If another motorist’s negligence causes you to be knocked off your motorbike, it’s a very dangerous situation that is likely to leave you injured. The first order of business is protecting your health by seeking medical attention, and the second is consulting with an experienced Kansas City motorbike accident attorney.
Your Motorbike Accident Claim
If you’ve been knocked off your motorbike, even if you don’t think you have been seriously injured, it is important to seek medical attention. The fact is that serious injuries can be slow to develop symptoms, and early diagnosis and treatment are closely associated with improved health outcomes. If you have been injured, your motorbike has been damaged, or both, you can seek compensation for all the following damages that apply:
- Property damage to your motorbike
- Your medical costs
- Your lost earnings
- Your physical and emotional pain and suffering
Call an Experienced Kansas City Motorbike Accident Attorney Today
If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a motorbike accident, the seasoned motorbike accident attorneys at Krause & Kinsman Law Firm in Kansas City have impressive reserves of experience helping clients like you successfully recover on their complete range of damages. For more information, please do not wait to contact or call us at 816-307-2763 today.
Motorcycle Accident Compensation FAQ
What can I do to protect my claim?
The best way to protect your claim is to seek the medical attention you need, carefully follow your doctor’s instructions, and consult with a dedicated motorbike accident attorney as soon after the accident as possible.
What does pain and suffering cover?
Pain and suffering refers to the physical and emotional pain you endure as a result of being injured by someone else’s negligence, and it can be considerable. This pain and suffering can translate to emotional consequences, such as sleep disturbances, mood swings, depressive episodes, PTSD-like symptoms, flashbacks from the accident, increased anxiety, and much more.
Is there a statute of limitations?
Yes, you have only five years from the date of the injury-causing accident to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party in your claim.
Adam Krause is a personal injury, mass tort, business litigation, and employment discrimination attorney who practices in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law and has been practicing law for several years now. Adam Krause has made a career of taking complicated litigation and presenting it in the most elementary terms for a jury of your peers to understand. Learn more about his experience here.