I’m a Harley rider and I was recently hit by a car on my motorcycle in Lafayette, LA. I don’t like dealing with lawyers, but my wife says I should find an attorney. How can hiring a personal injury attorney help me?
First of all, I would like to extend to you my sympathy; being in an accident can be a traumatic experience both emotionally and physically for both you and your family. Your wife is correct. You need someone on your side fighting for you and guiding you through this time, making sure you are fairly compensated for your injuries both now and in the future.
You have nothing to lose. Personal injury law firms, including the Morris Bart law firm, generally provide free case assessments and initial consultations for victims of motorcycle collisions and other traffic accidents. We can evaluate the overall facts of your case and explain your rights for seeking compensation. Then, we can help you navigate the claims process to recover money damages.
Plain and Simple, Insurance Companies Are in the Business to Keep Costs Low
Insurance companies—even your carrier—are not on your side after an accident. They do not care if you are fairly compensated, only that you agree to the settlement so they can avoid court and a larger payout. The adjusters’ job is to pay you the least amount possible for your insurance claim.
The attorneys at Morris Bart work for you and will ensure that you are rightfully compensated for your injury. We know all the “tricks” used by the insurance company and, most importantly, know the law to get fair compensation for your claim.
From the moment you sign on to have our attorney represent you, we will protect your right to pursue a fair and appropriate settlement or another type of financial recovery. We can develop your claim and value your losses, fighting for the money you need to pay for bills that include:
- Your medical care costs
- Motorcycle repair or replacement
- Related expenses
Recoverable losses may include:
- Lost income
- Reduced ability to earn a living
- Pain and suffering damages
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You Must Act Promptly to Build the Best Case Possible
You need to see a doctor for your injuries, not only to come up with a treatment plan to get you back to where you were before the accident but to document your injuries to causally link them to the accident. This is a vital first step in holding the at-fault party or parties legally responsible and receiving money damages based on your crash.
Morris Bart has built connections with medical providers throughout Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi, so if you do not have a doctor or cannot afford one, we can help. It is also necessary to start requesting essential documentation for the case, including medical records and bills.
We will ensure that the insurance company pays these bills in addition to your pain and suffering. It is also necessary to act timely; the statute of limitations to file a lawsuit is one year from the date of the accident.
You Can afford to Work with Our Team of Attorneys
Lastly, we work on a “contingency fee” arrangement, meaning we get a percentage of the settlement received. In other words, we only get paid attorneys fees if you get paid. We believe this is important because accident victims are already in a spot where financial stress can add to their suffering.
You should not have to shoulder the burden of paying for injuries and expenses from an accident you did not cause. This includes your legal fees, attorney’s charges, and other expenses. If we do not recover a settlement or other compensation for you, we will never ask you to pay attorney’s fees.
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Morris Bart, LLC Represents Injured Motorcyclists in Louisiana
The firm has been in business for more than 40 years, so you can rest assured that your case will be given the attention it deserves. We deal with many personal injury cases ranging from soft tissue to serious injuries, even death. And each case is given the same high level of professionalism and attention as the next.
We know how to investigate, develop, and file insurance claims and negotiate settlements for our clients, including the special considerations necessary for those hurt in motorcycle accidents. We regularly handle cases involving catastrophic and life-altering injuries, for example. These are common in car versus motorcycle collisions and even single-vehicle accidents involving motorcycles.
We have 15 locations in the Gulf South, serving Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas. We have more than 85 attorneys ready to handle your case with offices across Louisiana, including in Lafayette; you just have to make that “one call!”
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You can connect with a lawyer from the Morris Bart law firm for a free consultation today. We can help you understand your options, and then you can decide if you are comfortable letting us handle your motorcycle accident claim for you. Call today to get started.
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