Over 4,500 motorcyclists are killed annually in accidents on U.S. roadways, according to the National Highway Safety Administration. Thousands of other motorcyclists are injured each year due to roadway accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also reports that about 700 bicyclists are killed in accidents with motor vehicles each year. Additionally, thousands more are injured in such incidents.People are killed and injured in motorcycle and bike accidents annually in and around Rancho Cucamonga. These individuals, or their families, oftentimes are in need of the assistance of a skilled, experienced Rancho Cucamonga motorcycle/bicycle accident lawyers.
Fighting for Necessary Compensation
A person injured in a motorcycle of bicycle accident is not in the best position to fight for necessary compensation with a large automobile insurance company. There are a variety of reasons this is the case, which are no reflection on the intelligence or the abilities of a person injured because of the negligence of someone else.
First and foremost, a person in need of appropriate compensation because of an accident is by definition not in the best possible position. The individual is hurt, perhaps has not been able to work for a while. He or she may be involved in ongoing, and challenging, medical treatments. This type of situation makes decision making challenging, let alone having to stand up against a large insurance corporation to defend his or her rights and interests.
Second, even an attorney is not necessarily adept at taking on an insurance company, let alone a person who does not have a legal background. In fact, an attorney needs not only an educational background to take on insurance companies, but also experience in doing so.
These realities explain why and a how a personal injury attorney, like a member of the legal team at El Dabe Law Firm, can be of assistance when an injured person is in need of a fighter to take on an insurance company. An experienced personal injury attorney not only understands the insurance claims process, but understands how to make it work in a manner favorable to an injured person.
One fact must always borne in mind. An insurance company is in business for one reason and one reason only: to make money. An automobile insurer improves its bottom line every time it limits the amount of money paid our on a claim to a person injured in a motorcycle or bicycle accident. The same holds true when a claim is brought by a family in the case of a loved one who was killed in a motorcycle or bicycle accident caused by the negligence of another driver.
Wrongful Death Cases
Sadly, in a significant number of motorcycle and bicycle accidents, bikers of both kinds end up killed. In those situations, surviving family members can bring what is called wrongful death lawsuit.
A spouse, child, and parent are examples of the types of relatives that can bring a wrongful death lawsuit in California. This represents another are in which
Rancho Cucamonga motorcycle/bicycle accident lawyers provide invaluable assistance.
Wrongful death cases involve a combination of complicated laws and court procedures. According to statistics maintained by the American Bar Association, oftentimes in the absence of an experienced lawyer, family members end up locked of court all together when attempting to assert their rights in a wrongful death case.
Retaining Rancho Cucamonga Motorcycle/Bicycle Accident Lawyers
The El Dabe Law Firm is a prime example of the kind of firm that has experience in representing people in and around Rancho Cucamonga in claims against insurance companies and lawsuits arising out of motorcycle and bicycle accidents. An attorney from the El Dabe Law Firm is available to meet with an injured individual, or a family member of a person killed on the roadway because of someone else’s negligence.
An initial consultation provides an initial opportunity for the El Dabe Law Firm to undertake a preliminary evaluation of a case. Possible tactics can be discussed at such a meeting, illuminating the different ways a personal injury attorney can be of assistance to an injured person or a grieving family. There is no charge for this type of consultation with the El Dabe Law Firm.