3 Frequently Asked Questions about Motorcycle Accidents
A quiet and peaceful day riding your motorcycle on the open road can turn into a nightmare if you are involved in an accident with another motorist. Because motorcycles lack many safety features such as seatbelts, airbags, and windshields, motorcyclists are at serious risk of suffering a life-changing injury in the event of an accident.
You may have a lot of questions about your rights and how you can pursue financial compensation after a motorcycle accident. For more information, contact the Wisconsin motorcycle accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 and schedule a free consultation.
Common Questions about Motorcycle Accidents
Some of the most common questions people have after a motorcycle accident include the following:
If I wasn’t wearing a helmet in my accident, can I still recover financial benefits to pay for damages?
o Whether or not you were wearing a helmet typically doesn’t have an impact on your ability to receive benefits. However, it may affect the amount which you are eligible to receive.
What does “comparative negligence” mean when deciding who is at fault in an accident?
o Comparative negligence compares each individual’s level of recklessness or carelessness in an accident. This can include vehicle speed, or whether a motorist broke a traffic law in the accident.
Am I required to talk to a police officer after a motorcycle accident?
o If there is damage to either vehicle or if someone suffers an injury in the accident, you must tell the police so they can file a report.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a motorcycle accident, you don‘t have to go through this difficult time alone. Contact the Wisconsin motorcycle accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 and get started on building your case.