The Need to Get a Car and Motorcycle Injury Lawyer
Some steps are followed through in order to protect your right to bring a personal injury claim upon a motorcycle accident. The steps include; seeking immediate medical attention, calling the motorcycle insurance company, taking detailed notes about the motorcycle accident, arranging for photos to be taken, repairing with permission, avoiding contact with other driver’s insurance company, if one has crash related traffic fines consult an attorney and finally settling the claim or lawsuit takes about two years. Even though the injuries upon a motorcycle accident may appear after some few days or hours seeking of medical attention needs to be immediate.
Medical records of examination immediately after the crash is required of victims planning to pursue a lawsuit. So as to not forget some details the individual involved in a motorcycle accident needs to write down all the details upon getting home.
Writing down what happened in the motorcycle accident should encompass the following; weather, road conditions, what they saw and heard and time of day. Safe keeping of the notes taken about the accident should be done until one is ready to speak to an attorney. As soon as possible calling of the motorcycle insurance company needs to be done in order to report the crash. Upon calling the insurance company needs to be asked what forms need to be filled out in order to support your claim.
Several photos need to be taken by either the investigating officer, insurance representative or you as an individual. The photos taken include; photos of your injuries, photos of medical treatment, photos of accident location and photos of the motorcycle which are the most important photos to be taken. Pictures from which each vehicle approached, any debris left and skid marks are the photos required in the accident location.
Any pictures of you in the hospital with bandages, slings or casts and if walking in aids or wheel chairs if prescribed are some of the photos of your medical treatment. Taking pictures of the damage from all angles including the undercarriage involves photos of your motorcycle. Injuries photos include taking pictures of all visible injuries while they are still fresh from the accident.
The other step to protecting your right to bringing a personal injury claim is by not repairing the bike without permission. The insurance companies are engaging with their customers using their websites. All information about the services offered by these insurance companies is contained on these websites. Information about the insurance company’s vision and mission statement is found on these website. Necessary stakeholders like clients and other government regulatory bodies obtain all vital information about the company in the website.