National Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Fighting to Get Bikers the Help and Compensation They Need
One difference between a driving car and driving a motorcycle is that the latter road users are much more likely to be involved in an accident per mile traveled. These accidents can involve just the biker and a case of bad judgement, but too often, they are caused by other drivers who fail to respect the rules of the road. When a motorcyclist is struck by a vehicle, catastrophic injuries can occur. Such cases call for a skilled lawyer who can work to establish defendants’ liability and proving damages.
Injuries from motorcycle accidents are often severe, and sometimes fatal. Medical bills, lost wages, rehabilitating therapies, and home adjustments due to injury can all put a financial strain on your recovery. The Athea Trial Lawyers are committed to navigating the complex laws surrounding motorcycle accident claims. Let us focus on your claim while you focus on the process of healing.
Call us today at (800) 664-0161 to schedule your free consultation with one of our motorcycle accident lawyers. Athea Trial Lawyers serves clients across the nation.
Types and Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
If you were in an accident but not at fault, you are eligible to recover compensation from the party that caused the crash. However, the first step in bringing a claim is figuring out who, exactly, that was. Sometimes the answer is easy, and the challenge will lay in proving your damages; others, questions of liability can make it hard to move a claim forward. Our attorneys can investigate your accident to find evidence of what went wrong—and why.
Another Driver’s Negligence
Almost all car, motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian accidents are caused by human error. After such a crash, you can file a claim with the at-fault party’s insurer. This sounds like a straightforward process, but unfortunately is anything but. From proving the other party was at fault to submitting sufficient evidence of damages, succeeding in an insurance claim may take more energy than an injured patient has to spare. Our team can take point on communicating with the insurer and making sure your claim is filed, with all paperwork and supporting evidence submitted in a timely manner.
Cars and motorcycles rely on countless parts, and if even one of them malfunctions, a driver may find themselves losing control or sustaining more serious harm in an accident. Vehicle malfunctions can be difficult to spot, especially when all you know is your vehicle stopped doing what it was supposed to. However, finding these defects is necessary—not just because it’s part of helping you secure compensation, but also because bringing attention to faulty parts or vehicles can lead to recalls and repairs that keep other drivers from going through the same thing you did. When bringing a defective vehicle or part claim, you must be prepared to offer a thorough explanation of how the malfunction occurred and what caused it. Our attorneys and network of engineers and industry specialists can help build a compelling case.
Serious Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Our team is qualified to handle claims for complex and catastrophic injuries, which are more common in motorcycle accidents due to the relative lack of protection riders have. We’re prepared to build cases for compensation for the following injuries, among others.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
A TBI can result in a loss of skills, cognitive difficulties, and even a change in personality. These injuries have absolutely devastating effects on victims and their loved ones. Our team can help you calculate and fight for damages including lost earning capacity, loss of enjoyment of life, and more.
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
When the spinal cord is damaged, the only path that delivers brain signals to the rest of the body is disrupted. These injuries result in partial or full paralysis which, as medical conditions, are much more complex than the most apparent symptom. Living with quadriplegia, paraplegia, or another type of paralysis can require daily aid, expensive assistive devices, and ongoing medical care. Your settlement must cover these expenses now and into the future.
Loss of Limb
The loss of a limb does not prevent patients from participating in most activities so long as a patient can afford a prosthesis. However, these devices are extremely expensive and often need to be replaced after just a few years. They also require an adjustment period and do not get rid of issues such as phantom pain. An insurance adjuster may try to ignore some of these challenges, but all should be compensated in your settlement.
No Matter How Serious Your Needs, We Can Help
Our team of formidable and experienced lawyers has the experience to help with your motorcycle accident claim. We understand the science and technical issues that arise in catastrophic injury cases, and we have a robust network of industry experts who can help with your case—from working with us to calculate damages to educating our attorneys to testifying for you in court. Access to such resources can greatly improve your chances of receiving a fair settlement. We’re happy to do what we can to assist.
If you are seriously injured or looking for help for a loved one, we invite you to reach out to our team for a free consultation. We can listen to the story of your accident and let you know what your legal options may be. Our lawyers are happy to answer your questions and provide honest guidance because we know the decisions you make today can affect you into the future. Athea Trial Lawyers proudly fights to protect injury victims’ right to compensation.
Ready to start a motorcycle accident claim? Call us for a free consultation from anywhere in the U.S.: (800) 664-0161.
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