What is Recoverable in a Motorcycle Accident in San Antonio?Last updated on: July 10, 2015
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Motorcycle accidents can be severe in nature and cause major damage. If you are in a motorcycle accident, you have the right, under the law, to recover certain types of damages. Some of these damages can be broken down into personal, property, and punitive.
Personal recovery includes both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages include all medical expenses related to the accident, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, and any other damage that can be reduced to an exact amount. You also have the right to recover non-economic damages, which are pain, suffering, and mental anguish.
If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you will also have a claim for the property damage to your motorcycle. If the motorcycle can be repaired, you have the right to recover the amount of the repairs. If it is a total loss, then you are entitled to the fair market value of the motorcycle right before the collision occurred. If your motorcycle is repaired, and the repaired version is worth less than what the pre-collision value was, you have the right to recover the diminished value of your motorcycle.
Finally, you may have a right to recover punitive or exemplary damages. These damages are intended not to compensate the plaintiff, but rather to punish the defendant for especially bad acts, such as drinking and driving, or operating a cell phone while driving your vehicle, or any other sort of grossly negligent or reckless conduct.
If you or someone you know has been in a motorcycle accident let the attorneys at Zinda Law Group help. Our San Antonio motorcycle accident attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of personal injury, and have the resources available to them to help you achieve maximum recovery. Our San Antonio personal injury attorneys care about their clients and are here to help. Call us at 800-863-5312. No Recovery. No Fees.
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Our car accident law firm was founded in Texas and has a team of Austin personal injury lawyers as well as attorneys in Dallas and Fort Worth.
As we’ve grown we expanded out west to El Paso, Texas subsequently into Arizona adding Tucson Personal Injury Lawyers to the firm, as well as adding offices in Colorado including Denver Personal Injury Lawyers and the surrounding cities such as Colorado Springs.
Types of Cases We Handle:
We also have a team of attorneys that have experience serious injury cases such as car accidents, wrongful death and truck accidents. We also have experience handling more complex cases such as gas explosions and drug injury cases, such as the Taxotere® Lawsuits.