More and more individuals are utilizing bike transportation these days. As a result, bicycle injuries are increasing at an alarming rate over the last decade. These injuries can range from being hit by a car, doored by a parked car, or crashing due to a pothole. Whatever the case, cyclists in Chicago have rights and recourse for these injuries.
Thankfully, in most accidents people are not seriously injured; however, even non life threatening injuries can result in thousands of dollars of medical bills. Medical bills that would not have been incurred were it not for the negligence which caused the accident.
Insurance companies like to undervalue claims by injured individuals because it keeps their pockets lined, and because most people don't want to deal with the hassle of the claims process. This is where attorneys experienced in bike accident litigation will level the playing field.
If you have been injured in an accident and have yet to retain an attorney to work on your behalf then don't delay and contact an attorney today. If you have contacted an attorney make sure they keep you apprised of your case and that the two of you have open lines of communication.