Motorcycle Accidents

More than three thousand people die in the US every year in motorcycle accidents, with another fifty thousand suffering serious injuries.

If you are ever in a motorcycle accident in Georgia the attorneys at Falanga and Chalker can help.

Motorcycle riders are more vulnerable than vehicle divers for many reasons: they are less protected and less visible than other road users as well as being faster and smaller than other vehicles.

Most motorcycle accident deaths are caused by a head injury, the majority of which are caused because people are not wearing a helmet. People can have different types of head injuries depending on the circumstances of the accident most of these non-fatal serious injuries result in paralysis, brain damage and permanent disability, or damage to the spinal cord or central nervous system. If you are injured in a motorcycling accident, you need the attorneys at Falanga and Chalker to help you pursue compensation for your injuries.

Enlisting the help from the attorneys at Falanga and Chalker is essential to a victim’s successful recovery from an accident, financially and often emotionally. Having the talented attorneys at Falanga and Chalker involved in your case minimizes stress and assures your rights are protected from prosecutors and insurance companies. The attorneys at Falanga and Chalker are well versed in litigation involving motorcycle vehicle accidents. Falanga and Chalker has the experience to approach each case with the knowledge and skills needed to fight for the victims’ rightful compensation.

Falanga and Chalker also understand that injuries or extreme grief may make it difficult for victims to seek legal counsel. Because of this, Falanga and Chalker will make arrangements to visit victims and their families in the hospital or at their home.

If you are contacted by an adjuster from the other side’s insurance company, it is important to not grant them an interview, as insurance adjusters are trained to try to trip you up. They are trying to get you to say something they will be able to use against you. This will help them to pay out the least amount of damages on the claim. When the insurance company calls you then you need to call your attorney at Falanga and Chalker. Also it will be difficult because you will want to get your bike back on the road but do not get it repaired until the damages are documented. Keep all the records of all the expenses that you have incurred due to the motorcycle accident and make sure to give a copy to your attorney at Falanga and Chalker.

What to do immediately after the accident:

  • First and foremost, seek medical attention.
  • Stay at the scene of the accident.
  • Take pictures of your injuries and of the accident scene right away, before the highway patrol cleans up the debris.
  • Gather information from other parties involved, including witnesses’ contact information.
  • Keep comments to a minimum, particularly about your health, driving, or role in the accident. Don’t acknowledge guilt under any circumstance, even if you believe the accident was your fault.

If you have been in a motorcycle accident in Georgia, hiring the experienced attorneys at Falanga and Chalker is essential.

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