FAQs about Motorcycle Crashes


Our San Jose personal injury law firm, Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP, answers questions about motorcycle accidents. We offer free consultations in order to better understand your motorcycle accident, explain your rights, and discuss your options. If you have a question not answered here, please call our staff for help with your case today.

Q: Is it difficult to prove a motorcycle accident was someone else's fault with the reputation of motorcyclists being reckless?

A: It can be difficult if you do not have the proper evidence. Your lawyer can prove fault, though. Does the attorney utilize top-of-the-line methods for proving the negligence of another? You have a stronger chance if you can prove a multitude of factors - something an attorney can help you with.

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Q: Should I speak with the insurance company's representatives?

A: No. It is wise to wait and allow your lawyer to speak with the insurer on your behalf. This prevents the insurance company from taking advantage of your rights.

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Q: What are the most common injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident?

A: Common injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents include traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, broken bones, road rash, and neck and back pain.

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Q: I forgot my helmet. Does this affect my lawsuit?

A: No. The responsible party can still be held accountable for the damages caused.

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Q: What's the benefit of getting law enforcement involved?

A: An incident report is a critical document. This will allow you to show proof of the accident, as well as the circumstances to insurance companies. Not involving law enforcement could risk losing this important information.

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San Jose Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

Our San Jose motorcycle attorneys at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP offer a free consultation to discuss the aspects of your case and to address any questions you may have about a personal injury lawsuit. Feel free to submit our claim form or call our firm at (800) 900-0863 today to schedule a consultation to discuss your case.

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