If you were involved in a motorcycle accident, you might be eligible for compensation due to another motorist’s negligence. You are welcome to call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., at (516) 932-0400 for a free consultation with a Glen Cove motorcycle accident lawyer.
Details from Your Accident
Motorcycle accidents occur in many ways. Sometimes, another driver does not see the motorcycle or misjudges the factors of time, speed, and distance pertaining to the movement of the motorcycle and the at-fault driver’s vehicle and cuts the motorcycle off, or can even run the motorcyclist off the road. Illegal turns, improper lane changes, and drunk or sleepy drivers all contribute to causing various motorcycle accidents.
Details from your accident are critically important in building your case. Generally, such information will include anything you remember, witness testimony, the police report, and your medical records. More specifically, information that applies to the unique details of your case may also be of value. For example, a dash-cam or surveillance video that captured the accident or the at-fault driver’s cell phone bill showing the time of a phone call made moments before the accident.
A complete investigation of the accident tailored to the specifics of your case will tell your lawyer who is responsible and why. Your lawyer might want to challenge the police report if it is incorrect. For example, something such as pictures or video you or someone else may have of the scene, showing the immediate post-accident position of vehicles in the roadway, may be critical in showing how the accident happened and in turn the fault of the other driver.
For a free legal consultation with a motorcycle accidents lawyer serving Glen Cove, call 516-932-0400
Review Legal Options with Your Lawyer
Legal options for your case involve making a determination as to whether a case should settle as a claim or be litigated. If it is to be litigated, making a determination about whether to settle pre-trial or if the case should be fully tried to verdict before a judge and jury. An experienced and dedicated Glen Cove motorcycle accident lawyer at our firm will patiently discuss the many factors to be weighed in making these decisions.
Contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., at (516) 932-0400 for a free consultation with a Glen Cove motorcycle accident lawyer to discuss your legal options.
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Potentially Responsible Parties Other Than Another Driver
In some cases, the manufacturer of your motorcycle may be liable if your accident occurred as a result of a defective design issue of a defectively manufactured component. Additionally, a mechanic might be sued if they used inadequate parts or serviced the motorcycle improperly.
You might sue a construction company that left standing water that caused you to skid, or you might sue a government agency that is responsible for a dangerous roadway design or maintenance. If multiple parties are responsible for your accident, your lawyer will almost certainly advance a claim against everyone who contributed to causing your injuries.
Suing for Compensation
When you file a lawsuit for compensation, you are demanding that the responsible party or parties pay you for the cost of your medical bills, cover your lost income, and pay for your pain and suffering. Your compensation is calculated by your lawyer using documentation such as medical bills and pay stubs as well as by reference to the results in other similar cases.
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Wrongful Death Claims Are Available
If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident we offer you our sincere, heartfelt condolences. According to figures released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in 2017, motorcyclists were 27 times more likely to be killed in accidents. When you speak to a lawyer about the loss of a loved one, they will review all the considerations involved in bringing a wrongful death action to recover compensation, including medical expenses, lost income, lost companionship, and burial costs.
A Glen Cove Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Work for You
Your lawyer will take all the necessary steps in the legal process to recover compensation for your injuries and related losses. Your lawyer will keep you apprised of significant developments in the case.
Your lawyer will handle all contact with other parties involved in the case. Insurance company representatives, investigators, and defense lawyers might want to speak with you regarding the accident, and your lawyer will take those calls, as well as reply to letters and emails. One of our important goals is to relieve you of the stress of complicated legal issues, filing, and deadlines. We want to create a safe space for you to focus on your medical treatment and your recovery. We will address the worries as you put your attention on healing.
Reach Out to Schedule a Free Consultation
Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., a (516) 932-0400 today for a free consultation with an experienced, dedicated, compassionate, and patient Glen Cove motorcycle accident lawyer. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you.