Motorcycle Accident Attorney Serving Lake Elsinore With 26+ Years Experience
Have you or a loved one been injured in a motorcycle accident in Lake Elsinore, California? If so, it’s likely serious injuries occurred which is common in motorcycle accidents, including Traumatic brain injury (TBI), spine injury, road rash, loss of limb, or death. Lake Elsinore is uniquely situated in an area that attracts off road dirt-bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts passing through Ortega Highway. In fact, recently a woman was killed in a motorcycle accident near the Lake Elsinore Levee. Although you may not be at fault for your accident, you may have a hard time getting compensation for your injuries because courts and insurance companies can be hard on motorcyclists. However, an experienced motorcycle accident attorney can help you get the maximum compensation after your accident. Please call The Paris Firm at (909) 325-6185 to discuss your case today.
Although Lake Elsinore is about 45 minutes away from The Paris Firm in Chino Hills, our attorneys have handled numerous cases in Southern Riverside County and throughout California. Like all law firms, after our initial consultation at your place or ours, most of our communication can be done via phone and Email – but we’ll never leave your side.
Compensation for Your Motorcycle Accident is Our #1 Priority
If you were injured in a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence, carelessness, or recklessness of another, you need a personal injury attorney that will fight for you. Attorney Eric Paris and his legal team will aggressively pursue financial compensation for the full extent of your losses. We will seek damages for your pain and suffering, current and future medical expenses, lost wages and lost future earning capacity, and more.
It is important to select an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer to represent you for two reasons:
1) Motorcycle accidents often result in catastrophic injuries, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, burns, and multiple fractures. Our lawyers understand how to handle cases involving life-altering injuries. We will work to maximize the amount of financial compensation you receive and consider the long-term implications of a serious injury.
2) Judges and juries are often biased against motorcyclists. Attorney Eric Paris and his legal team will present facts to address this bias. We are prepared to show that today, most motorcyclists are safe, responsible drivers – not risk takers. In fact, the fastest growing demographic groups among motorcycle owners are women, baby boomers and commuters.
Drivers of passenger vehicles often say they didn’t see the motorcycle. Often, the truth is that they were just not looking or were distracted by something in the car. It’s all motorists responsibility to be aware of other vehicles on the road, including motorcyclists. If they fail to do so and the rider gets hurt, our motorcycle injury attorneys will hold them liable.
A motorcycle isn’t a toy – it’s a way of life
The Paris Firm understands motorcycle riders love their bikes and the thrill of the open road, and for some it’s a fast and reliable way to work. Regardless of how you use your motorcycle, we understand that for you, it’s not just a hobby. Motorcycle accidents can cause painful and debilitating injuries, from road rash to fractures, and even to injuries requiring amputation of limbs.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Collisions
There are many potential causes of motorcycle accidents, but almost all of them are the result of a driver error on the part of either the motorcyclist or the other driver (which is a passenger car almost 90% of the time). These include:
- Failure to notice motorcyclists
- Distracted driving (often mobile phones and in-dash “infotainment” systems)
- Failure to yield right of way
- Illegal maneuver
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
Although either driver may be at fault in a motorcycle accident, it’s often more difficult for motorcyclists to demonstrate that they’re not the one’s at fault.
Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries. Common motorcycle accident injuries include:
- Traumatic Brain injury (TBI)
- Spine injury
- Amputation injury
- Internal organ damage
- Serious abrasions (road rash)
Because of the severity of these injuries, motorcycle accident victims will often receive less compensation than they need to pay for medical bills and make up for lost wages.
Compensation for Motorcycle Accident Victims in Lake Elsinore
If you or a family member has been injured in a motorcycle accident in Lake Elsinore, you may be able to receive compensation for the serious consequences of that accident, including:
- Lost wages
- Loss of earning potential
- Past, present, and expected medical bills
- Reduced quality of life
- Pain and suffering
In addition, a wrongful death lawsuit brought on behalf of a loved one killed in a motorcycle accident may lead to additional or different compensation. The compensation that is appropriate in your case depends on the circumstances of your accident.
Is a Motorcycle Accident Attorney Necessary to Assist With My Injury Claim?
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious motorcycle injury or wrongful death due to the negligence, recklessness, or carelessness of another driver, you have the right to obtain maximum financial compensation for the damages you have suffered. Call The Paris Firm today at (909) 551-4040 and schedule a no obligation consultation – serving motorcycle accident victims in Lake Elsinore, California and the Inland Empire. If there is no recovery there is no fee and there are no up-front out of pocket fees. Our firm advances costs on behalf of our clients.