Reston Bicycle Accident Lawyers
Fighting for Safer Roads for Bicyclists
Bicycle riding has made a resurgence in recent years as both a great way to stay in shape and take care of the environment. To protect cyclists, there are a number of laws regulating driver safety when sharing the road. If these rules are breached and you suffer an injury as a result, you need to discuss your case with a seasoned Reston bicycle accident lawyer.
At Hall & Sethi, PLC, we’ve handled many bicycle accident cases before and can help you figure out what your options are after an accident. We help clients determine if they have a case and fight for their right to safety on the right.
Want to schedule a case evaluation with our team? Call (703) 991-1949.
Your Rights as a Cyclist
In Virginia, bicycles are allowed on most roads just as cars. A cyclist has far less protection from injury in an incident on the road than a driver. It is imperative for drivers to follow the proper safety standards to avoid causing catastrophic injury.
The following are a few examples of driver negligence:
- Drifting into bike lanes
- Attempting a left turn against an oncoming bicycle
- Crowding the cyclist. Drivers should allow bikers three feet of space
- Ignoring a cyclist’s turn signals
- Opening a car door without checking for bicyclists
Call (703) 991-1949 to Set Up Your Consultation
If you suffered an injury as a result of a bike accident, call our team and discuss the details with us. Our Reston bicycle accident attorneys are passionate about protecting people’s rights and creating safer roads. We have recovered substantial verdicts and settlements in personal injury cases and provide aggressive representation in every case we take on.
We can be reached at (703) 991-1949. Our team is happy to speak with you and returns all calls within 24 hours.
$114,000 & $105,600
Drunk Driving Accident Obtained verdicts in the amount of $114,000 and $105,600 in Fairfax County Circuit Court for two individuals who suffered minor injuries as a result of a motor vehicle collision with a drunk driver. The jury awarded $100,000 each in punitive damages as a result of the drunk driver’s egregious conduct and numerous prior DWI convictions. Hall & Sethi subsequently succeeded in appealing the trial court’s decision to reduce the latter verdict to a punitive damage award of only $50,000 in the published case of Coalson v. Canchola, 287 Va. 242 (2014). http://valawyersweekly.com/2014/02/28/punitives-award-of-100k-reinstated/
Drunk Driving Accident At an early stage in the litigation, Hall & Sethi was able to obtain a $100,000 settlement, representing the liability coverage limits, for a client who suffered neck and head injuries as a result of a collision with an intoxicated driver.