Published on April 21, 2018
slide 1: Odds are Your Motorcycle Accident Was Not Your Fault Having adequate motorcycle insurance is very important but when you are seriously injured in a motorcycle accident - and in case you didnt know invariably almost all high speed motorcycle collisions result in serious life threatening injuries and many times death. Heres an astonishing fact. If you were injured in a motorcycle accident chances are it was your fault only 20 of the time. That means that in 80 of the accidents involving a motorcycle it was due to the negligence of another. So the question remains who or what was the cause of the injury To accurately determine liability you need the experience and expertise of a NYC Car Accident Lawyer trained to drill down and uncover the actual responsible party in order to obtain just compensation. Every accident and motorcycle accidents in particular are tied to a unique situation. The way in which that situation is viewed by the jury if a trial is necessary the insurance company and their attorneys ultimately determines the outcome of your case. Insurance companies have a vested interest in their own bottom lines. Your injury will get a dollar figure placed on it by their attorneys. That figure in most instances is far less that you actually deserve. Without the experience and expertise of an attorney that is fighting for your rights obtaining a fair settlement is next to impossible. slide 2: Bottom line: You need an attorney But dont get the cart before the horse. Here is what needs to be done first. If you havent already reported the accident do so now You need to have an accurate record of the facts. Your attorney will need this information so try to be as detailed as possible when recalling the events leading up to the accident at the moment of the accident and what happened after the accident. This information serves to paint a picture that needs to be envisioned by a judge or jury. By this time you should have already been admitted to a hospital or at the very least been seen by a doctor. You are hurt and the injuries need to be documented. The more documentation you collect to support your claim the better. And finally do not discuss your case with anyone other than your lawyer. Loose lips sink ships or is it cases At this juncture speaking with a Manhattan Personal Injury Attorney experienced in motorcycle accidents is the best move you can make.