Whether physical, emotional, or financial, it’s not easy to recover from a motorcycle crash. By working with a Kennewick motorcycle accident lawyer, you can get the funds you need to move on from the wreck.

There’s no denying that riding a motorcycle is fun and even thrilling. But it’s not so fun if you’re injured in a crash. If you’re lucky enough to survive the accident, the aftermath can be just as damaging emotionally as the wreck was physically.

Once you’ve been in an accident, your insurance battle begins. In the case of a motorcycle crash, the insurance companies will likely try to place the blame on you. The stereotype is that motorcyclists are reckless drivers. While this might be true some of the time, it’s not 100 percent accurate, and if you were not at fault for the accident, you could be entitled to compensation.

The process of filing a personal injury claim can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to fighting with the insurance companies. That’s why it’s best to hire a Kennewick motorcycle accident lawyer from Craig Swapp & Associates.  Your attorney will handle the communications and negotiations with the insurance companies, as well as the investigation of the accident to build a case for your claim.

Who Caused Your Motorcycle Wreck?

Whether it was a reckless driver, hazardous construction, a driver that was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, faulty equipment, or something else, your Kennewick motorcycle accident lawyer will investigate the scene and interview the potential parties at fault.

Determining negligence can be a bit of a tricky process to deal with because each of the causes could reveal multiple parties who are at fault. For example, let’s say that your accident was caused by faulty parts on the vehicle that hit you. Potential parties that may be liable include the following:

  • The driver of that vehicle for not maintaining it properly
  • The manufacturer of the vehicle
  • The manufacturer of the faulty part
  • The mechanic who “fixed” the part that was actually damaged
  • The auto shop for not inspecting the vehicle and checking for faulty equipment or installation

That one simple incident of a car hitting you has now revealed five potential parties at fault. That’s not something you can handle investigating on your own. Your lawyer is there to take the reins and conduct an investigation on your behalf.

How Much Is My Motorcycle Claim Worth?

The cause of your motorcycle accident can affect the amount of compensation you are eligible to receive. The downside is that there isn’t a way to give you an accurate estimate of this compensation without first gathering all of the facts of your situation. That being said, typical expenses you can include in your claim are as follows:

  • Medical bills, present and future
  • Rehabilitation or physical therapy
  • Lost wages, income, or earning potential
  • Pain and suffering
  • Cost of repair or replacement of personal property

To get an accurate estimate, contact a Kennewick motorcycle accident lawyer.

Help from a Kennewick Motorcycle Crash Attorney

A motorcycle accident can be tough to handle physically, emotionally, and financially, but you can rest easy with a legal professional on your side. Fill out the form below to contact a Kennewick motorcycle accident lawyer at Craig Swapp & Associates, or give us a call at 1-800-404-9000.

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