A Hoover motorcycle accident attorney from the Morris Bart law firm could help you pursue compensation after a crash caused by a negligent motorist. Alabama law allows collision victims to file an insurance claim or lawsuit and recover money damages based on their economic and non-economic losses.
The attorneys from our personal injury law firm provide complimentary case reviews for injured motorcyclists and their families. We can assess what happened and explain their legal rights during this initial confidential consultation. Our Birmingham location serves Hoover and other parts of Jefferson and Shelby counties.
How Much Your Hoover Motorcycle Collision Claim Could be Worth
There is no way to know how much money you might be able to recover based on your accident until we learn more. When our lawyers represent a motorcyclist in a collision claim, we investigate what happened and gather evidence to prove negligence, liability, and the value of their economic losses. The factors that could affect the case value include:
- The severity of your injuries and the limitations they cause
- Your prescribed treatment and care
- Whether you have lasting injuries
- The circumstances that caused the crash
- The liable party, their insurance coverage, and related factors
Types of Recoverable Motorcycle Accident Damages
We use this evidence to support the claim and demand a payout that covers their various damages, often including:
- Medical bills and future treatment and care costs
- Lost wages and other income
- Diminished capacity to work and earn
- Property damages, including motorcycle replacement
- Miscellaneous costs
- Pain and suffering
- Other non-economic losses
Financial recovery in these cases can be critical because of the severe nature of many motorcycle accident injuries. Motorcyclists often suffer serious injury even in crashes that seem relatively minor, such as:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Other back and neck injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Serious lacerations
- Internal injuries
- Burns and other disfiguring injuries
- Lasting disabilities
Recovering Wrongful Death Damages
The Morris Bart law firm also seeks compensation for families whose loved ones died in this type of crash – this is possible under Ala. Code § 6-5-410. However, this statute limits the types of damages recoverable.
One of our wrongful death lawyers can discuss what it means to the value of your case when we can only pursue punitive damages for the loss of your loved one.
For a free legal consultation with a Motorcycle Accident lawyer serving Hoover, call (205) 380-4158
Morris Bart & Associates, LLC Helps Motorcyclists Hurt in a Crash Get Justice
The Morris Bart law firm remains focused on getting justice for every client we represent. We know you likely have bills to pay, financial losses, and other stresses because of your crash and injuries, and we do not believe this is fair. Instead, we think the negligent party should pay the price.
To this end, our attorneys build strong cases to support insurance claims and lawsuits and recover the compensation our clients lost. For example, our 2019 case results show that we won verdicts and settlements for more than 6,500 clients across our 15 offices.
We serve all parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Our Birmingham office at 420 20th Street N. serves Hoover and other parts of Jefferson and Shelby counties. We can meet with you in Hoover or an area hospital to discuss your case.
The Cost of Hiring Our Personal Injury Firm
We represent every client based on a contingency fee. This is an arrangement where you pay us no upfront fees. Instead, we receive a portion of the settlement or court award we cover for you. You deserve the opportunity to hire legal support without worrying about additional costs.
Proving Negligence and Liability in a Hoover, AL, Motorcycle Collision
To recover compensation for our clients, we must prove that another party acted negligently. This means they had a duty to behave a certain way to prevent an accident. We need to show they acted carelessly or recklessly, breaching this duty and causing the accident and our client’s injuries.
We need evidence to prove each of these things. This evidence will support the case and show the insurer – or the judge and jury – that the liable party should be held accountable under the state’s fault-based auto accident laws. Common evidence in a motorcycle accident case includes:
- Police reports filed from the scene
- Eyewitness statements
- Video and photographs
- Accident reconstruction
- A survey of the scene
- Physical evidence
- Expert testimony
- Relevant medical records
- Documentation of expenses and losses
A significant part of our services when you hire our firm includes gathering this evidence as we investigate. Once we’ve done so, we can identify the liable party or parties and build a compelling case against them. Our lawyers also use some of this evidence to estimate case value so we know how much to seek on your behalf. We aim to handle all legal tasks for you, which includes navigating the state’s filing deadlines.
You Have a Limited Time to Sue for Damages in Alabama
Under Ala. Code § 6-2-38, you generally only have two years to file a lawsuit against another party for your injuries. However, some circumstances call for quicker action. Overall, we may need to sue if:
- The time to file is running out
- The insurer denied the claim or refuses to offer a fair settlement
- The liable driver has assets but no insurance
Our attorneys may be able to go to work on your case today, so there is no need to wait.
Talk to a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer from Morris Bart & Associates, LLC
The Morris Bart law office provides complimentary consultations for motorcycle accident victims. Our attorneys meet with potential clients and help them understand what they can do to recover compensation, hold the at-fault parties accountable, and get justice.
You can speak with a lawyer about your Hoover collision and injuries today for free. Call (205) 380-4158 to connect with an attorney from our Birmingham office now.
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