Motorcycles can bring a sense of freedom, however riders who fall victim to a motorcycle accident may have a long struggle ahead. You need the help of an experienced motorcycle accident attorney from Leahy Law in Tacoma, WA. Our lawyers understand the issues that bikers face making their case, and can help you seek just compensation for a number of injuries and losses. In practice for over 35 years, our personal injury firm has taken on countless insurance firms and negligent parties on behalf of injured plaintiffs. We understand the tactics they use to avoid paying fair compensation for serious accidents. To even the playing field, we offer contingency fee representation for our clients, charging no up-front attorney fees.
About Motorcycle Accidents
Statistics confirm that motorcycle riders are vulnerable, particularly in high-traffic, urban areas. The cause of these accidents is often a mistake on the part of a car or truck driver. About two-thirds of the time, the vehicle can be shown to have violated the motorcycle rider's right of way.
While motorcycles are inherently less visible, this is not a valid excuse for driver inattention. As is the case with all types of traffic accidents, alcohol and drugs frequently play a part, as does distracted driving. Because a bike provides little protection in an accident, a motorcyclist is five times more likely to be injured in a crash than the occupant of a car. The fallout of these accidents can be catastrophic, leaving some victims contending with traumatic brain injury, loss of limb, or a spinal cord injury. There may be staggering losses, including lost income, medical bills, pain and suffering, and severe emotional distress. A rider is also 26 times as likely to die from injuries sustained in the collision.
Do you Have a Personal Injury Case?
If you were injured in an accident, the other party’s insurance representative will attempt to pin blame on you if at all possible. It is essential that you let your attorney handle all statements and other claim details. Leahy Law provides an aggressive response to insurance posturing, and can begin representing you as soon as you contact us.
"Leahy Law protects the rights of motorcycle riders in accidents, providing help with personal injury and property loss."
Our experienced legal team will thoroughly investigate all aspects of your accident, no matter how complex. In some cases, there is third-party liability from a faulty product or repair. A malfunctioning bike can cause or contribute to a crash if, for example, a misaligned tire caused a dangerous wobble.
If you or a loved one were involved in a motorcycle accident caused by a driver’s negligence, you may have a personal injury case. In cases where a family member was tragically killed in a bike crash, we can help you pursue a wrongful death claim. Leahy Law can help you navigate the legal and insurance claims system to ensure you receive the full amount of compensation you are due.
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Leahy Law protects the rights of motorcycle riders in accidents, providing help with personal injury and property loss. In urgent situations, we can meet you wherever it is convenient – at home or in your hospital room. Please contact our office today to schedule a free consultation.