Winding mountain roads can mean serious motorcycle accidents. And as personal injury lawyers in Asheville, we see the consequences of reckless and careless driving.
The trial attorneys at Fisher Stark, P.A., know that Western North Carolina is a mecca for motorcycle riders. But, while beautiful, the winding mountain roads and narrow streets can often spell trouble. Consequently, even the most careful riders face greater dangers in the mountains, often due to no fault of their own.
Experienced Motorcycle Attorneys in Asheville, NC
Most motorcycle crashes are not the fault of the cyclists.
Cyclist's injuries in Asheville are caused by the negligence of cars or other vehicles. And too often it’s the motorcyclist who pays the heavy price for someone else’s distracted or reckless driving. So, when the extent of motorcycle injuries lasts a lifetime, having experienced counsel can help fight for fair compensation.
Cyclists are much more prone to catastrophic injuries that never fully heal. Consequently, insurance companies often fight considerably to protect their interests when it comes to motorcycle wrecks. Therefore, it's important to have experienced counsel fighting for the victim's fair compensation when facing lifelong injuries.
The scenic views of the Smoky Mountains are, unfortunately, too often the site of devastating wrecks and debilitating injuries. So, because of someone else’s negligence, bike accidents that aren’t fatal are often life threatening, debilitating and can cause permanent damage. And among the many injuries motorcycle accidents cause, nearly all can have lasting consequences.
Motorcycle wrecks can happen almost anywhere, to nearly any rider or passenger. So, accidents caused by negligence or reckless behavior of others often cause debilitating injuries.
Motorcycle injures include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord damage
- Road rash
- Broken bones
- Dental injuries
- Wrongful deaths
When damage is extensive, it’s important to collect evidence of negligence quickly before it disappears. Therefore, having the counsel of an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer like those at Fisher Stark can be invaluable when fighting for fair compensation.
If a motorcycle accident has injured you or someone you love, experience matters. So use the Contact Us page or call 828-505-4300 to set up a free consultation with the trial lawyers at Fisher Stark, P.A.
Catastrophic motorcycle injuries
A motorcyclist's injuries can cause lifelong pain, suffering and medical care. Consequently, having the help of an experienced lawyer can make a huge difference in recovery.
Fisher Stark, P.A., has experience helping people with cases involving:
- Traumatic brain injuries causing cognitive dysfunction, abnormal speech and language, emotional problems, even mobility issues.
- Spinal cord damage causing partial or full paralysis, respiratory and circulatory problems, muscle reflexes and spasms, chronic pain and loss of bowel and bladder control.
- Limb Loss creates severe physical challenges and emotional issues for the amputee as well as for family and friends.
Lifelong injuries have lifelong costs
Catastrophic injuries mean a lifetime of care and expenses. Consequently, such a burden can easily ruin a person financially.
Care of catastrophic injuries can include extended hospital stays and ongoing medical care. So, victims are often unable to take care of their own personal needs too.
At Fisher Stark, P.A., we have experience with the costs associated with catastrophic injuries. Receiving adequate compensation for lifelong pain requires serious lawyers who understand ongoing medical expenses
Monetary compensation for lifelong injuries can include fighting for:
- Emergency medical expenses
- Ongoing medical care
- Medication expenses
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Ongoing psychological counseling
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
Motorcycle wrecks affect victims, family and friends
In addition to horrific injuries, motorcycle wrecks can also be devastating to the victim’s family too. So, recovering from such trauma requires help. Recovering health usually means someone putting their life on hold.
Getting the compensation deserved also means protecting loved ones from being overburdened.
When someone experiences a lifelong injury, only monetary compensation that can make up for that. If recovery is an ongoing process, the responsible parties should pay, not the victim.
You need attorneys who are experts at the laws affecting motorcycles, gathering critical evidence, negotiating with insurance companies, and who can prepare litigation, as necessary, to get the largest possible settlement and fair compensation.
How can I help my case?
- Don’t refuse medical attention at the scene.
- Do see a doctor as soon as possible.
- Don’t forget to take pictures if possible.
- Do gather all relative evidence at the scene if possible.
- Don’t take an insurance settlement before contacting an attorney.
- Do call Fisher Stark ASAP for a free consultation at 828-505-4300.
Asheville motorcycle accident lawyers
The lawyers at Fisher Stark, P.A., represent cyclists injured in motorcycle wrecks. We serve clients Asheville, Arden, Hendersonville, Biltmore Forest, Black Mountain, Enka, Candler, Fairview, Leicester, Montreat, Swannanoa, Woodfin and Weaverville. We represent clients in multiple WNC counties including Buncombe, Madison, Yancey, McDowell, Rutherford, Henderson, Transylvania and Haywood.