Dothan Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Injured in a serious motorcycle accident?
Motorcyclists face countless dangers every day while attempting to navigate
our city streets and highways alongside cars, trucks, tractor trailers
and other high-profile vehicles. While drivers of cars and trucks have
safety features like seat belts and air bags to protect them in the event
of an accident, motorcyclists are only protected by their helmets and
the clothes on their back.
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, at the hands of a reckless
or negligent driver, you will have a greater chance of recovering the
compensation you seek if you hire a skilled Dothan motorcycle accident
lawyer from our firm. Our lawyers are highly-trained negotiators and litigators
who are known for aggressively pursuing justice and fair compensation
from all types of
personal injury cases.
recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements. There are many defense strategies that can be used by
negligent drivers in an attempt to avoid taking responsibility for their actions.
Business Alabama magazine recently stated that the lawyers at
Morris, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC are "some of the state's most skillful plaintiff attorneys,"
and you can rest assured that we will use our expertise to help you get
the compensation you deserve.
Is Lane Splitting Legal in Alabama?
In Alabama, lane splitting is illegal. The main reason is because Alabama
laws consider a motorcycle entitled to the full use of a lane just like
other vehicles. Lane splitting can make other drivers nervous and it puts
the motorcyclist in a dangerous position.
What Can Cause a Motorcycle Accident?
There are numerous things that can cause a motorcycle accident. Some are
the motorcyclist’s fault, while others are caused by other drivers
on the road. Here are some common causes:
- Speeding (either the motorcycle or other vehicles)
- Driving, or riding, under the influence
- Lane splitting
- Sudden stops (by both motorcycles and other vehicles)
- Mechanical issues
- Unsafe lane changes
- Left turns
- Distracted drivers
What Injuries Can You Get in a Motorcycle Accident?
Motorcycle accidents are capable of causing severe and
catastrophic injuries. The impact from the crash alone is enough to cause massive damage and
long-lasting injuries. In many instances, when a motorcyclist is involved
in an accident, he or she will be thrown off the motorcycle. Secondary
impact points such as the road, another vehicle, a tree or any other object
are what ordinarily cause serious
neck and back injuries, as well as
spinal cord injuries. Fatalities in motorcycle accidents are very common as well. Other common
- Broken bones
- Internal bleeding
- Scrapes (road rash)
Recovering from your injuries after a motorcycle accident will take time
and money. We do not believe you, as the victim of a motorcycle accident,
should have to bear the financial burden associated with your accident-related
injuries. You have had to suffer enough already. We are here to fight
on your behalf. To give you the hard-hitting representation you need after
such a painful and traumatic experience. Not all personal injury cases
are simple and easy to resolve. Defending the rights of a motorcycle accident
victim can be a complex legal matter.
We Stand Ready to Fight for You
To recover the compensation you are rightfully owed, it will first be necessary
to prove that the accident was not your fault. When this type of accident
occurs it is usually the motorcyclist who is the first to be blamed. Insurance
companies and negligent drivers do not want to be found liable, so they
will be quick to try and prove that you were at fault. If that happens
in your case, we will not back down and we will not be quick to settle.
We get to the truth.
We will conduct a thorough investigation to gather the evidence necessary
to prove liability and help you hold the negligent party liable for his
or her actions.
If you want an attorney who will aggressively pursue justice on your behalf,
and who will not quit until you receive fair and just compensation for
your injuries, then contact our firmand schedule to meet with a Dothan motorcycle accident attorney in Dothan