If you are looking for a Conyers motorcycle accident lawyer following a collision, look no further than Kaine Law. Our team has over 20 years of collective legal experience. We have results that speak for themselves, and we are eager to get started on your claim or lawsuit.
Medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering are just three damages that we can pursue on your behalf. Your time to take action may be limited based on the nature of your situation, so we encourage you to explore your financial recovery options today.
We Have Secured Compensation for Claimants Like You
Kaine Law has advocated for injured claimants both inside and outside of the courtroom. When you entrust your case to us, you can rest assured that we will tackle any challenge that arises during the claims process.
Some of our previous results include:
- $11 million for a motor vehicle accident
- $650,000 for a motorcycle accident
- $500,000 for an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident
- $450,000 for a motorcycle accident
You could secure more or less money than the values listed here, depending on your circumstances. Our team will assign a value to each of your losses, including those like pain and suffering, disability, and disfigurement.
Types of Specific Damages You Can Seek
Right now, your main focus could be on securing compensation for your medical bills and lost income. However, these are not the only types of damages you can claim.
We can include the following losses as part of your case:
- Healthcare expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering and inconvenience
- Property damage expenses
- Loss of future earning capacity
You could also recover damages for loss of consortium, loss of parental guidance, and funeral expenses if you lost a loved one.
For a free legal consultation with a motorcycle accident lawyer serving Conyers, call 404-214-2001
Motorcycle Accident Statutes of Limitations
Many filing deadlines surround your case. Kaine Law can keep track of all of them. However, one of the most important deadlines that may affect your case might be Georgia’s statute of limitations.
- If you or a loved one suffered a non-fatal injury in a motorcycle accident, you have two years to file your lawsuit, according to C.G.A. § 9-3-33.
- If you lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, the same statute grants you two years to file a lawsuit. However, this timeframe begins from the date your loved one passed away.
Georgia allows for some factors to alter the statute of limitations. For instance, if a hit-and-run driver hurt you, you could have more time to take action. Kaine Law can explain whether any exceptions apply to you. Otherwise, as the American Bar Association (ABA) explains, you could lose the right to seek compensation if you do not file your lawsuit on time.
Kaine Law Works on Contingency
We do not want you to stress out about how you will pay for a lawyer. Kaine Law works on a contingency-fee basis, meaning:
- You only pay us our attorney’s fees if your case ends in a settlement or court award.
- We take money out of your settlement to pay for our time and efforts.
- If we cannot win your case, then you do not pay us anything.
When we take claimants’ cases, we do so because we believe that they will succeed.
Possible at-Fault Parties in Your Motorcycle Accident Case
Georgia operates on a contributory negligence system, as explained by O.C.G.A. § 51-13-1. This makes determining fault for your accident very important.
This is because:
- If you are determined to be more at fault than the other party, you could be unable to seek compensation.
- Your percentage of fault deducts from your settlement award. You do not want to have more money subtracted from your award than necessary.
- Determining fault is pivotal to negotiating a settlement.
The fault for your accident could rest on another motorist, a parts manufacturer, or a government department. Whoever (or whatever) caused your accident could also affect the state’s filing deadline. You could have less time to file a lawsuit if you are suing a government department.
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Talk to a Doctor after Getting Hurt
Multiple pieces of evidence could reveal important details about your case. The police report, witness testimony, and photos of the accident scene are all very important pieces of information.
However, your medical records could be among one of the most crucial parts of your case. You will need to show that you were injured in the motorcycle accident, and as a result, are entitled to a certain set of damages.
Some medical evidence that could make the connection between your injuries and the accident that caused them include:
- Your x-rays
- The names of your medications
- Statements from your healthcare team
- Photos of your injuries when you were admitted to the hospital
- Your vitals (like your blood pressure readings)
We may be able to call on your doctor to testify on your behalf in court. In front of a judge and jury, we can ask them about the cause of your injuries, your expected recovery time, and whether your mobility will be affected.
Examples of Injuries in Motorcycle Accident Cases
Sometimes, prospective clients call us and ask if their injuries are serious enough to take legal action. We cannot affirmatively answer that question without reviewing your situation first.
However, some injuries that we have seen arise from motorcycle accidents include:
- Road rash
- Broken bones
- Strains and sprains
- Spinal cord damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Internal bleeding
You may even be dealing with other impairments beyond those listed here. If so, our Conyers motorcycle accident lawyer wants to hear about them.
Call Kaine Law after Getting Hurt
If you or a loved one was injured in a motorcycle accident, call Kaine Law at (404) 214-2001. You have legal options, and a Conyers motorcycle accident lawyer from our team can help you carry them out. You can begin your free consultation today.