Motorcycle Accident Injury
If you have obtained a motorcycle accident injury, you might be feeling angry and want compensation. Here is what you need to know.
Motorcycle Accident Injury: Symptoms to Look For
In New York State because motorcyclists are not covered by no-fault, they do not need to prove that they are seriously injured to qualify to get compensation from the other vehicle who caused the accident. They don’t have the protection of the immediate medical benefit and the lost wage component, but they also don’t need to have a fracture, or have an injury that’s qualified as serious to receive compensation.
When you’re an accident victim and it’s not your fault, whether you’re riding a motorcycle or you’re a passenger, you instantly qualify to receive compensation for your injuries. The only difference is what are those level of injuries that you’re able to be compensated for, which is why if you’re ever involved in this kind of an accident you should call an attorney immediately who understands what you are going through and is qualified to help.
Motorcycle Accident Injury: What to Do Next
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, make sure you remain at the crash site. If you are too injured to move, stay where you are and wait for emergency personnel. If you can move without causing additional harm to yourself, you should collect evidence from the crash site.
Take photos of the vehicles involved in the crash and of the surrounding area. Take pictures that show the entire crash site as well as damaged vehicles and injuries. Make sure to collect the contact information for all parties involved in the accident as well as for witnesses. Get a copy of the police report and make sure you get proper medical attention and treatment.
Motorcycle accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and deaths to motorcyclists. It is extremely important to preserve all evidence and uncover all sources of legal and financial responsibility.
Do you want to make a claim for your motorcycle accident injury? Call our Buffalo Personal Injury Attorneys for a free consultation today.