Spring and summer are almost here, so people with motorcycles are starting think about riding. Motorcycles can be very enjoyable. Some people use them for economical transportation. Unfortunately, they are a more risky form of transportation for obvious reasons. Since I have been a rider for many years, I have firsthand knowledge of the dangers involved. No matter how safe we try to be things can go wrong and an accident can happen. When it does it would be helpful to have some basic legal knowledge in your arsenal of information.

Many of the same tips apply as in a car accident; however motorcycle accidents have a variety of unique issues. Of course you should have insurance on your motorcycle and if your company offers medical insurance you should take it, especially if you do not have your own health insurance. In the event you do not have any medical insurance to cover medical expenses you may be able to work with an attorney who can advise you on how to seek medical care by medical lien. A medical lien is an agreement that allows you to get your medical care covered by a medical office that will wait to be paid from a final settlement. Since your expensive medical bills can be a primary factor in having serious financial burdens, including possible bankruptcy this option can be vital for the injured rider.

At the scene of the accident you can protect yourself by knowing what to do. After everyone has received medical attention then it’s important to be aware of what information should be gathered. Get all insurance information especially from the driver of the vehicle who appears to be at fault. If you are unable to get this information hopefully a witness or a police officer will gather it for you. Obtain the name address and phone number of any witnesses or ask them for a business card. At one point you may need a written statement from them. A proper investigation after an accident can be crucial in establishing liability. As in all vehicle accidents riders are entitled to damages allowed by law. You can recover medical expenses, property damage, wage loss and compensation for pain and suffering. Often people have permanent injuries that deserve substantial settlement amounts.

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Case Results


CASE: Client was injured by a drunk driver. As a result of the motor vehicle accident, client was rendered a quadriplegic and needed a life care plan.
Outcome: $9,600,000

CASE: Against Insurance company for failure to pay for property damage after a gas and fire explosion.
Outcome: $1,600,000

CASE: Medical malpractice for failure to diagnose a descending aorta aneurism, resulting in death.
Outcome: $1,300,000

CASE: Neck and back injuries from car accident. Client had ongoing symptoms and needed injections for attempted remediation of pain.
Settled for $485,000

CASE: Client was injured in a 2 vehicle collision. She suffered a traumatic brain injury, concussion and multiple injuries to the neck.
Outcome: $6,000,000

CASE: Client was in her car and was T-Boned by a commercial vehicle. Her cerebral spinal fluid leaked and she suffered a concussion and traumatic brain injury with neck and lumbar (low back) injuries. Her neck injury caused radiating pain, numbness and tingling in her arms.
Outcome: $3,400,000

CASE: Client was driving on a rural road when another car crossed the center line and caused a head-on collision in the snow and ice. Client did physical work for a living. Both knees were injured, along with a neck injury.
Outcome: $2,300,000

CASE: Client was driving on South Parker road when another vehicle rapidly changed lanes and rear-ended the client. That vehicle was cited for careless driving. The collision caused a concussion with traumatic brain Injury. Client missed time from work and had a positive correlation between brain scan and neuropsychological test results.
Outcome: $950,000

CASE: Client was rear ended by a dump truck, was then knocked forward and hit another vehicle. Client had a concussion with traumatic brain injury. Client underwent a brain scan which showed hypoperfusion, correlated with her concussion symptoms. Client suffered neck injuries and injuries to her low back.
Outcome: $650,000

CASE: Client was rear-ended. The mechanism of injury from the forces in the collision caused her neck injury and at the same time, damaged her organs inside her throat. Client had swallowing and choking issues.
Outcome: $1,250,000

CASE: Client was in a motor vehicle accident. Both injections in the neck rendered some temporary relief. The Injections were transforaminal epidural steroid injections. Surgery was recommended on the lumbar (low back). The low back was injured by the forces in the collisions.
Outcome: $933,000

CASE: The client was driving in her car and was rear-ended thereby causing injuries to her lower back and neck. Client also suffered a concussion. Client had to undergo facet injections multiple times, through multiple procedures. Client also had cognitive issues which required cognitive training and therapy.
Outcome: $400,000

CASE: Client was entering a highway from an on ramp and w