Myrtle Beach Bicycle Accident Lawyer
A Myrtle Beach bicycle accident lawyer from Anastopoulo Law Firm may be able to help you recover compensation after your crash and injuries. South Carolina law allows you to hold the at-fault driver legally responsible for your collision and the physical, psychological, and financial harm you suffered. This includes your medical bills and more.
Also, we will review your case for free. You can learn more about your options and rights based on the specific facts of your case. Our team explains how we can approach your bicycle accident claim or lawsuit and help you pursue justice.
You May Be Able to Recover Damages in Your Myrtle Beach-Area Bike Accident
Our team files for compensation for our clients, seeking monetary damages to cover their accident-related expenses and losses after a bicycle accident in Myrtle Beach. This could include:
- Ambulance transportation
- Medical bills
- Future medical care costs
- Lost wages and other types of income
- Diminished earning capacity
- Property damages
- Miscellaneous expenses related to the accident
- Pain and suffering losses
- Other non-economic damages
We also handle wrongful death actions. We may be able to help you hold the driver responsible if your loved one died from their bicycle accident injuries in Horry County. If your loved one could have recovered compensation in a personal injury claim but passed away, your family may be able to seek damages that include:
- Burial and funeral costs
- Medical bills
- Loss of services
- Family members’ intangible losses
We can discuss this type of legal action more during your free case evaluation with our team.
For a free legal consultation with a bicycle accidents lawyer serving Myrtle Beach, call (800) 777-7777
Anastopoulo Law Firm Can Represent You in Your Myrtle Beach Accident Case
Over the past 25-plus years, Anastopoulo Law Firm secured millions of dollars in compensation for our clients. Our client testimonials show how our services and representation have helped them and how our team worked to secure the financial recovery they needed and deserved.
We provide legal representation based on contingency. We are proud to use our resources and knowledge to help our clients seek a just outcome in their case. When working based on a contingency fee, it means:
- We provide free consultations.
- Our clients never pay upfront fees.
- We collect attorney’s fees only if we win the case.
- We get an agreed-on percentage of the financial recovery we secure.
The best way to learn more is during about your next steps after your Myrtle Beach bicycle accident is a free consultation with our team. Our Pee Dee region team provides these case assessments in your home, the hospital, a rehabilitation facility, or our office.
Our Myrtle Beach office is:
2411 N. Oak St., Ste. 407
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Tasks Our Lawyers Manage on Your Behalf
We will discuss the many services we provide our clients and how they will help you manage your claim during this meeting. This includes:
- Handling all communications with the insurer and other parties
- Updating you regularly on your case
- Being available for questions or concerns
- Investigating what happened and gathering evidence
- Assigning liability
- Valuing your damages
- Preparing and filing your claim
- Representing your best interests during the negotiation process
When our Myrtle Beach team works on a bicycle accident case, we handle all of its aspects. From the free consultation to the claims process and negotiations to the verdict, if we go to trial, we will have your back. You can work on overcoming your injuries while we take care of the rest.
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Proving Fault in a Myrtle Beach Bicycle Accident Case
Our team investigates every accident case we handle, seeking to establish:
- What happened
- Why it happened
- Who is liable
- What damages occurred
This generally allows us to prove negligence. The negligent party – whose careless actions caused the crash – is usually legally liable for the victim’s damages. Negligence occurs when:
- The driver has a legal obligation to do something, such as following a traffic law.
- They fail to do what they should. In this example, they did not follow the traffic law.
- Their failure to follow the traffic law causes a crash.
- The victim suffered injuries and other compensatory damages.
When a driver causes an accident, the bike accident victim should not pay for the injuries they suffered or the related costs. Bicycle accident injuries are often serious, including:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Spinal cord injuries (SCIs)
- Other head, neck, and back injuries
- Internal injuries
- Loss of a limb or loss of use of a limb
- Other disabling injuries
We Tirelessly Advocate for You
This is one reason why having a Myrtle Beach personal injury lawyer from Anastopoulo Law Firm on your side is so important. The at-fault driver could try to blame the accident on you or say you contributed to your own injuries. This could impact your financial recovery, leaving you with less than you need to cover your expenses and losses.
Moreover, our team can mitigate allegations like these, presenting strong evidence to show the driver caused the bike collision and should be legally responsible for compensation to cover your damages.
Civil Lawsuits in South Carolina Bicycle Accidents have a Filing Deadline
Under S.C. Ann. § 15-3-530, there is a deadline for suing the driver who hit you. If we cannot get the insurer to agree to a settlement, we may need to sue the at-fault motorist to recover compensation for you. This statute gives us:
- Three years from the accident date for injury cases
- Three years from the date of death in wrongful death cases
This law does not apply to every case. Exceptions exist and could mean you have less time to sue. In addition, getting started early allows us to gather more evidence and build a stronger case for you. Enlisting our help as soon as you can following your accident is a good idea.
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Speak with Our Team about Your Case During a Free Consultation Today
You can talk to a team member from Anastopoulo Law Firm’s Myrtle Beach office for free today. We will review your case and provide information about your rights and the steps we can take on your behalf to seek and recover compensation.
Call (800) 777-7777 to set up a time to discuss your case with us. We will come to your home or the hospital if you cannot come to our Pee Dee region office in Myrtle Beach.