are a common cause of crushed limbs resulting in the forced amputation legs, arms, and fingers in the United States. Why? Because you are not protected by the steel frames of a vehicle, but are often on the receiving end of the impact. As a result you are often injured severely depending on the impact. These injuries are sometimes an amputation, which can leave the rider permanently injured or disabled. So what do you do after these types of accidents? Who do you call? How do you seek recovery for your injuries? These are all good questions, which we will answer below.
What Do to do after a Motorcycle Accident
caused by crushed limbs are not uncommon in motorcycle accidents. After an accident clients are often forced to deal with medical bills and often times a completely new way of life. This can be a complicated time for the injured victim. In such cases it is your attorneys job to seek recovery for your injuries. Issues such as medical bills, loss of income and pain and suffering compensation should be handled by your attorney.
Subsequent to your accident you will be contacted by multiple insurance companies, agents and adjusters. The best thing you can do is not make any statements with regards to your case. Statements are often recorded and will be used against you. A recorded statement will be replayed by insurance adjusters in order to deny your claim. So make sure no statements of any kind are made regardless of fault.
Getting Compensation for Your Injuries
By recovery we are referring to money damages. Money damages will be determined by the value of the insurance policy and the assets of the at fault party. If no insurance policy exist, you will need to evaluate whether you have uninsured motorist coverage, which will allow you to recover for your injuries.
What is an average amputation injury case worth? Without knowing all the facts, it is impossible for me to give you an analysis. Here is what we generally look at when deciding what your amputation case is worth.
- How old was the injured party?
- What type of work did they perform before the accident?
- Will they be able to still perform their duties?
- Was proper insurance coverage in place?
These are some of the factors we consider in determining the value of your case. If you were injured consider these factors in understanding how we compute a potential damages claim. Each of these are elements of your case which we evaluate in order to understand or get a base value for your case.
Case Value – What is the Estimated Settlements Amount if I File a Lawsuit
Without a doubt an amputation cases have high value, but what is the expected average of my case? While there is no way for anyone to make this determination without a full evaluation of the records, you can have a fairly accurate estimate. Factors to consider include loss of income, pain and suffering and the nature of the accident. Another important element to consider is the other parties insurance info. What is the insurance limits on the case? These factors are all used in order to determine the value of a potential accident claim.
: Victims of motorcycle accidents are entitled to full monetary compensation for their injuries including recovery for all medical and health related expenses, lost wages and loss of future income, disability care including nurse and home care, paint and suffering, and emotional trauma. To speak with a personal injury attorney
regarding the filing of a claim contact our law offices toll free. (888) 649-7166
. All consultations are confidential and free of charge.