Motorcycle crashes are often serious, catastrophic events for victims. With little protecting them from the road, motorcyclists can become severely injured or even killed.
A Kent motorcycle accident lawyer can help you pick up the pieces after a crash and seek the compensation you deserve. While a settlement won’t fix everything, it can help you recoup your financial losses as well as obtain a sense of justice.
When a driver chooses to engage in risky behavior, it puts everyone on the road in jeopardy. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are over-represented in crash fatalities.
These poor driving choices can lead to motorcycle crashes:
What happens if the accident isn’t caused by a driver, but a road hazard?
In these situations, a skilled personal injury attorney can help determine if another party, such as a municipality or construction company, is to blame. The attorney can investigate if proper signage warned motorists of the hazard, or if the city had received prior complaints.
If your accident was caused because of a road hazard, you may be eligible to receive compensation.
One of the first steps in pursuing a motorcycle accident claim is trying to uncover who’s at fault.
For instance, the responsible party could include any of the following:
Thankfully, one of our skilled personal injury attorneys can help determine liability. Sometimes, there is more than one liable party. Rest assured; we will pursue every eligible source of funds on your behalf.
Insurance companies will pressure you to settle for less compensation than you’re likely owed. Don’t give them a statement or sign anything until you’ve reached out to a Kent motorcycle accident lawyer first.
As always, it’s free to meet for a case evaluation. There’s no risk or obligation, and you’ll leave with a better sense of your legal options. Please give us a call today.