Representing Injured Motorcyclists and Their Families
If you have been seriously injured or you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, you need an advocate who will take your side, deal with the insurance companies on your behalf, and make sure you obtain the full compensation you deserve for the harm you have suffered.
At Berkshire Ginsberg, LLC, our experienced Portland motorcycle accident attorneys help injured motorcyclists and families pursue personal injury and wrongful death claims against negligent drivers. Both of our partners are motorcyclists who understand the dangers caused by careless drivers. Based in Southeast Portland, we handle cases throughout the metro area.
Holding Negligent Drivers Accountable for Their Actions
After a motorcycle collision, many people’s first instinct is to blame the motorcyclist. Some people may claim that, because you knew that riding a motorcycle was more risky in some ways than driving a car, you should not be entitled to compensation for your injuries.
But that is not what Oregon law says. If you were injured due to another driver’s negligence, that driver and his or her insurance company are responsible for paying you full compensation.
The other driver may say that he or she did not see you. That is no excuse. Drivers have a responsibility to look out for all other types of vehicles, including motorcycles, and take whatever reasonable steps are necessary to avoid causing serious injury to others.
Even if you were not wearing a helmet or you were disobeying a traffic rule at the time of your collision, you may still be entitled to compensation if the other driver was primarily at fault.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle collision, it is in your interest to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to discuss whether you have a claim. To schedule a free consultation, please contact our office at 503-542-3000
If you have been injured or have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, contact us today for a free consultation.