There are few things as enjoyable as feeling the breeze in your face as you ride down the road on your motorcycle. Unfortunately, some drivers on the road don’t pay attention to motorcycles and can end up causing an accident. Any accident that involves a motorcycle can results in serious injury. Being involved in a motorcycle accident can instantly change your life. The nature of the motorcycle leaves the rider completely exposed and at the mercy of other traffic. There are more deaths per accident when motorcycles are involved than with any other vehicles.
Investigating a motorcycle accident not only takes a particular kind of expert who is familiar with motorcycles, but it can also present very specific challenges that can make insurance claims more difficult to file. From dealing with an injury, or death to handling property damage, motorcycle accidents can create a complex set of problems. Determining liability alone can be very difficult. In some cases driver error may be the only cause of the accident, but in others it could be anything from a defective part on the motorcycle to poor road conditions. In these cases the cause of the accident may be out of the driver’s hands. Determining liability, and therefore who to file a claim against, can be a challenging thing to do.
Serious injury or death can also lead to complications in filing a claim for a motorcycle accident. After receiving immediate care for injuries, it must be determined if this person will need further medical attention in the future. Also added in are lost wages due to injuries sustained during the motorcycle accident as well as potential future lost wages if the injured party is no longer able to work. If a death has occurred, making certain that the deceased person’s family is taken care of should be the number one priority.
One of our experts can help investigate the potentially numerous factors surrounding your claim including:
- Overall Motorcycle Safety
- Defective Parts
- Defective Helmets
- Motorcycle DUI Accidents
- Tire Blowouts
- Poor Road Conditions
- Passenger Injuries
- Distracted Drivers
Studies have shown that 70% of the accidents involving motorcycles are not the fault of the motorcyclist. Many insurance companies will fight hard to prove that the motorcyclist is at fault for the accident. This is where an expert attorney can help. Allowing them to take care of the investigation as well as filing all the needed claims will make certain that your case is being handled in a professional manner so that your rights are being protected.
If you have been in a motorcycle accident please contact LA Injury Group, Inc. here on our contact form or call us toll free at 1-888-500-1006.