Out on the open road, you may feel a sense of freedom that can only come from riding a motorcycle. Whether you ride with friends or on your own, you will undoubtedly find the activity one of immense enjoyment while also allowing you to get to your desired destinations. Of course, you also want to get to your destination safely, and unfortunately, motorcycle riders often face a higher risk of injury when involved in a motorcycle accident.
Helmets can sometimes play a role in the severity of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. However, Pennsylvania state law does not require all motorcyclists to wear helmets. If you have surpassed the age of 21 and have had riding experience of at least two years or have completed an approved motorcycle safety course, you do not have to wear protective headgear. Of course, if you suffer injuries in a motorcycle accident, you may wonder how a lack of a helmet could impact your potential compensation.
Why Is Hiring An Attorney For Your Motorcycle Accident Claim Necessary?
The majority of riders are unaware of the implications that not wearing a helmet can have on a motorcycle accident claim. Should you or a member of your family who was injured make an attempt to submit a claim on your own?
Insurance companies use a wide variety of strategies, some of which can convince accident victims to confess fault for their injuries, even in cases where the accident was the result of another party’s carelessness.
When you’ve been seriously hurt in a motorcycle accident, it’s natural to be concerned about how you’ll manage to pay your medical bills and provide for your family. A Personal Injury Attorney who has expertise in managing cases involving motorcycle accidents will be familiar with how to negotiate with the insurance company.
Having someone in your corner who can act as your advocate and take care of all elements of your motorcycle accident claim can be a relief, allowing you to concentrate on your recovery instead of worrying about the various aspects of your personal injury claim.
At the Law Offices of Eugene Gitman, our caring Motorcycle Accident Lawyer is here to assist you if you or a loved one has been hurt in a motorcycle accident or if you have lost a family member as a result of a motorcycle accident. To schedule a free consultation, contact our law firm at 215-660-4411.