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Motorcycle Accident FAQs

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If you or a loved one is seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, you may find yourself worrying about mounting medical bills and lost wages. You are encouraged to contact Kaine Law, LLC, an accident law firm, to discuss your case. But you may find that some of your concerns are addressed by the answers to the following questions:

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Kaine Law, LLC offers a free case evaluation to anyone who is injured in a motorcycle accident. To discuss the details of your case with our experienced legal team, contact us online or call 877-884-8579. Hablamos Español.

Will a lawyer cost me a lot of money?

Many people who sustain injuries in motorcycle accidents do not take legal action because they are afraid it may cost them a lot of money to hire an Atlanta personal injury attorney. This is not true. In fact, at Kaine Law, LLC, we operate on a contingency fee basis. This means that you only pay us if you collect a settlement.

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What if the accident was partially my fault?

Georgia abides by what is known as the modified comparative negligence 50 percent rule. According to this statute, if you are 49 percent or less to blame for your injuries, you can still recover compensation, although your damage reward is then reduced in proportion to the amount of your fault. If your fault level reaches 50 percent, however, you cannot recover any damages. If you believe that you may be partially at fault for your accident, it is important that you discuss the matter with attorney Evan Kaine for more details.

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How much time after my accident do I have to file an injury claim?

In injury cases, statutes of limitations limit how long you have to take legal action following an accident. In Georgia, the statute of limitations for personal injury actions is two years, meaning you must initiate a claim and possibly file a lawsuit against the party who caused you harm within two years of your injury. Failure to do so could permanently bar you from taking legal action.

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How much money can I recover for my injuries?

The amount of your recovery depends on the nature and extent of your injuries. In general, however, you may be entitled to a number of different damages, including those for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of wages
  • Pain and suffering

To receive a detailed evaluation of how much your case may be worth, speak with an motorcycle accident attorney at Kaine Law, LLC.

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Will I have to go to court?

Every injury case is different. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be able to avoid court altogether. The majority of personal injury case victims collect settlements.

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What are the motorcycle laws in Georgia I should be aware of?

First, you must be aware that there is a mandatory helmet law in Georgia. This means that it is illegal to operate a motorcycle without wearing a proper safety helmet. Next, you should realize that lane splitting is illegal. For more information on motorcycle laws, contact us today.

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Everyone at Kaine Law, LLC — from our highly qualified lawyers to our dedicated staff — is ready to serve you. We realize that accidents can cause serious injuries that can affect every aspect of your life. If you are the victim of an accident, we want to be your voice. To speak to an experienced auto accident lawyer, contact us today by phone at 877-884-8579 or via our online form. Hablamos Español.

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