If you were hit by a car and suffered injuries while riding your bicycle in Orange County, Florida, you may qualify to build a case and hold the driver responsible. An Orlando bicycle accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns can help if you meet the criteria to take legal action. Let us review your accident case for free to find out.
At Bogin, Munns & Munns, a team member is available now at our Orlando office to help you. Call (407) 578-9696 to discuss your accident and injuries and to learn more about your rights. We can explain your legal options for possibly pursuing compensation to cover your losses.
Orange County Had Nearly 500 Bicycle-Versus-Vehicle Accidents in 2018
The weather in Orange County and elsewhere in Central Florida lends itself to a variety of outdoor activities. Whether you ride your bicycle for exercise, recreation, or transportation, you are not alone. Many pedestrians, cyclists, roller-skaters, and others share the roads with drivers, even if it is only to cross the street at an intersection.
Still, many drivers do not pay enough attention to cyclists and others nearby. When a collision occurs, it is usually the cyclist who suffers severe injuries. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, in 2018 alone, there were 498 bicycle accidents, 471 injuries, and nine cyclist fatalities in Orange County, Florida.
Although some of the injuries were minor, others were significant. It is possible to suffer many types of catastrophic, impairing, and life-altering injuries when your bicycle is hit by a car. This could include:
- Spinal cord injuries (SCIs)
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Broken bones
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Facial injuries, including broken bones and lacerations
- Internal injuries.
Our team includes personal injury attorneys who build cases based on a driver’s negligence, leading to this type of collision and injuries. We may be able to help you prove your case and hold the driver accountable. We are a full-service law firm that covers virtually the full spectrum of Florida practice areas, including bicycle accident cases. You can call (407) 578-9696 now to speak with someone from the Orlando office of Bogin, Munns & Munns about your case.
To consult with an experienced bicycle accident lawyer serving Orlando, call 855-686-6752
Our Team Can Pursue Compensation for Victims Who Qualify
An Orlando bicycle accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns will offer to represent you and seek a payout on your behalf if we believe we can help you hold the at-fault driver accountable. This will be based on the details of your injuries and accident facts. We will determine whether we can help during your complimentary case review.
Since 1979, accident victims throughout Central Florida have trusted us with their cases. We represent personal injury accident victims, including injured cyclists, based on contingency fees. We only receive payment out of the settlement or court award we recover for you, so you do not have to worry about paying for our services out of your savings or by other means.
Once we agree to work together, our team will get started on your case right away. We will investigate what led the driver to hit you, assign liability, and identify the insurance policy that may cover your damages. We can present the evidence we collected to the insurance company, demanding a just settlement based on the proof of your losses. This is often successful, allowing us to negotiate an agreement that compensates you for your current, future, and intangible losses.
If necessary, we can also pursue a lawsuit in an Orange County civil court. If your case goes to trial, a judge or jury will determine if the driver acted negligently and if they owe you the money we demanded.
You can reach Bogin, Munns & Munns by calling (407) 578-9696. Let us review your accident case today.
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Recovering Compensation for Your Related Losses and Expenses
When we accept a case, the team from Bogin, Munns & Munns goes to work not only to hold the at-fault driver accountable, but also to recover the money our client needs to pay medical bills, repair his or her bicycle, cover missed income, and more. As part of this, we will document the expenses our client incurred and value their intangible losses. This could include:
- Injury treatment, care, and related medical expenses
- Missed wages and lost benefits
- Diminished earning capacity
- Property damages, including bicycle repairs
- Loss of services
- Out-of-pocket expenses
- Pain and suffering damages
- Other non-economic losses.
If your loved one died when a car struck him or her, Florida Statutes 768.21 may allow you to file a wrongful death action for additional damages. We can help you navigate this process if you meet the criteria.
It is important that you contact us as soon as you can following your accident. In general, we usually have four years to file a personal injury civil suit in a bicycle accident case under Florida Statutes 95.11. However, there may be significantly less time in some instances, including in wrongful death actions.
Reach out to Bogin, Munns & Munns today to get started.
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An Orlando bicycle accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns can help you seek a payout to cover your losses and expenses you experienced as a result of a driver’s negligence. You can hold the driver liable through an insurance claim or lawsuit in civil court if your case supports this action.
Bogin, Munns & Munns provides free case reviews for Orlando bicycle accident victims and others who experienced injuries in Central Florida negligence accidents. You can discuss your injuries and the accident that caused them with a team member today for free. Call (407) 578-9696 now.
In addition to Orlando, Bogin, Munns & Munns serves Central and North Florida through 12 other offices, including in Clermont, Cocoa, Daytona, Gainesville, Kissimmee, Leesburg, Melbourne, Ocala, Orange City, St. Cloud, Titusville, and The Villages.