Motorcycles are synonymous with freedom. Sadly, the liberating experience of riding your motorcycle comes with risk. Your bike itself could put you in danger. Many unfortunate circumstances occur when unsuspecting riders crash because of motorcycle failure.
If a motorcycle is designed poorly or manufactured with defective parts, it’s not safe. If you suffered a motorcycle accident caused by defective parts, our law firm wants to help you. Our motorcycle defective parts lawyers in Birmingham can assist you in your pursuit of justice.
Compensation Available for Defective Motorcycle Parts Accidents
After sustaining injuries in an avoidable motorcycle crash, you may be eligible to collect compensation for your losses. Damages available in a defective motorcycle case can include:
- Medical bills
- Future care costs
- Vehicle repair or replacement
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
If you lost a loved one to fatal injuries in a defective motorcycle accident, we can help your family seek compensation in a wrongful death claim. You may recover funeral and burial expenses as well as your loved one’s final medical bills.
For a free legal consultation with a Motorcycle Defective Parts Accident lawyer serving Birmingham, call (205) 380-4158
Motorcycle Defective Parts Caused by Negligence
To be successful in your defective motorcycle parts case, you need to prove negligence took place. Negligence can occur at multiple points of production, including:
- Design flaws
- Errors in manufacturing
- Inadequate safety testing
- Inaction after discovering defects
- Failing to perform safety recalls
Our motorcycle defective parts attorneys in Birmingham can launch an independent investigation to determine the cause of your motorcycle wreck.
Birmingham Motorcycle Defective Parts FAQ
Any time an accident is caused by faulty mechanics, the claims process can be challenging. You still have rights, and a Birmingham motorcycle defective parts lawyer can help to protect them. Get answers to some frequently asked questions here.
Who Is Responsible for Defective Motorcycle Accidents?
Multiple parties may be responsible for your defective motorcycle accident. Our legal team can help you pursue an injury claim against the liable party or parties.
An Automotive Manufacturer
If your vehicle is defective, either in design or assembly, we can help you hold the manufacturer liable for the damage caused by filing a defective product claim. If you were using your motorcycle for its intended purpose and didn’t alter it, it should have been safe for you to use.
We can hold the manufacturer responsible for a defect that caused the accident that injured you.
An Aftermarket Parts Manufacturer
Even if your motorcycle was safe when you purchased it, your case may still qualify for a defective parts claim. If you made alterations to your motorcycle with aftermarket parts, such as installing replacement parts, the manufacturer of those parts may be held responsible for contributing to the crash.
It’s possible that another motorist contributed to your crash. For example, if a faulty part on your motorcycle failed and another motorist could have taken action to avoid a collision but didn’t, that driver may be partially to blame.
If another driver did something illegal or dangerous, and you were unable to take evasive maneuvers due to an automotive defect, that driver may be held liable for contributing to the accident.
A motorcycle defective parts lawyer in Birmingham can review your case to identify other parties who may be responsible for your accident and resulting losses.
How Long do You Have to File Your Case?
While it takes time to build a strong case and understand the full scope of your injuries, legal deadlines apply to your case. Alabama’s statute of limitations for traffic accidents is two years. That means you must file your defective motorcycle parts claim within two years of the date of your crash or you will lose your chance to recover your losses.
Can I Afford a Mobile Motorcycle Defective Parts Lawyer?
Depending on the law firm you choose to work with, the cost may be a concern. Other law firms may charge for an initial consultation or require clients to pay upfront fees. Others may even charge an hourly rate.
Our team of motorcycle defective parts attorneys in Birmingham understands that money may be tight after you are hurt in an accident. We work on a contingency fee basis, so our clients pay nothing out of pocket. Our legal fee is paid by a percentage of your settlement or court award.
Speak With a Mobile Motorcycle Defective Parts Lawyer
Motorcycle riders suffer more injuries than passenger car occupants due to inattentive drivers. You shouldn’t be endangered by your vehicle. If you were injured due to a faulty design or defective auto parts, call Morris Bart & Associates, LLC.
We’re standing by 24/7. Your initial no-obligation consultation is free. Speak with a Birmingham motorcycle defective parts attorney to learn more about your legal options.
Questions?Call (205) 380-4158
to find a Morris Bart office near you.