The injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident can prove devastating, long-lasting, and even fatal. When you have been affected by a motorcycle accident caused by someone else’s negligence or carelessness, George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers can help.
Lost wages, medical bills, and sometimes life-altering injuries can all wreak havoc in the life of an already-suffering accident victim. That is why over 40,000 clients have turned to us for advice, advocacy, and dedicated representation through the process of recovering compensation for their personal injuries.1
Call 803-402-3164 today for a free consultation with a motorcycle accident lawyer serving Sumter, SC to learn more about how we can help you.
For a free legal consultation with a personal injury lawyer serving Sumter, call 803-402-3164
We Determine Who Was Responsible for Your Motorcycle Accident and Hold Them Accountable
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a Sumter, SC motorcycle collision, police will investigate to determine whether criminal charges are necessary. Even where a person’s actions were not considered criminal, though, their negligence or carelessness may warrant a civil action.
While many collisions seem simple, it is not always the other driver who was the primary cause of an accident. In our investigation, we may determine that a faulty automobile part or a defect in the road was the primary cause of the accident. A motorcycle accident can occur in any number of ways and, in over 40 years of investigating these claims, our attorneys have become incredibly skilled at evaluating every angle.1 Putting George Sink, P.A., Injury Lawyers to work for you means your accident will be thoroughly investigated by our team. We investigate the accident scene and work hard to gather and preserve all kinds of critical evidence, including:
- Insurance policies and records
- Photos, video, or security camera footage
- Eyewitness statements
- Police reports and law enforcement records
- Medical records and recommendations
- Expert witness testimony
Your attorney can also help you get the insurance claim started and represent your best interests in all insurance negotiations. Insurers typically aim to limit the amount payable in any claim, so it is important that you have a strong advocate on your side to negotiate on your behalf.
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Available Compensation for Your Motorcycle Accident
The expenses a motorcycle accident creates can add up quickly, especially if you cannot return to work. We will fight hard to negotiate a fair settlement with insurers and get you the compensation that you deserve as quickly as possible. If we cannot reach an agreement that provides the compensation you deserve, however, we are prepared to fight your case in court.
Your attorney, supported by our dedicated team of legal professionals and a network of experts, will conduct an exhaustive evaluation of your injuries and the impact the accident had on your life. We will work to make sure you have had access to the medical care you need to both recover from your injuries and prove the extent of your damages.
We will make sure that you are getting compensated for all of your damages, including surgeries, future treatments, medications, and mobility aids you may need in the future as a result of the accident. You may be able to recover these damages even if you were not wearing a helmet during your crash.
Other common damages that are usually available to injured parties include money for:
- Emergency medical and extended care bills
- Dental work, physical therapy, chiropractic, or other care
- Repair or replacement of your motorcycle
- Loss of wages and employment benefits such as health insurance
- Pain, suffering, and emotional distress
South Carolina judges can award punitive damages as well. Punitive damages are a tool the courts can use to punish and deter bad behavior. This may be a factor in your case if the person who caused your motorcycle accident was acting with the intention to hurt you or was acting in a reckless or grossly negligent manner, such as driving drunk.
What If My Loved One Died in the Accident?
If you have lost a loved one in a Sumter motorcycle accident, a wrongful death and survival claim can help provide compensation for:
- Funeral, cremation, or burial expenses
- Lost future earnings or inheritance
- Emotional distress
- Loss of consortium (the company of your loved one)
A wrongful death suit is an option for the surviving spouse or children of a motorcycle accident victim. If you are the parent, sibling, or another family member of the deceased, there may still be compensation available to help with the expenses of a funeral, burial, or cremation, as well as medical expenses your loved one incurred prior to death..
We Help the Victims of All Kinds of Motorcycle Accidents
Your motorcycle accident lawyer serving Sumter, SC will handle the technicalities of your legal claim while you focus your energy on what matters most – your recovery. We understand that the physical toll is just the beginning and we work hard to support you while you work to complete an emotional, financial, and physical recovery as soon as possible.
We can help if you are suffering any of the following as a result of a motorcycle accident:
- Broken bones, bruising, and “road rash”
- Spinal cord injuries, concussions, or other traumatic brain injuries
- Depression, anxiety, or other mental health symptoms and conditions
- Internal bleeding or organ damage
- Severed limb or digits
All drivers owe motorcyclists a duty of care on South Carolina roadways. When another person has failed to give you the right of way, entered the roadway unsafely, driven intoxicated, or otherwise acted with negligence and carelessness, we will work to hold them accountable for their actions.
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In South Carolina, you generally have up three years to file and serve your personal lawsuit but do not delay as this time period can be even shorter in some circumstances. Call the offices of George Sink, P.A., Injury Lawyers at 803-402-31641 now for your free case evaluation and see how having us on your side every step of the way can help.