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Baton Rouge Motorcycle Accident FAQ

Motorcycle crashes can be especially serious, and your crash could have you suffering from injuries that may take months or years to heal. When you weren’t responsible for your wreck, you should be able to seek compensation from the negligent party that injured you.

A Baton Rouge motorcycle wreck attorney would be happy to discuss your case with you for free during an initial case review. We’ve answered some of our most frequently asked questions below.

What are some common reasons motorcyclists are injured?

Common reasons motorcyclists are hurt in accidents involving negligence are drunk driving, distracted drivers, dangerous road conditions, mechanical errors, manufacturing errors, and reckless drivers.

What should I do immediately following my motorcycle collision?

It’s very important to seek medical attention. If you’re unable to speak with a lawyer right away, don’t answer any questions about the crash until you have done so. If possible, document the scene of your wreck and gather evidence, such as witness statements, police reports, and medical documentation.

Should I speak with insurance companies after my Baton Rouge motorcycle crash?

You can notify your insurance company that you’ve been involved in a wreck, but don’t answer any of their questions about the crash or allow them to record your statements. These are the first things they’ll request, but submitting to them isn’t often a good idea. Your attorney can speak with insurers on your behalf.

How long do I have to file a personal injury case for a motorcycle wreck in Louisiana?

When filing for personal injury compensation for a motorcycle wreck in Louisiana, you have only one year from the date of the accident.

Consult with a Baton Rouge Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Speak with a motorcycle injury attorney at Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers by calling 225-387-2323 or submitting the contact form below. We offer free case reviews so you can tell us about your Baton Rouge motorcycle accident free of charge. We will evaluate your case and answer any questions you have. Then, we’ll fight for what you’re owed.