Lakewood Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Bringing Real Experience to Your Claim
Too many motorcyclists are left severely injured after a crash and without an obvious route to recovery due to insurance company interference. At the Law Offices of Harold D. Carr in Lakewood, our motorcycle accident attorneys proudly stand up for injured riders who feel like they are out of options because the liable motorist is blaming them for what happened. We know the tactics that insurance defense companies like to take when dealing with motorcycle accident claims in particular, and we are ready to counter them.
Give yourself a fighting chance in and out of court. Call (253) 345-4522 now.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
The beginning of your motorcycle accident claim will probably be directed towards figuring out its cause. If we can determine exactly why you were in an accident, then we can use that information to reliably pinpoint liability. Washington is a comparative negligence state, so you stand to make more compensation the lower your liability.
A few of the more common causes of motorcycle accidents are:
- Drunk drivers
- Distracted drivers
- Reckless or speeding drivers
- Inclement weather
- Faulty motorcycle parts
- And more
Severe Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclists are often treated for catastrophic injuries after a crash. Even when a collision happens at low speeds and the motorcyclist is wearing proper safety gear, they can still suffer severe, life-changing injuries.
Motorcycle accident survivors may suffer from:
- Multiple broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Spinal cord damage and paralysis
- Road rash and scarring
Treating any number of these severe injuries is not easy, either. Emergency medical care and same-day surgeries are often required to try to alleviate the worst injuries a motorcyclist suffers. Afterward, extended hospitalization may be required to ensure the motorcyclist is resting properly and that no additional health concerns arise in the days or weeks after the accident.
When all of the injuries are added up with the need for medical care, the total costs can be dramatic. Our Lakewood motorcycle accident attorneys know that you could be fighting for tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation when you come to us for support, guidance, and representation. You can count on us to do as much as we can to maximize your damages and fight for every penny!
Wrongful Death Claims for Families of Lost Loved Riders
Motorcycle riders are at an increased risk of being in a fatal accident when compared to a driver in a passenger vehicle. As a result, motorcycle accidents have an inordinate chance of resulting in a fatality. If you lost a loved one to a motorcycle crash that was not their fault, then you can depend on us for moral support and legal guidance.
Your damages in a wrongful death claim will be different, including:
- Final medical bills of the deceased
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Wages the deceased likely would have earned in life
- Pain suffered by the deceased
- Loss of companionship experienced by family members
We Want to Hear from You – Call Today
Starting your claim after being in a motorcycle accident is something that should be done sooner than later and while the evidence is still fresh in your mind. Call our Lakewood motorcycle accident lawyers at (253) 345-4522 to see what you should be doing next to move your case in the right direction. You can also fill out an online contact form if you prefer, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.