Motorcycle injury claims uniformly face one significant challenge in court. Personal injury law in North Carolina says that if someone is partially at fault in a motorcycle accident (called contributory negligence), then that person cannot get compensation.
Inevitably, the insurance company will bring this up as they try to deny a motorcycle accident claim. The insurance company will say the motorcycle rider was going too fast or was driving improperly.We Win Motorcycle Accident Cases
At Price, Hargett, Petho and Anderson our attorneys know how to overcome these and other tactics that the insurance company uses to prevent injured people from getting the money they need and deserve. Since 1979 we've been handling personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from motorcycle crashes — and getting results in verdicts and settlements.
Contact us online or call our Charlotte or Rutherfordton office toll free at 1-800-737-2160. Your consultation is free and you pay nothing unless we recover money for you. Se habla español.We Don't "Roll Over" For Insurance Companies
There are many ways that a motorcycle accident can occur but there are some common types of negligence on the part of car drivers that lead to many motorcycle crashes:
- Cars failing to yield the right of way to a motorcycle
- Cars failing to stop in time and rear-ending the motorcycle
- Car and truck drivers failing to check their mirrors and changing lanes into the motorcyclist or running the motorcycle off the road
- Cars making a left hand turn in front of a motorcycle and not giving the cycle enough time to stop
We gather evidence from witnesses, nearby security cameras or traffic cameras, and from the damaged vehicles themselves to establish that it was the car or truck driver's negligence that led to the motorcycle crash and the serious or fatal injuries suffered by the biker.
We have handled many motorcycle accident cases involving broken legs, ankles and feet, and neck injuries. If the biker was not wearing a helmet, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are common. If the biker was wearing a helmet, he or she is still susceptible to closed head injuries from the force of the fall.Contact Us
You can have confidence that the law office of Price, Hargett, Petho & Anderson will be an effective advocate for your family after a fatal accident. Contact us online or call 704-372-2160 to schedule a free consultation about your motorcycle accident case at our Charlotte office or 828-288-3995 for our Rutherfordton office.