Even while lawfully sharing the road and doing everything correctly, as a motorcyclist, if you’ve been in an accident, it’s likely that you were severely injured.
While your injuries are the same as other types of vehicle accidents, you might also have a serious spinal injury, head injury, or brain damage. The emotional damage can be devastating.
What should I do after an auto accident?
First, look after your health: seek medical attention, then help others at the accident if you’re able.
Second, keep calm. Never accept blame at the scene. In fact, don’t provide details until after you’ve calmed down and are ready to talk to an investigator with an attorney by your side.
Third, be proactive. Contact your insurance provider. If possible, take pictures of the accident, pictures of injuries to you and loved ones, your motorcycle, and pictures of the environment.
What do I need to know about compensation for a motorcycle accident?
- If the motorcycle accident and its consequences are due to the actions of a negligent driver, you may be eligible for compensation for your past and future medical bills and medical expenses, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more.
- Insurance companies may try to tell you that failure to comply with Texas law requiring daytime use of headlights and helmets puts the motorcyclist at fault.
- But the Law Office of Ramiro Lopez understands failure to comply with these safety laws is not admissible as evidence of fault in a court of law. Our attorneys know winning a personal injury case will not lessen physical pain and suffering but it can help you move on with your life.
How the Law Office of Ramiro Lopez Can Help
The Law Office of Ramiro Lopez understands local laws and utilizes the resources necessary to investigate an accident. Our attorneys are experienced with working with insurance companies and hospitals on your behalf and are skilled in the art of negotiation when pursuing a case.
Contact the Law Office of Ramiro Lopez to set up a consultation. 512-326-5006