What should I do after a motorcycle accident?
What should I do after a motorcycle accident? The most important thing to do after a motorcycle accident is to get treatment. The treatment that you need to get on the road to recovery. These accidents are devastating. The reason is, motorcyclists often do not have the same benefit of protection that an occupant in a car or a vehicle has. As a result, the injuries are more severe. So the most important thing is to go out and for these people to get the medical treatment they need first.
After that happens, it is important to examine what legal rights that they may have. This is because when you are involved in a motorcycle accident and there is a driver that is responsible, you are entitled to a number of things. For example, you should have your medical bills, lost wages, and your pain and suffering all paid for. Not just in the past, but in the future. Just because you are a motorcyclist, does not mean you have any fewer rights than anyone who is driving a car. That is really important to remember.
Our firm, Dickerson Oxton, has a lot of experience in these cases. Have you have been involved in a motorcycle accident and need help? Please give our firm a call.