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Austin Bicycle Accident Lawyers

An Austin bicycle accident may leave you with lasting physical, emotional, and financial consequences. If someone else’s negligence caused your accident, you should not be held financially responsible for their careless or reckless conduct. At Hilliard Law, we understand how to fight for the justice you deserve.

Austin is home to beautiful parks, scenic streets, and convenient bike lanes to enjoy. While riding your bike is an enjoyable way to explore the city, it can be dangerous due to traffic congestion and negligent motorists.  When bike accidents occur, the result may be life-long injuries and other losses. However, with the support of an experienced Austin bicycle accident lawyer, you may pursue compensation in an accident claim for the economic and non-economic damages you sustained due to someone’s negligence.

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With over three decades of experience, Hilliard Law has been helping Austin bicycle accident victims fight for just compensation. As nationally and internationally recognized trial lawyers, we are well-versed in navigating the complexities of your claim and advocating for your best interests.

How an Experienced Austin Bicycle Accident Lawyer Can Help

If you have been injured in a bicycle accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may feel overwhelmed by the aftermath of your accident, including medical bills and accident-related expenses, property damages, and emotional suffering. Our Austin bike accident lawyers understand the significant toll an accident may take and we will work to build a robust claim on your behalf so you may obtain the complete monetary compensation you deserve.

We can help your bicycle accident claim in the following ways:

  • Guiding you throughout the claims process and offering experienced legal counsel to ensure you understand your best legal options
  • Conducting an investigation into your bicycle accident to obtain necessary evidence, including all contributory parties and what negligent behavior caused the accident
  • Negotiating will all parties on your behalf to protect your best interests
  • Retaining the help of field professionals, such as accident reconstructionists, if necessary
  • Evaluating your claim to determine the maximum monetary compensation you are owed
  • Fighting on your behalf before a judge or jury if fair compensation cannot be reached

A skilled bicycle accident lawyer in Austin can anticipate challenges in the way of a favorable outcome and mitigate them by building a robust claim, obtaining evidence of negligence, and interviewing witnesses to illustrate the impact of your accident on your daily life.

How Is Liability Determined in an Austin Bicycle Accident

In general, the party injured in a bike accident and seeking compensation has the burden of proof to demonstrate liability.  Without the skilled help of an experienced bicycle accident lawyer, this may be challenging. The attorneys at Hilliard Law can help by conducting an extensive investigation to obtain valuable evidence that proves negligence. The following evidence may be collected to prove liability in a successful Austin bicycle accident claim:

  • Footage from a dashcam, helmet camera, or traffic camera
  • Alcohol screenings taken at the time of the accident
  • Witness statements
  • Police reports
  • Traffic tickets for violations
  • Photos and videos of the scene

The following parties may be held responsible for an Austin bicycle accident:

  • Negligent motorists
  • Bicycle repair shops or manufacturers
  • Local government entities
  • Pedestrians

There may be one or many parties involved in contributing to your accident and accident-related losses. Hilliard Law will fight to achieve the complete monetary compensation you deserve,  leaving no stone unturned.

Compensation You May Recover in an Austin Bicycle Accident Claim

If your Austin bicycle accident was caused by someone else’s negligence and you were left with accident-related damages, you may be able to recover both economic and non-economic losses. Our Austin bicycle accident attorneys can help you evaluate the complete monetary value of your claim and fight for the maximum recovery you deserve.

You may be eligible to recover the following losses depending on the unique circumstances of your accident:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages or loss of earning capacity
  • Scarring, disfigurement, or disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damages
  • Emotional distress

While some damages are easily calculated, some may be more challenging, as they are more subjective in nature. Our bike accident attorneys in Austin fiercely advocate on your behalf to help you recover the maximum compensation you deserve. We assess the extent of your injuries, how your life has been affected following the accident, and if you have been permanently impaired.

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Contact an Experienced Austin Bicycle Accident Lawyer at Hilliard Law

An Austin bicycle accident may leave you with lasting physical, emotional, and financial consequences. If someone else’s negligence caused your accident, you should not be held financially responsible for their careless or reckless conduct. At Hilliard Law, we have a national and international track record of success, and we understand how to fight for the justice you deserve.

Our personal injury attorneys in Austin have been fighting on the behalf of bicycle accident victims for over three decades, providing compassionate and tenacious legal services. If we take your case, we work on a Contingent Fee basis, so you don’t pay us unless we win.

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