Being involved in a motorcycle accident can be an extremely devastating time in your life. If the accident was preventable, another party might be financially responsible for your losses. Contact the Tomball personal injury lawyers at Ramsey Law Group to schedule a free consultation. Reach us online or call (844) 223-2271.
We have extensive experience representing those injured in motorcycle accidents.
We have recovered millions on behalf of clients.
We help you with all aspects of your case to ensure a positive outcome.
Why You Need a Tomball Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Not every case requires a lawyer, but hiring one after a motorcycle accident can be very beneficial. Motorcycle accident lawyers take the burden of dealing with the insurance company off of your shoulders. They will also gather critical evidence, evaluate your losses, estimate your case’s value and handle negotiations for you to secure a fair settlement. In the event that you pursue a lawsuit against the responsible party or their insurer, an attorney will take care of the paperwork involved and ensure you have a solid case when they represent you in court.
Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents
In 2020, there were over 7,000 motorcycle accidents in Texas. Close to 2,000 were seriously injured, and 482 were killed. The riders that survive often suffer catastrophic injuries, such as:
Traumatic brain injury
Spinal cord injury
Severe bone fractures
Extensive soft-tissue damage
Internal organ damage
Most motorcycle crashes are caused by driver error or negligence. The most common causes include texting and driving, distracted driving, speeding, failure to yield the right-of-way, tailgating, riding or driving while intoxicated, abrupt lane changes, and blind spots.
What To Do After a Motorcycle Accident?
The steps you take following a motorcycle accident are often the most critical when it comes time to file a claim. Recovering compensation can hinge on the following:
Seek Medical Attention
If you are not treated by emergency responders at the scene, see a doctor as soon as possible. It is vital to your health because some severe injuries can have delayed symptoms, but it also provides documentation that links injuries to the crash.
Take photographs and videos at the scene of the damaged motorcycle and vehicles, injuries, skid marks, and other conditions that might help establish fault during an investigation. Ask anyone involved for their contact information, including possible witnesses.
Obtain a copy of the police report, which will typically be ready in one to two weeks after the crash.
Keep a Record
Get copies of medical records and keep any receipts for expenses related to the crash. Write down your daily symptoms and how they interfere with your life, and track the number of days you miss from work.
Speak To an Attorney
Before you speak to an insurance company or give a statement, meet with a Tomball motorcycle accident lawyer. They can evaluate your case and advise you on the best course of action based on their previous case experience.
Our Tomball Motorcycle Accident Lawyer at Ramsey Law Group can identify the types and amount of compensation you may be entitled to after a motorcycle accident. Schedule a free consultation with us today by calling (844) 223-2271 or submitting a contact form through our website.