Category: Asheville Motorcycle Accidents

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How Long Does a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit Take?

 If it extends to a lawsuit, the legal process may take several months to as long as a couple of years to resolve. Contacting a motorcycle accident attorney to oversee the entire process is an important undertaking, especially in the initial steps of the legal process. Get Your Free Consultation The Statute of Limitations The statute of limit for civil lawsuits is usually two or three years from the accident date, though some states only allow one year, and others allow up to five or longer. The filing time is limited, and you will lose your right to compensation if you file your lawsuit too late. While a couple of years might seem like a long time, a lawsuit takes preparation, so never wait to consult a motorcycle accident att[...]

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When is a Motorcyclist at Fault for an Accident?

Motorcyclists can be found at fault for an accident if they have done something negligent that contributed to the crash. Drivers of other vehicles commonly attempt to blame motorcycle operators for driving recklessly and causing crashes that result, but motorcyclists are not always at fault. There are many situations where another party is at fault and can therefore be held liable for the injuries and damages a motorcyclist suffered. Motorcycles offer little protection; a crash brings increased likelihood of serious injuries, including paralysis, loss of limbs, traumatic head injuries, and even death. The lives of survivors and their families may be changed forever, and medical expenses for ongoing treatments and care pile up at a time [...]