Bicycle Accident Legal AdvanceAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Traffic Safety Facts Study, there were 840 bicyclists killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2016, which is a 1.3 percent increase from the 829 bicyclist killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2015. Additionally, there were an estimated 45,000 bicyclist injuries in 2015, which is a 2.3 percent increase of the 44,000 estimated bicyclist injuries in 2006.
Bicycle accident injury settlements can be quite large and as such, the lawsuit process can become quite complex. If you or someone you know is involved in a bicycle accident injury lawsuit and you need money now to pay bills, put food on the table or pay rent, fill out our quick application and a Thrivest Specialist will get back to you as soon as possible.
Common Causes of Bicycle AccidentsBicycle accidents often lead to serious injuries and in some cases fatal injuries, especially those involving motor vehicles. While thousands of bicycle accidents occur each year in the United Sates, fatalities account for only 2 percent of all traffic fatalities. While most bicycle injury lawsuits usually involve discerning which party is at fault between a motor vehicle driver and the bicyclist, there are certain causes that generally lead an accident including biking or driving under the influence, distracted drivers or bicyclists, poor road conditions, poor weather or poor visibility. Additional causes include:
- Defective vehicles
- Driving and eating (motorist)
- Driving under the influence
- Excessive speed
- Hit and run drivers
- Inexperienced drivers
- Malfunctioning parts
- Mechanical defects
- Negligent motor vehicle drivers
- Reckless driving
- Speeding drivers
- Unexpected merging of motorist into the bicyclist’s path
Common Bicycle Accident InjuriesThose individuals involved in a bicycle accident can sustain a multitude of injuries the most common being head and face injuries, shoulder and arm injuries, back injuries, neck and spinal injuries, leg and knee injuries and psychological injuries. Other injuries include broken bones, concussions, dislocated joints, and serious cuts/lacerations/scrapes also know as “road rash”.
Bicycle Accident Pre-settlement Funding?Thrivest Legal Funding, LLC understands that life doesn’t slow down when you’re involved in a lawsuit. Day-to-day living expenses still need to be met without the worry of “how” or “where.” When you need money, we’ll make our best effort to provide you with financial options to ensure you receive the optimal result for your bicycle accident lawsuit without having to settle for less because of financial pressure.
Is legal funding right for you? Before you make a decision, download our Legal Funding Guide and utilize our Legal Funding Calculator.
Thrivest Legal FundingThe legal funding application and underwriting process is quite simple but the speed is entirely dependent on the availability of your attorney. First, you simply fill out our quick form or our full application.
From here, a Thrivest Legal Funding Specialist will reach out to your attorney and gather any necessary paperwork related to your case.
Third, after the paper work is gathered the file will be analyzed by our underwriting department and if approved Thrivest will create a contract that must be signed by both the plaintiff and attorney. And finally, once the signed contract is returned, Thrivest can send the pre-settlement advance via check, debit card, or wire.
Legal Funding BenefitsThe financial strain that comes along with a bicycle accident injury claim often times forces a plaintiff to settle for much less than the case is worth. Thrivest alleviates that strain by providing quick, easy and affordable access to non-recourse funding for everyday living expenses. Unlike may competitors, funding decisions take hours, not days. And, you can use the money however you choose.
- If you lose, you don’t owe anything
- No invasive credit check
- Faster than a typical bank loan
- Simple streamlined administrative process
- No monthly payments
- No affect on credit score
- Competitive rates
- No risk