With over 1,000+ cases successfully resolved, Rico Tessandore is the Coupeville motorcycle accident lawyer for you.
Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Coupeville, WA
COUPEVILLE MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER
Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are a common occurrence. However, you can take legal action if you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence
Motorcycles comprise a small percentage of all Washington State road users but accounted for 19% of injuries from collisions between 2013-2017. However, the great extent of injuries is probably because the riders usually have the least protection when accidents occur. Further, they are usually less stable than motor vehicles and less visible on the roads given their small size.
At Rico Tessandore, we handle motorcycle accident claims frequently. We take pride in helping our clients get through their claims with insurance companies or legal action and ensuring they get the compensation they deserve fast.
While the number of fatalities and injuries from motorcycle accidents remains high compared to the number of registered motorbikes, the fault often lies on reckless drivers. Most accidents occur due to overtaking motor vehicles, lane changing, or driver distractions that cause them not to exercise their duty of care.
Such actions contravene the law’s requirements, which states that all drivers must exercise reasonable care to avoid harming other road users. However, it is worth noting that the duty of care lies on every road user, including passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists. Therefore, any road user who fails to exercise their care responsibility and cause injury can be deemed negligent, hence liable for the harm.
Any harm resulting from the failure to exercise the appropriate standard of care is considered negligence, and the person becomes liable. Courts will generally consider if the defendant breached the duty of care by asking:
Our attorneys will help you determine if you qualify for a claim by analyzing your situation against the requirements of:
We can fight for your rights against the negligent party or the insurance company, and we are always ready to take your case to the jury if the need arises.
We are available 24/7, waiting to assist you. If you are ready to discuss your potential case with us, our lawyers are prepared to meet you at any of our offices. We also acknowledge that you could be immobile in the hospital or otherwise require flexible meeting arrangements.
Contact the law offices of Rico Tessandore to speak with an experienced Coupeville motorcycle accident lawyer about your case.