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Accident Victim? Here Are the Steps You Need to Take To Get Compensation
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If you’ve been injured due to the negligence or carelessness of someone, you need a Reno motorcycle accident attorney you can trust. Not all lawyers can achieve the same results. Just like in sports, your track record matters. We’ve been helping victims of car accidents for over twenty years.
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Every state, including Nevada, has strict time limits on when a claim can be filed and pursued. If the claims are no properly filed and served on the responsible parties within this period, the case will be forever barred. There aren’t any exceptions. It’s important to get all of your questions answered from an experience Reno car accident attorney. Give us a call today and have a piece of mind knowing that you have someone to deal with your insurance company and a track record of success.
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Reno Motorcycle Accident Attorney
You deserve fair compensation and justice for any motorcycle accident involving the negligence of another party. A Reno motorcycle accident lawyer can help you receive compensation so you can put your motor vehicle accident behind you. Motorcycle crashes can cause some of the most serious injuries of any auto collisions. They often result in permanent scarring and disability.
The majority of drivers don’t realize just how vulnerable motorcycle riders are on the roadways. Motorcyclists are put at risk when drivers engage in reckless and distracted driving behaviors. When you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident you need a Pahrump motorcycle accident lawyer to help make sur eyou receive the compensation you need to move forward.
Factors That Lead to a Motorcycle Accident and Why You Need an Aggressive Reno Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Riding a motorcycle comes with a unique set of risk parameters. Your body is exposed, so if a collision occurs, the damage is likely to be very severe. However, many accidents are not caused by a motorcyclist. Other drivers and external factors out of the motorcyclists control can cause crashes.
When you’re riding a motorcycle and injured because of someone else’s negligence, the negligent party should be held accountable. Many different factors can come into play and cause an accident. That is one reason it is important to seek out a Reno motorcycle accident attorney to analyze your case as soon as possible.
Common Factors That Lead to Motorcycle Crashes
Dangerous Road Conditions- Government agencies in charge of road maintenance in the Pahrump area can be held responsible if their failure to properly maintain the road caused your motorcycle collision.
Failure to Yield- Many motorcycle collisions are due to a distracted driver’s failure to yield. If that driver’s negligence caused your crash, you can be compensated.
Distracted Driving- Many drivers do not pay attention, which puts motorcyclists at serious risk. If it can be proven that distracted driving played a role in your crash, the distracted driver should be made to pay for his recklessness.
Reckless or drunken driving- Speeding and drunk driving are leading causes of motorcycle collisions in Reno and are two of the most preventable contributing factors to crashes.
Insurers Often Give Motorcyclists a Difficult Time and You Need a Reno Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Your Corner
Even though you’ve been paying your insurance coverage premiums for years, now that you’ve been injured, your insurance company is treating you like an enemy. Insurers will often ask you questions about the accident and challenge your claim from the very beginning. If you think the insurance company is on your side, then think again. Team up with a Reno motorcycle accident lawyer to fight for your compensation and prevent any missteps when communicating with the insurance company.
Depending on the details of your case, the following are some of the damages a Reno motorcycle injury attorney can list in your claim: pain and suffering, property damage, mental anguish, missed wages, medical bills, lost enjoyment of life, and disfigurement.
Whether You've Been Involved in a Car Accident or a Motorcycle Accident, Bill and Robin Can Help You Deal with the Insurance Company
Motorcycle Accidents and Product Liability
In some cases, a defect in your motorcycle or even in the at-fault driver’s car can lead to an accident. In these cases you may be able to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the car or its parts to recover compensation for your injuries. In these instances your Reno motorcycle lawyer will have to look at the defective motorcycle and determine if the part was “unreasonably dangerous” and if the motorcycle was being operated as intended. As an example, you may be able to file a lawsuit in instances where there was defective tires, brakes, accelerators, and defective fuel systems.
Reno Motorcycle Accident Lawyer FAQs
What medical bills can I add to my personal injury claim?
You can add all accident related medical bills to you Reno motorcycle crash claim. This can include hospital bills, medications, physical therapy costs, and insurance co-pays. These are all expenses brought on a consequence of the crash and you can be compensated for them.
How long does a motorcycle accident claim take to be resolved?
This varies with each case. Some cases are extremely complicated and can take longer to resolve. Some cases are resolved in a few months and other can take a year or longer.
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Your motorcycle crash has likely impacted your life in an extremely negative way. Although we can’t reverse time and erase what’s happened to you, we can help you get fair compensation and help you move forward.
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In 2016, 5286 motorcyclists were killed. Overall, motorcyclists account for about 14% of total traffic fatalities. Motorcyclists are 30 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a motor vehicle traffic crash and five times more likely to be injured. Per registered vehicle, the fatality rate for motorcyclists is about six times the fatality rate for car occupants.
In the event of a collision with another vehicle while operating your motorcycle, it is imperative that you find quality representation as soon as possible. When the accident happens, you must make an effort to obtain statements from witnesses as well as preserve any evidence of the driver’s responsibility.
You need an attorney that is willing and capable of handling your case. Bill and Robin are experienced Reno motorcycle accident lawyers who can help you navigate all the particulars of obtaining compensation after your motorcycle accident.
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William H. Jackson
William “Bill” Jackson graduated from the William S. Boyd School of Law and has been working for the injured his entire career. He is based in Reno and has a staff of over ten people. His firm supports Robin and all her clients.
Robin has extensive experience defending her insurance companies in a variety of civil litigation matters, including civil rights, construction defects, general liability and personal injury. She knows all the insurance tactics. She has over 15 years experience and graduated from the William S. Boyd Law School at UNLV in 2001.