You’ve waited all week for this moment; finally, you’re able to hit the open road with your prized motorcycle. You’ve taken all the precautions and have on all the equipment you need. The road is yours.
Traffic is getting thick, but you’re still cruising as normal. In a blink of an eye, you’re cut-off in traffic by another vehicle that was negligent of the space you occupied on the road. Seconds later, you end up on the ground in the median. Your bike is destroyed, but even worse, your leg is in massive pain. Brooks Law Office strives to seek justice for your injuries while you recover with peace of mind.
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Confused about what to do next?
If you’ve suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own, you may be wondering what you can do about it. Along with the physical pain you are feeling, exists the pain of not knowing how to proceed. Stop worrying. We are here to support you through each step of your case.
If you are involved in an auto accident:
- Call 911. Make sure you get a copy of the full accident report when it is available.
- Take pictures of the scene. If it is safe, try to take pictures from multiple angles.
- Take pictures of any visible injuries such as cuts and bruises.
- Get medical treatment. Your case can become difficult if your injuries are not properly documented.
- Call Brooks Law Office. The steps that you take now can determine how the amount of compensation you get later.
Should I talk to the other driver’s insurance company?
Legally, you are not required to speak with the other person’s insurance company. Talking to the other driver’s insurance company can damage your case. A recorded statement can be used against you later on. If you have an attorney, they can discuss your case on your behalf.
On the other hand, you must speak with your own insurance agent. When speaking to your agent, only provide the name, address, and phone number of any other parties involved in a collision, the insurance information of any parties involved, the law enforcement agency at the scene, and the date and time of the incident.
Who is responsible for paying for my medical treatment?
The at fault driver’s insurance company may pay for some or all of your medical treatment, but it will be included in the negotiated settlement at the end of your case. While your case is moving through the legal process, we encourage you to use your personal health insurance so that your medical treatment is not interrupted.
If you do not have health insurance, we can work with some doctors to treat you on a lien basis, meaning you won’t have to pay them back for your medical treatment until your case settles.
The Georgia law allows you to collect for:
- Car repairs
- Medical bills
- Future medical bills
- Time off from work
- Pain and suffering
Do you need medical attention but don't have insurance?
If you get hurt in an accident and have no health insurance, you may wonder who is going to pay for your medical treatment. Let us review all of the options you have to get compensated for your medical bills and other case related damages.
Have you been offered a settlement by the insurance company?
Accepting the insurance provider’s first offer is almost never a good idea, especially if the settlement involves financial reimbursement for injury, pain and suffering. We can review your settlement offer to ensure you are getting a fair deal.
Being involved in a motorcycle accident can have serious and lasting implications.
Even if both parties have the required level of insurance, it is rare for the insurance companies to pay out a fair amount of compensation to the parties involved. In order to ensure you receive the level of compensation you deserve, it is important that you contact a motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible. Brooks Law Personal Injury Attorneys has the skills and experience you need to help you secure a fair settlement or even take your case to trial, should it become necessary.
Our team is highly experienced in the areas of both insurance polices and motorcycle accident litigation. This is a highly complex process where attention to detail is of the upmost importance. Let our team help you receive the fair compensation you are entitled to.
One thing to keep in mind is that this type of case can require a trial.
This step is taken if an out of court settlement cannot be reached between the injured parties and the insurance companies. By securing an attorney right from the beginning, you can ensure you are protected. Your experienced motorcycle accident attorney will appear in court with you and present your case. Their help can ensure you are not left with staggering expenses that you should not have to pay.
Types of Compensation
In a motorcycle accident case there are several types of compensation to be aware of beyond the standard liability insurance. Many times you are eligible for compensation from the other parties involved, but you may also have a claim against the motorcycle manufacturer if their product is found to be faulty. Your attorney will help you work through these details as they gather all the necessary information they need to present your case.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycle accident call today to find out how our team can help. We have a rock solid reputation and we want nothing more than to see our clients receive the compensation they deserve.
Mr. Brooks was very attentive to my case. Maria was super with her patience and my many questions. She always responded timely. This was my first time in a situation that I needed and attorney and I’m certainly super happy I found them. We will definitely use again. Highly recommend them
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