According to the Associated Press, an East Tennessee man was charged with driving under the influence (â€śDUIâ€ť) after crashing into two bicyclists in Newport, Tennessee, on July 12, 2011.Â One bicyclist died in the crash and the other suffered minor injuries.Â The Tennessee Highway Patrol accident report stated the driver had been drinking alcohol prior to causing the crash.Â Police say additional charges may be filed against the driver.
Bicycle accidents can produce devastating results.Â A riderâ€™s helmet and protective gear may not protect him from the impact of a moving car or truck.Â It is not unusual for a bicycle accident to permanently disable a cyclist or even kill a cyclist.Â If you have lost a loved one in a bicycle accident in Tennessee, call the Memphis bicycle accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004 today for a free initial consultation on your case.Â Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz, also known as NST Law, has handled bicycle crash cases for over two decades and knows how to fight for family members to recover maximum compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering stemming from losing a loved one in a bicycle accident.
One way a driver can be negligent is by driving under the influence of alcohol.Â NST lawyers can prove negligence by retaining a toxicologist to administer and interpret a drug test.Â When a Team NST lawyer can prove another driverâ€™s negligence, a client is more likely to recover maximum damages in a bicycle accident case. For the damages portion of a claim, NST lawyers fight for clients to obtain maximum compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages.Â NST lawyers may consult with doctors and medical specialists who can determine and prove the crash caused a bicyclistâ€™s death. NST lawyers have years of experience interpreting medical data and speaking with medical experts.Â NST lawyers can also retain medical and economic experts to document medical bills incurred by the deceased, such as surgeries, CT scans, and X-rays.Â NST lawyers can retain a vocational economist to compute future lost wages.Â Since lost wages and medical bills can be burdensome and stressful, NST lawyers can fight for families to recover damages for the pain and suffering they experience as a result of the crash.Â NST Law can determine the extent of oneâ€™s mental pain and anguish by retaining the services of psychiatric experts and doctors.
To learn more about the resources of NST Law, call our bicycle accident attorneys today.Â Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz, with over twenty years handling bicycle and auto accident cases, is the largest plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm in Tennessee. For a free initial consultation on your case, call a Memphis bicycle accident lawyer at NST Law today at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004. Let NST Law put our resources, knowledge, and familiarity with Tennessee driving and insurance laws towards helping you recover every dollar you are legally entitled to in your case.