People across the state of Maryland enjoy riding motorcycles, especially starting around this time of year, when the weather once again begins to warm up. Though motorcycles come with several benefits, the truth is, they are also unsafe in many ways, primarily because of the lack of protection they offer riders from other motorists. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents often cause devastating impacts, particularly for bikers. If you were hurt in such an accident due to no fault of your own, our firm is here to help. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Landover auto accident lawyer to learn more about motorcycle accidents and how our competent legal team can help if you’ve been hurt in one. Here are some of the questions you may have:
What are the most frequent causes of motorcycle accidents?
Motorcycle accidents occur for a variety of reasons, though they are often caused by driver negligence, not unlike other auto accidents. Some of the most frequent causes of motorcycle accidents here in the state of Maryland are as follows:
- Distracted driving
- Dooring accidents
- Driving while intoxicated
- Tailing bikers too closely
- Ignoring traffic signals
What do I need to do after a motorcycle accident?
If you’re hurt as a motorcyclist in an accident, you should take certain steps to document how the accident happened, if you can. This includes calling the police, asking the other driver for his or her insurance information, taking pictures of any damage caused by the accident, asking witnesses for their phone number/email address, and retaining the services of a Landover, Maryland personal injury lawyer you can depend on. Fortunately, you’re in the right place. Our legal team has fought for countless individuals who’ve been wrongfully injured over the years, and we’re ready to fight for you too.
What damages are recoverable in a personal injury claim?
As long as we can satisfy the burden of proof in your personal injury claim, we should recover compensation that can help you deal with the economic and non-economic damages caused by your accident. This can include the cost of surgeries, overnights in a hospital, rehabilitation, lost past and future wages, pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, disfigurement or scarring, and more. If you have any further questions about the personal injury claims process in Maryland or how our legal team can help you through it, simply pick up the phone and give us a call today.
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The experienced personal injury attorneys at Judy Law Firm are prepared to represent clients facing legal matters after being injured due to another person’s negligence. If you require strong legal representation in Maryland, contact our firm today to discuss our services.