The list below was prepared by the office of noted attorney Terry Rector who is very experienced in representing individuals who have unfortunately been involved in motorcycle accident attorneya motorcycle accident.  The steps below are important to preserve your health and rights.

Top ten things to do if you are involved in a motorcycle accident:

  1. Call 911 for assistance from the Police (they will help assist in the exchange of insurance information between the involved parties)
  2. Do not leave the scene of the accident.
  3. Make sure you are safe.
  4. Seek medical attention – often times you may not notice immediate injuries due to shock.
  5. Do not talk with the other party regarding fault or apologize.
  6. If you are able, take photographs at the scene and of any injuries you have.
  7. Follow up with your primary care physician.
  8. Report the accident to your insurance company and verify medical payment coverage available to you under your motorcycle policy.  (This coverage will cover your initial medical bills)
  9. Avoid providing statements to the insurance company for the other party involved in the accident unless you have consulted with a Competent Motorcycle Accident Attorney
  10. Be able to put your mind at ease and focus on healing by letting The Rector Law Firm – Protected Riders handle all of the aspects of your claim.

Please feel free to call us if you have any questions.