Motorcycles are a favorite with riders, not just in the US but all over the world. Thanks to movies which associate motorcycle riders with heroism, the craze for riding is bound to be there for a long time. While there is nothing wrong with motorcycle riding, the complete disregard for safety rules is the reason behind increased number of accidents. Then another reason is the penchant for racing. There has been an increase in the sales of racing style motorcycles, as per a report by the Bureau of Transportation.
The statistics which indicate an increase in the number of accidents involving motorcycles stresses the importance of accident claim. It is very necessary for motorcycle owners know the details of different accident claims so that when the time so arises, there are no unnecessary hassles. Since the number of motorcycle accidents is on a rise, as discussed earlier, there is increase in the demands of accident claims also. Because of this, the insurance companies make it a point to approach each claim with a fine eye and if they find any discrepancy in the claim submission, that claim is sure to be rejected.
A lawyer can be of great help when one has to go for an accident claim. This is so because there might be several reasons behind the accident and it is important for the accident victim to show the reason in his papers. A lawyer can help prepare the claim paper well so that when filed, the insurer will not find any loopholes and the victim will get his compensation in due time.
The accident claim can include individual to potential liabilities. One of the liabilities is the product liability which is taken into account when the accident has been caused due to a failure in any part of the bike. This claim will also include personal injury. For such a claim, ensure that a lawyer checks all factors such as bike warranty, the bike tires, helmets or any papers from the dealer or service station which has serviced the bike. Accident claims can be made against the government when the cause behind the accident is environment issues such as potholes or debris. In such a scenario, there are certain rules and time limit within which the accident claim is to be filed. An experienced lawyer can help you find these rules and about the entities that have immunity against certain lawsuits.