Car Accidents Every year in the US more than 2 million people are injured
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most devastating traffic crashes on Texas roads. Even if motorcyclists wear proper protection, they often still receive the worst end of a collision with a vehicle.
It is essential for you and your family to understand your individual options moving forward to recover compensation after an accident. Byrd Davis Alden & Henrichson, LLP, is the oldest personal injury firm in Austin. We have extensive experience to help our clients answer all of their questions, including:
The steps to take after a motorcycle accident are:
Both injured motorcyclists and their passengers may recover compensation for:
This depends on your individual situation. Texas law requires motorcyclists or passengers under 21 to wear a helmet. However, anyone over 21 does not have to wear a helmet as long as they fulfill the insurance and safety course requirements.
So, if you have the proper insurance and have passed the safety course, then you can still file to recover compensation after an accident.
However, even if you do not meet the helmet exemption requirements, it may still be possible for you to recover compensation. If you were not at fault for the accident and the other driver was clearly negligent, then you still have the right to file a claim.
To file a wrongful death claim, you must:
You probably have many more questions about your individual situation. Our Austin injury attorneys are prepared to help. Contact us online or call to arrange a consultation today.