It can happen in a flash. The car in front of you fails to check their blind spot, can’t swerve into another lane quick enough, and the only thing you remember after that are your hands being loosened from your handle bars. Motorcycle accidents are some of the most devastating and dangerous accidents that occur on the road. Riders have far less protection than vehicle passengers, putting them at serious risk for debilitating and long-term injuries.
If you have suffered damages or injuries in a motorcycle accident caused by another’s negligence, we encourage you to reach out to our Charleston personal injury attorney today. Pierce, Herns, Sloan & Wilson, LLC has years of experience and knows how to craft compelling claims on behalf of our clients.
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Research done by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that while motorcycles are responsible for less than 1% of total miles driven, they account for nearly 15% of traffic deaths. Motorcycles are often seen as convenient methods of transportation, especially when used to weave in and out of traffic. Due to the little protection motorcycles have to offer, however, accidents and collisions involving motorcycles are almost always severe in nature.
Motorcycle accident injuries can include:
When pursuing these types of injury claims, it’s important to remember the significance of liability and damages. In order to value and estimate the worth of any personal injury claim, you must look at the degree of responsibility the other driver holds in causing the accident and the severity of damages you’ve experienced as a result.
In many cases, a motorcycle accident seems straightforward. A car or truck collided into a rider and caused them to suffer severe injuries. While many cases may involve this simple story, not all are that basic. There are numerous cases that will involve third party liability, which means an injured rider may be able to hold an additional party responsible.
Depending on your accident, you may be able to pursue compensation from:
When you retain the counsel of our Charleston injury attorneys, we get to work right away investigating your case to identify the negligent individual or parties. From there, we collect evidence to build a compelling claim that ensures you maximize your recovery. Our goal is to secure fair compensation so that you can move forward with your life following a serious motorcycle accident.
At PHSW, we have a proven track record of success in handling injury cases. Our team of personal injury attorneys have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts on behalf of your clients. We are the advocates you want on your side during this time. Because we believe that individuals deserve high-quality representation, regardless of their financial situation, you pay nothing unless we are able to secure a favorable outcome. As our client, you can rest easy knowing that your case is in the hands of trusted, capable, and honest legal professionals.
We don’t charge a single legal fee until and unless we win your case. Contact us at (843) 968-0886 to schedule your free consultation with our Charleston personal injury lawyers.