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Charleston Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

South Carolina roads often prove to be more dangerous to motorcyclists than to motorists. While this is mostly due to a motorcyclist’s lack of physical protection, they still deserve the same level of care and caution on the roads. Throughout the state in 2016, 135 motorcyclists died from accident-related injuries. Millions of American families grieve over their lost loved ones who died in motorcycle accidents. While no one can recover the loss of a loved one, reaching out for legal help can be closest move to justice and closure. If your loved one has passed away from motorcycle accident injuries, you may have a case to receive compensation. Contact the attorneys at Steinberg Law Firm today to receive the experienced advice you deserve.

Causes of motorcycle accidents can include:

  • Failing to signal. When a driver turns into a lane and fails to signal, they can easily collide into an unsuspecting motorcycle. Failing to properly signal when turning is a breach of the law.
  • Speeding. Speeding can cause any type of accident regardless, but motorcycles can be heavily affected by a driver who is exceeding the speed limit.
  • Intoxicated driving. Intoxicated driving causes visual and physical impairment, thereby making extremely dangerous conditions for other motorists and motorcyclists alike.
  • Distracted driving. When a driver is eating or talking on the phone, a motorcyclist in the adjacent lane can easily go unnoticed. This can cause a horrific accident because the driver was failing to concentrate on their surroundings.

Motorcycle accidents are usually the result of a motorist’s negligence. To receive compensation, you must be able to prove that the driver who hit your loved one was negligent. The plaintiff, who would the deceased’s next of kin, must provide evidence that the defendant was driving in a wrongful manner, thereby failing to fulfill their expected level of caution on the road. The expectations surrounding the environment at the time of the accident, whether it was bad weather that necessitated increased road safety or the need to follow traffic laws such as using a turn signal to change lanes can be used as evidence. Motorists are required to check for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. If they did not properly check their blind spots and surrounding area, they were negligent. Failing to complete this level of care is a breach in roadway expectations.

The next step in working toward compensation is to ensure that the fatal injuries were caused by the motorist’s negligence. If the defendant directly violated a traffic law, then it is fairly simple to prove that the driver was negligent, thereby causing the accident and making the driver responsible for the fatal injuries.

If you are seeking compensation to recover financial loss, here are the types of detriment that can be included in the final amount:

  • Medical expenses. Keep track of all of the incurred medical expenses before your loved one passed. It can be difficult to manage piling bills.
  • Funeral and burial expenses. There is no need to take on the funeral and burial expenses alone. Take these into consideration when calculating your deserved compensation.
  • Loss of future income and support. Whether it was from your lost income or your loved one’s due to the accident, you do not deserve to lack financial support.
  • Loss of benefits. These can include lost medical and retirement benefits.
  • Loss of companionship. Though losing a loved one cannot be financially calculated, you still deserve compensation to support your emotional recovery.

If your loved one was a victim of a fatal motorcycle accident, you will want to seek the best legal council. The skilled wrongful death attorneys at Steinberg will understand your situation and guide you through your path to closure. Reach out to Steinberg Law Firm today to receive a free consultation.

RESULTS

WE HAVE RECOVERED OVER $500 MILLION FOR CLIENTS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS, INCLUDING:
$2,750,000 in a product defect case, scissor lift malfunction.

Charleston Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

South Carolina roads often prove to be more dangerous to motorcyclists than to motorists. While this is mostly due to a motorcyclist’s lack of physical protection, they still deserve the same level of care and caution on the roads. Throughout the state in 2016, 135 motorcyclists died from accident-related injuries. Millions of American families grieve over their lost loved ones who died in motorcycle accidents. While no one can recover the loss of a loved one, reaching out for legal help can be closest move to justice and closure. If your loved one has passed away from motorcycle accident injuries, you may have a case to receive compensation. Contact the attorneys at Steinberg Law Firm today to receive the experienced advice you deserve.

Causes of motorcycle accidents can include:

  • Failing to signal. When a driver turns into a lane and fails to signal, they can easily collide into an unsuspecting motorcycle. Failing to properly signal when turning is a breach of the law.
  • Speeding. Speeding can cause any type of accident regardless, but motorcycles can be heavily affected by a driver who is exceeding the speed limit.
  • Intoxicated driving. Intoxicated driving causes visual and physical impairment, thereby making extremely dangerous conditions for other motorists and motorcyclists alike.
  • Distracted driving. When a driver is eating or talking on the phone, a motorcyclist in the adjacent lane can easily go unnoticed. This can cause a horrific accident because the driver was failing to concentrate on their surroundings.

Motorcycle accidents are usually the result of a motorist’s negligence. To receive compensation, you must be able to prove that the driver who hit your loved one was negligent. The plaintiff, who would the deceased’s next of kin, must provide evidence that the defendant was driving in a wrongful manner, thereby failing to fulfill their expected level of caution on the road. The expectations surrounding the environment at the time of the accident, whether it was bad weather that necessitated increased road safety or the need to follow traffic laws such as using a turn signal to change lanes can be used as evidence. Motorists are required to check for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. If they did not properly check their blind spots and surrounding area, they were negligent. Failing to complete this level of care is a breach in roadway expectations.

The next step in working toward compensation is to ensure that the fatal injuries were caused by the motorist’s negligence. If the defendant directly violated a traffic law, then it is fairly simple to prove that the driver was negligent, thereby causing the accident and making the driver responsible for the fatal injuries.

If you are seeking compensation to recover financial loss, here are the types of detriment that can be included in the final amount:

  • Medical expenses. Keep track of all of the incurred medical expenses before your loved one passed. It can be difficult to manage piling bills.
  • Funeral and burial expenses. There is no need to take on the funeral and burial expenses alone. Take these into consideration when calculating your deserved compensation.
  • Loss of future income and support. Whether it was from your lost income or your loved one’s due to the accident, you do not deserve to lack financial support.
  • Loss of benefits. These can include lost medical and retirement benefits.
  • Loss of companionship. Though losing a loved one cannot be financially calculated, you still deserve compensation to support your emotional recovery.

If your loved one was a victim of a fatal motorcycle accident, you will want to seek the best legal council. The skilled wrongful death attorneys at Steinberg will understand your situation and guide you through your path to closure. Reach out to Steinberg Law Firm today to receive a free consultation.

RESULTS

WE HAVE RECOVERED OVER $500 MILLION FOR CLIENTS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS, INCLUDING:
$2,750,000 in a product defect case, scissor lift malfunction.

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