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Motorcycle Accidents

San Antonio Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Experienced Litigation for Motorcycle Accident Injuries

In most multi-vehicle accidents involving a motorcycle, the biker is not at fault. However, there is a great deal of bias against motorcycles, which can severely impact your case. It is critical for the biker or a family member of the biker to retain experienced legal counsel immediately following an accident. Motorcyclists are often treated unfairly by insurance companies resulting in denied claims. Denied claims only compound the problems that have arisen from the accident. Seek the counsel of a San Antonio lawyer qualified in motorcycle accident law to get the help you need!

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Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents

Per the NHTSA, motorcyclists are approximately 21 times as likely as passenger car occupants to die in a traffic crash, per vehicle mile. If the biker evades death, the injuries sustained are often catastrophic with long recovery periods and high medical bills. Motorcycles have less protection than a passenger vehicle causing seemingly minor accidents to turn into life-altering events. Even with the proper protective gear, bikers will likely suffer serious harm.

Common motorcycle injuries include:

  • Head & spinal cord injuries
  • Fractures
  • Amputations
  • Back injuries
  • Disfigurement
  • “Road rash” and burns

More than 80% of all reported motorcycle accidents result in death or serious injury to the motorcyclist.

Compensation for Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Legal compensation may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Medical bills (past and future)
  • Hospitalization
  • Surgical procedures
  • Ongoing medical care
  • Counseling
  • Scar revision/Cosmetic surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Compensation for loss of income and future income
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Disfigurement and disability
  • Physical or mental impairment or disability
  • Compensation for pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium

Punitive damages may be recovered in select circumstances. These are present to penalize or make an example of the offender for intentional behavior, or whether they acted in a reckless manner or disregard for others.

There are many issues specific to riding motorcycles that can play a major role in motorcycle accidents. Motorcycles are much smaller than the average size automobile and therefore much harder to see. Bikers are often side swiped by automobiles that simply did not see them. Injuries suffered by bikers are often catastrophic due to the lack of protection afforded by the motorcycle. Even while wearing the proper protective gear, a biker can sustain life-altering injuries. A skilled San Antonio car accident attorney experienced in motorcycle accident law can help you understand your rights and get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries and damages.

Motorcyclists often have difficulty dealing with insurance carriers in the event of an accident. Many bikers will take great pains to avoid collisions. Since many motorcycle accidents do not involve a collision with another vehicle, insurance companies are likely to deny the claim. Speak with an experienced San Antonio motorcycle accident lawyer about your case if you feel you are being treated unfairly by an insurance company.

Why you can rely on our San Antonio motorcycle accident lawyer to help:

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Injuries suffered by bikers can be catastrophic. These injuries often require long recovery periods and lengthy hospital stays. If you have been in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of another, contact The Aguirre Law Firm today. We will determine who is at fault in your accident and take the necessary steps to recover damages. Astronomical medical bills can accrue for months of treatment and therapy leaving you to wonder how you will ever pay them. Our San Antonio attorneys are skilled in motorcycle accident claims and can help get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. We accept motorcycle accident cases on a contingency fee basis. That means we will not charge you a fee unless we obtain a settlement or judgment in your favor.

Don’t settle for less than you deserve. Contact us for a free, no obligation case evaluation at (210) 960-9875!

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