Representation for Motorcycle Accident Victims
According to the Insurance Information Institute, there are nearly 250 motorcycle injury-accidents in the U.S. each day. Motorcyclists are not as highly visible to other motorists, which results in a higher number of serious crashes since the nature of a motorcycle’s design leaves the driver completely exposed. If you or a loved one is suffering from motorcycle accident injuries, you have seen the pain and suffering they cause firsthand. A painful recovery is made even more difficult if you are left wondering how to pay for medical bills while you have to take time off work. This kind of financial stress can leave you feeling hopeless and frustrated.
Motorcycles are a favored way for many Texans to commute to and from the city of Houston. Riding these vehicles is also a popular recreational pastime. There is an old saying among motorcycle enthusiasts: “It’s not if you go down, but when you go down.” The saying means that almost every motorcycle rider will have a fall at some point in their lives. It is estimated that the majority of these accidents, however, are not caused by motorcyclists themselves, but rather by reckless or negligent drivers. Accidents are particularly dangerous to motorcyclists as they have very little protection between them, the pavement, the cars or oncoming traffic. Riders often experience serious injuries including broken bones, road rash, lacerations and traumatic spinal or brain injuries.
While the team here at Adams Law Firm regrets the circumstances that brought you here, the good news we can offer is that we can help. Our team of experienced Katy area motorcycle accident attorneys can help you seek compensation for your medical bills and other damages. We will fight for justice in your case and hold the responsible parties accountable for the injuries they caused you.
Why Do I Need A Lawyer?
You always have a choice to retain a lawyer, but when you are seeking compensation for your injuries, choosing to hire an experienced lawyer is the best resource you can have on your side for successful results. Lawyers know and understand the rules that will affect your case, from preparing the necessary paperwork to filing deadlines. To non-lawyers, these rules can sound like nonsense, but a simple mistake can put your case at risk. At Adams Law Firm, our experienced team of Houston motorcycle accident attorneys knows exactly how to proceed with motorcycle accident claims so that you can achieve the best possible results in your case.
Motorcycle accident injuries are often extremely serious, which can leave injured victims with lengthy hospital stays and long recovery periods. If you are still in recovery, you need to maintain your focus on just that, but if you are back to work, you need to focus on getting your life back. In either scenario, now is not the time to try and handle a legal claim on your own. Focus on your health and livelihood, and leave the legal work to the legal professionals, like the team at Adams Law Firm.
In addition to the injuries that surround motorcycle accidents, the claims themselves are often more complicated. This is largely because you will have to deal with insurance claims adjusters who – more often than not – lack experience with motorcycles. In order to fully evaluate a claim for a motorcycle accident, it is crucial to understand the way that the accident occurred. This means knowing details specific to operating motorcycles. Make sure that your interests as a motorcyclist are fully represented by having a team of lawyers who are pro-motorcycle to represent your claim. With a professional attorney by your side, the insurance company is more likely to take your claim seriously and provide you with a more significant settlement offer.
Ultimately, the insurance company wants to settle with you for the lowest amount possible. An experienced motorcycle accident attorney will know more precisely what your case is worth, and they can advise you through settlement negotiations, including when to accept an offer, and when to litigate. If you choose to litigate your case, you definitely want a lawyer by your side, and if you start out with Adams Law Firm from the very beginning, the transition from settlement negotiations to court will be seamless.
Why Should I Choose Adams Law Firm To Represent My Case?
At Adams Law Firm, we provide representation for accident victims. We stand by our clients and assist them in obtaining the highest amount of compensation available for their injuries and vehicle damages. After a motorcycle accident, you need to work with an attorney from our firm who is not afraid to aggressively defend your rights and help you bring the wrongful party to justice. Our team of dedicated legal professionals has more than 35 years of legal experience providing outstanding representation to our clients. If you have been injured, contact a Katy motorcycle accident lawyer from our firm today and schedule a confidential case evaluation as soon as possible.
We stand out from other law firms. Our calling at Adams Law Firm is to make our communities safer. We do this by holding the parties responsible for your injuries accountable. We utilize our civil justice system to achieve compensation for our clients. We value your case and your needs, and we make sure that your safety comes before the profits or gains of others.
We take pride in the recognition that our practice includes a Double Board Certified Trial Lawyer, and we are ranked in the top 3% of the Martindale Hubbell AV Ratings, as we were ranked the highest possible level by our legal peers. Because we have achieved significant victories for our clients, we are members of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. This is the kind of treatment you can expect for your case when you come to Adams Law Firm.
What to Do If You Are Involved in a Motorcycle Accident
If you or a loved one was involved in an accident, it is important to remember that you have rights. You do not have to speak with an insurance company representative who would prefer to settle for a low payout before you speak with an attorney. Most insurance providers will offer an out-of-court settlement or to “total” your bike – it is important that you do not agree to either offer without consulting with our firm first. By totaling your motorcycle, you risk evidence of the crash being destroyed before an attorney can fully investigate your claim. If the insurance company tries to talk to you, simply direct them to talk to your lawyers at Adams Law Firm.
Here is a quick list of steps you should take if you are in a motorcycle accident:
- Get medical treatment – even if you feel alright, it is best to visit a medical professional after the accident.
- Take pictures of the accident scene – if you are too injured to take photos, be sure to get a copy of the police report.
- Do not admit fault – this means that you should not apologize.
- Collect information about the other involved parties and witnesses at the scene.
- Call the police and get a copy of the police report.
- Alert your insurance company.
- Call Adams Law Firm at (800) 559-0593.
Always remember that regardless of fault, how you act at an accident scene can ultimately affect the outcome of your case. Be careful of what you say and who you say it to – just stick to these 7 steps and you will be in a good position to review your claim with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney.
Call Adams Law Firm Today
If you or a loved one is suffering from injuries after a motorcycle accident, call the Katy motorcycle accident attorneys at Adams Law Firm today. We will thoroughly review your case and provide you legal advice on how to proceed so that you can get maximum compensation for your injuries. Your initial meeting at Adams Law Firm is completely free, so call us today at (800) 559-0593 to set up a consultation.
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