Get The Help You Need After A Motorcycle Accident
Following a in the metro Atlanta area, your first call should be to a knowledgeable and experienced .
If you've been involved in a , you know how serious they can be. The injuries sustained in a are often much more severe than those from a .
operators and passengers are vulnerable to serious or death in any collision, as they simply do not have seatbelts, metal enclosures, airbags, and other protection that a vehicle provides. Not only that, but the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, repairs, and other damages can be astronomical.
You may be facing a long road to recovery, and the last thing you want to worry about is how you're going to pay for it all.
That's where an experienced can help. The Graham Firm has a proven track record of success in winning for our clients who have been injured in accidents, commercial truck accidents, and car accidents. We know how to build a strong case and get the maximum you deserve.
If you've been involved in a , don't wait to call a lawyer in Atlanta. The sooner you call, the sooner we can start working on your case and get you the you need and deserve. Contact our today for a free consultation.
We Are Top-Rated Attorneys
Even in accidents with severe injuries and when liability is evident, without an experienced on your side, it can be impossible to recover fair from an in a or .
You do not have to settle for less than you deserve. The Graham Firm has successfully won millions of dollars in for motor vehicle victims and we are ready to help you.
No Recovery, No Fee
You should never have to worry about how you will pay for a top-rated attorney in the Atlanta area. At The Graham Firm, we work on a contingency fee basis, which means that you only pay us if we win your case. If there is no recovery, you owe us nothing.
Call us today for a free consultation to discuss your case. We will review the facts of your , answer your questions, and explain your legal options. If we believe you have a strong case, we will begin working on your behalf immediately, gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and taking whatever steps are necessary to build a strong case on your behalf.
The Graham Firm has the experience, resources, and commitment to get you the maximum you deserve for your injuries.
Because you have a limited window of time to pursue any or claim, you should not delay in reaching out to a attorney with proven results.
Top Causes of Accidents
crashes have many different causes and influencing factors. A high number of accidents involve a vehicle turning left, and a going straight. The vehicle driver may misjudge the approaching 's speed, or more commonly, not see them at all.
This is the most dangerous vehicle maneuver on the road, and motorcyclists are especially vulnerable to or . The faster the is traveling, the less time the has to react, and the higher chance of an resulting in a fatality.
Some of the common causes of accidents in Georgia include:
- Failure of motor vehicle drivers to see or look for motorcycles
- Distracted motorists
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Poor weather conditions
- Inexperienced operation
- Road defects
- Debris/roadkill in a 's path
- Defective parts
Fully investigating and correctly identifying the cause of an is necessary to identify who may be liable. The Graham Firm works with top investigators, reconstructionists, and medical experts to understand what happened and why. Because evidence can be repaired, destroyed, or washed away in the days and hours following an , it is advisable to contact a lawyer as soon as possible.
Most Common Injuries From A
When a happens, the injuries can be catastrophic. A is more vulnerable to being seriously injured or killed than someone in a car because they have less protection. Wearing a DOT-approved helmet and proper riding gear can help protect you from some injuries, but not all.
Some of the most common injuries our clients have suffered in accidents include:
- Head injuries, including (TBI), and concussions
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Broken/fractured bones
- Road rash injuries
- Blunt force injuries
- Internal organ /internal bleeding
If you were in an auto that was due to someone else's carelessness, you may be entitled to for your injuries.
What to Do If You Are Involved In A
The aftermath of a crash can be chaotic and stressful. Following a , take the following steps:
- Preserve evidence at the crash scene if possible. Take videos and photos - or ask someone to help you. Request that a police report is taken.
- Get medical treatment immediately. Do not delay, or wait to see if you feel better the next day. Complete any requested imaging like X-rays, CT Scans, or MRIs. Remember, your record of medical treatment is an important part of your claim.
- Get contact information and insurance information. Gather information for all other parties involved in a crash, as well as witnesses at the scene.
- Contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Your lawyer can give you additional advice on actions to take, and not to take, following your collision.
You will also have to report your , as per the terms of your policy. However, you should only provide facts about the , and not speculate on causation or what happened. to your
How An Experienced Can Help You
For , claims are simply business transactions. At The Graham Firm, our clients are real people, not case numbers. When injuries take away your ability to work, go to school, and simply enjoy everyday activities, the you receive is critical. Do not accept any offer from an insurance claims representative or adjustor without first speaking with a lawyer.
The Graham Firm advocates for victims of accidents and fights for maximum, full, and fair . If an will not offer a reasonable settlement within a reasonable amount of time, we will not hesitate to bring a to trial before a judge or jury.
After a in Fulton County or DeKalb County, call The Graham Firm to schedule a free consultation with an to see if we can help.
Atlanta Motorcycle Accident FAQs
There are a few things you can do to find the best for your case. Start by asking friends and family if they know any lawyers who have experience with accidents. You can also search online for . Finally, look for a lawyer that has a proven history of success in cases similar to yours. Don't accept less, or be subject to ' denial and delay tactics.
In general, you have two years from the date of your to file a . This is known as the "statute of limitations." However, there are a few exceptions to this rule., so it's important to speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible after your .
If you've been injured in a , you may be wondering if you need to hire a lawyer. The answer is maybe. If your injuries are minor and you don't think you'll need to miss work or incur significant , you may not need a lawyer.
However, if your injuries are more serious, you may want to consider hiring a lawyer to help you with your claim. An can help you understand your rights and options and can fight to help you get compensated for your injuries.
The cost of a will vary depending on the severity of your injuries, the facts of your case, and the lawyer's experience. Many attorneys work on a contingency basis, which means you won't have to pay anything upfront. Instead, the lawyer will take a percentage of your settlement or verdict as payment.
Fault can be determined in several different ways, and may or may not be revealed in a police report. In some cases, the fault is obvious, such as if the driver of a vehicle was under the influence of alcohol. The fault may also be admitted in cases when a driver was distracted and took their eyes off the road.
In other situations, it is less clear how a occurred. Sometimes, video evidence is available - either from nearby businesses, residences, or from the operator themself. Many riders document all their rides with a continuously looping GoPro to record and document any accidents or unusual encounters.
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