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There are many reasons for motorcycle accidents in Kansas. Drivers who are distracted, speeding, driving recklessly or under the influence of alcohol or drugs can cause crashes that result in devastating injuries to motorcycle riders. If you have been hurt due to the carelessness of another driver, you are entitled to seek compensation for your injuries. At Palmer Law Group, we pursue maximum payment in motorcycle accident cases caused by negligence. When we handle your case, an experienced Lawrence motorcycle accident lawyer from our firm will work fiercely to protect your rights.
Call us at (785) 233-1836 to arrange a free, no-obligation case evaluation. We are here for you in your time of need.
Our law firm has spent the past 40-plus years standing up for the interests of injury victims, including those hurt in motorcycle accident cases. We have recovered more than $100 million for our valued clients, enabling them to have the financial means to pay for their doctor bills and other losses. Our respected attorney team . . .
The last thing you need when you are recuperating from injuries is to work with a law firm that does not give your case the serious attention it deserves. When you work with a motorcycle accident lawyer from our firm, you will receive responsive and compassionate service along with sound and strategic legal guidance.
After a serious injury accident, you need to focus on your own health and well-being. You don’t need the stress of fighting with insurers and trying to navigate the confusing claim’s process. That is what we are here to help you with. When you select us to handle your case, our motorcycle accident lawyer will:
The personal injury claim process is complicated. The worse your injuries and the more your claim is worth, the more complex it becomes. During more than four decades in business, our firm has resolved untold numbers of injury claims. Our attorneys clearly understand every step in the claim process and the evidence and arguments it takes to be successful. You can trust us to effectively represent your claim while you focus on recuperation.
Dozens of motorcyclists are killed and hundreds are seriously injured each year in the state, according to the Kansas Crash Facts Book. When accidents are caused by the negligence of another party, injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages. Damages may include payment for:
If your family member died as the result of a motorcycle accident, you may be able to get compensation to pay for funeral expenses, medical bills and other damages. Our wrongful death lawyer can counsel you about filing a claim.
Over our many years of handling motorcycle accident cases, we have received a lot of questions from injured riders. Here are answers to some of the most common concerns.
Who can be held liable in a motorcycle accident?
It depends upon the circumstances. A negligent driver may be liable. A pedestrian who jaywalked in front of a motorcycle and caused a crash could be at fault. Motorcycle parts manufacturers may be held responsible if a defective part contributed to the accident. Government agencies can be named in claims if poorly maintained roads cause the crash. In some cases, more than one party can be held liable.
What is the deadline in Kansas for filing motorcycle accident lawsuits?
There is a two-year statute of limitations from the date of the accident, or the date you discovered your injuries, for filing a lawsuit. There are exceptions to this deadline in certain instances. We can explain to you the filing deadlines for your case.
How long do motorcycle accident claims take?
There is no one answer to this question. If we can settle your case with the insurance company outside of court, it will resolve faster—possibly in just a few months. If we have to go to trial, it could take a year or longer. We work hard to establish strong evidence of liability in cases we take on, which very often serves to persuade insurers to settle.
What happens if the insurance company does not offer a fair settlement?
If the insurer won’t make a fair settlement offer, we will advise you about the possibility of taking your case to trial. Sometimes when insurers realize we are serious about going all the way to trial, they will come back with a better offer in order to save themselves time, and a potentially larger payout by a jury. If going to trial is an approach you wish to take, we will fight hard for your interests throughout the proceedings.
Is it more financially advantageous to settle or go to trial?
When you agree to a settlement, you know you are going to receive compensation. If your case goes to trial, you could potentially be awarded a significantly larger amount of money through a jury verdict than you would get in an insurance settlement. But with that being said, there is no guarantee the jury will find in your favor, and you could end up with nothing. Once we know the specifics of your injuries and accident, we can advise you about what might be most beneficial for your situation.
A motorcycle accident attorney from our firm can provide tailored guidance for your specific situation.
The physical, emotional and financial effects of serious motorcycle injury accidents can be devastating. When you have been hurt due to another person’s negligence, you should not feel uncomfortable filing a claim against them. The least the at-fault party should do is pay the monetary price for the potentially life-changing injuries they have caused you. You can trust us to do everything it takes from a legal perspective to get you the results you need to avoid financial distress and move forward with your life. To arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our Lawrence motorcycle accident lawyers call (785) 233-1836.