MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT DAMAGES
Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Thousands of Alabama motorcycle riders are injured or killed in motorcycle accidents every year. Despite the fact that more than 75% of motorcycle accidents involve collisions with other vehicles, injuries sustained by the motorcyclist are almost always more severe. The amount of damages that can be sought in a Alabama motorcycle accident case varies from state to state. Depending on your particular motorcycle accident case, your personal injury attorneys may be able to recover damages for your:
- Disability and Disfigurement
- Loss of Consortium
- Lost Wages
- Medical Bills
- Future Medicals
- Loss of earning capacity
- Mental and Emotional Distress
- Out of Pocket Expenses
- Pain and Suffering
- Property Damage
Don’t let an insurance company decide what your claim is worth, contact us today. It’s our job to get you the money you’re truly owed.
Types of Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Motorcycle accidents are much more dangerous than most car accidents. Bikers and passengers on motorcycles are much more likely to suffer a catastrophic injury as the result of an accident. Even small collisions can lead to serious injuries. Do not let the size of your accident prevent you from getting proper medical care if you have suffered any of the following bike injuries:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Burn injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Lost limb
- Road rash
- Broken bones
- Wrongful death
How much money will I get for my accident case?
This can be a very difficult question to answer until you fully recover. Every accident is different. The amount of money you receive depends on many things, including the following:
- how the accident happened;
- the extent of damage to the vehicles involved;
- the type and extent of your injuries and medical treatment, including surgeries;
- whether you sustained permanent injuries, fractures or significant scarring;
- your past medical history;
- the amount of your past medical bills;
- the expected amount of your future medical bills;
- the lost wages you have incurred;
- the future loss of your earning capacity;
- your age at the time of the accident and your remaining work years;
- other reasonable costs you have incurred caused by your injuries, such as the need to hire household help, child care services, etc.;
- insurance coverage available; and
- if married at the time of the accident, your spouse may have an additional claim for loss of consortium.
Why Hire Ferguson and Ferguson?
Your out-of-pocket expenses, your medical records and bills properly documented and your lost wages clearly established will help in increasing the value of your motorcycle claim. Because laws vary from State to State, and every situation is different, this information is provided only as a general guideline and does not replace the advice of an attorney. It would be wise to consult with an attorney who has experience in handling motorcycle accident cases. You may contact my office at (256)534-3435, 1-800-752-1998 or fax us at (256)534-4339. If you don’t ask me for legal advice, please ask someone else. We are here to help.