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Your North and South Carolina Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident that wasn’t your fault? Our experienced North and South Carolina motorcycle accident lawyers are here to help you seek the justice and compensation you deserve for your injuries and losses. We’ll help you understand the legal process of recovering damages, while negotiating with the insurance company on your behalf for the compensation you’re entitled to.

Motorcyclists who survive an accident are often left with serious injuries, which bear expenses and profound impacts to their lives. If you were injured in a motorcycle accident due to the reckless or careless actions of a motorist in North or South Carolina, let us take care of you. We’ve got this.

Getting Help Is

It only takes one call to get the help you need. We’ll take care of everything so you can focus on recovering.

You Deserve Compensation

We are committed to seeking maximum compensation for your injuries and losses.

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You don’t owe us a dime unless we win for you, starting with a free case review with no strings attached.

We Know How Painful This Can Be

We understand how painful motorcycle accident injuries can be. Added to the physical pain of the injuries is the emotional distress of missing work and worrying about how your medical expenses will be paid. Between hospitalization, difficult treatments and therapies, and all of the other chaos that follows being injured in an accident, the last thing you want to do is worry about trying to navigate the legal process of obtaining compensation for your injuries.

That’s where we come in. Our North and South Carolina motorcycle accident lawyers at Harris & Graves will provide a number of important services for your case. Whether it’s the timely filing of your paperwork, skilled negotiation with the at-fault party’s insurance company, litigating your case in court, or assisting you in collecting your settlement or award, we are on your side from start to finish.

Do I Have a Case?

While the free case review is the time in which we determine together if you are eligible to file a motorcycle accident case for you, here are some general criteria for eligible motorcycle accident cases to help you feel comfortable in calling us for a free case review.

Among motorcycle accident injuries, leg, knee, and foot trauma are among the most common, while head or brain injuries are often the most life-altering. Road rash is also extremely common in this type of accident. Other common motorcycle injuries include burns from fuel leaks and other hazardous materials, as well as spinal, soft tissue, and internal organ damage.

Many motorcycle accidents are caused by distracted drivers of motor vehicles, as well as other dangerous driving behaviors, such as alcohol impairment, following too closely, speeding, and failure to yield.

Liability in motorcycle accident cases is established by proving the following three elements: 1) The at-fault party owed you a duty of care, which means that they should have considered your life and safety on the road. This depends on the at-fault party’s role in your accident. 2) There was a breach in that duty of care. The breach is the action that the at-fault party took that resulted in the accident, such as distracted driving or failing to yield. 3) This breach resulted in the accident and subsequently caused your injuries and losses.

The statute of limitations in motorcycle accident cases is usually three years. What this means is that you have three years from the date of your accident to file a legal claim in your case. This deadline is strictly followed in South Carolina, with only a few exceptions. Your attorney will advise you there is a circumstance in which your time limit will be extended.

You Deserve Compensation

Put the experience of Harris & Graves to work for you. We will fight for the compensation you deserve while providing compassionate guidance every step of the way.

The Compensation You Might Be Owed

If you were injured in a motorcycle accident caused by a reckless driver, you may be able to be compensated for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • The cost of repairing or replacing damaged property (such as your motorcycle)
  • Physical pain and suffering and other damages relating to the injury’s impact on your life

If you were partially responsible for your accident, you are still permitted to file a personal injury claim. However, your settlement or award could be reduced by the percentage of responsibility you bear. This is why it’s crucial to have an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer on your side who understands the complexities of seeking compensation for your losses.

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How a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Could Help You

An experienced motorcycle accident lawyer can provide a number of services, including:

  • Guidance
  • Determining the potential value of your case
  • Filing paperwork
  • Gathering and organizing evidence
  • Negotiating with the at-fault party’s insurance carrier
  • Representation at all pre-trial conferences or hearings
  • Litigation
  • Assistance collecting your settlement or award

What Happens Next

By filling out our online form or giving us a call, you will have the opportunity to receive a free case review in person, over the phone, or through an online video call. If we determine together that you would like to hire an attorney from Harris & Graves to represent your case, we will begin gathering documentation and the evidence needed to build your case. This can all be done without you even having to leave your couch. We offer no-contact service for your convenience and our doors are always open for in-person questions, consultations, and visits.

Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident?

You focus on your recovery. We will focus on fighting for the money you deserve.

Motorcycle Accidents FAQs

Not necessarily. In fact, the vast majority of cases of this type are settled before they ever reach the courtroom. However, it is important to hire an attorney that is comfortable with litigating your case in the event a fair settlement is not offered.

Our Harris & Graves attorneys have extensive trial experience. If we need to take your case to court, you can rest assured knowing your case is in good hands, and we’ll fight for every dollar you’re entitled to.

Each settlement is based on the unique facts of each case. Therefore, there is no average settlement.

When you work with us, we will treat you and your case with care, going over every detail of your claim to ensure we assign the appropriate value. We will fight for the maximum compensation amount possible for your losses and suffering.

No. According to the IRS, settlements and awards from personal injury claims are not considered income and are not taxable.

Yes. Only riders under 21 are required to wear helmets in South Carolina, and whether a rider is wearing a helmet or not does not relieve a motorist of his or her liability.

Hurt and in Need of Compensation?

Our experienced North and South Carolina motorcycle accident lawyers can help you seek the compensation you need to get back on the road.