Bicycling is a wonderful way to get from point A to point B. Whether a person is an avid recreational cyclist or uses their bicycle as their main method of transportation, they should never have to worry about being harmed due to the negligence of another driver. At Randall Page, P.C., we are here to help when you need a Virginia bicycle accident attorney. Let our dedicated team investigate your claim so we can secure full compensation for your losses. Our team is ready to assist injured cyclists throughout the Southampton and Greensville Counties areas.
When we turn to data available from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, we can see those bicycle accidents may only make up a fraction of the overall traffic collisions across the Commonwealth each year, but they have a significant impact on those involved. The DMV data shows that, during the latest reporting year, there were:
We have many recreational bicyclists in and around Greensville and Southampton Counties, and these statistics show us that there is a high likelihood that a bicyclist will be seriously injured or killed in the event a crash occurs. Bicyclists do not have much protection from the force of a vehicle slamming into them. At Randall Page, P.C., our knowledgeable and experienced Virginia bicycle accident lawyers regularly help clients who have sustained the following:
At Randall Page, P.C., our Virginia bicycle accident lawyers regularly discover that these incidents are caused by the careless or negligent actions of other drivers on the roadway. Unfortunately, vehicle drivers often fail to operate around bicyclists on the road safely. In most situations, Virginia law states that bicyclists are to be considered vehicles, just like any other vehicle on the roadway. This means that they have full rights and privileges to be on the roadway and that they must also abide by traffic laws and regulations.
Some of the most common causes of bicycle accidents in Virginia include:
Many bicycle accident victims in Virginia think that they can handle their injury case by themselves but quickly become overwhelmed. Bicycle accident cases can become incredibly complicated, particularly when dealing with insurance carriers and other drivers. A skilled bicycle accident lawyer will be able to handle every aspect of your case. They will have the resources to:
At Randall Page, P.C., our Virginia bicycle accident lawyers take these cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not charge our clients any upfront or out-of-pocket costs for their case. Clients will only pay legal fees after we obtain full compensation for their losses. If we do not win, our clients do not pay.
Bicycle accident injury victims need to be aware that there is a time limit in place to file a lawsuit to recover compensation. The Virginia personal injury statute of limitations is two years from the date the accident occurred. This gives bicycle accident victims a two-year window with which to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for their losses in Virginia. Failing to file a lawsuit within this time frame will result in the victim being unable to recover the compensation they need.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Randall Page, P.C., we pledge to conduct a thorough investigation into your accident so we can secure the following compensation on your behalf:
When you need a bicycle accident attorney in Virginia, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 757-517-8956. We proudly serve clients throughout the Greensville and Southampton Counties areas.