Lubbock Motorcycle Accident Lawyers That Will Fight for You
If your motorcycle accident resulted from a negligent driver, our Lubbock, TX, motorcycle accident lawyers can help you pursue compensation for your injuries and losses. You may qualify for financial awards for your medical bills, time missed from work, and pain and suffering.
At Loncar Lyon Jenkins, we help victims of motorcycle accidents pursue the legal action necessary for their case. Our Lubbock personal injury lawyers offer free case evaluations and initial consultations. We operate on a contingency-fee basis for most cases, meaning we do not collect a fee unless we obtain compensation for you.
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How Can Our Lubbock Injury Attorneys Help With Your Motorcycle Accident Case?
Our personal injury lawyers can help you get started on your motorcycle accident case immediately. We have an office in Lubbock and several other convenient locations across Texas. If you are too injured to come to us, we can meet with you virtually.
At Loncar Lyon Jenkins, we prioritize customer service and client-focused representation. We will aggressively act on your behalf and are committed to getting the financial awards you need to get back on your feet. We prepare each case for trial. Insurance companies and opposing lawyers know this and may settle the case for a fair amount rather than go to court.
Other things we can do include:
- Investigate how your accident occurred
- Visit the accident site to gather evidence
- Secure the accident report
- File paperwork
- Interview eyewitnesses and expert witnesses
- Advise you about your case
- Keep you updated throughout the case
- Protect your rights
- Make your case in court, and represent you at trial if necessary
- Negotiate with the insurance company for a fair settlement
- Pay your court fees until you obtain an award
Possible Motorcycle Accident Compensation
Motorcycle accidents can change lives. If your accident was not your fault, the liable party (or their auto insurer) should provide you with financial resources for your medical care and other collision-related damages. Our Lubbock motorcycle accident lawyers can help you pursue compensation for the following:
Motorcyclists do not have airbags, seatbelts, or cabs to protect them during a car accident. As a result, riders may get thrown from their bike and sustain severe physical harm that may take weeks or months to heal. If you suffered a permanent injury, your need for medical care could continue throughout your lifetime.
Ongoing medical care is expensive, especially when it comes to catastrophic injuries like spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. The lifetime costs associated with such care can easily reach millions of dollars. We can help you seek compensation for your current and future treatment, including:
- Medical procedures
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Medical devices and equipment
- Long-term nursing and life care
Your condition or injuries could prevent you from working. You could list lost paychecks, benefits, bonuses, and tips on your demand letter to the insurance company.
Lowered Future Earning Capacity
You might have to leave your job and take one that pays less or only work part-time because of your motorcycle accident injuries. You might even be unable to work at all. We can take a look at your options and pursue awards for your lost future earnings and lost earning capabilities.
The insurance company should not ignore your pain and suffering (and any mental trauma the accident caused). We can help you pursue monetary awards for these losses. It can be difficult to assign value to them by yourself. However, we have helped other clients evaluate their intangible damages. We can do the same for you.
We can work with health care professionals, mental health specialists, and other experts to better understand how the physical, mental, and emotional consequences of your accident affect your overall well-being and day-to-day life. We can then pursue compensation for:
- Severe and chronic pain
- Disabling injuries
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Mental and emotional distress
- Loss of enjoyment
- Diminished quality of life
Your Lubbock accident could have damaged your motorcycle. The repair costs are a compensable loss. If you had to replace the motorcycle, our lawyers can consider this when calculating the value of your losses and seek a sum for its fair market value.
The medical bills and your inability to work can cause your family financial hardship. Let Loncar Lyon Jenkins’ personal injury lawyers get you on the path toward justice.
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Our Lubbock Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Can Help You Pursue Wrongful Death Damages
If the reckless actions of another person resulted in the death of your loved one, you have legal options. Depending upon your relationship with the victim, you may qualify for a wrongful death case.
Losing a loved one who died doing what they enjoyed—riding their motorcycle—is upsetting. Learning that their death was most likely preventable had the other driver used care is infuriating.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reports that, on average, there is one motorcyclist fatality on Texas roadways every day. Holding those accountable for their deadly actions will not replace your loved one; however, it may protect someone from the same danger and give you a measure of justice.
Losses You Could Recover for a Loved One’s Fatal Injury
Costs such as your loved one’s final medical expenses and funeral are often part of an award in a wrongful death case. Other types of possible compensation include loss of income and loss of companionship.
These particular types of damages are often more difficult for juries to understand due to the lack of a specific value. However, a lawyer from Loncar Lyon Jenkins can present your case in a way that makes the value of your loss easier to understand.
Your time of immense grief is no time to deal with the details of your loved one’s accident. Let us advocate on behalf of you and your family.
Things to Remember About a Motorcycle Accident Case
Do not speak with insurance companies without legal representation. The insurer might take your words out of context. They want to avoid paying out claims, as they lose money when they do so. Our motorcycle collision attorneys can protect your right to fight for fair compensation.
Also, accepting a settlement without a lawyer present may prevent you from future civil action. This is concerning if your medical condition worsens. A personal injury lawyer from Loncar Lyon Jenkins can represent you in legal matters regarding your civil case.
When filing a lawsuit, you cannot waste time. While Texas law allows for civil litigation, Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003 sets a strict deadline for filing your case. Under the statute, you have two years from the accident to file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. If you miss the deadline, you may lose your opportunity to pursue civil action forever.
Motorcycle Accident Injuries and Liability
All drivers have a responsibility to share the road. When a negligent driver fails to use care, resulting in a crash that leaves you seriously injured, you deserve justice.
Your medical costs should not come from your personal finances.
Whether the driver was drunk, distracted, or otherwise negligent, they must face accountability for their actions. If a driver faces criminal charges for the accident, their criminal case has no bearing on any civil litigation.
How Your Accident Could Have Occurred
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), four major causes of motorcycle crashes are:
About 42 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents involving other vehicles occur due to another vehicle failing to yield the right-of-way.
Nearly half of the area surrounding a vehicle contains blind spots. This leads to collisions with motorcycles when drivers fail to adjust their mirrors.
Failure to See Motorcyclists
About 41 percent of motorcycle accidents are due to drivers simply “failing to see” the motorcycle. This can be due to construction, terrain, weather, lighting, or another obstruction.
Most motorcyclists downshift to slow down rather than brake. This action can confuse drivers who rely on brake lights as an indicator of slowing or stopping.
Other causes of motorcycle accidents that involve driver misconduct and negligence include:
- Distracted driving
- Aggressive driving
- Driving while intoxicated (DWI)
- Drowsy driving
There is no way to predict the misconduct of other drivers. No matter how safely you operate your motorcycle, one action or inaction can affect you. A single distracted or drowsy driver in Lubbock can change your life forever. Our lawyers can help you return to a sense of normalcy after the accident.
Loncar Lyon Jenkins Represents Motorcycle Accident Victims
If you suffered serious motorcycle injuries or lost a loved one due to a negligent driver, call in the Strong Arm—Loncar Lyon Jenkins. Our Lubbock motorcycle accident lawyers will fight for compensation and stand up for your rights.
We work mostly on a contingency-fee-basis. This means you owe us nothing unless we win your case. Contact us now for your free case evaluation regarding your motorcycle accident, and connect with a Texas injury attorney near you today.