Flint Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

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Flint Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

A Flint motorcycle accident is a terrifying and difficult experience. Work with a lawyer who understands the challenges you’re facing and will work hard to get you the compensation you need.

Motorcycles offer freedom, comfort, and camaraderie for many bikers in Flint. However, the joy of riding your bike can be cut short when negligent drivers don’t show riders the courtesy and respect they deserve. Motorcycle wrecks often lead to catastrophic injuries and your injuries could leave you with extensive bills and emotional and emotional distress. Fortunately, these losses can be recovered.

If you hire a Flint motorcycle accident lawyer from Christensen Law, we can help you prove that the other driver caused your collision. We can investigate the accident and help you file a claim to recover the damages this situation has caused you. Call us now for a free consultation, and we can discuss how a personal injury lawyer with our firm is the right for your case.

Christensen Law Advocates for Flint Motorcycle Accident Victims

Taking legal action may seem daunting, especially when you are recovering from something as serious as a motorcycle accident. Dealing with insurers and negotiating legal processes does not come naturally to most people, and it can be too much to handle. Instead of forgoing justice, we urge you to reach out to our team.

The motorcycle accident team at Christensen Law is here to provide compassionate and dedicated care, making sure you are taken care of every step of the way.

  • Your needs are of the utmost importance: We have the resources and dedication needed to get you fair and just compensation. Some lawyers want a quick and easy case, but this mindset can leave victims without sufficient compensation. We want to make sure you are taken care of before we agree to a settlement.
  • You deserve compassionate care: After a crash, it’s easy to feel like no one is listening to you and your experiences. Our motorcycle accident lawyers believe in making sure we listen to your story in order to protect your right to compensation and win on your behalf. We believe that securing your future means listening to your experiences, and we vow to do that for every client from start to finish.
  • We put our experience and knowledge to work for you: We have been helping people since 1991, securing record-setting outcomes for people hurt by the negligence of others. We will negotiate with insurers as needed, but we are always prepared to take the case to court. We are detail oriented and always prepared, so you can rest assured that your case is in good hands.

Whether we are investigating your accident, interviewing witnesses or experts, negotiating a settlement, or representing your case in court, you have a team dedicated to your best interests and well-being. Don’t hesitate to call us today.

Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Flint Motorcycle Crash

Many people don’t realize this until after they’ve been involved in a collision, but insurance companies aren’t really on your side. They are supposed to cover your losses in the event of a serious accident, but they will harass you with questions about the crash until you just want to give up and take the first low settlement offer they give you.

They do this because they want to increase their profits by minimizing their payouts to victims. Even when you’ve been seriously injured in a motorcycle wreck, they will try to push blame onto you, often falsely claiming that you caused the crash—because all motorcyclists are “reckless,” right?

This stereotype isn’t fair to you, but insurers will do whatever it takes to lower the value of your claim. When you work with a personal injury lawyer in Flint, we can deal with the insurance companies for you so you can rest assured that you have the best shot at getting the compensation you deserve. Those shady insurance tactics won’t work on us.

No-Fault Coverage and Motorcycle Accidents in Flint

One of the most challenging aspects of a motorcycle accident is dealing with Michigan’s insurance laws. Michigan follows a No-Fault auto accident system, which means that drivers turn to their own car insurance first to cover damages, regardless of fault. If someone’s losses are more than what’s covered by their personal injury protection (PIP), they can then pursue damages from the other party’s insurance.

However, motorcycles are not considered “motor vehicles”, so riders are not covered by their own PIP—instead, they can seek damages from the other driver’s PIP policy. It’s important to note that this PIP protection is only available if the other driver was operating a motor vehicle. If you were in a collision with another motorcyclist, this option is not available.

You may be able to get PIP coverage through the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP) after a crash with a motor vehicle if the other driver’s PIP coverage is not available. No matter the circumstances, our motorcycle crash lawyers can help you figure out your options and fight for full compensation from the at-fault party.

Economic Damages After a Flint Motorcycle Collision

After a motorcycle accident, riders quickly face pressing financial losses. As your motorcycle accident attorneys, it is our job to make sure all of these losses are accounted for and properly calculated. We can make sure we seek damages for losses like:

  • Emergency room expenses
  • Hospital stays
  • Surgeries and follow-up care
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Medications and medical supplies
  • Temporary or long-term accommodations, like wheelchairs or home renovations, for disabling injuries
  • In-home health care assistance
  • Doctor’s office visits
  • Lost income and wages
  • Transportation expenses
  • Home services if you can no longer perform household tasks
  • Lost earning potential, if you cannot work at all or perform your old tasks

It’s hard to fully grasp the scope of your financial losses, but we’ll make sure all current and future losses are factored into our request for economic damages.

Non-Economic Damages in a Flint, Michigan Motorcycle Crash

You may already realize that, after a Flint motorcycle accident, you can be reimbursed for your damaged or ruined property and medical bills, but did you know you can also receive compensation for non-economic damages?

Non-economic damages are non-monetary losses. When you’ve suffered as a result of your crash, the court may decide that your intangible losses warrant monetary compensation. Money can’t take away your suffering, but the court seeks to make you feel whole by ordering the at-fault party to pay for your suffering.

Examples of non-economic damages include the following:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish, such as post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Emotional suffering due to a lost limb or disfiguring scars

Wrongful Death Damages After a Motorcycle Accident

Unfortunately, some motorcycle collisions can end in tragedy. A biker may pass away instantly, or they may succumb to injuries days or weeks after the accident. If this happened to your loved one, you deserve compensation and closure for this tragedy. As your accident team, we want to make sure your family is taken care of and the at-fault party is held responsible for their negligence.

While no amount of money can ever make up for this loss, we will make sure to help you seek damages for losses like:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical expenses the deceased had after the accident
  • Pain and suffering of the victim before their passing
  • Loss of financial support from the deceased
  • Loss of society and companionship

Please let us help guide you through these difficult times—we will take on the legal burdens so you can focus on mourning and taking care of your family.

Act Quickly to File a Flint Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

After an accident, you have a lot on your mind. You may be worried about bills and mentally drained. You may be dealing with a lot of pain and trying to find your new normal. It’s easy to forget about your legal options, but keep in mind that personal injury lawsuits have a statute of limitations.

Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 600.5805 states that anyone filing a lawsuit for a motorcycle accident or wrongful death case does so within three years of the date of the accident or death. If you don’t file your lawsuit within this timeframe, you may not be able to seek any damages.

While our team may not even have to take your case to court, we believe in being prepared for this potential outcome. We need to file a lawsuit as soon as possible to preserve your right to seek this compensation, so reach out to us as quickly as you can. We can let you know if your case is within this deadline or if any circumstances have extended or shortened the statute of limitations.

Speak with a Flint Motorcycle Crash Attorney Today

Motorcycle wrecks can cause some very serious injuries. To recover from the damage to your body, you will likely need financial compensation. Medical bills and physical therapy expenses add up quickly, and we don’t think you should have to pay for them if your crash wasn’t your fault.

Get in touch with a Flint motorcycle accident attorney from Christensen Law. We believe your injuries warrant full compensation, and we will fight for your rights. Call us to schedule your no-obligation, free consultation.