If you’ve been involved in motorcycle accident, it’s important to act fast and record as much information as possible. If you’re able to do so, complete the following steps:
ASSESS THE SITUATION
- Injuries? Call 911 immediately
- Bike damage only? Call the police so they can make a report
Police Report Tip – describe everything as accurately as possible but do not admit fault or speeding
GET OFF THE ROAD
Get yourself to a safe place and if you are able to, move your motorcycle off of the road.
Collect as much information as possible at the scene. Here is a list of things you should try to write down or record.
Other Driver’s Information:
- Name, address, phone number
- Driver’s license number
- Email address
Other Driver’s Vehicle:
- Make, model and year of the vehicle
- License plate number
- Insurance carrier and policy number
Request a Consultation
SEEK MEDICAL TREATMENT
Even if you feel ok, many injuries are not realized right away. Go directly to the hospital to get checked out.
CONTACT THE KARNEY LAW FIRM FOR A FREE CONSULTATION
Do not give the insurance company a statement or sign anything. They may try to get you to settle quickly and for less. Speak with one of our experienced motorcycle accident attorneys before you try dealing with your insurance company alone. We are always here to provide guidance and support to all riders.
The Karney Law Firm has been representing injured bikers since 1975. With a clear understanding of the obstacles motorcyclists face both on the road and in the courtroom, our attorneys fight for motorcycle accident victims. Protecting bikers throughout the Carolinas with offices in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh. From accident through recovery, we’ve got your back. Contact us for your free consultation 877-376-7982.
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