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Motorcycle Accident Damages

When a motorcycle rider is struck and injured by a car, in a truck accident, drunk driver accident or other collision, the rider is generally entitled to recovery of damages.  These could include property damage, medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other expenses related to the accident.  If you have been injured by a distracted or negligent driver, talk with a Chicago personal injury attorney as soon as possible.  Do not submit to interviews or enter into any agreements with the motorist's insurance company without the advice of legal counsel. 

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Chicago

Keep in mind that the main reason cars, trucks and other vehicles drive into or turn into motorcycles is the driver's failure to see the motorcycle.  Insurance companies know this and also know that some serious and debilitating injuries do not show up right away.  For this reason a rider may find himself or herself offered a quick settlement.  Too often a rider regrets settling for immediate compensation which later turns out to be woefully inadequate. 

You are advised to do a few things immediately, report the accident to the police, get a thorough medical exam and consult an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer who understands the science of traffic accidents and can begin an independent investigation into the circumstances of your collision.  It is important to take immediate steps to preserve evidence vital to your case.  In some cases investigation has exposed the cause of an accident was actually an unsuspected defective product (malfunction of an automobile or a component part).

Our legal team has years of expertise in police liaison, accident site investigation, accident reconstruction, identifying witnesses, gathering witness statements and expert testimony.  We work closely with you during the investigation and in our preparation of your settlement, demand to keep you informed and ensure your needs are met.  Our intention is to allow you the freedom to focus on healing while we ensure the liable party(ies) is identified and held accountable.  Contact Steven J. Morton & Associates Ltd.  for an in-depth consultation concerning your accident.

Contact a Chicago Motorcycle Accident Attorney with our firm who fights relentlessly to obtain justice for an injured client.