BICYCLE / PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS

Successfully representing clients injured while bicycling or walking in New Jersey.

Stan Drinkwater and Ben Goldstein have over 60 years combined experience successfully representing clients with bicycle/pedestrian accidents and pedestrian accident claims in New Jersey.

>  Most victims of bicycle/pedestrian accidents in New Jersey are unawarethey may be entitled to personal injury protection benefits (PIP) for medical bills in an amount up to $250,000.00 through their automobile insurance policy. Your policy may also include compensation for lost wages, compensation for services around the house and even funeral benefits.

>  The negligent party responsible for your accident has the additional obligation to compensate you for pain and suffering, uncompensated lost wages, your injury’s effect on your relationship with family and friends, future medical needs, and disability, both temporary and permanent.

>  CONTACT OUR OFFICE to schedule a FREE CONSULTATION to discuss your accident; there is no cost to you unless we recover on your behalf.

 

CHOOSING THE RIGHT BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN  ATTORNEY

>  Choosing the right Bicycle/New Jersey Pedestrian Accident Lawyer to represent you can be a decision that affects the rest of your life. It is critical that you choose an experienced Bicycle/Pedestrian Accident Attorney and not just any attorney.

>  Most clients are unaware that cases are won or lost before they even step into the court room.

>  We know what it takes to win. Our experienced legal team understands the causes and effects of bicycle/pedestrian accident injuries.

>  We have successfully represented thousands of clients who have suffered personal injuries. We will use our expertise to see to it that the insurance companies honor their obligation to you and that you receive all of the financial compensation you are entitled to by law. As a courtesy to you, even if you have not been involved in a bicycle/pedestrian accident, we are happy to review your automobile policy, to protect you and your family, at no cost to you.

>  Call our office to discuss with our legal staff the events of your accident, we can help. There is no cost to you unless we recover on your behalf.

 

Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents Often Involve Catastrophic Injuries That May Include Or Lead To:

>  Head injuries

>  Nerve damage

>  Broken bones

>  Spinal injuries

>  Severe burn

>  Brain injuries

>  Crush injuries

>  Loss of limbs

>  Scarring

>  Permanent disability

>  Herniated disks

>  Internal injuries

>  Wrongful death

>  Paralysis

>  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)

 

CAUSES OF BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS
Bicycle/pedestrian accidents occur as a result of failure of motorists to pay proper attention to the roadway. Alcohol use, cell phone usage, texting, not paying attention, speeding, poor highway maintenance or improperly maintained or designed vehicles are just a few of the reasons accidents happen. Unfortunately the impact can be devastating to you and your family if you are unable to work and earn a living. We understand the hardships that you are facing and will make sure the insurance companies honor their obligations.

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Insurance companies, even your own company, do not always act in your best interest. They are in business to make money. If you have been injured and are now suffering complications from that injury the insurance company will try to deny their responsibility and try to minimize the amount they will pay for your medical care. That’s what they are paid to do. Often that means they will offer nothing or far less than you are entitled to receive, depriving you of compensation to which you are entitled.  Your own insurance company may not be paying for what you are entitled to under the policy you have with them. We will aggressively represent your interests and make sure you receive all the compensation to which you are entitled.  We understand what you are going through and know how to help.  Call our office to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case; there is no cost to you unless we recover on your behalf.

 

WHAT YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY SHOULD BE DOING:

>  Investigating your claim,

>  Communicating with you,

>  Approving necessary medical treatment or testing recommended by your doctor,

>  Paying for property damage,

>  Paying your medical bills or loss of income.

WHAT YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY WILL NOT BE DOING:

>  Investigating who may be responsible for your injury;

>  Making sure you get full compensation for your pain and suffering;

>  Getting you the full amount of your lost wages;

 

WE CAN HELP

Our experienced legal team will review your case with you free of charge. We will represent you and seek a maximum recovery for your pain & suffering,medical bills and your loss of income, either temporary or permanent. We know what it takes to negotiate a favorable settlement and we know what it takes to win at trial in the New Jersey Courts. We will be there with you, keeping you advised at each step of the process, and fighting for your rights. Call the offices of Drinkwater & Goldstein, L.L.P. for a free consultation to discuss the details of a possible bicycle/pedestrian claim; there is no cost to you unless we recover on your behalf.

 

Personal Injury Protection (PIP)

>  Most NJ policies provide personal injury protection benefits which include compensation for medical bills, treatment and diagnostics, up to $250,000.00.

>  Your policy may also include compensation for lost wages, compensation for services around the house and even funeral benefits.

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM)/ (UIM)

>  Most NJ policies provide coverage for you and your family when you are in an accident with an uninsured vehicle.

>  A UM/UIM claim should not affect your policy rates.

>  Most NJ policies provide coverage for you and your family when you are in an accident with a vehicle whose coverage is lower than your policy limits.

Serving all of Camden County and Gloucester County including  Cherry Hill, Voorhees, Haddonfield, Washington Township, Turnersville, Sewell, Williamstown, Atco, Berlin. Waterford, Lindenwold, Stratford, Collingswood, Haddonfield and Haddon Heights.

Drinkwater & Goldstein

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Drinkwater & Goldstein, LLP

277 White Horse Pike, Suite 200

Atco, NJ 08004-2275

info@drinkwatergoldsteinlaw.com

(856) 753-5131

 

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