- Motorcycle accidents usually are more dangerous and cause injuries which are more severe, thus higher settlement offers are required.
- When it comes to negligence, fault or other factors, there are different legal issues concerned with motorcycle accidents. For example, was the rider wearing safety gears or not. It is always better to consult an attorney to best point out your issues related to the accident to get the compensation you deserve.
Motorcycle Accident without wearing Helmet
If you had a motorcycle accident and at that time you weren’t wearing a helmet still you should get compensation. Though, if you weren’t any helmet, you should consult with an experienced attorney because the outcome of the case might be affected.
If you had Partial Fault in the Motorcycle Accident
Your compensation will depend on the percentage of your fault, which court will decide, involved in that particular motorcycle accident.
Contributory Negligence is a type of negligence when you won’t be entitled to any compensation if it is found that the victim was at fault in the accident.
What is the Time Limit for Filing a Motorcycle Wreck Suit?
You have two years to claim for personal injury from the date of a motorcycle accident. After two years, the count wouldn’t hear the case anymore. You should consult your attorney as fast as you can after the accident and file your claim.
Types of Compensation and Damages you can get from your Lawsuit
Damages and compensation that you can include in settlement of your motorcycle accident are as follows:
- Medical damage
- Property damage
- Out-of-pocket expenses
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
What if Bad Roads caused the Accident?
In case of poor road condition, you have to fight against the state or city government instead of fighting against another motorist.