Motorcycle accidents are among the most devastating types of auto accidents. Unfortunately, if you are someone who has been involved in a motorcycle accident, there is a very good chance that you are now seriously injured, as motorcycles generally afford those who ride them little protection from the elements. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable Maryland personal injury attorneys to learn more about motorcycle accidents and how our firm can help you through every step of the claims process if you have been injured in one. Here are some of the questions you may have
What are the most common causes of motorcycle accidents?
Motorcycle accidents can happen for a wide array of reasons, and at times, they are simply unavoidable, such as when they are due to inclement weather conditions. However, in many cases, motorcycle accidents are caused by negligence on the part of other motorists. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents are tailing motorcyclists, driving while intoxicated, texting while driving, failing to look before merging or changing lanes, and more. If you were injured due to another party’s negligence, there is a very good chance that you will be entitled to financial compensation in a personal injury claim.
What is PIP?
Personal injury protection, also known as PIP, is a form of “no-fault” insurance. on most driver’s insurance policy. Unfortunately, most motorcyclists are not allowed to have PIP insurance, which is why if you are injured in a motorcycle accident, it is critical that you retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney who can work to recover the compensation you need to cover the cost of your medical bills, in-home care, and more.
How long will I have to file a personal injury claim in Maryland?
If you are injured due to no fault of your own, you will have to file your personal injury claim in accordance with the state’s statute of limitations. Since the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Maryland is, generally, three years, you will, in most cases, have three years from the date of your accident to take legal action against the liable party. Waiting any longer than three years will generally result in you being barred from suing. Our firm is here to help you today.
Contact our experienced Maryland firm
If you are injured due to another party’s negligence, you must reach out to one of our knowledgeable attorneys. At Timian & Fawcett, LLC, we provide effective legal services to clients in Prince George’s County, Washington, D.C., and all of Maryland. Our firm is dedicated to assisting our clients. If you need our help, we are ready to serve. Contact Timian & Fawcett, LLC.