College Park Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Motorcycle accidents can be traumatic and life-changing events. Riding a motorcycle exposes riders to unique risks because of the lack of protection that other types of vehicles provide. After an accident, it’s common for medical expenses and lost wages to pile on, taking away from the victim’s ability to recover properly. Fortunately, there are options for legal recourse. Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers is here to help. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.
Why Work With Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers
Our firm has a proven track record of successfully representing motorcycle accident victims. When you choose to work with us, you can expect:
- Compassionate, personalized attention. We are very selective in the cases we take on to ensure we can provide adequate attention to each client.
- We have in-depth knowledge of motorcycle accident laws and regulations.
- We have a network of expert witnesses and resources to thoroughly investigate and handle your case.
- We are committed to maximizing your compensation so you can focus on your healing.
Why You Need a Lawyer After a Motorcycle Accident
Following a motorcycle accident, it’s essential to have a skilled and experienced attorney on your side. A lawyer can help you in the following ways:
- Investigate the accident and gather evidence.
- Communicate with insurance companies and other parties involved.
Insurance companies often take advantage of victims who don’t have legal representation by offering them unreasonably low settlement offers and pressuring them to accept.
- Establish liability, which can be difficult without the proper resources, like investigators, accident reconstructionists, and other experts.
- Represent you in court if necessary.
Damages You Can Obtain After a Motorcycle Accident
People involved in motorcycle accidents may be eligible for various types of compensation, including both economic and non-economic losses.
Economic damages are compensation for quantifiable financial losses that a victim incurs as a result of an accident. These damages can be calculated and proven using receipts, bills, and other documentation.
Examples of economic damages include:
Medical expenses: such as emergency care, hospitalization, surgeries, medications, physical therapy, and any ongoing or future medical treatments needed due to the accident.
Lost wages: If the plaintiff is unable to work due to the injuries sustained in the accident, they may be compensated for the wages they would have earned during their recovery period.
Loss of earning capacity: If the plaintiff’s ability to earn a living has been permanently affected by the accident, they may be compensated for their reduced earning potential.
Property damage: This covers the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property, such as a motorcycle or other personal belongings.
Non-economic damages are compensation for intangible losses that cannot be easily quantified in monetary terms. These damages are subjective and depend on the individual circumstances of the plaintiff. Examples of non-economic damages include:
Pain and suffering: Including the physical pain and discomfort caused by the injuries sustained in the accident.
Emotional distress: The accident may cause psychological trauma, such as anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), for which the plaintiff may be compensated.
Loss of enjoyment of life: If the plaintiff’s ability to participate in and enjoy their usual hobbies, social activities, or other aspects of their life has been affected by the accident, they may be entitled to compensation.
Loss of consortium: This compensation is awarded when a spouse or partner suffers a loss of companionship, affection, or intimacy due to the plaintiff’s injuries.
Contact Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers For Help With Your Motorcycle Accident Claim
Motorcycle accidents can have devastating consequences, but with the right legal representation, you can navigate the complex road to recovery. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident, contact Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers to schedule a free consultation.