Following a motorbike accident, injured bikers typically face an uphill struggle. Insurance companies have unjust prejudices towards motorcycle riders, which causes them to fight claims and litigation. In order to limit their liability, they frequently try to place part or all of the responsibility for the collision on the motorcyclist. Injured motorcyclists may not be able to collect enough money to cover their medical bills and lost income if this occurs. Seeking help from Grillo Law in such a case can be life-changing for your claims.
What Can a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Help Me With?
It is rarely straightforward to seek compensation for injuries sustained in a motorbike accident. When dealing with insurance companies and addressing the specifics of a case, having an experienced attorney on your side is crucial. Motorcycle accidents tend to result in some of the most serious injuries we see in car accidents, resulting in more severe damages and a higher case value. Insurance companies will fight these sorts of cases considerably harder to avoid paying for such significant losses, thus hiring a motorcycle accident attorney is frequently necessary if one hopes to receive the money they deserve.
Throughout the process of pursuing compensation for your motorcycle accident injuries, our legal team will work directly with you. This includes advising you in establishing if you have a case, finding who is accountable for your injuries and damages, and selecting the best approach to pursue so that you earn the most compensation possible.
We also help with other issues that are critical to the outcome of your case, such as the investigation of your accident, obtaining expert witnesses, processing court paperwork, obtaining medical records, and so on. Your lawyer will also be at your side, advocating for your best interests and ensuring that you are not exploited. They will inform the insurance company of your claims, negotiate a settlement on your behalf, and represent you in court to fight for your right to reimbursement for your losses.
The most crucial thing to do in the days after your accident is to get medical assistance for your injuries. The following are the next actions to take:
- Obtain a copy of the accident police report.
- Take pictures of the damaged items as well as your injuries.
- Keep track of your physical symptoms, trips to the doctor, treatments, tests, and prescriptions.
- Keep track of the days you’ve missed at work.
- You are not obligated to speak with the other driver’s insurance company and should never give a statement or provide information to anyone other than your own doctor and insurance company.
- Do not accept an insurance company’s settlement offer until you have spoken with a lawyer