Motorcyle Accident Attorney Illinois
Illinois Auto Accident Lawyer
Motorcycle Accident Claims
Motorcycles can be an amazing and fun way to experience the road. However there are dangers associated with riding them.
For victims of these terrbile tragedies call Murphy & Pressentin’s motorcycle accident attorney Illinois for any concerns or questions
Motorcycle accidents happen; it’s a fact of life. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that nearly 4,800 people died and 87,000 people were injured in motorcycle accidents in 2006. While we certainly hope that you never experience one, it’s clear that knowing what to do and what not to do, after an accident occurs is important to every biker.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident, Murphy & Pressentin motorcycle accident attorney Illinois understand that you need to focus on recovery or mourning your loss.
While you do this, let our experienced professionals focus on your case. Our motorcycle injury lawyers understand the rules and regulations that govern motorcycle accidents and know how to get the proper documentation that will be critical to the success of your case.
Contact Murphy & Pressentin today to discuss your case and to schedule an initial consultation.
Here is a list of Do’s and Don’ts if you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident:
- Document, document, document. Take pictures of your injuries, the bike, the accident scene and other vehicles. Or better yet, hire Murphy & Pressentin personal injury lawyer in Illinois and have them take the pictures for you.
- Hire an experienced personal injury lawyer. Murphy & Pressentin is experienced at getting professional quality documentation for your case including photos, witness interviews and police reports. It is absolutely critical that documentation is done the right way so that if or when you walk into a courtroom you have the best possible information. By letting us get this documentation for you as soon as possible after your accident, you will be more likely to get a settlement later. We will focus on your case so that you are able to focus on recovery or grieving over the loss of your loved one(s).
- Don’t be in a hurry to talk to the other side’s insurance company. There’s no reason for you to be in a rush to tell your story. You should speak with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer before speaking with any insurance company
- Don’t be in a rush to fix your bike until you can document the damage. Don’t forget that you’re entitled to compensation for a lot of things. A motorcyclist is entitled to a new helmet every time they whack that helmet on the ground. It doesn’t matter if There’s only a scratch on it. A person needs a new helmet because the integrity of the helmet has been compromised.