We Advocate for Injured Motorcyclists Throughout Mississippi!
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that per every mile driven, motorcycle riders are 27
times more likely to die in a fatal collision than occupants of passenger
vehicles. This is because motorcycles lack the crashworthiness and occupant
protection characteristics of an automobile. As such, riders are more
vulnerable to serious injury and
While riding a motorcycle requires a certain level of skill,
57% of all motorcycle crashes in 2017 involved another motor vehicle. Drivers often forget to check
their blind spots, and make unsafe lane changes or turns without noticing
a motorcycle in their path. Abrupt stops and other negligent driving behaviors
can also cause a motorcycle collision.
Injured? We’re Just One Call Away!
Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident? Richard Schwartz &
Associates Injury Lawyers, P.A. can help you take legal action and fight
to recover your full and fair compensation. We strongly believe that no
accident victim should have to struggle due to the negligence of another
party, our dedicated, dependable approach to legal advocacy supports that.
Our success has garnered acclaim from Super Lawyers®, Jackson Free
Press, The National Trial Lawyers, and Clarion Ledger, among others.
If you or a loved one was injured or killed in a motorcycle accident, you
may be entitled to damages. Call (601) 869-0696 to connect with a Jackson
motorcycle accident lawyer.
Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Motorcycle accidents can be traumatic for riders, drivers, and passengers
alike. Sometimes, motorcyclists are crushed by other vehicles or their
own bikes. Other times, they are thrown from their bikes entirely.
Motorcycle accident injuries may include but are not limited to:
In addition to physical injuries, accident victims will likely suffer financial
losses. Such losses include the cost of medical expenses, rehabilitative
treatment, and disability accommodations, lost wages, diminished or lost
earning potential, etc. Physical and financial harm can easily lead to
psychological and emotional damage, or other non-economic damages: pain
and suffering, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, and more.
If you have experienced any of the above injuries or losses, you likely
have a strong motorcycle accident case and a good chance of recovering
Filing a Lawsuit to Recover Compensation
The key to proving any personal injury case is demonstrating negligence.
You will be compensated for your damages if you can show that the other
driver in your accident failed to exercise a reasonable standard of care
and was, therefore, negligent.
A motorist would be considered liable for an accident if they committed
any of the following types of negligence:
No matter how obvious or glaring the other party’s negligence may
be, proving it can be difficult. That’s why you need our lawyers
by your side.
Choose Skilled Legal Representation
Backed by over 30 years of legal experience, Richard Schwartz & Associates
attorney team wants to alleviate your suffering and make the legal process
as easy as possible for you. We will communicate with you openly and honestly
and keep you informed about your case at every step of the way. We recognize
that your success depends on our actions; we will do everything in our
power to obtain a favorable settlement or verdict on your behalf.
Start your case today — call a Jackson motorcycle accident attorney
at (601) 869-0696 to schedule a free consultation.