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What To Do After A Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle3After an accident the insurance company representing the party  at fault will gather evidence to determine what, if any, they are required to pay. Their goal, at this point, is to pay out the lowest amount possible in damages. The most important thing to remember is not to simply accept the first settlement offered to you by the insurance company. In some cases, it is usually best to not even talk to the insurance company without consulting an attorney first.

Call An Attorney

Accidents happen on the road. People are distracted, they ignore road signs, they drive while impaired. The road can be a dangerous place. However, motorcyclists are much more vulnerable. In a motorcycle, there is no outer vehicle to shield you from impact. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, call a Nashville motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as possible.

Many drivers simply do not register the presence of a motorcycle on the road with them. When this happens, there is very little motorcyclists can do and it can lead to serious injury or even death.

Possible Causes of Motorcycle Accidents: 

  • Conditions on the Road
  • Drinking while Driving
  • Driving over the speed limit
  • Driver Distraction
  • Disobeying traffic signals and signs

Possible Injuries from Motorcycle Accidents: 

  • Internal bleeding and other trauma
  • Broken bones
  • Road rash
  • Brain damage and injury
  • Paralysis or other spinal injuries
  • Disfigurement
  • Amputation

The medical costs associated with these injuries can be extremely high. If you are a motorcyclist and you have been injured by the negligence of other drivers, The Law Office of Eric Beasley can help get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Call and speak to an experienced Nashville motorcycle accident lawyer today.