If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, you need to know what your options are. A good settlement can help you pay your medical bills and get back on your feet again. There’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to settlements. Your options will depend on a variety of factors, including the type of injury you sustained, the severity of that injury, and whether or not anybody else was at fault for causing the accident in the first place.
First things first, determine who was at fault. Determine the insurance situation, and determine any injuries and medical costs you accrue as a result of the accident. All information is going to be vital to your case and eventual payout, should your case go to court.
First, seek medical attention if necessary and call any emergency services you need. Once you ensure everyone involved is uninjured or is getting the medical help they need, you should document the accident. Take pictures of the scene, of your vehicle, of any injuries. Then you should call your insurance and, if necessary call a Denver motorcycle accident attorney.
It may not be obvious at the time of the accident what it could cost you. There are medical bills and property damage that may or may not be covered by insurance depending on the insurance policy of the person at fault. If you’ve been in an accident, you should call an attorney as quickly as possible to ensure you’ve got adequate representation and adequate legal counsel.
Not only do you need to look out for yourself, but your medical care will become part of your case. You should document everything about your injuries and medical care. Get any diagnosis in writing, save receipts from hospital or doctor’s visits, and if possible get your doctor to sign off on any documentation of your injuries. All of this will become part of your case and, potentially, part of your settlement.
This is why it’s important to have an attorney. If the other driver wasn’t insured or underinsured and you don’t have insurance to cover it, then you’re going to need to go to court. An attorney is the only way you’re going to get what you deserve after an accident, especially if the driver at fault was underinsured.
How do I find a lawyer for my motorcycle accident case?
Call us. We’ll be your advocate for your motorcycle accident. We’ll offer you an initial consultation to find out if you’ve got a case and then we can go from there.