Motorcycle accident FAQ

What should I do if I am involved in an accident on my motorcycle?

  • Check yourself for injuries.
  • Call 911 immediately.
  • Write down everything you can remember about the accident.
  • Do not sign any documents without first consulting an attorney.
  • Call your Insurance Company.
  • Keep copies of any medical records or bills, and make records of any related expenses.
  • Take contact information from eye witnesses.

What information do I need to gather after a motorcycle accident?

  • Obtain name, address phone numbers, license number and insurance information from the other passenger, motorist or pedestrian involved.
  • Write down the make, model, and license plate numbers of all vehicles involved.
  • Gather the contact information (name, address, telephone number, email address) of all witnesses.
  • Keep notes concerning your surroundings. Be mindful of the location of the accident, speed, time, lighting, weather, direction of travel of all the vehicles involved.
  • Take pictures of your injuries and damage to your motorcycle.

Should I hire a motorcycle accident lawyer to handle my case?

Yes, you should hire a motorcycle accident lawyer to handle your case. A lawyer can help you to determine if you have a legal claim. An attorney will also help you analyze all the aspects of compliance with traffic laws, motor vehicle regulations, medical treatment issues, and other liability issues.