Cranking up the engine, kicking up the stand, and cruising to their destination is a leisure activity many residents of Waterbury have in common. Motorcycle riding can be a great stress reliever and make travel time to and from work, fun. However, not everyone loves motorcycles. Some automobile drivers act as if motorcycles do not exist at all.

When a driver’s negligence leads to a crash that injures you or someone you love, a Waterbury motorcycle accident lawyer can help you seek justice. Reach out to our team of personal injury attorneys at D’Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC, to discuss your legal rights after a motorcycle wreck.

Common Injuries in Motorcycle Collisions

When a vehicle collides with a motorcycle, it can cause devasting injuries because of the opening and small frame of a bike. Only children under 18 must wear a helmet when riding, and adults are exempt from this mandate under Connecticut General Statutes § 14-289g. Frequent injuries sustained in motorcycle crashes include:

  • Whiplash;
  • Lacerations;
  • Spinal cord fractures and paralysis;
  • Bruised or broken ribs;
  • Amputations;
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Wrongful Death.

In the legal action, a lawyer will use evidence from the crash as well as personal and expert testimony to demonstrate the vast degree of negligence committed by the automobile driver, such as texting on the road or being under the influence of illegal substances or alcohol.

Another common reckless act motorists engage in around motorcycles is tailgating. An attorney will show that, but for the motorist following too closely, the subsequent harm likely would not have occurred.

Connecticut is one of the few states not limiting the damage amount injured persons can demand in personal injury cases. So, a Waterbury motorcycle accident attorney can seek compensation to reimburse an injured motorcyclist for all incidental expenses and any anticipated future costs as well as emotional harm, loss of enjoyment of activities and loss of enjoyment of life.

The Benefits of Having a Motorcycle Crash Attorney By Your Side

Our motorcycle accident lawyers in Waterbury know the ins and outs of obtaining well-grounded compensatory damages when a reckless driver crashes into a motorcyclist. They can handle every aspect of the legal process, such as:

  • Thoroughly investigating what occurred and gathering critical evidence before it disappears;·
  • Breaking down your legal rights;
  • Explaining all available legal courses of action;
  • Filing the case well before the time expires;
  • Advocating for all available damages;
  • Hiring all necessary expert witnesses, which can include accident reconstructionists, life care planners and vocational rehabilitation experts;
  • Taking the depositions, sworn testimony under oath, of witnesses as well as the negligent driver;
  • Delivering winnable arguments in court;
  • Developing a legal proposal for client review;
  • Negotiating beneficial settlement agreements.

Our team will do whatever it takes to help you hold the person who caused you harm accountable while seeking the justice you deserve.

Get in Touch With a Waterbury Motorcycle Accident Attorney

At D’Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC, we are open and available to talk. Some prospective clients prefer coming to our office, while others like the ease and convenience of Zoom or quickly sending a chat via our website for a response. We believe in punctuality, so we will not keep you waiting.

Reach out to us today if you need help; a Waterbury motorcycle accident lawyer from our firm could sit down with you to discuss your options. Consultations are always free and no-obligation.