Philadelphia Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Motorcycle accidents have devastating effects on both the victims of the crashes and their families. The aftermath of a serious motorcycle accident is wrought with grief, mounting medical expenses, lost wages, and unpaid personal bills. If you were injured or lost a loved one to a motorcycle crash through no fault of your own, Wilk Law wants to help you explore your legal options.
Wilk Law’s experienced motorcycle accident attorneys get victims the compensation they need to move forward and live their best lives. We hold negligent parties responsible for injuries they cause to victims and their families.
Call Wilk Law today to discuss the services our motorcycle accident attorneys can provide you, including:
- Compassionate and understanding counsel;
- Aggressive and driven litigation and trial advocacy; and
- Goal-oriented and results-driven pursuit of negligent parties.
Consult with our motorcycle accident attorneys today. There is no charge for a case review, and we work on a contingency fee basis. This means that at Wilk Law, we only collect legal fees when we win your claim.
Our Philadelphia Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Are Here to Help
When you retain Wilk Law, you can rest assured that you have skilled, experienced, legal guidance by your side at all times. Your claims process begins with a motorcycle accident attorney consultation where we:
- Evaluate your claim;
- Advise you of your legal options; and
- Tailor a legal strategy for you.
From here, Wilk Law prepares your claim as if it were going to trial by:
- Investigating your accident;
- Collecting evidence;
- Identifying liable parties;
- Pursuing all sources of compensation;
- Handling correspondence from insurance companies;
- Notifying any accident-related creditors of your pending claim;
- Calculating your current and future medical and financial needs;
- Hiring needed experts; and
- Entering negotiations with the insurance company.
Most motorcycle accident claims settle outside of court. However, if Wilk Law cannot reach a fair and just settlement in negotiations, we will proceed with litigation on your behalf. No motorcycle accident victim should be responsible for costs or damages resulting from someone else’s negligence.
Motorcycle Accidents Are Inherently Dangerous
In 2018, there were 164 motorcycle fatalities in Pennsylvania. This made Pennsylvania rank fourth in motorcycle fatalities for that year. More than 80 percent of reported motorcycle accidents result in injury or death to the rider.
It is imperative riders know the causes of motorcycle accidents to avoid becoming one of the above statistics. One of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in Pennsylvania is speeding.
Other causes for motorcycle accidents in Pennsylvania and across the United States include:
- Distracted driving;
- Unsafe turns;
- Ignoring traffic signs;
- Left-turn accidents;
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
- Car doors opening unexpectedly;
- Abrupt stops;
- Aggressive driving or road rage; and
- Following too closely.
It is important to note that “lane splitting,” or sharing a lane with another motorcyclist, is legal in Pennsylvania. However, a motorcycle may not lane share with any other type of vehicle. Nor may a rider weave in and out of traffic or ride between rows of stopped or moving vehicles.
Motorcycle Accident Injuries in Philadelphia
While all motorcycle accidents are different, they all have one thing in common. Motorcycle accidents result in injuries and have the potential to be deadly. Motorcycle injuries are often life-changing and require extensive long-term care.
Motorcycle injuries may include, but are by no means limited to:
- Head and brain injuries, including traumatic brain injury;
- Broken and fractured bones;
- Spinal cord injuries, including paralysis;
- Road rash;
- Knee, foot, and ankle injuries;
- Internal organ damage; and
- Wrongful Death.
Motorcycles are a great way to enjoy beautiful weather and save money on your commute. However, the injuries that result from motorcycle crashes can be expensive, ongoing, and affect you and your family for your lifetime.
Call a Philadelphia Motorcycle Attorney Today
Whether your goal is compensation, closure, justice, or all three, Wilk Law wants to help. Our founder, Tyler J. Wilk suffered a serious personal injury accident and made it his mission to provide the kind of legal care he wished for in his personal injury claim. Contact Wilk Law online today, or call us at (855) 946-3678, to find out the difference Wilk’s brand of personalized personal service makes.