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South Carolina Bicycle Accident Attorney

Commuting to work on a bicycle can be a great method of transportation; fresh air and exercise, no parking fees or gas expenses and no traffic hangups. Unfortunately, not all roads were designed to allow proper safety for bicyclists, and vehicle drivers aren’t very skilled in sharing the road with non-motorized vehicles. Unfortunately, a bicycle accident will usually cause serious injury or even death; when a 4,000+ pound vehicle collides with a 15-pound bicycle.

When a cyclist is hurt by a careless driver or forced to swerve into traffic while avoiding a negligent pedestrian — or in injured due to poor road design or maintenance — that rider should be entitled to compensation. A South Carolina bicycle accident attorney from Auger & Auger can provide the expertise and support you need to determine the legal cause of the incident, and pursue a claim for monetary damages.

Contact us today to discover how compassionate and knowledgeable our attorneys can be. From alleviating your worries over what comes next, to giving you clear answers to the following critical questions:

  • What are my rights after a bicycle accident?
  • How can I collect compensation after a bicycle accident?
  • How can a South Carolina bicycle accident attorney help me?

What are My Rights after a Bicycle Accident?

You have the right to pursue a claim for compensation against any third party responsible for causing the crash to occur. Most often, this means taking legal action against a driver who struck you while you were riding your bike.

There may also be others to file claims against, such as the employer of the on-the-clock driver who struck you; an agency or vendor responsible for safety maintenance of the street; or the bicycle manufacturer at fault for your injuries due to a mechanical defect.

If someone else was to blame for the injuries and damages you incurred, then you deserve to be compensated for both economic and non-financial loss. The Auger & Auger team has a South Carolina bicycle accident attorney available who will work relentlessly toward achieving the maximum recovery possible for you.

How Can I Collect Compensation after a Bicycle Accident?

There are two primary ways you can receive compensation for your losses when you have been the victim of a bicycle crash, and both required proof that the defendant(s) caused your accident to occur.

  1. By pursuing a claim in court; or
  2. By negotiating a settlement with those responsible (usually their insurance company).  

Auger & Auger is highly experienced with both methods of obtaining bicycle accident compensation. We can fight in court on your behalf, or put our strong negotiating skills to work; achieving the maximum settlement offered by the responsible parties.

How Can a South Carolina Bicycle Accident Attorney Help Me?

After a bicycle accident, the future may look a bit frightening, or even worse if your loved one was killed in the crash. This is where the local firm of Auger & Auger will step in with a South Carolina bicycle accident attorney and answer the tough questions to help determine cause and fault, pursuing the best legal route on your behalf. Contact us today for your free consultation, with no fees due until recovery!

The list of prior client settlement results and client reviews/testimonials, do not constitute a promise of any particular result in any particular case, as each and every case is unique. Each case was handled on its own merit, and the outcome of any case cannot be predicted by a lawyer or law firms past results.

If a recovery or settlement by trial is made, the client will be responsible for costs advanced in addition to attorney fees. Client remains responsible for costs, expenses and disbursements, including medical bills, within the scope of representation. The attorney’s contingency percentage will be computed prior to the deduction of expenses from the total recovery.

The principal office for Auger & Auger Law Firm is located at 717 S. Torrence St., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC. The attorneys and staff of Auger & Auger Law Firm work and process all of the firm’s files at the principal office location in Charlotte, NC. Other office locations listed on our website are satellite offices that are not staffed daily. Satellite offices are operated for the convenience of our clients and who live outside of the Charlotte, NC metro area and are unable to meet with us at our principal office location. All meetings at our satellite offices must be made by appointment only. Phone numbers for satellite offices forward to our principle office location in Charlotte, NC.

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