Spartanburg Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

From Here, For You

Blake Cummings (00:08): Hey, you all. My name is Blake Cummings and I’m one of the founding partners here at Cummings and Lewis, LLC. I am from Spartanburg County, South Carolina as is my law partner, Alex Lewis. And we have family, not only in Spartanburg County but littered throughout the Upstate. I wanted to spend some time talking to you about motorcycle accidents and the importance of getting a lawyer quickly. The reason that becomes so important in those types of accidents is because, the injuries suffered in those accidents are typically catastrophic and the more catastrophic an injury in an accident, the more likely that an insurance company is going to have people on the ground investigating the scene and investigating the accident quickly.

Blake Cummings (00:50): Call us, get us involved as soon as possible. We’re from here, meaning we’re from the Upstate of South Carolina and more specifically Spartanburg County and we don’t represent the corporations, businesses, insurance companies, so we’re for you. Visit us at our website or call the telephone number. We’d love to get involved and see if we can help you. If we can’t help you, we will certainly spend the time to get you pointed in the right direction. We look forward to hearing from you today.

Motorcycle accidents are often a result of an inattentive driver changing lanes and not checking their blind spot before completing the maneuver. These collisions can result in injuries and death, which permanently alters victims and their families’ livelihood for years to come.

At Cummings & Lewis, LLC, our law firm frequently represents victims injured because of negligent drivers on South Carolina roadways. We stand up for the injuries and damages incurred from the devastation suffered financially, physically, and emotionally. Trust our extensive knowledge of state personal injury law to work toward the maximum compensation possible for your situation. As South Carolina motorcycle accident attorneys, we have the necessary licensing to practice in all state and federal courts so that jurisdiction is not a barrier for us to serve you.

What to Do If You've Been in a Motorcycle Accident

The first thing to consider if you’re in a motorcycle accident is getting medical care. It’s very important to make sure you’re being treated properly for your injuries, and that you don’t ignore treatment that could help you. But there are also some valuable considerations for the scene of the accident, and the case you’re building against the other driver, as well.

Getting pictures and video of the scene, information from witnesses, and insurance and driver’s license information from the other driver all matter, too. You’ll want to have as much evidence as possible, so you can provide that information to a motorcycle accident attorney when you talk to them about your case.

Damages to Expect After a Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle accident attorney can work with you on the specific damages you can expect. It all depends on your individual case, the actions of the other driver, and the kinds of injuries you’ve sustained. We believe that you should expect compensation for the harm that came to you, which is why we will tirelessly pursue your best interests when negotiating a compensation settlement.

South Carolina law is clear that seeking compensation for injuries is an available legal remedy for anyone involved in a vehicle accident, and that includes motorcycle accidents. You deserve fair and just compensation for your injuries.

Does It Matter Who Is at Fault in the Accident?

In South Carolina, it absolutely matters who is at fault in an accident. Because it’s a “fault” state, the person who is “at fault” for the injuries you sustained is responsible for paying your compensation. Realistically, though, it won’t be the person who caused the harm who will pay for the damage; it will be the person’s insurance company.

Depending on the reason for the accident, though, the person who caused it may have to pay in other ways. They have the potential to lose their driving privileges or even be jailed, in some cases. That’s not true for every motorcycle accident, though, as many of these incidents aren’t caused by drivers doing anything worthy of jail time.

Remember that the injuries you suffered from a negligent driver crashing into your motorcycle are not your fault. South Carolina also provides for you to receive compensation to help cover your damages and losses, which may include things like lost wages, loss of enjoyment of life, past and future medical care, loss of consortium, and more. 

Why You Need a Motorcycle Accident Attorney

When you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, you need a motorcycle accident attorney to help you get the compensation you deserve. Without that help and support, you may find that you are not receiving what’s fair. Insurance companies want to pay out the least amount of money possible and may offer you a settlement to end the case.

Don’t sign anything before you talk to a motorcycle accident attorney who can discuss your options, so you can receive the level of compensation that you deserve.

Call Our Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Today

Don’t let your accident-related injuries go uncompensated and add an unnecessary burden on your family.

Our experience and case successes will help you stop insurance adjusters, trying to manipulate you into jeopardizing your claim. Avoid adding further stress to your challenging situation, and let us take this burden off your shoulders to focus on recovering and becoming healthy.

If you are considering handling your injury claim on your own, understand you risk everything by trusting an insurance company to do what is right. These are large corporations that do not have your best interests considered in their assessment of your damages. Instead, they will do everything possible to deny or reduce your compensation award, even if it means manipulating you into admitting partial fault to settle quickly. Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Spartanburg, SC, will ensure this does not happen to you while in a vulnerable state after an accident.

Rely on Cummings & Lewis, LLC, to act as your motorcycle accident attorneys in Spartanburg, SC. All of the personal injury cases we represent are on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid when you get paid, and we only get paid if you win. This means you won’t need any money upfront.

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Motorcycle Accident FAQ

Most motorcycle accidents involve cars and trucks. You should check for damage to your engine, brakes, and so on. You may be surprised to find out that your motorcycle needs to be completely repaired.

Motorcyclists can have their internal organs severely damaged. Traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, internal bleeding, and collapsed lungs are also typical motorcycle crash injuries.

Unsafe lane changes are typically the most common cause of motorcycle accidents. Most drivers cannot see motorcyclists and will collide with them when changing lanes.

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