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Bicycle Accident

Bicycle Accident Personal Injury in Idaho

Traveling by bicycle is a great way to get around. Chances are, if you are reading this webpage, you own a bicycle and use it frequently. People all over the country are getting healthier using bicycles as a mode of exercise and transportation. People travel to work, to school, around the neighborhood and even across the United States on bicycles. Of course, there will always be children in the neighborhood who ride bicycles and their happy shouts can be heard throughout the street.

Unfortunately, people don’t always watch out for cyclists and when that occurs, accidents happen. When an accident happens involving a bicyclist injuries are often severe and sometimes fatal. If you have been in a bicycle accident, one of the things that you should be looking for in a law firm is whether or not they are large enough to fund the lawsuit. For instance, oftentimes in a bicycle case, experts will need to be hired to explain the roadway to the jury along with the proper method of travel by both the vehicle driver and the cyclist. In addition, there will be medical experts needed to testify at court. In short, Racine Olson, located in Pocatello and Boise Idaho, is large enough to handle all of these costs until the case is resolved.

You might be asking yourself why expert witnesses are necessary. The Idaho Rules of evidence provide that testimony by an expert is allowed at trial “if scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue.” I.R.E..702. Once it is determined that an expert will benefit the jury, “a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may testify thereto in the form of an opinion or otherwise.” Id.

In bicycle cases, an expert witness is often necessary to explain how the accident occurred or, in the case of a doctor, how various parts of the body have been injured and how long it will take for them to heal properly. Experts are also often necessary to explain the amount of damages that should be awarded by the jury. At Racine Olson here in Idaho, we know when an expert is needed and how to work with them to resolve complicated cases.

Helping you with your Idaho Bicycle Accident Claim

When a Racine Olson client has been injured in a bicycle accident, an attorney sits down with that person and takes the time to learn about them and their needs. This includes obtaining knowledge about the injuries and damages as well as how the collision occurred. The attorney talks with the client about how the accident is affecting their lives. The accident may have required long term costly medical care and that is one of the things we need to ensure is taken care of. In the end, we want to make sure that our clients are satisfied with a settlement or verdict that compensates them for their losses both past, present and future.

Problem Solvers

As personal injury lawyers at Racine Olson, we have been extremely fortunate to have wonderful clients and the opportunity to work for them. We believe our results speak for themselves. We want all of our clients to feel like they brought their problem to us, placed it on our desk, and together we solved it. Contact us today. Problem solved.

Client Reviews
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“Pat George, well there is so much I can say…. EXCELLENT lawyer! He leaves no stones unturned. If you are in need of an excellent Lawyer I would highly recommend Pat George. He turned a life threatening accident into a life changing event. Thank You Pat George, You’re The BEST!!!!” Personal Injury Client
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“After we talked Attorney Stephen Muhonen took my case and told me that he would examine the case and see if we can do something. Though my case was weak, due to my police agency not providing the right equipment and certification, Attorney Stephen Muhonen did a phenomenal job in working the case and I was awarded a settlement that allowed me to start again in a different profession. If it was not for the work Attorney Stephen Muhonen did for me, it would have been much more difficult to try to start again.” Personal Injury Client