Florida Bicycle & Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Aaron R. Coven, serving bicycle & pedestrian accident victims and their families, in communities in Lake Worth & throughout Palm Beach County, FL
Personal injury attorney Aaron R. Coven knows the statistics firsthand. In Florida, bicycle and pedestrian accidents are the fifth and fourth most common types of vehicle related mishaps. The most recent statistics reveal that there were over 6,400 bicycle crashes and more than 8,200 pedestrian accidents in 2012. In such accidents, due to the fact that victims had so little protection, the combined injury and death rate was nearly 100 percent.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Injuries
With more than 6,000 bicycle injuries and over 100 deaths, and more than 7,400 pedestrian injuries and more than 450 deaths, it’s clear that accidents involving a motor vehicle, a bicycle or a pedestrian are very serious issues. These accidents often fall on the fault of the driver. Often, pedestrians are hit while in crosswalks, while, commonly,someone running a stop sign or red light injures bicyclists. Inattentiveness, fatigue, and distracted driving are also often at issue.
Attorney Aaron R. Coven understands how difficult it can be if you’re a pedestrian or bicyclist who has been the victim of driver negligence. Injuries, which can be life altering, can turn your world, upside down. Your ability to earn a living, be pain free, or live independently can be greatly compromised. If you have been injured in such an accident, and those injuries are serious and are the fault of another person, then you could have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit.
When You Can Sue
Those who have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident due to the actions of others may bring suit in civil court if they:
- Incurred permanent injuries from an accident
- Experienced permanent or significant scarring or disfigurement as a result of an accident
- Experienced the permanent loss of an important bodily function
Those who have endured any of the above may be able to see a settlement for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Plus, they may also seek further monetary relief for future lost wages and ongoing medical expenses associated with their injuries connected to the accident.
What to Do
If you have been injured due to the negligence of another in a bicycle accident or pedestrian mishap, it is important that you get immediate medical assistance and contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Doing so with help to ensure that you protect your rights as an injured party and a plaintiff. Quickly involving an attorney will allow him to begin investigating the accident while it is still fresh in the memories of witnesses and while documentation of the accident site is still readily available.
What We Can Do for You
For those who have been severely injured in a bicycle or pedestrian accident, Attorney Aaron R. Coven offers experience, knowledge, and success as a personal injury lawyer. His individualized approach, wherein he meets with those who have been injured and directly learns the facts concerning their case, is a hallmark of the type of service that he offers. Attorney Coven is dedicated to making sure that those who are the victims in a pedestrian or bicycle accident receive proper compensation, which will allow them to begin rebuilding their lives.
If you have been the victim in a pedestrian or bicycle accident, contact Attorney Aaron R. Coven in Lake Worth, Florida, as soon as possible. His office will immediately set up an appointment for a free, no obligation consultation with Attorney Coven.
If you are unable to meet at his law office, Attorney Coven will gladly meet you at time and place that is convenient for you. Call him today at 561-540-3636, or you may contact the law office by simply filling in the form located on this page. Attorney Coven and his staff look forward to serving you in this time of need.