Hold On, Easy Rider:10 Steps to Maximize Your Motorcycle Accident Claim

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Learn 10 crucial steps in protecting your motorcycle accident claim if you are ever in an accident.

Learn 10 crucial steps in protecting your motorcycle accident claim if you are ever in an accident.

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  • 1. Hold On, Easy Rider: 10 Steps That Will Maximize A Motorcycle Accident Claim presented by The Parrish Law Firm
  • 2. 10 Steps That Will Maximize a Motorcycle Accident Claim
    • Motorcycle accidents rarely ever come out with no one injured.  
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    • In fact, over 96% of accidents end up in injury.
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    • Oftentimes, a two-vehicle motorcycle accident is due to the other party's negligence. 
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    • When the insurance companies start calling, it is important that you know what to do to protect your rights and maximize your claim.
  • 3. The following are 10 important steps that may help maximize your claim.
  • 4. BEFORE THE ACCIDENT  
  • 5. 1) Purchase a Quality Helmet
    • Not having a helmet is a huge factor in determining your case. Be aware of:
      • a secure-fitting helmet
      • the type of helmet worn
      • whether it is USDOT certified
      • whether it is Snell certified.
    • For more information on helmets, check out this link .
  • 6. 2 ) Take a Motorcycle Safety Class
      • Most motorcycle riders learn to ride without training. 
      • Safety class experience reduces injury and decreases the chance of being in an accident. 
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  • 7. DURING THE ACCIDENT  
  • 8. 3 ) Stay at the scene of the accident until law enforcement arrives.
      • Leaving at the scene of the accident will surely you prevent from gaining any compensation for your claim
  • 9. 4 ) Seek immediate medical attention
      • Even if you may not feel like you have any injuries, you should still get a medical assessment. 
      • Check in with paramedics at the scene
      • Immediately schedule an appointment with a doctor to double check for any injuries that may have occurred
  • 10. 5 ) Obtain All Parties' Contact Info
    • G et contact information of the other driver and any witnesses to the accident . This:
      • Helps back your claim
      • Provides support for the details of the accident
  • 11. 6) File a police report
    • A police report makes sure all details are officially recorded.
  • 12. 7) Take Pictures of the Scene
    • Pictures speak more than words.  
      • Take as many pictures as you can from every single possible angle
      • The more photos, the more details, and the more you can back up your claim
  • 13. 8) Don't Discuss Details of Accident With the Other party at Fault
    • You don't want anything you say being used against you.
  • 14. AFTER THE ACCIDENT  
  • 15. 9) Save All Accident-Related Docs
      • Keep a collection of records and documents pertaining to your accident and injuries
      • Make sure all documents are easily accessible while in the process of filing your claim.
  • 16. 10) Consult with a Personal Injury Attorney
    • Having a personal injury attorney helps you figure out how to get the most money out of your claim . 
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    • You deserve the most you can get out of your claim.
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    • Although some of these steps may seem obvious or cumbersome to carry out, they will ultimately help you get the most out of your personal injury claim. 
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    • Just taking a few of these steps will already make a big difference in your case.
  • 18. For more tips, ideas, and recommendations, check out www.theparrishlawfirm.com   or call 571-229-1800.