On February 22nd, a bicycle accident in Manhattan, New York resulted in the death of a 32-year-old man. The victim was identified as Jacobo Villano Pardo, who was riding the electric bicycle involved in the accident at the time of impact.
The incident occurred near Riverside in Manhattan, and according to authorities who arrived on the scene, the incident occurred after the driver collided with a park bench near W. 94th St. around 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday.
The victim was referred to the hospital with significant physical damage from the collision, but died a few hours later due to the severity of their injuries.
When a case of personal injury accident like this occurs, both the victim and their family deserve to receive compensation, provided they have the appropriate legal support. At Nonna Shikh Law, our main goal is to ensure the protection of your rights, by giving you the opportunity to receive the compensation you deserve.
Call us today at 718-295-4000 or schedule a consultation with our aggressive team of attorneys, who will fight for your rights until you achieve all the benefits that your case applies to. With over 25 years of experience, we are the professionals you need to seek justice for your injuries.
What are the injuries that can result from a bicycle accident?
A bicycle accident, although it may seem like an isolated incident with minor damage at first, can actually be the cause of the most serious injuries in an individual, due to the exposure that can occur at the speed that this type of transportation can reach.
Some of the injuries that can result from a bicycle accident are:
- Spinal cord injuries.
- Muscle tears.
Among other injuries whose severity can jeopardize the victim’s life, who may also require different medical interventions to achieve a prompt recovery from their injuries after the accident.
Can compensation be claimed for a bicycle accident?
As a victim of a bicycle accident, you may have the opportunity to claim compensation from the responsible party for the incident, for example, when the accident is the result of a collision with another vehicle.
However, when it comes to a case like the one that occurred in Manhattan, it is important to have the support of an accident attorney team, who can carefully study the conditions under which the incident occurred, to determine what could have been the cause of the accident.
In cases like these, where the accident occurs in a public place due to a collision with an object, it is possible that a multimillion-dollar compensation can be claimed due to external causes or the responsibility of an organization or institution.
What expenses does a compensation for a bicycle accident cover?
A bicycle accident can cause serious injuries, so the necessary medical attention may represent significant expenses for the victim. However, through compensation, these expenses can be recovered.
Some of the expenses that compensation for a bicycle accident covers are:
- Medical attention.
- Prescribed medication.
- Rehabilitation therapies.
- Expenses for ambulance transportation.
Among other necessary expenses, which with the help of a good accident attorney team, you will have the opportunity to add to the compensation you are entitled to by law.
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If you were a victim of a bicycle accident in New York City, at Nonna Shikh Law, we can help you assert your rights. We are a recognized and qualified law firm that you can trust to achieve the best results in your case.
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The team of writers of Nonna Shikh is made up of a group of lawyers specialized in personal injury, traffic, construction and slip and fall cases. Each member of the team has extensive experience in their area of specialization and is committed to providing the best defense and compensation to their clients in New York City.