Kurzban Kurzban Tetzeli & Pratt | Attorneys At Law

Bicyclist killed by hit-and-run driver

On Behalf of | Jun 20, 2019 | Wrongful Death |

Many people in Miami have a bicycle that they use regularly. Bikes are a great way to get around our community, whether for recreation or transportation. Most of the time a person is able to safely bike on our roads, but occasionally a serious accident occurs.

A bicyclist was recently killed in Southwest Miami Dade. The bicyclist was crossing US-1 near SW 260 Street when he was hit by a car. The driver drove away from the accident. Witnesses of the accident gave police the information they needed to track down the driver who was later arrested. He is facing several charges including DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and property damage.

No family can anticipate the loss of their loved one due to another person’s negligence. This situation is unfortunately one that many families have had to deal with in the Miami area. A legal professional who is skilled in wrongful death can help a family who is facing this unbelievable reality. An attorney understands both the emotional and financial trauma that a family is dealing with. An attorney can figure out what happened to cause the accident and get the answers a family deserves. They can hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake and compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages.

The loss of a loved one due to another person’s negligence is a nightmare no one should have to go through. A family has the legal right to hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake.



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