Motorcycle accidents often cause catastrophic injuries because bikers are not protected in a crash like motorists in cars and trucks. However, motorcyclists who are injured in accidents that were caused by another driver have the same legal protection and eligibility for compensation that other motorists do. Don’t let the reckless motorist who hit you, or the insurance company, get away with blaming you or denying you the compensation you deserve. A Queens motorcycle accident lawyer at Zlotolow & Associates will go toe-to-toe with the insurance company, and we won’t settle for anything less than what you deserve. Contact Zlotolow & Associates now to schedule a free consultation, and learn how our attorneys will aggressively pursue a motorcycle accident claim for you.
Our Queens motorcycle accident attorneys will want to launch an investigation into your accident as soon as possible. That’s because New York’s statutes of limitations impose strict deadlines on filing personal injury claims. But getting to the point of filing a lawsuit based on a strong case is often a time-consuming process. It requires our team to:
Most personal injury lawsuits stemming from a motorcycle accident will need to be filed within three years of the accident. A wrongful death claim from a fatal accident must be filed within two years. Other claims have stricter limits, such as a claim against a local government, which may have employed the driver responsible for your injuries.
Remember, Zlotolow & Associates begins all work for you with a free, no-obligation consultation. This is free legal advice about your accident and your potential personal injury claim.
The motorcycle accident lawyers of Zlotolow & Associates will investigate your accident to determine how and why you or your loved one was injured. We’ll identify all parties responsible for your motorcycle accident, as well as all insurance coverage that may be applied to your losses. Then we will file claims with insurers for payment of your:
After a motorcycle accident, our goal is to make you and your family financially whole and to make sure you do not face debt from a crash that was caused by someone else’s negligence. In many cases, we can settle claims through aggressive negotiations. However, if the insurance company refuses to offer a fair motorcycle accident settlement, we will not hesitate to take your case to a judge and jury.
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The first days and weeks of dealing with serious injuries from a motorcycle accident can be a blur of pain and emotion. It may be hard to grasp the long road to recovery ahead of you or to understand the potential costs.
In one form or another, serious injuries in a motorcycle accident result in:
Your costs and losses after a motorcycle accident should be covered by insurance, particularly coverage held by the party(s) that caused your crash and injuries. Under New York personal injury law, you are also eligible for pain and suffering damages (compensation) if someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional act caused your injuries.
However, because motorcycle accident injuries can be so costly, insurers may balk at paying. At Zlotolow & Associates, our Queens motorcycle accident lawyers can handle your insurance claims from start to finish, including fully documenting responsibility for the motorcycle accident and demanding maximum compensation. We will press the insurance companies for the payments you deserve, and let you focus on your recovery.
If someone has injured you or a loved one in a motorcycle accident due to their negligence or recklessness, New York law is on your side. Contact a Queens motorcycle accident lawyer today for help pursuing a claim for full and fair compensation.