Motorcycle Accidents: What Are Your Rights?
Do you know what to do after a motorcycle accident? Often, victims don’t know how to advocate for themselves and how their own actions can significantly help or hinder their future case against the person who hit them. If you don’t know what to do when in a motorcycle accident or what your rights are, read these articles for help.
This book is a must-have resource for all motorcycle riders. It is a comprehensive reference for rider rights and how to protect yourself before an accident ever happens. If the worst does happen to you or a loved one, you will be prepared to deal with the insurance companies, medical bills, and learn when you need to seek legal assistance.
There is a bias out there against riders. Scott gives 3 quick tips that can make the difference in your case. Take two minutes to learn these critical concepts to save yourself grief after an accident.
The chapter explains your rights after an accident including what you legally must do when it comes to insurance companies. There’s a huge difference in what to do with your own insurance company versus the at-fault driver’s insurance. Even if it seems obvious that the other driver is at fault, their insurance company will do everything they can to trick you into saying something that will hurt your case.
• (article) Do I Need a Lawyer?
Learn what types of accidents a personal injury attorney may or may not be necessary.
• (article) The Unthinkable Happens — You’re in an Accident
No one thinks it will happen to them but it can. This article covers who is responsible for damages after an accident in Colorado, how different types of insurance work for you, and the total amount of damages you can try to collect.
• (article) I Can’t Work. Now What?
In the perfect world, we would all take all the time in the world to heal before going back to work. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. This article discusses your when you should return to work and your options if you can’t.
•(article) Who is Going to Fix My Bike?
This article explains how you can use your own insurance to quickly get your motorcycle fixed even if you have a claim against the at-fault driver.
What the heck do personal injury attorneys do, anyway? This video explains how they simultaneously seek justice, manage medical bills, and maximize compensation so you can focus on healing and getting your life back to normal.
• (free app) Colorado Motorcycle Injury Lawyer App
This FREE app gives you step-by-step instructions for collecting vital information after an accident. From photo collection of the scene, the of the other driver’s insurance data, witness contact information, ticket information, and even an FAQ section for burning questions, this app is vital for all motorcyclists (or even other motorists) to help you cover all the bases when the worst happens. Protect your rights by being pro-active! (This link leads directly to the Apple Store.)
Do you have to talk to the other driver’s insurance company? Should you give them access to your medical records? If you’re too nice, you may ruin your case and this article explains why.