Kirk Sanders

Sanders Law Firm PLLC merges with Hendrick Bryant Nerhood & Otis

Kirk Sanders of Sanders Law Firm PLLC & Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis are pleased to announce that W. Kirk Sanders has joined the firm Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis effective January 1, 2015.

Kirk's new office is: 723 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Telephone: 336-723-7200

Bicyclist killed by SUV over the weekend

Winston-Salem, NC -- A Winston-Salem Bicylist, Katherine Shubert, was killed in a biking accident in Summerfield. An SUV hit her as she was cycling at 7:10 p.m.

N.C. Highway Patrolman, Trooper W.S. Skinner said the bicyclist was wearing a helmet and following the rules of the road. The driver said she was blinded by sunlight and didn't see the cyclist. The driver passed a sobriety test on the scene. Investigators and the Guilford Co. D.A. will meet later this week to determine if charges will be filed.

Bicycling Accidents: What to Do After a Bike Crash (Bike Wreck/Biking Accidents)

What to do if you are involved in a wreck with a car or truck: It’s important to take a few actions at the time and place of the accident.

When bikes are involved with accidents with cars, there are usually big injuries. Try, if possible to keep your wits. The next few steps will have an incredible impact on whether and how much you might recover for your bodily injuries and your bicycle.

If you’re injuries are not too severe, Wait for law enforcement to arrive at the scene.

Jury awards bicycle deliveryman $6.125 million

New York Bicycle Accident Lawsuit Results in $6.125M Verdict

A New York jury has awarded $6 million to a restaurant deliveryman, who was run down on his bike by a rental car.

The personal injury lawsuit was filed in Kings County Brooklyn Supreme Court by Jing Xue Jiang, 26, who was struck on June 4, 2005. The vehicle that struck Jiang was being driven by Jamaal Freeman and was rented from Dollar Rent a Car and Rental Car Finance Corp. The bicycle accident lawsuit named all three as defendants.

Bike Accident Statistics. Biking Attorneys.

The attorneys at Sanders Law Firm, PLLC have handled cases ranging from broken humerus requiring a permanent rod to quadraplegia with severe brain damage. If you have a biking accident, call us to discuss at 336-724-4707 or email We'll evaluate your case at no cost to you. We represent bicyclists statewide in North Carolina (NC). If the event happened out of state, we will assist you in finding local counsel out-of-state.

Now here's some interesting statistics on bike accidents and helmet protection:

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