Do you know that motorcyclists are 29 times more likely to sustain deadly injuries than vehicle occupants? Traveling on a motorcycle is risky when you have cars and trucks all around. Accidents and injuries may happen to anyone on the road, but the life of the motorcyclist always involves greater risk.
Even a minor collision with a car often leads to severe injuries, and thousands of motorcyclists suffer fatal injuries each year. If you find yourself in an accident while driving a motorcycle, you should seek the advice of a Chicago motorcycle accident injury attorney from Horwitz Law Group if you have questions or concerns.
Following a motorcycle accident in which a driver struck you while riding, you should assess whether you have injuries and their possible severity. It is wise to call 911 so that you can speak to the police about what happened and get examined by emergency medical technicians. This helps ensure your physical state is stable, as well as works to preserve evidence for a future claim.
Whether or not you need emergency transportation, you should always get evaluated by a medical professional right away if you feel pain or otherwise suspect you have injuries. Many people ignore signs of injuries, such as soreness, disorientation, or stiffness, and their conditions can worsen in the days following the crash. You want to get a complete diagnosis of all of your injuries so you can start the necessary treatment right away and also present these records as part of your insurance claim.
Since the motorcycle accident claim is a legal matter, you will need to provide evidence of fault in your accident, as well as proof of your damages. This means that you should begin preserving anything that might serve as evidence right away. Keep your repair estimates, medical bills and records, treatment plans, and receipts from all out-of-pocket costs related to your injuries.
You should not try to deal with the legal process of seeking compensation all by yourself. To claim vehicle damage compensation, medical bills, and other losses, you need professional help. So when you get involved in a motorcycle accident, immediately contact an attorney who can assess how to best start the legal recovery process.
We understand that getting into an accident and then following up on a legal claim might seem tiring and stressful. However, when an accident is not your fault, it is important to take steps right away to begin protecting your legal rights to compensation from the liable party.
If you are feeling overwhelmed, contact our Chicago motorcycle accident injury attorneys, who are always prepared to help you. At Horwitz Law Group, our attorneys take complete care of our clients’ cases, from filing the insurance claim to the last court hearing. Contact our Chicago motorcycle accident injury attorney for a free consultation to discuss your case in detail.
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