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When is it Necessary to Hire a Motorcycle Accident Attorney?

If you are someone who enjoys riding a motorcycle on a regular basis, then you know how exhilarating it can be. Despite how great it might feel to ride your bike on a beautiful day, motorcycle accidents do happen. If you have been unlucky and suffered a motorcycle accident, then you might be wondering if it is necessary to hire a motorcycle accident attorney.

After a motorcycle accident, you will most likely need help to file and process your claim, gather information, and fight for compensation. If you wait for too long to get the help you need then you will only make things harder on yourself.

After a simple accident with small damages, you may not need to hire an attorney but there are cases in which you will need to find a lawyer to help you with your claim.

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Serious injuries occurred

Whether you or someone else involved in the accident suffered serious injuries, then you will need to hire a motorcycle accident attorney. Especially if you were seriously injured, you will need to spend most of your energy on recovery rather than focusing on your claim.

Any time you suffer serious injuries, you should find an attorney. Serious injuries can escalate your claim, and insurance companies can be even more diligent in attempting to lower your compensation. If you are injured you need to understand exactly what compensation you deserve for your injuries, how you can cover your medical expenses, receive payments for lost work time, and compensation for your pain and suffering.

You feel bullied by the opposing insurance company

Often in accidents involving motorcycles the opposing insurance company will attempt to place blame on the motorcyclist. Their entire purpose is to push you to admit some type of information that can lead them to prove you are at fault. In turn, this will lower your compensation for anything related to your accident.

Additionally, in personal injury cases, the insurance company might attempt to use bullying tactics. If this happens at any point you should refuse to speak further without representation present. Using an attorney will help to make this process easier, and help you prepare to stand up to the opposing insurance company should they choose to bully you.

The insurance company denies your claim

If the insurance company denies your claim for compensation, then you will need to hire a lawyer as soon as possible. In certain situations, your claim might be denied because of the other driver not having insurance, but in other cases, your claim denial could be for illegitimate reasons. If you do have your insurance claim denied, then you should always contact an attorney. An attorney can help you to appeal and seek for the funds that you deserve.

Contact a lawyer as soon as possible

There is very little protection when riding a motorcycle, and therefore most motorcycle accidents are severe. After any type of motorcycle accident that involves any injury or damage, you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

If you are in a position where you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, contact Lampert & Walsh, a Denver motorcycle accident lawyer.

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