Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident

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A Brief Summary of the Following Article

  • Motorcycle accident laws: It is important to know California is an at-fault state that uses a pure comparative negligence system. This means motorcycle accident victims must seek damages through the liable party’s insurance, and each party involved in the accident receives a percentage of fault, which gets deducted from their damages.
  • Statute of limitations: California law gives motorcycle accident victims two years to file their claims. Having a lawyer’s help ensures you meet this deadline.
  • Potentially recoverable damages: If you suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may recover damages, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
  • The Callahan & Blaine difference: Distinguished by our in-depth insurance knowledge and substantial trial experience, we set ourselves apart with record-breaking jury verdicts and a commitment to aggressive, comprehensive legal advocacy.
  • To arrange a consultation, please contact us at 714-241-4444 or complete our contact form.

While riding a motorcycle can be an exciting way to get around Los Angeles, it is critical for bikers to remain visible and drive safely due to the heavy traffic and busy roads. However, no matter how carefully you ride your motorcycle, an accident can still occur if someone else neglects their duty of care. If you have suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident due to another party’s negligence, you deserve aggressive representation that will fight for your rights and the compensation you deserve.

At Callahan & Blaine, each Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer on our robust team has at least eight years of experience, so we understand how to handle your claim, regardless of the size or scope. With our 40-year legacy and extensive knowledge of insurance law, our team can develop innovative strategies to negotiate with insurance adjusters and take your claim to trial if necessary. We have achieved unprecedented jury verdicts, including the largest bad faith insurance judgment in Orange County history worth $58 million. Therefore, you can trust us to manage your claim while you focus on recovery.

Understanding California Motorcycle Laws

Before filing your claim, our knowledgeable motorcycle accident lawyers help you understand important California motorcycle accident laws that may affect your case. This way, you can better understand your claim and the complex legal process. Some laws that could apply to your claim include the following:

AT-FAULT STATE

California is an at-fault state, so whoever caused the motorcycle accident and your injuries is responsible for paying your damages. This means identifying a liable party and gathering evidence to prove their negligence is crucial for collecting compensation. Our skilled Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyers understand how to deal with insurance adjusters and build strong claims to demonstrate fault.

COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE

In many motorcycle accidents, multiple parties are responsible. In these cases, California uses a pure comparative negligence system, which assigns each party a percentage of fault that gets deducted from their respective damages. For example, if you are 15% at fault for the collision, your compensation is reduced by 15%. We understand this system and how to navigate it effectively to ensure you are treated fairly.

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Acting quickly after a motorcycle accident is essential due to California law’s two-year statute of limitations. While this may seem like plenty of time, your recovery and the intricacies of the legal process can make it difficult to meet this deadline without a LA motorcycle accident lawyer’s help. We work efficiently to file your claim on time while you focus on recovery.

Can You Recover Damages After Suffering Injuries in a Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident?

Due to motorcyclists’ lack of protection, injuries from a motorcycle accident tend to be more severe, leading to more damages and higher value claims. Our skilled motorcycle accident lawyers understand how to accurately calculate your claim’s worth to give you the best chance of receiving compensation for your losses, which may include the following:

  • Past, present, and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages and benefits from missed work
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Personal Injury
  • Ambulance ride
  • Rehabilitation and physical therapy
  • Assistive medical devices
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Loss of consortium
  • Mental anguish

When determining your claim’s value, we consider every detail based on the information we collect so we can include current damages and potential future expenses. Your injuries may have a long-term impact, so we fight tirelessly with insurance companies to ensure your settlement reflects the true extent of your losses.

Why Choose Callahan & Blaine to Help With Your Motorcycle Accident Claim?

Finding a trustworthy, seasoned motorcycle accident lawyer in Los Angeles to help with your motorcycle accident claim is not always easy, but with Callahan & Blaine, you can feel confident and comfortable with your decision to work with us. We always have your best interest in mind and use our expertise to help you achieve a successful outcome. Additionally, we set ourselves apart from other firms in the following ways:

INSURANCE KNOWLEDGE

Our Managing Partner, Edward Susolik, is one of the leading insurance experts in the United States and has handled over 1500 mediations in the last 33 years, making us uniquely positioned to take on your claim and develop effective solutions to negotiate with insurance adjusters.

TRIAL EXPERIENCE

We are trial lawyers at our core, and with several multi-million dollar settlements, we are fully prepared to present your case to a judge and jury if needed.

RECORD BREAKERS

We have obtained many remarkable jury verdicts, including Orange County’s largest judgment of $934 million and a stunning 12-0 defense result after a two-month trial in a major employment case brought against one of Orange County’s largest corporations.

We take an aggressive, comprehensive approach to your claim, fiercely advocating for your rights from start to finish. Our exceptional legal services take the weight of your legal burdens off your shoulders so you can have a stress-free recovery.

Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in Los Angeles? Contact the Trusted Motorcycle Accident Lawyers at Callahan & Blaine Today

Navigating the complexities of a motorcycle accident can be overwhelming, but with the high-quality assistance of Callahan & Blaine’s team of skilled lawyers, you are not alone. Our motorcycle accident attorneys have extensive experience handling the intricacies of motorcycle accident claims, ensuring you receive the support and direction necessary at every step.

Our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional legal services has been a driving factor in our 40-year legacy. With our skills, knowledge, resources, and proven track record of success, you can rest assured your claim is in the right hands. To arrange a consultation, please contact us at 714-241-4444 or complete our contact form.

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