Virginia Beach Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
By Your Side After the Ride
While motorcycle deaths have decreased over the years, they’re still 28 times more frequent than other fatal crashes, according to a 2018 report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. Because motorcyclists aren’t traveling in a covered vehicle, their accidents can often be serious and sometimes result in death. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident at the hands of a negligent or careless party, we want to help you seek compensation. No one should have to be injured, especially as a consequence of someone else’s mistake. Our Virginia Beach motorcycle accident attorneys at Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, P.L.L.C. can be trusted to help you when you’re down.
What Causes Motorcycle Accidents?
There are a variety of factors that contribute to motorcycle-related accidents, resulting in injuries and deaths on the road.
Causes of accidents include:
- Alcohol impairment, whether the motorcyclist or other driver is impaired (25% of motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes in 2016 had a BAC over the legal limit)
- Distraction, which includes texting and eating/drinking while driving/riding
- Drug impairment, which can slow response times
- Weather conditions, which can impair sight and create road obstacles
While there’s nothing to be done about causes once accidents happen, our attorneys do their best to help clients heal quickly and get back to their normal lives. Being injured can result in not just pain and suffering, but unanticipated expenses and more, not to mention all the time you have to commit to filing an injury claim. We can handle your injury case so you can focus on yourself.
Consequences of Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents, like most motor vehicle accidents, can result in a variety of injuries depending on the circumstances.
We’ve helped countless clients who have suffered from the following injuries:
- Head/brain trauma
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Sprains and fractures
- Broken bones
- Cuts, bruises, and abrasions
- Eye damage
- Emotional trauma
When injuries prove to be serious, you need to sink money into medical treatment, which can add up and be expensive to pay back. We understand that this is already a challenging time for you, and the last thing you need is to be worrying about how you’re going to make up for the costs. This is why we seek justice for our clients – you deserve to be properly compensated for all that you’ve gone through.
We’ve recovered millions in damages over the years including:
- Medical bills, such as hospital stays and X-rays
- Lost wages from missing work
- Property damage, including to vehicles
- Pain and suffering
As a family-owned firm, we value mutual respect and understanding. We offer consultations so we can hear your story and offer our support. You shouldn’t have to go through this alone. With our Virginia Beach motorcycle accident attorneys on your side, you have years of experience fighting insurance companies and negative police reports to back you up. No matter how complicated or difficult the case may be, nothing can stand in the way of our firm’s commitment to protecting the injured.
When to Hire a Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Virginia’s pure contributory negligence rules make pursuing damages difficult, more so than most other states. If you are found just 1% liable for your motorcycle accident, then you can be barred from receiving any compensation from the other liable parties. Due to the strictness of this rule and the general complications of liability laws, we highly advise you to seek the assistance of a motorcycle accident attorney at the beginning of your case. We can guide you through the whole process or give you an honest assessment upfront if your case should not be pursued due to your liability.
If you’re ready to seek compensation for your injuries, call our law firm for excellent service today at (757) 330-3425.
“Thank you all at Huffman & Huffman for the patient and professional way that you handle my case and my persistent nature.”- Charles J.
“Best result for my cases.”- Donte A.
“Best I could ask for.”- Joshua C.