If you or someone you love was involved in a motorcycle accident, you may have legal options for seeking financial compensation from the at-fault driver.
A Pickens motorcycle accident lawyer from our law firm may be able to help you pursue financial compensation. The team at Hammack Law Firm can help you identify who might be held liable for the accident and calculate the value of your recoverable damages.
Our Team Gives You the Small Firm Feel with the Big Firm Experience
Our Google reviews and client testimonials can attest to our commitment to our clients. We treat you and every client we serve with the same kindness and compassion we give our own friends and family.
If you decide to work with us, we can help you build your case in many ways, including:
- Identifying the liable party in the motorcycle accident
- Calculating your damages to know how much compensation to pursue
- Communicating with involved parties on your behalf
- Collecting evidence and investigating your accident further for more information
- Filing paperwork for you and keeping you updated on your case’s progress
- Representing you in settlement negotiations or a court trial
We also ensure you receive the warm, supportive, and helpful attention you expect from a small law firm. We combine the small firm treatment with the big firm experience and are committed to building a personal relationship with you.
For a free legal consultation with a motorcycle accidents lawyer serving Pickens, call 864-740-8653
We Fight for the Damages You May Be Entitled to Recover
If you were injured in a motorcycle accident caused by a negligent at-fault driver, S.C. Ann. §15-32-210 entitles you to recover the costs of your:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of income
- Home care assistance
- Property restoration
- Pain and suffering
- Physical impairment
- Mental distress
After reviewing your case, we might suggest other damages to pursue that are not listed here.
Our Team Collects Evidence to Support Your Claim
Our team may also ask you for additional documents that prove the worth of your financial damages. These documents might include:
- Medical records and bills
- Employment and salary records
- Vehicle repair bills or replacement values
- Documents that confirm your prognosis and the anticipated care your injuries might require
If the Other Driver Is Uninsured or Underinsured
If the at-fault driver was uninsured or underinsured, you may still have options to pursue compensation for your damages.
An underinsured motorist has an insurance policy that does not provide enough coverage to compensate you for your injuries and their expenses. An uninsured motorist does not have insurance at all. So, what can you do in either of these scenarios?
In South Carolina, uninsured motorist (UM) is mandatory and included in your auto insurance coverage at the minimum limit of $25,000. Underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage is an optional policy that you can purchase. UIM covers the victim’s losses when the at-fault driver’s minimum coverage is insufficient.
Our team may be able to help you leverage UM or UIM benefits to cover the costs of the accident.
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Do Not Risk Filing Your Lawsuit Past the Statutory Deadline
Filing a lawsuit about a motorcycle accident is a time-sensitive mission.
According to S.C. Ann. §15-3-530, you generally have three years from the date of the accident to file your personal injury lawsuit. Failing to file your lawsuit on time might put it at risk of immediate dismissal.
If you would like to file a personal injury lawsuit and seek payment from the at-fault driver or liable party, our team is ready to fight by your side. Get help today from a Pickens motorcycle accident lawyer at Hammack Law Firm.
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Your Motorcycle Accident Report Might Contain Important Information for Your Case
According to S.C. Ann. §56-5-1270, you are required to call the police and file an accident report if:
- Anyone in either vehicle was injured
- Anyone in either vehicle was fatally injured
- Either vehicle sustained more than $1,000 in damages
Your South Carolina motorcycle accident report may help our team and the at-fault driver’s representative understand the cause and sequence of the collision. It might also provide additional insight on:
- Emergency treatment you required at the scene
- Points of impact and damage on both vehicles
- Factors and behaviors that contributed to the crash
- Each driver’s actions prior to the collision
You can provide our team with a copy of your motorcycle accident report as soon as it is processed and becomes available. It may also tell us how to contact the at-fault driver and their insurer when we start pursuing compensation.
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Get Help from a Pickens Motorcycle Accident Lawyer at Our Firm
If you or a loved one was injured in a motorcycle accident, our team can help you fight for the compensation you need from the at-fault driver. Our team of attorneys works on a contingency-fee-basis, which means we do not charge our attorney’s fees unless we win you compensation for your damages.
When you are ready to seek financial compensation, our team is ready to fight by your side. Contact the client intake team at Hammack Law Firm at (864) 326-3333 for a free consultation.