Unfortunately accidents are something many motorcyclists know all too well. Riding a motorcycle on the road in a beautiful city like San Diego can be one of the most enjoyable experiences under the sun, but heavy traffic and distracted motorists in the area can frequently lead to accidents. The especially vulnerable nature of riding a motorcycle frequently leads to accidents being particularly painful, traumatic and expensive and many motorcyclists don't know what to do afterwards.
Many motorcyclists might not realize what they might be entitled to and that contacting an attorney experienced with motorcycle accidents is frequently the first thing they should do after an accident to help end the pain and get their life back on track.
The Law Offices of Ronald B. Laba has recovered millions of dollars in damages for motorcyclists in San Diego. Our attorneys know the ins and outs of motorcycle accidents in San Diego and will work to get the settlement you deserve and need. We have a reputation for uncovering every stone in a case for our clients and working tirelessly to get decisions which work in their favor.
Are Motorcyclists Really Dangerous Drivers?
No. Though motorcyclists are commonly inaccurately depicted in media as reckless drivers, speeding up and down roads and causing accidents, despite facts and statistics, which show that drivers of cars are actually more often at fault in car-motorcycle accidents.
Are Motorcycle Accidents Common in San Diego?
Yes. Hundreds, if not thousands of motorcycle accidents occur in San Diego every year. A motorcycle-friendly climate, scenic roads and heavy traffic combine to make San Diego an enjoyable, but still dangerous city for motorcyclists.
Are Motorcyclists Entitled to Compensation in Motorcycle-Car Accidents?
Yes. If a motorcyclist can prove that the driver of a car was at fault in any way in a collision, they may be entitled to compensation. For example, if a car driver failed to fully stop at a red light before taking a red turn and then hit a motorcyclist, the motorcyclist has a good chance at receiving compensation. Or, if the driver of a car runs a red light and runs into a motorcyclist, the motorcyclist has a very good case.
Is Getting Fairly Compensated For Damages Easy For Motorcyclists?
Unfortunately no. Due to negative stereotypes, motorcyclists commonly face major challenges when it comes to getting the compensation for damages they deserve in motorcycle-car accidents. It is highly recommend motorcyclists seek out attorneys who have experience with motorcycle accident cases like Ronald Laba to combat the steep challenges they face.
Can Family Members of Those Killed in Motorcycle Accidents Pursue Compensation?
Yes. Family members of motorcyclists who suffer fatal motorcycle accidents are eligible for compensation for damages and loss. It is recommended family members interested in pursuing this contact a motorcycle accident attorney as the landscape for these kinds of cases are commonly very complicated.
How Much Compensation Are Motorcycle Accident Victims Entitled To?
It depends on the case. There is no limit to how much compensation a motorcyclist in an accident can receive, but there is also no guarantee they will get any compensation if their case does not warrant it. A good motorcycle accident attorney will work to make sure you get as much compensation as you deserve.
Can a San Diego Motorcycle Accident Attorney Help?
Without a doubt. Ronald Laba has helped hundreds of motorcyclists receive compensation after motorcycle accidents. Even if the case if complicated, Laba has proven to be able to get clients as much compensation as possible.
How Soon Do You Need to File Your Case?
All cases arising from motor vehicle accidents, including motorcycle accidents, must be filed within two years from the date of the accident in the state of California. If the party liable in your case is a public entity such as the city of San Diego, or a school district, the case must be filed within six months of the accident. If you fail to file your case within these time constraints, you may never be able to pursue your case, so it is recommended you consult a motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible.
Get Your Case Started Now
The law office of Ronald Laba would love to get started on your case and work to get you the benefits you deserve. We can advise you about your case as soon as possible. Please just call us at 844-439-8969 for a free consultation. We look forward to working with you.