At-fault drivers and insurance companies often try to shift the blame to motorcyclists for causing accidents. They may say that the motorcycle “came out of nowhere” or was following too closely. The fact is that most drivers do not look out for motorcycles, leading to accidents when they change lanes, turn, or merge without spotting the motorcycle.
How Can You Prove The Driver Was At Fault Following Your Motorcycle Accident?
So how can a motorcyclist prove that the other driver was at fault? When we are hired by an injured biker, we get right to work collecting all of the evidence available. Depending on how much time has passed, this includes the police report, witness statements, and photographs of the accident scene. We even see if we can obtain video surveillance of the accident, if it exists. Often, we hire an accident reconstruction expert to examine the accident scene, photographs, statements, and even the vehicles involved. From that information, it is sometimes possible for the expert to determine how the accident happened and who was at fault. One thing is for sure. Time is critical after a wreck and it is important to hire an experienced motorcycle accident attorney who can immediately get to work on your case.
Have You Been Hurt In A Covington Area Motorcycle Accident?
If you've been injured in a motorcycle accident you need to speak with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as possible. Please contact me online or call my Covington office directly at 985.590.6182 to schedule your free consultation today. I help clients throughout Louisiana including Mandeville, Slidell, Bogalusa, Franklinton, Hammond, New Orleans and Metairie.