Raleigh Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Wake County
Were you injured in a motorcycle accident in Raleigh? The Motorcycle Law Group can help you fight for the fair compensation you are owed. Our motorcycle accident attorneys provide highly personalized and professional legal services tailored to each client’s unique needs. Our attorneys are avid bikers, so they understand the specific challenges you are facing. We are here to help however we can!
Call (919) 615-1185 or contact us online today to schedule a free consultation.
What is the Most Common Cause of Motorcycle Accidents?
The most common cause of motorcycle accidents is negligence. Although there is a common belief that motorcyclists are inherently reckless, risky drivers, we at The Motorcycle Law Group know that this is simply not true. In fact, bikers are among the most highly skilled and defensive of all motorists on the road. The reality is that most motorcycle accidents are caused by the negligent and wrongful conduct of others.
Specifically, some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Fatigued driving
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Dangerous turns
- Failing to check blind spots
- Failing to yield
- Running red lights/stop signs
- Unsafe merging
- Illegal passing
When fellow drivers fail to keep a proper lookout for smaller, harder-to-see motorcyclists, the consequences can be devastating. At The Motorcycle Law Group, our Raleigh motorcycle accident attorneys are prepared to hold negligent parties accountable and seek the maximum compensation you are owed.
Compensation for Injured Bikers
North Carolina is one of the few states to follow contributory negligence rules. Under this rule, you may not recover compensation after a motor vehicle accident if you are even 1% at fault. Because of this unique complication, it is important that you work with experienced Raleigh motorcycle accident lawyers who can establish the other party’s fault and liability entirely. Again, even 1% of liability can undo your chances of getting any compensation.
At The Motorcycle Law Group, we help our clients recover compensation for the following and more:
- Emergency medical care
- Hospital and ambulance fees
- Surgeries and other treatments
- Medications and medical devices
- Medical equipment
- Travel to and from medical appointments
- Future projected medical care costs
- Lost income/wages, including future earnings
- Diminished earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Lost quality of life
Our goal is to recover the full compensation you are owed for your physical, emotional, and financial damages. In some cases, we may also be able to recover punitive damages, which are meant to punish the defendant for egregious negligence or wrongdoing.
Insurance adjusters are the ones who determine fault after an accident. Often, these adjusters will make decisions regarding shared fault based on what they believe will happen if your case goes to trial. In other words, these adjusters often play hardball when it comes to assigning fault. Because of this, it is strongly recommended that you work with skilled Raleigh motorcycle accident lawyers who can advocate for you.
How Long Do You Have to File a Claim?
The statute of limitations on most personal injury lawsuits, including motorcycle accident cases, in North Carolina is three years from the date of injury. This means that you typically only have three years from the date of the accident to sue the liable party for damages. If your loved one died due to a motorcycle accident, you have just two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Although there are some exceptions to these deadlines, they are rare. We encourage you to contact our Raleigh motorcycle accident lawyers at The Motorcycle Law Group right away for help with your case. Note that the statutes of limitations on motorcycle accident cases apply only to lawsuits; the amount of time you have to file an insurance claim is likely much shorter.
Count On The Firm That Rides®
When you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, you need a legal team that understands exactly what you are going through. At The Motorcycle Law Group, our Raleigh motorcycle accident attorneys know firsthand what it’s like to ride. We also know the difficulties motorcyclists face after an accident, and we are prepared to advocate tirelessly for you.
There are no out-of-pocket expenses when you work with our firm. Instead, we only collect legal fees if/when we secure a settlement or verdict for you.
Reach us anytime at (919) 615-1185 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.
How We're DifferentThe Firm That Rides
Decades of Experience
Our firm has been representing personal injury clients for over 30 years.
We Put Clients First
We make ourselves available after hours and on weekends for our clients. We'll get back to you the same day, even on holidays.
Giving Back to the Community
Our team is proud to support causes close to the motorcycling community as well as educate lawmakers on causes that impact riders and donate part of attorney fees to motorcycle rights for legislation.
We're a Firm That Rides
As avid motorcycle riders, each attorney with our firm understands the unique situations that motorcyclists face every day on the road.
Hear From Riders We've Helped
Personable attorneys with expertise in personal injury and a specialty in motorcycle accidents.” - DJ Stephens
“I had contacted the office looking for help, and Matt Danielson and Daisha Schwear went above and beyond to assist me with my case. They made me feel very relieved, kept me up to date on everything, and I would without a doubt use them again. I wasn't able”- Andrew Day
“After being involved in a very serious accident with multiple injuries. My husband and I called on Matt Danielson for advice. It was the best call we ever made. From that moment on the only thing we had to do was concentrate on healing. Matt and his team t”- Christine Turner