The NC bicycle accident lawyers at Auger & Auger represent bicycle accident victims and their families and know how devastating the injuries from a bicycle accident can be. Cyclists are particularly vulnerable to extreme injuries, as they are unprotected from vehicles and may be difficult to see. Recovery from a bicycle accident can involve extensive in-patient care or prolonged therapy, and may result in a permanent disability.
Attorney Herb Auger is the lead counsel on all bike accident litigation. In 2012, he obtained a $1,400,000 settlement for a client who suffered head, neck and hand injuries in a cycling accident. “Due to the lack of protection on a bicycle, victims of bicycle accidents often suffer traumatic injuries. In addition to severe injuries and potentially prolonged recovery times, victims may also have significant lost income due to inability to return to work. We have been handling personal injury cases in North Carolina since 1994. If you or a family member has been injured in a cycling accident, call and speak with an experienced North Carolina bike accident attorney,” Herb Auger states.
Contrary to what many motor vehicle operators may think, a bicycle is considered a vehicle under North Carolina law. As a vehicle, a cyclist:
The days and weeks following a cycling accident are critical in gathering evidence to support our clients’ claims. Vehicle skid marks and eyewitness recollections diminish with time. We need to get our team out to the scene of the bicycle wreck immediately to:
The experienced attorneys at Auger & Auger can help in this very difficult time. We will conduct a thorough investigation and seek all sources of recovery in order to obtain maximum compensation. Staff members are compassionate to your needs and are dedicated to protecting the rights of injured people.When you contact our office, your consultation is confidential, and there is no charge, no matter how long the consultation lasts. When you retain our services, we do not charge a legal fee unless we successfully settle or litigate your case.