New Jersey sees motorcycle accidents every hour that can dramatically alter the lives of those involved. A motorcycle is a joy to ride, but there are certain extra precautions that go along with the responsibility of owning a motorcycle. Typically, a motorcycle accident occurs when a vehicle inattentively switches lanes or cuts in front of the motorcycle operator, forcing the rider off the road or into a curb or another vehicle.
Motorcycle accidents most often involve only the motorcycle, but sometimes the motorcycle collides with other vehicles. In either case, the result is never minor. Heavy traffic, poor road conditions, construction, curvy roads, and drivers’ lack of familiarity with motorcycle riders contribute to the frequency of motorcycle accidents on New Jersey roads.
If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, contact the experienced attorneys at Mark Law Firm, who will offer you a free confidential consultation to discuss the facts surrounding your case and your resulting injuries. The general questions we may ask include
Time of day that the accident occurred;
Whether you or the other driver had been drinking;
What type of insurance you have;
What type of damage your vehicle sustained;
What type of injury you suffered;
Whether the police were called to the accident;
What statements you made to the police officer;
Whether you or the other driver were issued a traffic citation; and
Whether there any witnesses to the accident.
Our personal injury lawyers will also likely ask you to fill out a medical release form so we are able to obtain a complete understanding of your injuries, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis from your health care provider.
Once our lawyers have conducted your free and confidential initial consultation, if we decide to proceed, we will assist you in seeking compensation for damages such as