Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Pittsburgh, PA
Injured in a Motorcycle Accident?
A motorcycle accident can happen in a flash, but the resulting injuries can be devastating and sometimes life-altering. There are medical bills, doctor's appointments, insurance hassles, and confusing deadlines. At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we get it: The aftermath of a motorcycle accident can be a blur. These are the steps you need to take immediately following a motorcycle accident.
- Call 911 to report the crash and summon medical help if anyone is injured. Move to a safe location off the roadway.
- Don’t admit fault for the accident, and don’t blame anyone else.
- Exchange insurance, contact, and other information with others at the crash scene.
- Write down what you remember about the crash—details like weather conditions, etc.
- Don’t give a statement—written or verbal—to the insurance companies.
- Hire an experienced car accident lawyer.
At our Pittsburgh, PA firm, attorneys will help you with your case and take care of the paperwork, the insurance run-arounds, and deadlines so you can concentrate on getting well again. Edgar Snyder & Associates respects motorcyclists and have a longstanding relationship with the motorcycling community. If you or someone you care about has been injured in an accident, our attorneys can help you recover the money you deserve.Back to Top
What You Should Do Following a Motorcycle Accident
If you've been injured in a motorcycle accident, choosing an experienced motorcycle attorney is just one of the steps you need to take. Here’s what you need to do after a motorcycle accident:
Report the Accident
If you haven't already reported the accident to your insurance company, you should as soon as possible. When you speak to the company, do not give a statement. Sadly, sometimes not even your own insurance company has your best interest at heart. If they ask you for one, say "no"—it's your legal right.
Organize Your Paperwork
Find your insurance paperwork and read it to make sure you understand what coverage your policies offer. If you were injured in an accident involving another driver, collect their driver's license and car insurance information. Always be certain to ask for and keep a copy of the police report detailing your motorcycle accident.
If you, or a loved one, have been injured in a motorcycle accident and do not understand your insurance coverage, just give us a call at 412-394-1000. We will help you understand your coverage and make sense of all the paperwork.
Don't Talk to Another Driver's Insurance Company
When speaking to another driver's insurance company:
- Don't provide a recorded statement. It can be used against you.
- Don't give them a medical authorization or discuss your medical condition.
- Don't agree to meet with an agent.
- Don't try to settle your case by yourself.
Contact an Experienced Motorcycle Accident Law Firm
An experienced motorcycle accident attorney will be able to work to get you the money you deserve after being injured in a motorcycle accident. Edgar Snyder & Associates has been representing injured motorcyclists for over 35 years. We will handle the hassles and deadlines so you can concentrate on recovering.
Was a Family Member Involved in a Motorcycle Accident in Pittsburgh, PA?
Was a loved one seriously injured or killed in a motorcycle accident? Are you dealing with their medical bills and appointments? Are you still paying for funeral costs? We can help you. Thousands of motorcycle riders suffer debilitating and sometimes lifelong injuries because of accidents that happened at no fault of their own. Motorcyclists often suffer:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Shattered bones
- Severed limbs
- Head, neck and spinal cord injuries
There is no amount of money in the world that can change the tragedy you and your family have endured. However, you shouldn't have to suffer financially because of someone else's negligence.
Our Pittsburgh, PA motorcycle injury attorneys will take care of all the issues related to a legal claim or wrongful death lawsuit and help you go after compensation for:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical bills
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of financial support provided by your loved one
- Punitive damages
We will send in our team of in-house investigators to collect vital evidence and review the case with experts in their field, answer your legal questions and cover any upfront costs to ensure you get the best-possible outcome of your case.
Motorcycle Accident Legal Questions
If you have been hurt, or if someone you care about has been injured or killed in a motorcycle accident, you probably have many questions. Call the motorcycle accident attorneys at Edgar Snyder & Associates for a free case evaluation—we will address all of your concerns. Plus, we've answered frequently asked questions below:
Do I Have a Case?
There are many factors that determine whether or not you have a case for compensation. Some of those factors include:
- The extent of your injuries
- If you were hospitalized
- If you needed, or will need, surgery
- If there was any scarring or permanent damage
- Your future medical costs
- Your insurance details
- The evidence available
Motorcycle accident victims only have a limited time to file a claim, so it's extremely important to act fast. Waiting will only make it more difficult to build your case—evidence can disappear quickly and witnesses can be difficult to track down. That's where Edgar Snyder & Associates come in: We will send out investigators, consult with experts, and stand up to pushy insurance companies, so you don't settle for anything less than you deserve.
Call Edgar Snyder & Associates Pittsburgh, PA office today at 412-394-1000 for a free consultation. Our legal experts will take care of all the paperwork and ensure you have the best possible outcome for your case. You won't pay a dime because at our firm, there's never a fee unless we get money for you.Back to Top
How Much is My Case Worth?
When you've been hurt in a motorcycle accident, medical bills can pile up at a time when you may not be able to work because of your injuries. It's understandable if one of your first questions is, "How much is my case worth?"
Edgar Snyder & Associates' experienced motorcycle injury attorneys are here to help you understand the worth of your case, which is defined by the details surrounding your unique situation. It's not as simple as giving you a number—we won't do that, especially when we haven't heard the specific details of your case (and we don't recommend trusting any law firm that does give you a number without first speaking to you).
We recommend that you call our Pittsburgh, PA legal professionals for a free case review. It will cost you no money, and will give us the opportunity to understand you situation, and determine what details will add value to your case.
Because you may incur future medical bills and lost wages, as well as other unexpected expenses, it's important to have an experienced attorney by your side—someone who understands what it takes to build your case.
That's why we're here. Call us now at 412-394-1000 or fill out our free online legal consultation located in the top right-hand corner of this page to set up your free consultation.Back to Top
Do I Need an Attorney?
Motorcycle accidents are especially chaotic and destructive—with the power to change lives forever. You're likely dealing with severe injuries. Plus, with big insurance companies beating down your door and medical bills piling up, we know you're already dealing with a lot.
Without legal representation from an experienced motorcycle injury lawyer, you could lose out on money you deserve. The legal process is full of confusing jargon and frustrating paperwork. On top of all that, insurance companies have teams of aggressive lawyers standing by to settle their cases for cheap.
It's easy to feel outnumbered. That's why we're here.
We respect motorcyclists, and we stand up for our clients. When you're overwhelmed with medical bills and lost wages, we work to get you the maximum amount of money you deserve for your motorcycle injury. We have over 35 years of experience dealing with the tactics insurance companies' use to make you settle for cheap.
Our Pittsburgh motorcycle accident attorneys are experienced, professional, and tough enough to stand up to insurance companies that want you to settle for as little as possible. We're here to fight for the compensation you deserve.
Free Case Review
If you call us today, we'll review your case for free. We'll discuss your best options for compensation, and we'll answer any legal questions you may have.
If you decide to hire our attorneys, we'll immediately begin building your case by:
- Sending investigators to the scene of your accident
- Determining the cause of the accident
- Documenting and gathering evidence
- Standing up to pushy insurance companies
- Dealing with the hassle of complex paperwork
We're committed to our clients. We'll cover all the upfront costs, and you won't pay us a cent until we win your case.Back to Top
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