Do Other Motorists Have A Duty Or Responsibility To Motorcyclists?
Yes, they need to be treated just as any other vehicle or pedestrian on the road with the same respect and precautions taken.
What Types Of Injuries Do Motorcycle Riders Generally Sustain From Accidents?
I have seen very serious injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents, from broken bones, dislocations, neck and back injuries, lacerations and spinal cord and brain injuries.
What Types Of Damages Can I Hope To Recover In This Type Of Case?
Just as in any accident case, the value of the case is impacted by the level of liability of the defendants as well as the seriousness of the injuries that are sustained.
What If My Motorcycle Accident Involved A Ticket? Do I Still Have A Case?
This may or may not impact the case. The fact that a person received a citation does not necessarily mean that there is no liability on the other driver.
What If I Am At Partial Fault For The Accident? Is My Case Doomed?
The comparative negligence of the plaintive is usually a factor in any type of case. It doesn’t necessarily mean that the case is worthless but it may have an impact on the ultimate value of the case as far as the settlement value or the amount of money that gets awarded at trial by the jury.
How Long Do I Have To File A Claim If I Was Injured In A Motorcycle Accident?
Just like any accident case in the state of New York the statute of limitations is three years from the date of the accident.
How Important Is The Investigation And / Or Reenactments In These Cases Involving Motorcycles?
It’s always important to do an immediate investigation and when I first get retained on a case we have to locate the witnesses, take a look at the accident site and sometimes the accident gets re-created. These are all important things that need to be done to preserve the evidence in the case.
Why Is It Critical To Hire An Attorney Who Is Experienced In Handling Motorcycle Accident Cases?
I have extensive experience handling motorcycle cases as well as other automobile and other accident cases. You want to you have an attorney that appreciates the motorcycle rider in the accident. I happen to have a motorcycle license as well, so I have a special level of compassion and experience in motorcycle accidents.
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