Columbia Bicycle Injuries Lawyers

If you or a loved one have suffered harm in a bicycle injury, the Goings Law Firm, LLC is here for you. Bicycle injuries are often extremely serious, as bicyclists do not have the same protections that passenger vehicles do. As a result, accidents that have little to no impact on a car or truck can result in permanent injuries or even death for a cyclist.

Bicycle injuries that occur as a result of the negligent or reckless actions of others cannot and should not be tolerated. Fortunately, it may be possible for accident victims to get compensation in these situations. Our team at the Goings Law Firm, LLC knows that compensation can be critical for those in Columbia who become the victims of bicycle accidents. We will work for you and fight to get you the money you need to pay your medical bills, replace your bike, and move on with your life. Contact us at (803) 350-9230 to set up a free consultation with an experienced Columbia bike accident attorney today.

Do I Need an Attorney?

Bicycle injuries can be very serious and can take months or years to fully recover from. In addition to the time spent recovering in a hospital, you may need to go through months of physical therapy to get back to peak condition. If the accident was bad enough, you might never fully recover. In any event, your primary concern should be on recovering from your injuries and getting your life back on track. Doing this can be complicated by the expenses that recovering can have. Paying for your medical bills, physical therapy, and other expenses can be difficult and stressful.

A lawyer can help you get the compensation that you need while you focus on getting better. Lawyers are trained in how to best represent their clients. They are knowledgeable about the law and have the skills needed to negotiate with other parties, like insurance companies, to get you the compensation you need. To give yourself the best chance of recovering, you need an experienced bicycle accident attorney on your side.

Why Should I Choose the Goings Law Firm, LLC?

The Goings Law Firm, LLC is dedicated to securing the best possible results for our clients. Using our in-depth knowledge of the legal system, we have won millions of dollars for our clients, and we can put our skills to work for you as well. We are familiar with all kinds of personal injury cases, including bicycle accidents, so we know what it takes to win your case. We know the pain and stress that you are dealing with, and we are determined to do what we can to alleviate it. Let us fight for your compensation by contacting us today. We will set up a consultation and listen to your story. After we hear what happened from you, we can start building your case to make sure that you recover compensation for all of the injuries and property damage you have been forced to deal with.

How Bicycle Injuries Can Occur

Even if you take every safety precaution while biking, it is impossible to account for every situation, and accidents can happen to even the most attentive of people.

There are many ways in which a bicycle accident may occur as a result of negligence on the part of others, with some of the most common being:

When a bicycle accident occurs as a result of these or other causes, the victim may be entitled to compensation from the party responsible for causing the accident. You do not have to bear the expense for injuries that caused by the bad actions of another group.

Compensation You May Be Owed

Bicycle injuries can have many consequences. They can cause severe injuries, destroy your property, and change your life forever. Fortunately, you can seek compensation after an accident for expenses including:

  • Medical expenses: Ambulance rides, the initial trip to the ER, and continuing doctor appointments, surgeries, and medications can add up.
  • Loss of income, past or future: Time spent away from work can lose you a lot of money. In addition, some injuries can cost you your career, especially if you have a physical job.
  • Property damage: Damage done to your bicycle and personal items that you were carrying.
  • Pain and Suffering: The physical pain that you have experienced as well as the mental trauma you have suffered is real, and you deserve monetary compensation for it.
  • Disfigurement: Serious scarring can have a noticeable effect on your life.
  • Wrongful death: If one of your loved ones was killed in a bicycle accident, you may have the right to compensation for funeral and burial expenses, loss of companionship, and other losses.
  • Loss of enjoyment of life: Some injuries can prevent you from doing activities you used to enjoy. For example, a severely injured leg can stop you from ever biking again.

Regardless of the nature of the injury that you have suffered, there is likely compensation available to you to help alleviate some of the stress and strain following an accident.  An experienced attorney will be able to determine what compensation you should ask for based on the details of your case.

What You Should Do After a Bicycle Accident

Accidents that cause serious injuries can be terrifying and life-changing. You could be left with serious injuries that will affect you for a long time, possibly forever. That said, there are things that you can do to improve your situation as much as possible. By following these steps, you should be able to mitigate the consequences of bicycle injuries.

  1. Get medical aid. If your injuries are not treated immediately, they can become even worse and may cause you more harm than necessary. Do not worry about cost; we can help you recover for that later. Your first priority should be getting healthy, so don’t leave your injuries alone and let them get even worse.
  2. Report the bicycle accident to the authorities. The scene of the accident needs to be documented as soon as possible so evidence can be gathered to support your case. For example, if a vehicle swerved into a bike lane and hit you, traffic camera footage or tire skid marks can be used as evidence to support your case.
  3. Notify your insurance company. They should be able to get you the money that you will need while your case is ongoing, but only if you properly report the incident to them.
  4. Keep track of any expenses. Some of your compensation will be based on the costs you have had to pay, and keeping track of your expenses can make it much easier for you to get compensated for them. These expenses can include costs of medical treatment, costs to repair your damaged property, and lost wages from time spent away from work.
  5. Contact the Goings Law Firm, LLC. We are willing and able to help you, but we can only represent you if you allow us to. Make sure to act quickly as well. South Carolina has a three-year statute of limitations for personal injury, such as bicycle accidents. Putting together a strong case can take a long time, so any delay can risk you losing part or all the compensation that you deserve. Contact us right away at (803) 350-9230.

Talk to a Bicycle Injuries Attorney in Columbia

At the Goings Law Firm, LLC, our attorneys fight to get our clients just compensation after they have unduly suffered bicycle injuries at the hands of another person or party. To speak with us today about the bicycle accident that caused you to suffer harm and how we might be able to help you pursue justice, call (803) 350-9230.

Testimonials

100 stars! Mr. Goings and his staff did an amazing job in handling my case! They were with me every step of the way and made sure my case was handled with my best interest at heart! The process could not have been any easier. I am forever grateful to Mr. Goings and his team. South Carolina’s best attorney!

- Tiffany AL

Robert is the best attorney ever… you need legal representation. .. he is the one to go to.

- Jason D

After representing me after I fell down the stairs at work and injured my back, I would recommend the Goings Law Firm to handle any personal injury matter. Robert and Jessica made me feel like my case mattered to them and that my goals were their goals. They were tireless advocates for me yet they were also willing to be upfront and honest in their assessments of my options going forward. I never felt pressured to choose one course of action over the other. They treated my case like their own.

- Anonymous

Mr. Goings is an outstanding attorney. Dealing with a personal injury case can be frustrating and quite stressful. Mr. Goings and his office took care of my case with the upmost compassion and professionalism. They treated me like family. Mr. Goings is hard-working and determined to fight for his clients’ rights. I highly recommend him to anyone in need of a personal injury attorney.

- Anonymous

When I looked for an attorney for my bad car accident, I read the reviews for the Goings Law Firm. This firm had great reviews so I contacted them. Thankfully, Mr. Goings took my case and fully explained the process to me and he took the worry out of my mind. Before hiring him, I tried to settle my case with the insurance company on my own, but I was low balled- Mr. Goings and his office got me a lot more than I ever imagined. A big thanks to his office!

- Anonymous

The Goings Law Firm went above and beyond assisting me after a serious auto accident. Robert Goings and Katie Gould were thorough and kind explaining every step of the process to me, sometimes more than once. Robert was persistent and professional making sure that we received the highest allowable compensation from all parties. I could not have been more pleased with the overall outcome.

- Car Accident Client

It has been a great experience having you represent my family as Our Attorney. I have learned a lot, and have come to understand the importance of good counsel. You and your team are the best. You guys are officially our family Law Firm. Thanks Robert.

- Workers’ Comp Client

Words cannot adequately express my gratitude for Robert Goings, and his amazingly talented team at Goings Law Firm, LLC. Mr. Goings was always genuinely concerned about my health, and overall well-being, was instrumental in recommending the best medical treatment plan for my injury, and most importantly, he treated me as if I were family. Mr. Goings was extremely attentive to every detail regarding my case, and he executed professional results and recovery, well beyond my greatest expectation.

- Slip and Fall Client

Robert Goings was my lawyer when I was in a terrible car accident caused by a drunk driver. I would not be where I am today without Robert and his staff. He worked very hard for me and was with me from the beginning to the end. He stuck to his word and got me the compensation that I deserved. I really appreciate what Robert and his office has done for me.

- Personal Injury Client

Mr. Goings worked tirelessly to resolve my husband’s case, despite the fact my husband wasn’t always the best client, and we still ended up with the best possible outcome because, in my opinion, we had the best attorney. Robert Goings is a professional, caring, experienced attorney with an amazing paralegal, Katie, and a wonderful support staff. If you need legal representation, The Goings Law Firm is the only call you need to make.

- Personal Injury Client

Mr. Goings stood up for my Constitutional Rights. He is a not your typical lawyer and you can trust him like a friend. His staff is very friendly, accommodating, and helpful throughout the entire process.

- Anonymous

Mr. Goings welcomed me in as family, he kept in contact with me about my case all the way to the end.. He works very hard to get justice.. Him and his team is very polite and hard workers.. He deserve more then 5 stars if I had to do it all over again he would be the call.. If anyone is looking for a personal injury lawyer he would be the right person to call don’t hesitate to call.. I thank him and his staff so much for everything they have done for me.

- Personal Injury Client

Hands down one of the BEST attorneys in the state!! Robert Goings exceeded all of my expectations. He welcomed me and my daughter with open arms and he kept me informed every step of the way. I knew exactly what was going on in my case and I really like that about him. His entire staff was awesome and I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a personal injury attorney. I guarantee you, you will be very pleased with Mr. Goings. Honestly, he definitely deserves more than 5 stars!!

- Personal Injury Client

After being rear ended in a car accident, I needed help navigating the insurance settlement. Having never needed the services of an attorney, I was very anxious about the whole process. Robert Goings & his staff were excellent to work with; at no point did I question my decision or feel that we would achieve anything less than the best possible settlement. I would never hesitate to recommend him to family, friends or strangers!

- Car Accident Client

Goings Law Firm was very helpful and patient with me. Goings Law Firm educated me about the legal side of things and help me understand my case. I would recommend Goings Law Firm to anyone.

- Workers’ Comp Client

Mr. Goings was caring and professional during a very difficult time in my life. I was faced with the sudden loss of my mother in a car accident, and Robert took the time to talk to me and check up on me throughout the duration of the case. I applaud his sensitivity and willingness to go the extra mile. I would recommend his firm to anyone that wants the best legal representation in South Carolina!

- Personal Injury Client

Robert and his staff have gone above and beyond, they are absolutely amazing at what they do. I would definitely call his office again if the need should arise.

- Workers’ Comp Client

I highly recommend Robert Goings! He is absolutely incredible!!! I had suffered from a dog bite injury and Robert went above and beyond to have me taken care of. He is extremely personable, I never felt like a “client”. He and his staff treated me as well as my family with genuine kindness. I am blessed to have had him take such great care of me and my case.

- Dog Bite Client

He was very kind and knowledgeable. He gave me status updates in a timely matter. I was VERY pleased.

- Personal Injury Client