Motorcycle accidents are extremely dangerous because the rider is vulnerable to catastrophic injuries or fatality. If the other motorist does not have insurance, the victim may have to pay up to 100 percent of all medical costs. In addition, they may not recover lost pay or other accident-related costs.
Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. defends the rights of motorcycle accident victims in Indiana. Your Noblesville uninsured motorcycle accident lawyer will be dedicated to helping you pursue compensation for all of your damages (including medical bills, lost pay, pain and suffering, and other losses). Call our law firm today to find out more about your legal options after a motorcycle accident.
Get a free case assessment by calling (317) 636-7777.
Insurance Requirements in Indiana You Should Know About
Indiana law requires car and motorcycle operators to carry liability insurance at all times. The minimum amounts for each include:
Auto Insurance Minimums:
According to the Indiana Department of Insurance, the minimum auto insurance requirements in Indiana include:
- Uninsured Motorists: Bodily Injury: $25,000/$50,000
- Property Damage: $25,000
- Underinsured Motorists: Bodily Injury: $50,000
The minimum amounts of insurance coverage may satisfy Indiana law requirements. However, they may not cover all of your total losses after your accident. Sevenish Law Firm, P.C., can help you explore other options for pursuing compensation for your damages. Our goal is to help you recover your financial and personal losses so that you can move forward with your life.
For a free legal consultation with a uninsured motorcycle accidents lawyer serving Noblesville, call 317-636-7777
Your Options if the Other Driver Does Not Have Auto Insurance
The state of Indiana follows a standard fault-based policy that establishes who is liable for damages after a motorcycle accident. Therefore, the driver that caused the accident is responsible for all harm that they caused you. However, if the other driver is uninsured, you may have to look at other options for recovering your losses such as:
Turn to Your Uninsured Motorist Coverage
In Indiana, all insurance policies must include uninsured motorist coverage (UIM) that is equal to or higher than the minimum coverage amounts listed above. If you have this type of coverage, you may use it to recover your damages. You can claim damages such as medical costs, lost pay, or pain and suffering.
You May Be Able to Sue the Other Driver
Your insurance policy may have coverage limits. However, motorcycle accidents can cause catastrophic injuries. They can lead to high medical bills that exceed your policy limits. One option you may have is to file a lawsuit against the uninsured driver for the remainder of your damages.
You Might Be Able to File for Disability
If you were disabled as a result of the accident, you may also have the option to file for federal or state disability. While disability will likely not cover all of your expenses, it can help pay your daily living costs and a portion of your damages.
Would you like to know more about your options after a motorcycle accident? Then contact Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. today to get started with your case. Get a free case assessment: (317) 636-7777.
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Recovering Your Losses After a Motorcycle Accident
A motorcycle accident can cause extensive injuries that cause you to be laid up in bed for months. Your injuries can lead to financial losses, as well as other issues that make your life more difficult. Fortunately, you may be entitled to claim damages such as:
- Medical bills
- Total lost income
- Ongoing physical pain
- Emotional distress, anxiety, or depression
- Damage to your motorcycle
A Noblesville uninsured motorcycle accident lawyer from Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. can help you determine the value of your claim. We can explore all of your damages and assess the extent of your losses. We are committed to helping you pursue fair compensation. Let us help you determine what your claim is worth.
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Getting Legal Representation After Your Accident
One of the reasons why motorcycle accident victims sometimes do not receive fair compensation is that they are unfamiliar with how to navigate the Indiana legal system. As your attorneys, we can handle your case and work on your behalf to help you win your case. Our legal team can help you in the following ways, including by:
Managing Your Case During Recovery
You may feel that you have to wait until you get back on your feet to file your claim. However, the sooner you start your case, the sooner your team can get to work. Our law firm is prepared to help you with your case right away. We can manage your entire claim while you are recovering from your injuries.
Ensuring Your Case Is Handled Correctly
We ensure that your case is handled properly and that your rights are protected throughout the process. We establish fault and liability, estimate the actual value of your claim, obtain evidence that supports your claim, and make sure that all the paperwork is handled correctly.
Negotiating a Fair Settlement
When you have a motorcycle accident lawyer on your side, you do not have to face the insurance company (or any other party) on your own. We engage with the insurer on your behalf and fight for a fair settlement. If the insurance company does not want to settle, you may have the option of taking your case to court. A Noblesville uninsured motorcycle accident lawyer is prepared to represent you.
Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. has worked with many clients in motorcycle accident cases throughout Indiana. Our team can work with you to help you pursue a financial award for your accident claim. We take the time to listen to your story, answer your questions, and explore the options.
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Contact Our Law Firm to Start Your Case
If you were involved in a motorcycle accident, you should act now. Contact Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. to get started with your motorcycle accident claim. Call (317) 636-7777 for a free case evaluation. You may have a limited time to act under the statute of limitations instituted under IC 34-11-2-4.