Motorcycle Accident Lawyer: How A Lawyer Can Help You
Our team of experts knows that insurance company regulations make the process to claim compensation for motorcycle accidents cumbersome and difficult. Therefore, it is very important that if you, or any of your loved ones, were injured in a motorcycle accident, contact a lawyer who has experience handling such cases. Our lawyers have a long successful track record in motorcycle accident cases.
How A Lawyer Can Help After Motorcycle Accidents
It can be difficult and complicated for motorcyclists to get compensation after experiencing a motorcycle accident. There is a false notion that, in general, the accident was the fault of the motorcyclist. In some states, the Personal Injury Protection (PIP) policy is not necessary for vehicles with less than four wheels. Result: If the motorcyclist does not have insurance or is covered by one, it can be difficult for him or her to pay medical expenses. Especially if the injury prevents you from working.
Our Charlotte NC car accident attorneys are familiar with motorcycle accident laws, which are different from car accident laws. They have extensive experience dealing with insurance companies and in cases of dispute with insurance companies. Together with these specialists, our motorcycle accident lawyers have established a successful track record obtaining fair compensation for injured motorcyclists.
If you had a motorcycle accident, complete our form to find out how we can help you. After contacting us, we will make an initial evaluation of the case free of charge, with no obligation on your part. If you contact us immediately, we may begin to collect information and evidence for your case.
To help build your claim, one of our attorneys can:
- Collect police reports
- Gather witness statements
- Photograph the scene of the facts
- Investigate the other driver’s history
- Rebuild the accident scene
- Recreate the accident
- Review medical records
- Consult experts
- Contact insurance companies on your behalf
Remember: visit a doctor after a motorcycle accident
It is a common mistake not to visit the doctor after minor motorcycle accidents. But, keep in mind that some injuries and symptoms thereof, can manifest itself days after the accident and become very complicated if they are not treated in time. Also, if you are going to take legal action, it is also important to visit a doctor. You will need a detailed report about your injuries and health status after the motorcycle accident. This medical report will serve as evidence to present your claim, and as evidence before the authorities, in case it is necessary to take the case to court.
Common injuries suffered as a result of a motorcycle accident:
- Bone fractures
- Spinal cord injuries
- Brain damage
- Neck injuries
- Fatal injuries
Negotiations With Insurance Companies
As we have told you, after an accident, your lawyer can contact the insurance company of the negligent party. All this with the help of your lawyer.
Your lawyer will have to prove that the other driver or parties involved in the accident were guilty. To do this, your lawyer will conduct an investigation to learn more about the incident. This to determine if the other driver followed the traffic laws, paid attention, drove under the influence of alcohol or other toxic substances, etc.
Responsibility For Failed Products
In some cases, a defect in your motorcycle, or the motorcycle or car of the other party, could have caused the accident. If this is the case, the lawyer will have to carry out an investigation to study the motorcycle. To determine if you had a defect before the accident by experts in the field.
In a motorcycle accident, If you have lost a loved one, you may be entitled to recover compensation through a negligence death claim. A lawyer can help the family of the deceased to prove that the negligence of the other driver was exactly the cause of the victim’s death.
What can an injured motorcyclist recover?
- Present and future medical expenses
- Loss of salary
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Spousal loss