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Motorcyclists are often given the short end of the deal when it comes to seeking compensation after a bad accident. Even if the wreck was clearly not their fault, insurance companies will try to blame them in any way they can manage. Desperate for any amount of compensation to help them recover, many motorcyclists accept lowball settlements that don’t do enough.
At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers, we know it is wrong to disrespect the rights of injured motorcyclists to save a buck. We are proud to stand up for local riders in Alexandria, Louisiana, and to fight major insurance companies in their names. There is no such thing as a legal fight that scares us, even if it means going to court against aggressive defense teams.
The average car accident does not cause severe injuries to motorists because most crashes happen at relatively low speeds and modern cars are built with protective equipment like airbags. On the other hand, the average motorcycle accident can cause catastrophic injuries to a motorcyclist because they have basically no protection. Even at relatively low speeds, like 25 mph in a residential area, a collision between a motorcyclist and a larger vehicle can result in life-changing or life-threatening injuries.
It is not uncommon for motorcyclists to suffer these injuries in bad crashes:
Some motorcycle accidents are caused by reckless riders, of course. But many of the worst wrecks are caused by third parties, so it is wrong for insurance companies to label all motorcyclists as reckless individuals who “ride for the thrill” of it.
Motorcycle accidents can be caused by:
Right now is the best time for you to take legal action after being hurt by a negligent or reckless motorist while you were riding your motorcycle. Our Alexandria motorcycle accident attorneys are here to handle all parts of your claim, including settlement negotiations or litigation. Trust in our team, just as how so many others in Louisiana have for years.