After an accident, we contact the negligent party’s insurance company to negotiate a settlement for costs incurred. We leverage information collected to recover compensation for your expenses. If you were involved in a motorcycle accident, you should never accept the initial offer of an insurance company. Insurance companies are notorious for offering victims a pittance in the hopes of saving themselves money. Their lawyers will try to convince you that you are getting a good deal and hitting them with a lawsuit will be a waste of time and resources. If you accept the settlement offer, you are giving up your right to pursue further damages and may be left with unpaid bills on the long run.
If negotiations with insurance companies initiated by your own lawyer are unsuccessful or unsatisfactory, you can decide to pursue legal action.
If your accident was caused by poor road conditions, you may still have a case but against the city or state government where it happened, instead of against another motorist.
In some cases, the accident could be caused by a defect in your motorcycle or the other party’s vehicle. Your lawsuit would be against the manufacturer of the car or the faulty parts, in order to receive compensation for your injuries.