Motorcycle riders gladly accept the trade-off of being able to enjoy the freedom of riding on the open roads in exchange for less protection than drivers in cars and trucks. While there are added risks, many riders also take extra precautions to ensure they are as safe as possible, wearing appropriate protective gear and driving defensively at all times. However, despite those efforts, some riders do become motorcycle accident victims in Philadelphia and the surrounding communities. When this happens, it’s critical to seek out an experienced motorcycle accident attorney to represent your interests.
When an accident is due to the negligent or reckless actions of another driver, or due to poorly maintained road conditions or signage, a rider can seek damages for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Proving negligence means that the person responsible for any injuries or losses becomes legally liable. To win any negligence case, the injured party must prove four elements against the defendant. Those elements are:
If you’re a motorcycle rider who has been injured due to the negligent or reckless actions of another, contact Master Weinstein and Moyer to make sure your legal rights are fully protected. With many years of experience representing riders just like you, we serve clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York communities.