the victim of a bicycle or moped accident in Myrtle Beach, call the Law Offices of N. David DuRant & Associates to pursue the compensation you are entitled to receive.
How do Bike Accidents Happen in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina?
Crashes between bikes and motor vehicles are the most common cause of bicycle injuries and death, but those crashes are not the only culprits. It is also possible for two bicyclists to collide, for a single bicyclist to encounter a separate hazard, or for a bicyclist to hit and injure a pedestrian.
You Deserve Compensation For Your Bike Accident Damages
Whether you are a bicyclist hit by a car, a pedestrian hit by a bike, or anyone else involved in a bike or moped accident, you have the right to recover key losses from your accident as long as you can prove you were not at-fault in the accident. The losses you can potentially recover include money for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and property damage.
A Personal Injury Lawyer Will Help You Through Your Bicycle Accident Claim
If you attempt to handle your accident alone, you are almost guaranteed to be offered a low settlement from the at-fault party’s insurance company that does not cover the expenses you have incurred as a result of your accident.
This is why it’s so important to work with a personal injury attorney at the Law Offices of N. David DuRant & Associates. The team at the Law Offices of N. David DuRant will handle every step of the process to ensure the best outcome for your situation. This includes the responsibilities of:
- Assessing your claim
- Identifying the responsible party/parties
- Gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses
- Investigating how to collect your claim via insurance or assets
- Negotiating and mediating on your behalf
- Bringing your case to trial, if required
A bicycle accident isn’t an experience you want to have, but if you become a victim of a bicycle or moped crash, call (843) 353-4200 to let the experts at the Law Offices of N. David DuRant handle it all.