Motorcycle accidents can be devastating: Motorcycles offer less protection to riders than cars, so the injuries can be far more severe. If you’ve been injured, it’s important to speak with an attorney in Calimesa who can protect your interests and help you understand your rights.
Your Next Steps
After an accident, it’s important to take action that can protect your legal rights, including your right to compensation for any injuries that you or a loved one might suffer. Unfortunately, many people are so distressed after accidents that they may do things that compromise their rights or limit their compensation.
To help you, here are some things that we advise:
• Get medical attention immediately after an accident. Remember, you can’t always “feel” an injury right away. A doctor can tell you if you’ve been hurt and require additional treatment. If a loved one is hurt in an accident, get them to a doctor right away, even if they claim to “be okay.”
• Talk to a motorcycle accident lawyer who understands the complexity of these cases. He or she can advise you on how to move forward after the incident.
• Never admit guilt in an accident or discuss your situation with third parties. Only a qualified lawyer can advise you on your legal rights and talking to others may harm your case.
• Keep good records of all of your interactions with healthcare professionals, insurance companies and law enforcement. Get a copy of the police report after the accident to ensure its accuracy.
Getting Legal Help
Our law firm has expertise in all aspects of personal injury law, including motorcycle accidents. Someone is available to talk to you any time, day or night, via our toll-free number: 1.800.260.2577. In addition, we have offices throughout California, making it easy for you to receive a free evaluation of your case. We’ll work hard to protect your rights and get you the compensation you deserve.