If you were injured while riding a bicycle then you need a bicycle accident lawyer Chicago IL puts its faith in. Our attorneys work strictly on a contingent fee basis for such cases; we are not paid a dime unless we obtain a recovery for you. After such an accident, you will undoubtedly have medical bills, lost work, and other expenses. The Law Offices of Konrad Sherinian can help you recover these and everything else that you are due. In particular, bicycle accidents are some of the most common accidents that happens in the city of Chicago. It is estimated by city planners that there will be 645 miles of bike paths by the year 2020 within the Chicago metro area. The large number of cyclists in the city as well as the busy traffic creates conditions that are ripe for bicycle accidents in Chicago IL.
The Law Offices of Konrad Sherinian, LLC competently represents people who have suffered personal injuries due to bicycle accidents, or people who have lost loved ones that were killed in bicycle accidents. The most common kind of bicycle accidents are when a passenger or driver knowingly or unknowingly opens a door into the bicyclist’s path. This often happens when a car driver or passenger does not see a cyclist before opening their car door. Many of these dooring accidents occur on the diagonal intersections such as Lincoln Avenue and Milwaukee as well as Clark Street. There is now a law in Illinois that a car occupant must take reasonable care when they open a car door; i.e., they should not so unless it is reasonably safe and secure to do so. While this law does not make proving liability for a door-bicycle collision a slam dunk for the cyclist, it certainly makes it easier.
While door accidents sound simple, and even trivial, the injuries caused by them are anything but. Bicycle accidents injuries can be severe as well as life altering. Head and neck injuries are common, even when cyclists wear helmets and take all reasonable steps to be safe. In addition, permanent nerve damage, spinal cord injuries (including paralysis), and broken bones also occur. If you have such an injury turn to a a bicycle lawyer Chicago IL trusts to represent you.
Attorneys at the Law Offices of Konrad Sherinian, LLC understand that victims in such cases require substantial medical treatment and experience incredible – often horrific – pain and suffering. We will do all that we can to ensure that your medical bills and related expenditures are covered, and that you are fairly compensated for the pain that you experienced, and will experience in the future due to your injuries. In addition, we will seek compensation for lost wages, pain and suffering, and other other impacts on your life. When you meet with us, we will provide an accurate assessment of your case, and give you all of the options that you can pursue. We shall also work with insurance companies as well as other parties involved in your case to ensure all your needs are handled in a timely manner. We will do all that we can for you to receive the best possible compensation you deserve. Contact a bicycle accident lawyer Chicago IL trusts today to get a free initial consultation if you have suffered an injury caused by a bicycle accident in Chicago.