Finer Virtues for the Perfect Injury law

We often ask ourselves the question of responsibilities in the event of a bicycle accident with a car. What if we got hit by a car? How can we obtain material and human compensation? Conversely, what if we are at fault and a car has run over me? The oakwood legal group injury law works there.

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Whether by bike, on foot or by car, there is no such thing as zero risk. It goes without saying to be safe when riding a bicycle and especially in cities where accidents are often due to careless mistakes.

For example, we recommend that you pay attention to the blind spots of buses and heavy goods vehicles, the opening of the doors of a parked vehicle or the lighting of your bicycle. These different points are frequent cases of bicycle accidents in town.

Regardless of your age, location or use of the bike, it is strongly recommended to always wear a helmet that meets European standards even if it is not mandatory in France. Even if you consider yourself a good driver, you are never immune to the clumsiness of others.

You should know that in the event of a bicycle accident, the helmet can reduce head injuries by 85{b3b47b4ce3613a8ae866741a21452b80454d4cde38f39b62399bbbfc1a1a9f3e} and brain injuries by 88{b3b47b4ce3613a8ae866741a21452b80454d4cde38f39b62399bbbfc1a1a9f3e}.

  • If you have received a summons or summons, bring this document with you,
  • Put order in your relevant papers and documents,
  • Write a detailed timeline of events,

Write down the names and contact details of all the people appearing in the file (witnesses, adversaries, etc.).

Disclose any information you have, whether negative or positive. Leave it to the lawyer to determine with you what he considers to be relevant or not to defend your interests. Do not hide anything from him, he is there to defend you and must know all the elements of the case.

List all the questions you can ask yourself

  • During your interview,
  • Ask him to explain the procedure to you and to inform you about its various stages,
  • Make sure you understand all of your lawyer’s explanations: ask him questions, ask him to rephrase an explanation, to explain to you the words you do not understand.
  • Ask your lawyer to keep you informed regularly and to undertake to obtain your approval for any new process that may generate additional expenses (eg: expertise, bailiff fees, etc.).

Ask him the amount of fees to be expected and the rate of invoicing

These tips are not exhaustive, but the clearer the dialogue, the stronger the relationship of trust between you and your Lawyer whose mission is to defend YOU.

Free consultations

Free consultations respond to the need for everyone to know their obligations, their rights and the means to assert them.

You can only benefit from one free consultation voucher per calendar year, it being specified that the free consultation depends on your resources.

The Professional Secret

Professional secrecy has always been one of the most fundamental rules of the legal profession.

The lawyer must not divulge the revelations made by his client during their discussions and must protect the exchanges with this one.

It cannot be released from its secrecy by its President or even by its client. The professional secrecy of the lawyer also resides in the confidentiality of communications between lawyers.

The reconstruction of the victim does not stop with the only compensation for his damages . Beyond this, the law today offers the disabled victim rights recognized by the law.