New York City Personal Injury Law Blog
Why seek Help from a Personal Injury Lawyer after a Motorcycle Accident
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most dangerous and tragic ones to ever happen. Because of the nature of motorcycles, the rider gets very little protection unlike in a car, bus, or truck. It is not uncommon that people end up with serious spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, or even lose their lives in a motorcycle accident. Such injuries can be life changing and they also need a lot of specialized care, costly medical treatment, and medications. People lose their jobs and are unable to live life the way they used to before.
Motorcyclists are always at a risk while riding on New York roads, or any road for that matter. You can never be too careful because mistakes of other drivers on the road can end up landing you in a crash. Some of the reasons for motorcycle accidents are:
- Poor road conditions, dimly lit roads
- Defective automobile parts
- Speeding vehicles, reckless driving
- Car or truck driver failing to see a motorcyclist
What to do if you are involved in a motorcycle accident
Seek Medical Help: If you ever happen to be in a motorcycle accident please be sure to first of all seek medical help. Seek aid to figure out how serious your injuries are and make arrangements to be taken to a hospital immediately.
Get Important Information: Once your injuries are taken care of get a friend or a family member to collect all important information including insurance information, other party’s insurance information, extent of injuries, details of other vehicle involved in the accident, photographs of the vehicles involved, of your car and of the accident site.
Get in touch with a lawyer: Call a legal representative as soon as you have all of this information at hand. The personal injury lawyer will know exactly what to do and will help deal with your personal and property damage. He will also speak to your insurance company and fight for your compensation to cover personal injuries, medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of income (future, past, present) suffered due to the accident.
How can a personal injury lawyer help?
A personal injury lawyer specialized in motorcycle accident law can help fight on behalf of the victim or their family. We know nothing can ever compensate for the injury or death of a loved one, but a personal injury lawyer will help recover damages and get just compensation for the damages and losses incurred. Having a legal aide on your side will ensure the following:
- Negotiation with insurance companies to settle your claim
- Taking the legal burden off your shoulder so you can focus on your health and well being
- Bring to justice the persons who have caused so much pain and suffering
- Get a just compensation to cover all your medical bills and to get the best quality of life post the accident
Every motorcycle accident victim may not need a legal representative but the least you could do would be to discuss your case with a motorcycle accident injury lawyer to weigh your options. Call Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, & Wolff LLP for a free consultation today! That is right, the first meeting is free. Call us at 212 697 9280. We know motorcycle accident law and have won many cases like this in the past.
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