San Jose Bicycle Accident Attorney

Injured in a Bike Crash?

Bicycle accidents are often the result of negligent driving on the part of motorists. In most cases, car, bus, or truck drivers fail to see cyclists on the side of the road or at an intersection. As a result, negligent drivers almost always claim a bicyclist "came out of nowhere." In order to reduce the claim amount paid, insurers will often try and shift some or all of the blame onto a bicyclist.

At Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation, our San Jose personal injury attorneys carefully reconstruct what happened by working with accident specialists who measure skid marks, analyze the damage to a vehicle, look at the scatter of debris, and interview eyewitnesses. We use computer animation, when necessary, to explain to jurors what the evidence shows in order to hold negligent drivers responsible and counter claims by insurance experts that attempt to shift blame onto our client. We represent clients suffering from the following:

Insurers are interested in reducing the amount they pay in claims. As a result, they often use different kinds of cost-reduction techniques to minimize their losses. One technique is to try and convince an injury victim that the best hope for recovering anything is to settle sooner rather than later. Here, a claims adjuster may tell an injury victim it will be more expensive to take their case to court than to accept an offer. Of course, insurance companies realize that it may take months before the full scope of a head, neck, or back injury is known. By convincing an injury victim to settle in the days or weeks after an accident, they hope to settle before the full impact of an injury is made apparent.

Protecting Your Interests and Rights

If our office represents you, our San Jose personal injury lawyers will start the process of having your medical situation evaluated in order to determine the true scope of your injuries. And, once you retain us as your legal counsel, insurance claims adjusters and attorneys for the insurance company will have to contact us instead of you. As a result, you can rest assured that your rights and interests will be protected. To schedule a free consultation to learn more about our practice and how we can help you, contact our San Jose bicycle accident attorneys at the law office of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation today. We represent injured victims throughout all of San Francisco bay area and may be able to help you in your case!

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