Frisco Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Motorcycles offer unparalleled freedom when on the road. Unfortunately, other drivers are not always keen to share the road. All too often, motorcyclists are pushed off the side of the road, squeezed in lanes, or are otherwise treated as second-class motorists. Importantly, this lower status is not present in the law.

Drivers of all vehicles have a duty to protect other people on the road, and this includes bikers. People who are injured in collisions due to other people’s negligence while riding motorcycles have every right to sue those drivers for damages.

Frisco motorcycle accident lawyers are here to provide guidance and lead the way in your lawsuit. To learn more or get started on your claim, consult with an experienced accident lawyer. En Español.

What You Need to Know

The first thing that all injured bikers should know is there is a strict time limit to file a claim after an accident. Under Texas Civ. Prac. And Remedies Code 16.003, any claim involving a personal injury must be started in court no more than two years from the date of the accident. Known as the statute of limitations, any violation of this law will be grounds for the case to be dismissed.

In certain situations, the statute of limitations may be less than two years.  Defendants’ insurance companies know this rule and will often utilize delay tactics to run out the clock on a claim.

Frisco motorcycle accident attorneys work to pursue claims in a thorough but also timely manner to ensure that this is not an issue.

Next, injured parties should know that most motorcycle accident cases are pursued using the legal concept of negligence. This is a strictly defined concept that must be followed to the letter if a plaintiff is to win their case. Plaintiffs must prove that the defendant had a duty to protect them, that this duty was broken, and that this break of duty caused an injury.

We know that all motorists have a duty to protect all others on the road, even motorcyclists. Therefore, this portion of negligence is always present. Where most cases are decided is in determining if the duty was broken. Here, a police report can play a large role. All police officers who respond to the scene of an accident are required to create a report.

These reports will always list any citations issued to drivers and assign blame for the accident when applicable. If the defendant driver is given a ticket, for ignoring a stop sign for example, then they will almost always be considered at-fault for the accident.

Forming the Claim

While the facts behind the claim are certainly an important part, just as critical is an accurate accounting of all damages suffered by the plaintiff. This accounting consists of not just medical bills, but also doctors’ notes that attribute the injuries to the accident.

It may seem like a given that all injuries can be traced to the accident, but in some instances an insurance company may argue that the injuries were preexisting, not caused by the wreck, or even have been exaggerated.

The damages portion is also comprised of non-medical damages. These can range from lost money from not being able to work for a time, to pain and mental anguish from the trauma of the accident, to loss of enjoyment of life. Frisco motorcycle accident lawyers listen to our clients with compassion and patience to determine the full effect of the accident on their lives.

Consulting With a Frisco Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Unrepresented plaintiffs face a difficult situation. They have just been involved in a serious motorcycle accident. They may be in serious pain, unable to work, and simply trying to put their lives back together.

All the while, they are being contacted by insurance companies who pressure them to make statements and complete paperwork. It is understandable that people may take the first offer given in an attempt to simply end the process.

Frisco motorcycle accident lawyers aim to protect clients by standing up to insurance companies and pursuing claims for their full value. In fact, by presenting evidence packages backed by the law, many claims are settled before they reach trial. Let our attorneys protect your right to be compensated for your injuries; contact our firm today.

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Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor
19:46 12 Feb 20
McCraw Law Group is an exceptional firm and I could not ask for more than what I received with their services. All of... their staff, from the clerks to the attorneys, were extremely helpful and caring and constantly asked me if I needed anything or if I had any questions or concerns. If you need to have someone on your side and trust them to have your best interests in mind, I would place that trust in The McCraw Law Group.Would I recommend them to my friends and family? I would without a doubt.Would I like to have them on the other side of a courtroom and going against them? Absolutely Not.To the staff that handled my case, I greatly appreciate all of your work and the result speaks for itself. Thank you!read more
Justin Hansen
Justin Hansen
12:29 07 Feb 20
The staff at the McCraw law group are second to none. They are intelligent and hard working people that will do their... best to make sure you are set to recover physically, emotionally, and financially from any injury. Thank you so much!!read more
Zane Allen
Zane Allen
04:39 18 Dec 19
I was in an accident in March and had injuries resulting from the crash. Obviously my first call was to a doctor to get... checked out but was told I was going to need physical therapy. My second call was to the McCraw Law Group. They took care of all of the grunt work so that all I had to focus on was getting better. They were very communicative about the process, and better yet, they were incredibly responsive to any emails, calls, and questions. I was very appreciative and thankful for all of their hard work. They are a great group of people to work with when you’re needing the help.read more
Elisa Dean
Elisa Dean
15:38 16 Dec 19
I recommend The Mccraw Law Group to anyone who is hurt in an accident.My experience has been wonderful. They do the... best they can to get the most from the insurance company. My communications have been with Vanessa, Suzanne and Jason.Jason is very special to me. He understood my needs and was very caring and the sweetest attorney I have ever met. He was honest and did everything he could to bring my case to a conclusion.Vanessa and Suzanne are very sweet and are there to help every step of the way.read more
Fernando Salas
Fernando Salas
19:07 10 Dec 19
First time needing a lawyer. Everything went extremely smooth and quick. Mr. McCraw went to my house after my car wreck... and I knew at that point that I was in good hands. Everyone who works there are so nice and will answer any questions or concerns you have. Thank you guys for all of your help.read more
Adelyn Braswell
Adelyn Braswell
17:02 10 Dec 19
When me and my family recently got hit by a drunk driver. They helped us with everything we needed. We had so many... questions and didn’t hesitate to answer. It was our first time with any lawyer so they made everything so easy for us, and got it all done so quick. They did everything in their power to get us all the money we deserved. They were all so friendly and I would recommend them to anyone.read more
Courtney Brooks
Courtney Brooks
16:12 12 Sep 19
I had a wonderful experience from beginning to end with the McCraw Law Group. My case was accepted and I was kept up to... date on how it was proceeding, and when it came to a settlement, we got more than expected. Everyone was very kind, the court proceedings went smoothly and I was extremely satisfied. I will definitely use them again if anything else arises.read more
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