Negligent Driver Opening a Car Door
"Can I bring a lawsuit against a negligent driver for opening a car door into my bicycle and causing me to sustain road burn? If so, what is my case worth?"
You most likely will be able to file a lawsuit, as it sounds like you were a victim of being "doored." Sometimes, road burns are so serious that they require skin grafts or stitches, while other road rashes just need to be cleaned properly. Your case worth will depend on the severity of your injuries. Atlanta bicycle accident cases can be complicated, and it is wise to sit down with an experienced bicycle lawyer to review the details of your case.
If you sustained pain and suffering, damage to your bicycle, medical bills, or even time away from work, then you can seek financial compensation for your losses. It is really important to your case that you seek medical care immediately after your bicycle crash, in order to get the proper treatment and make sure that your injuries are documented. If you believe that you were injured due to a driver's negligence, then contact Kalka & Baer LLC today.