As the Bike Investigator at Larmoyeux & Bone, Mark Hassell is responsible for handling bicycle-related accidents. Mark has participated in races and triathlons for 25 years, giving him a special perspective to bike law and personal injury litigation. His racing experience ranges from France to Switzerland to China to Brazil. Working for the Town of Palm Beach Police Department as the Chief Lifeguard, Mark conducted investigations for the town and naturally transitioned to Bike Investigator at the firm.
As an avid bicycle rider, Mark has been hit by a vehicle on three different occasions, giving him an incredibly personal experience with bicycle accidents and how the law relates to them. With his personal experience, Mark is able to ease clients’ minds because he has been in their position on more than one occasion. In addition, this experience gives him a great perspective as an investigator. He is most commonly asked:
How quickly can I get my bike replaced?
As a cyclist, he knows that accident victims want to get back on their bikes as soon as possible and his goal is to help them do so in the quickest feasible manner. Mark handles any cases regarding accidents on two wheels (motorcycle accidents and bicycle accidents).
Why Larmoyeux & Bone?
Mark understands that at Larmoyeux & Bone there is a high level of integrity and honesty. If you have a case and it is legitimate, the lawyers and staff will work as hard as they can to help get the client back on their feet, with bills paid through the reached settlement in order to get clients to return to the life that they had before the accident.
Mark has known Bill for 20 years from cycling and knew that it was where he wanted to be because of who Bill is as a person. At Larmoyeux & Bone, customer service aspects are unlike any other as the staff will go to the homes of clients and speak on a weekly basis. The staff members all share a specific:
- Concern about the clients and their families
Mark is extremely passionate about what he does. He directly relate to the experience of being hit by a car while bicycling. He understands the emotions and feelings regarding bicycle accidents and this is the driving force behind his passion. He is able to help people who have been in the same situation as he has been in several times in his life.
Finally, Mark’s greatest past successes lie in his ability to help settle a lot of property damage suits. Modern bicycles are made of carbon fiber that is typically ridden by fast-paced recreational riders. With costs around $5,000 to 10,000 for these bikes, the typical cyclist wants to replace them as soon as possible to get back on the roads within a couple weeks. The clients are most excited to get compensated for their bike repair and Mark takes great pleasure in helping this happen as soon as possible.