Driving a motorcycle is in certain respects something that describes life in America. By owning a motorcycle, you have access to the freedom to go anywhere at any time. But, there are risks that come with that freedom. Motorcyclists are some of the roadways’ most vulnerable motorists. Motorcycles don’t have airbags and they don’t have seatbelts. Many of the safety features built into cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles are just not available to motorcyclists.
Despite the many safety precautions taken by motorcyclists, little can be done when negligent drivers of larger vehicles enter the equation. Even the most seemingly routine motorcycle accidents can be serious, leading to fractured bones or even death. Many types of collisions that would not injure someone in a car can cause serious injuries to a motorcyclist.
After a motorcycle accident, there are many factors that come into play. What if I can’t work? Who will pay for my medical bills? What kind of insurance is available? You need skilled legal representation that can help navigate the intricate system to make sure you get what you are entitled to. The insurance company will try as hard as it can to pay you as little as you can. You need an attorney who will hold their feet to the fire.Using Our Decades of Experience to Help
At Marcotte Law Firm, our lawyers understand the severity and complexity of motorcycle accidents. For example, there are unique engineering factors affecting motorcycles and do not affect autos in the same way. Even simple things like braking distance may not be taken into consideration by a lawyer without the proper experience.
At the same time, the insurance rules are different for motorcycles than they are for other types of vehicles. In Massachusetts, there are certain types of insurance that are not available to motorcyclists.
We are aware of not only an accident’s physical impacts but also the emotional and financial repercussions. We also know the nuances of how to deal with the insurance companies
We take a holistic approach to each case we handle. We know that certain parts of a person's situation can have an affect on not only their lives, but also the lives of their loved ones. Combining our 150 years of experience, we work as a team so that our clients obtain the compensation they need to cover lost wages, pain and suffering and medical treatment.
Motorcyclists may face a variety of injuries after their accident, including:
- Head, neck and spine injuries
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Burn injuries
- Fractured bones
- Knee injuries
- Brain and head injuries
- Road rash
In situations where you have lost a loved one in a serious motorcycle accident, our lawyers are prepared to help you navigate a wrongful death claim. While we cannot change the unfortunate circumstances that led you to this point, we will do everything we can to help you obtain the outcome you deserve.Contact Us Today
There is no need to struggle alone after a motorcycle accident, we can help. To learn more about the process, email us or call (978) 458-1229 to schedule a free consultation.