When it comes to motorcycle accidents, proving fault can be complicated and challenging. In many cases, the evidence at the scene of the accident does not provide enough information to clearly determine who was at fault. It takes a highly experienced motorcycle accident attorney to sift through the facts of the case in order to make sure that the party responsible for your injuries is held accountable. In some cases, multiple vehicles or factors are involved in a motorcycle accident, which can make the case even more complex.
Proving fault in a motorcycle accident requires a thorough evaluation of the following:
- Is there reliable witness testimony?
- What is included in the accident/police report?
- Were any of the other drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the accident?
- What were the road conditions at the scene of the accident (including wet roads and construction)?
- What were the exact circumstances of the accident?
- Was the other driver obeying the rules of the road?
- Was the other vehicle properly maintained?
- Are there road markings such as skid marks which provide evidence of fault?
- Does the location of damage on each vehicle provide evidence of fault?
Motorcycle accidents can be very serious and often result in life-threatening injuries. Proving fault in this type of accident requires expertise and knowledge of the legal process. Motorcycle accident victims are often blamed for the accident when it was not actually their fault. Mickey Fine will make sure your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve.
If you were involved in a motorcycle accident in the Bakersfield area, please contact The Law Offices of Mickey Fine today to schedule a free consultation.