Every motorcycle accident is unique. It is vital that motorcycle safety is practiced. Federal and State laws protect your safety as a motorcyclist and also protect you after an accident if you need medical care and/or loss of income. While equipment and manufacturers are a large role, a rider practicing proper motorcycle safety could be the determining factor in preventing an accident.
Know your rights. Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys can help you with this. They have extensive experience in handling motorcycle accidents and can help you through your accident and develop a plan for your future. If you or a family member were injured in a motorcycle accident, you are most likely burdened with financial concerns, emotional trauma and physical pain.
Some examples of areas in which you may be eligible to receive compensation:
Medical: Payment of medical bills, current and future, including hospitalization, surgical procedures, cosmetic surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, prescriptions and on-going medical care may be awarded.
Family and Spouse Loss: This is payment for the injured partner’s spouse and close family members when the motorcycle accident injury is so severe that it interferes, requiring family members to perform services that would not otherwise be required.
Loss of income: You may be eligible to receive compensation for past and future lost wages, as well as compensation if you need re-trained into a new occupation.
If you have had the hardship of having been involved in a motorcycle accident, then one thing you should do at your first opportunity is contact an attorney who can advise you on where you stand from a legal point of view.
If you are looking for a legal expert in Nashville who is experienced working with motorcycle accident victims and their families, please contact us.