There are a few places better to ride a motorcycle than the roadways in and around our area. However, motorcyclists are inherently more vulnerable than others when an accident occurs. At Randall Page, P.C., we are here to help when you need a Virginia motorcycle accident lawyer. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will conduct a thorough investigation into your claim so we can secure full compensation for your losses. Our team has extensive experience helping traffic accident victims in and around Southampton and Greensville Counties.
While the last thing that any motorcyclist wants to think about is getting into an accident, these incidents do occur in and around our area. According to data available from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, we can see that there were nearly 2,000 total motorcycle crashes during the latest reporting year across the Commonwealth. Out of these incidents, there were:
When we look at these statistics, we can see that motorcyclists have a high probability of sustaining an injury or being killed in an accident. The truth is that motorcyclists have little protection against the force of a vehicle slamming into them. Even though motorcyclists are required by Virginia law to wear a helmet, sometimes a helmet is not enough to protect them from sustaining the following injuries:
Motorcyclists in and around Southampton and Greensville Counties have to contend with both local and out-of-state travelers, as this is a major convergence of both I-95 and I-58, as well as other significant thoroughfares.
At Randall Page, P.C., our motorcycle accident lawyers in Virginia have extensive experience helping injured clients in these situations. We often discover that a motorcycle crash occurs due to the negligence of other drivers. This can include other drivers:
When drivers in passenger vehicles operate carelessly or negligently around a motorcyclist, this can lead to serious crashes and significant injuries.
While most motorcycle accident claims in Virginia will be handled through insurance settlements, it may be necessary for a motorcyclist to file a lawsuit against an alleged negligent driver. Under Virginia law, the statute of limitations for these cases is two years. This means that an injured motorcyclist has a two-year window with which to file a personal injury lawsuit against an alleged negligent driver to secure compensation for their losses.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident that was caused by the negligence of another driver on the roadway, contact an attorney immediately. At Randall Page, P.C., our team will investigate every aspect of your case so we can secure full compensation for your claim. This can include the following:
When you need a motorcycle accident attorney in Virginia, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 757-517-8956. We are ready to get to work helping accident victims throughout the Greensville and Southampton areas.