Motorcycle Accidents

After successfully litigating hundreds of cases, I know what to expect from insurance companies. I use the knowledge and experience gained to maximize my client's recovery. A severe personal injury claim affects more than just your pocketbook, every aspect of your life is touched. My firm strives for compassionate representation through every step of your personal injury case.
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Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Insurance companies can dispute liability in motorcycle crashes

In most cases, it is important to speak with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after sustaining an injury from a motorcycle accident. Fault determination is critical in a personal injury case. In our experience insurance companies will look to shift the blame if possible. There are many facts to establish that you may not consider. For example, the type of helmet worn during the crash can play a role. At the crash site, there is likely time-sensitive evidence to be collected. Performing  traffic collision reconstruction is challenging but possible when the right information is collected. Don't let your potential evidence be lost due to unnecessary delay. However, don't be dissuaded if it has been some time since your crash. You may also be surprised by what potential evidence persists.

Remember, our personal injury consultations are free. Contact us and you will quickly be connected with a capable motorcycle accident lawyer.

Personal Injury Protection Medical (PIP) Benefits for Bikers

Under existing Oregon Law, motorcycle riders are protected even less than other motorists when it comes to statutory Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits in their auto insurance policies. Statutorily, minimum PIP benefits for reasonable and necessary medical care after a motorcycle accident are a mere $2,000. Many insurance companies will only offer the minimum PIP medical benefits in Oregon, leaving riders with little recourse besides carrying far more expensive personal health insurance with low out-of-pocket maxes and deductibles.

Motorcycle Riders = Eggshells

When crashes involving motorcycles happen, the rider is particularly vulnerable. Normal car accidents have more protection due to airbags, safety belts, and crumple zones. Motorcycles simply don't have the same protection as cars. They can also accelerate faster than most vehicles. Many motorcycle accidents occur at full speed with no braking occurring from either party due to the car driver not seeing the motorcyclist at all until the collision has occurred. This is why motorcycle crashes have such a high potential for catastrophic injury or wrongful death. This is why it is imperative to contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney at Johnson Law, P.C. as soon as possible after you are injured in order to receive fair compensation.

Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle accidents result in a wide spectrum of injuries, but these are some of the commonly encountered injuries:

  • Road/friction rash
  • Amputation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Herniated Disks
  • Internal organ damage
  • Severe leg injuries
  • Crush injuries
  • Severe gashes, cuts and bruises

Common ways motorcycle accidents happen

Motorcycle accidents are frequently caused by negligent drivers who:

  • Travel at excessive speeds causing the driver to be unable to react to changing road conditions
  • Tailgate, particularly during rush hour when traffic is stop and go
  • Fail to come to a complete stop before making a right hand turn when the light is red or there is a stop sign
  • Fail to yield to the right-of-way in an intersection or during lane changes
  • Drive while distracted with a phone
  • Change lanes without properly checking their blind spot for motorcyclists

Aggressive & Compassionate Motorcycle Attorneys

Whether you had a car pull out in front of you or a truck sideswipe you on the highway, the attorneys at Johnson Law stand ready to aggressively advocate for your rights while also insuring that you received the individualized attention that you deserve.  We will do our best to walk in your shoes, and by doing so we will be better able to secure the justice you deserve.

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