Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Cuyahoga County
Serving All of Northeast Ohio Including Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Geauga, Portage, and Summit Counties
After a motorcycle accident, you need to know what your rights are and what you should do next. You need a team of professionals who know what to do and how to do it. At Van Ness Law, our Ohio motorcycle accident attorneys are here to help you. We are ready to fight for you and your rights. Our goal is to help you recover the compensation you need to move on with your life.
How Motorcycle Accidents Happen
Motorcycles are smaller and lighter than cars, trucks, and SUVs. They are also less visible to other drivers. This makes them extremely vulnerable to being involved in accidents. Unfortunately, due to the lack of physical protection a standard vehicle would provide, motorcyclists are also much more likely to sustain catastrophic injuries, or even fatalities, in the event of an accident.
Motorcycle accidents can be caused by a variety of factors. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Lack of visibility to other drivers
- Failure to yield the right-of-way
- Car doors
- Lane switching
- Lane splitting
- Dangerous road conditions
What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident
After a motorcycle accident, you may be in shock and not know what to do. Do not worry. Our firm is here to help you. We can guide you through the process, tell you what to do, and help you get the compensation you deserve.
Here is what you should do after a motorcycle accident:
- Seek emergency medical care
- Call the police and get an accident report
- Get copies of all medical bills
- Take photos of the accident scene, your injuries, and your motorcycle
- Gather any evidence that will help your case
- Get the contact information of any witnesses on the scene
We can help you with all of this and take the burden off of you.
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Recovering Damages After a Motorcycle Accident
After a motorcycle accident, you may be entitled to compensation for many different types of damages.
You may be able to recover damages for:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium
- Property damage
- Punitive damages
Motorcycle accidents can be devastating. They can cause severe and life-altering injuries. They can also cause property damage to other vehicles. No matter what your situation may be, Van Ness Law is here to help.
Our motorcycle accident attorney in Cuyahoga County can help you recover the compensation you need to move on with your life after a motorcycle accident. Call (440) 650-1787 or fill out our online contact form today.
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