How to Find a Rhode Island Motorcycle Accident Attorney or a Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Cape Cod’s scenic roads are perfect for motorcycle riding during warmer months – however, not all drivers pay constant attention. Your biggest concern as a motorcyclist is not your own ability, but the caution and care other drivers may fail to exercise. Unfortunately, Cape Cod, Massachusetts and Rhode Island motorcycle accident lawyers deal with injured parties often…and most times, the motorcyclist is not at fault.
Why You Need a Massachusetts or Rhode Island Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Experienced motorcycle accident lawyers know that injuries may occur even during what are termed “minor” crashes.
Please, seek medical attention if you’ve been in an motorcycle accident or crash (even if you think you are not seriously injured). Many injuries are not readily apparent and can only be diagnosed under a doctor’s care.
After you are safe and have been medically treated, call an experienced Massachusetts Cape Cod or Rhode Island motorcycle accident lawyer right away.
An MA or RI motorcycle accident lawyer will be able to deal with hospitals, insurance companies and the other party’s lawyers on your behalf, leaving you free to focus on recovery.
Your motorcycle accident lawyer can help determine whether you’re entitled to financial compensation due to someone else’s negligence, carelessness or wrongdoing – and can get you the settlement you deserve in a RI or MA court of law.
Motorcycles Are Dangerous…So Be Careful
Motorcycles, as cool as they seem to be…are extremely dangerous.
In fact, according to the United States Department of Transportation, motorcyclists are 25 times more likely to experience a severe and or deadly accident than those in automobiles. For those who are unfortunate to have been involved in a motorcycle accident, head injury is the leading cause of death…especially when a motorcycle helmet is not uses.
Oftentimes, severe complications resulting from an accident can debilitate a rider for years to come.
What Do I Do If I’ve Been In A Motorcycle Accident?
If you’ve been in a motorcycle accident, it’s frightening. As soon as it happens, it’s important to keep in mind that the quicker you act, the more evidence will be preserved, especially if you are not at fault.
Follow these steps in sequence:
1. Get Safe
Get to safety as soon as possible after the motorcycle crash – this is crucial for your safety. If there is traffic oncoming, jump over the guardrail to safety. Keep out of harm’s way.
2. Call 911
You may be in shock and not realize that you or anyone else who’s involved may need medical assistance. When you call 911 on your cell phone, help is on the way.
Also, calling 911 will make sure that the police doument everything properly. When the police arrive on the scene, make sure you give a full testament to what happened. The police officers will document the crash scene and take witness statements. Their observations are essential to your case.
3. Call for Legal Help
Don’t mess around. Put the telephone number for a qualified personal injury lawyer in your cell phone right now.
When you call us, you immediately have someone on your side, looking out for your best interests. You can call us day or night, even holidays. Our investigators will help to preserve the crucial evidence that you need to prove your case and get the financial compensation you need and deserve.
4. Take Pictures
If you have aniPhone, start taking pictures. Document what happend. We will take care of he rest. If you do this without putting yourself in harm’s way, do it. Take photos of the damages to vehicles, any road conditions, street signs, other motorists, weather conditions, and injuries.
Finding the Right MA or RI Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Our Massachusetts and Rhode Island motorcycle accident lawyers know that motorcycle riders deserve a fair share of Rhode Island and Massachusetts roads – and that it’s every driver’s responsibility to exercise caution while driving.
If you’ve been a victim of a driver’s negligence or carelessness in RI, MA or Cape Cod – call one of our experienced motorcycle accident lawyers at (800) 200-7752 or fill out a contact form today.
You’ll be able to speak with someone who understands your case and knows how to navigate the Rhode Island and Massachusetts court systems; as our courtesy to you, your initial consultation is completely free.
Our motorcycle accident lawyers are available to meet with you at your home, in the hospital or one of our convenient twenty office locations.