Motorcycle Accident FAQs

Q. What are the steps I should take if I or a family member has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident?

A. If you or a family member has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, you should contact Jackson O’Keefe as soon as possible at 860.278.4040 to be in touch with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney. The Connecticut motorcycle accident lawyers at Jackson O'Keefe have the years of experience and knowledge necessary to provide you with the skilled representation you need when dealing with insurance companies following any type of motor vehicle accident.  Take pictures and don’t speak with the other insurance company without speaking to a lawyer first.

 

Q. As the victim or a family member of a motorcycle accident victim, what am I entitled to recover? What can I expect once I contact Jackson O’Keefe?

A. Motorcycle accident victims are able to recover associated medical costs, lost and expected future earnings, and damages caused by pain and suffering. In the case of fatal accidents, we assist family members in suing for wrongful death damages. In addition, we aid in finding the help and resources necessary when dealing emotionally with this traumatic experience. Additionally, in fatal and non-fatal cases, the spouse or minor children of accident victims may be entitled to compensation.

 

Q. When should I report a hit and run accident I am involved in?

A. Because of the strict deadlines for reporting hit and run accidents in Connecticut, you should contact Jackson O’Keefe immediately at 860.278.4040 in order to avoid losing your claim.  The police and your own insurer may need to be notified in writing in order to preserve your claim.

 

Q. If I get into an accident on my motorcycle, should I get a lawyer to help me?

A. You should talk to a qualified attorney at Jackson O’Keefe who understands whether you have a valid claim for damages. Issues in your case, like compliance with traffic laws, motor vehicle regulations, medical treatment, and liability, all are best understood by an experienced motorcycle and car accident attorney. Protect your rights and have your claim reviewed for free by an experienced attorney now.

 

Q. What can I expect to recover in a personal injury lawsuit for a motorcycle accident?

A. Victims can recover lost wages and future earnings, medical bills and projected health care costs, as well as damages for pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. In fatal motorcycle crashes, we help surviving family members sue for wrongful death damages, including lost earnings, loss of consortium, and emotional pain. At Jackson O'Keefe, we can assist you in receiving full compensation for all your injuries, lost wages and all the other ramifications of a motorcycle crash. Additionally, in fatal and non-fatal cases, the spouse or minor children of accident victims may be entitled to compensation.

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