If you’re looking for an Ellensburg bicycle accident lawyer, you can stop your search. You’ve come to the right place. Herschensohn Law advocates for bicycle accident claimants in Kittitas County. Dealing with the aftermath of a collision can prove overwhelming, but with our team, you get a lawyer, friend, and ally.
You’re many things after your bicycle accident, but here’s one thing you’re not: alone. Today, you can start a free case review and learn about the many benefits of entrusting your case to our team. Call (206) 588-4344 to get started.
As you already know, personal injury cases are expensive. First, you’ve got medical bills stemming from your hospitalization, treatment, and possible surgeries. Then, you start missing time from work, stretching your financial resources. At a time like this, you may have concerns about affording legal help.
You can set those worries aside because Herschensohn Law operates on a contingency-fee basis. We don’t charge upfront fees, costs, or retainers. In fact, getting our attorney’s fees is contingent on your case’s outcome. If your case yields damages, a percentage of your settlement pays our attorney’s fees. If not, we don’t charge for our services.
From the moment you entrust your case to Herschensohn Law, you can rest assured that we will:
Gathering evidence accomplishes two things:
Supporting evidence in a bicycle accident case can include the accident report, eyewitness testimony, and traffic camera footage. We may also consult accident reconstruction specialists to fill in the gaps in our knowledge.
We need to understand the cost of your injury-related losses before filing your claim. That way, we can separate fair settlement offers from unfair ones. To learn what you’re owed, we:
We intend to settle your case for the highest dollar value possible. Your settlement or court award should account for each aspect of the injury on your life.
Per Washington State’s Office of Commissioner, every motorist must carry liability insurance. It covers the injured person’s losses in a crash. If another driver caused your collision, we can file a claim with their liability coverage. This process requires us to:
We’re pleased to share that we resolve most bicycle accident cases through insurance claims.
Personal injury cases take time, and it’s understandable to have many questions during your case’s progression. With Herschensohn Law, you’ll enjoy easy access to your legal team whenever you have a question or concern. We’re always on hand to answer questions like:
We pride ourselves on offering honest but compassionate legal advice. We’re ready to learn your story and start advocating for you today.
Lawsuits are not necessary in most personal injury cases. Yet, if the insurance company refuses to settle, we may file a lawsuit against the at-fault party, which involves:
These are just some of the legal services we offer to bicycle accident claimants in Ellensburg. Herschensohn Law is committed to your case’s outcome, and we’re eager to guide it to a fair conclusion.
“Herschensohn Law worked by my side for almost four years when I was in an auto accident and were outstanding in everything they did! They went above and beyond to make my lawsuit as easy and stress free as possible for me while consistently showing genuine care for my wellbeing. They even recommended amazing health care professionals for my injuries! Anything/everything I may have been confused/concerned about was addressed/explained so I felt comfortable with each move made in my lawsuit. Professional, courteous and attentive are just a few words I would use to describe this law firm and although I hope to never be in a similar situation again - if I do, Herschensohn Law will be my first call!”
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You shouldn’t pay a dime for an accident you didn’t cause. That should be the liable party’s obligation, not yours. Whether through negotiations or a judge’s ruling, you can secure compensation for:
Serious injuries can cause thousands of dollars in damages over the course of the injured person’s lifetime. Financial recovery could offer coverage for:
Suffering from a bicycle accident can leave you unable to work. You shouldn’t have to push yourself to attend work or dip into your savings to make ends meet. With Herschensohn Law’s bicycle accident lawyers, you could get compensation for your lost tips, bonuses, income, and benefits. If your injuries permanently affect your earning power, you could get compensation for the loss of future earning capacity.
It can take months to finally get compensation following a bicycle accident in Ellensburg. In the meantime, you may have spent money out of pocket on certain expenses, such as:
We use bills, invoices, and receipts to validate the cost of these items. This documentation ensures that we don’t miss anything when putting a dollar value on your injury-related hardships.
Unlike the expenses listed above, non-economic damages are subjective in nature and do not come with documentation. This can leave clients at a loss when it comes to putting a dollar value on pain and suffering. Our team relies on its years of legal experience to calculate non-economic damages, such as:
These are just some of the damages you can recover through a third-party claim or lawsuit. If you’re unsure about your recoverable damages, you can consult the lawyers at Herschensohn Law to learn more.
The attorneys at Herschensohn Law have dedicated their lives to advocating for injured people. We believe that our case results speak for themselves. While we’ve managed hundreds of cases over the years, these two stand out:
Your case may or may not result in a similar outcome. One thing is for certain, though: with our advocacy, you won’t leave a dime on the negotiating table. We fight tooth and nail for what our clients need, even if you were partially responsible for what happened.
RCW 4.16.080 notes that you generally have three years to file a bicycle accident lawsuit. Although most cases settle through negotiations, you want to keep litigation an option if:
If we don’t file your lawsuit within the prescribed deadline, the court system may refuse to hear your case. This could leave you with few options if the insurance company isn’t forthcoming. Because of the statute of limitations alone, we suggest consulting Herschensohn Law. We can handle all case-related deadlines and advise you accordingly.
Your next steps depend on where you are right now. Consider the following:
If you just suffered a bicycle accident, notify law enforcement and accept assistance from the paramedics. If possible, you should:
Your case began from the moment of the collision. Anything you do or say could affect your claim’s final outcome.
Your doctor may have recommended hospitalization after learning of your bicycle accident. These general considerations could bolster your case and make for a smooth claims process:
Later, we can use your doctor’s testimony as evidence in your claim or lawsuit.
If you’ve already gotten medical treatment and left the accident scene, you should:
When you fell off your bike as a kid, you brushed yourself up and got back in the saddle. The same goes for your personal injury case. While this is a challenging time in your life, we hope to make matters easier by securing financial recovery for your losses. To learn about our bicycle accident lawyers in Ellensburg, call (206) 588-4344.
After a worker was electrocuted on a construction site and suffered life-changing injuries, we fought and won on their behalf.
When a retired man was killed in a truck accident, we made sure his grieving family got fair compensation.
When a defective medical device harmed our client, we fought to ensure they had the financial compensation needed to recover.
Hurt? Let our law firm handle the details
When you request your free consultation, Kent personal injury attorney Zach Herschensohn will listen to you, answer your questions, lay out your legal options, and give you down-to-earth legal advice.
When you work with our law office, there are no obligations, hidden fees, or fine print. It’s that simple.