A DuBois motorcycle accident lawyer from Berger and Green can help you seek financial recovery after you suffered injuries or lost a loved one. Pennsylvania’s personal injury laws allow motorcyclists to recover compensation by holding the driver who caused their crash accountable.
Our team will evaluate the strength of your motorcycle accident case and offer our assessment of your legal options. Our consultations are free, confidential, and there is no obligation to work with us. Let us discuss what we can do for you.
Our DuBois Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Can Fight for Your Financial Recovery
Our team at Berger and Green can go to work for you as soon as you hire us. We will immediately take on all communications and begin additional steps to protect your rights. Our firm may call in experts, including accident reconstructionists, to support your case. We will also gather and analyze evidence to prove:
- What happened
- Who is responsible
- What factors played a role
- What damages you suffered as a result
We will do this at no out-of-pocket expense to you. If you choose to work with us, you will not need to pay us anything upfront. Moreover, if we are not successful in securing financial recovery in your motorcycle accident case, you will owe us nothing. These are called contingent fees.
We have more than 40 years of experience representing injured Pennsylvania residents. We know what it takes, and we use this experience to seek a positive outcome for every client.
For a free legal consultation with a motorcycle accident lawyer serving DuBois, call 412-661-1400
Pursuing Compensation Based on Your DuBois Motorcycle Accident
After a motorcycle collision, there are two ways an attorney from Berger and Green can pursue compensation for a client:
- An insurance claim based on the at-fault driver’s liability policy
- Suing the at-fault driver to hold them responsible for the accident and injuries
Even in cases that require us to go to trial, we usually begin by filing a claim and attempting to work with the insurer for a fair and just recovery.
Understanding the Value of Your Case
Whether we file an insurance claim or a lawsuit, the goal is to secure monetary damages for our client, including compensation for accident-related expenses and losses. This includes:
- Pain and suffering and other non-economic damages
- Current expenses, including treatment costs, property damages, and out-of-pocket payments
- Future expenses for ongoing care and support, medical care
- Current and future losses due to missed work
When injuries are permanent or catastrophic, the victim’s ongoing care costs and other damages may increase significantly. Our team knows how to determine the value of these future financial needs and include them in our case for an appropriate settlement or award.
If your loved one died from their motorcycle accident injuries, 42 Pa. C.S.A. § 8301 allows you to seek different damages through a wrongful death case. Our team can also handle this type of financial recovery.
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Developing a Case to Support Your Right to Damages
When the team at Berger and Green represents a motorcycle accident victim, we must prove that fault lies with the other driver. We must also demonstrate that their insurance company is responsible for paying for your damages. This requires us to show how the accident occurred and the role each party played.
We must establish the at-fault driver acted negligently, meaning they were careless or reckless. To do this, our team will conduct our own investigation and look for evidence of the driver’s misconduct behind the wheel, such as:
- Texting while driving, which we may be able to prove using their phone records
- Failure to yield or come to a complete stop at an intersection, which could show up on traffic camera footage
- Changing lanes without checking blind spots or using a turn indicator, which eyewitnesses may be able to confirm
You can speak to a team member from Berger and Green about the strength of your case and your legal options today. Make sure to hold onto any evidence you already have – such as photographs of the injuries and damages – so that we can add this to your case.
You Have Two Years if We Need to Sue the At-Fault Driver
If we need to sue the at-fault driver to recover compensation for your damages, we generally have two years to do so based on 42 Pa. C.S.A. § 5524. This statute of limitations applies to both injury accidents and wrongful death actions.
It is not always necessary to sue to recover compensation in this type of personal injury case. We are often able to reach a settlement through negotiations with the insurance carrier representing the at-fault motorist. Either way, we will keep this deadline in mind and make sure your case is ready.
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Speak With the Berger and Green Motorcycle Accident Team for Free
If you suffered injuries after another driver caused your motorcycle accident, we can help you secure a payout for your damages. A DuBois motorcycle accident lawyer from Berger and Green helps accident victims like you hold negligent drivers responsible.
You can talk to a Berger and Green team member now to learn more about your case. We offer free legal evaluations. Call (412) 661-1400 to get started right away.