The Tri-Lakes region between Denver and Colorado is a fast growing Front Range community. Palmer Lake is one of those communities. Conveniently located in El Paso County off of the I-25, Palmer Lake residents enjoy beautiful pristine views of the Rocky Mountain foothills and lake. With an abundance of local shopping, eclectic dining and museums, Palmer Lake has quickly become a popular destination for locals and tourists. Most of those tourists come to the area to enjoy the beautiful outdoor weather – including motorcycling. In fact, Palmer Lake and the surrounding communities offer some amazing motorcycle rides.
Accidents do happen though, and if you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycling accident, it is in your best interest to contact the Palmer Lake motorcycle accident attorneys at the Rector Law Firm to find out what your options are.
Motorcycle Accidents in Palmer Lake
Sharing the road is everyone’s responsibility. The majority of motorcycle accidents are caused by negligent drivers who simply fail to see the motorcyclist on the road. Unfortunately, when a motorcycle and a car are involved in an accident, the motorcyclist is the one who will sustain the majority of the injuries. These injuries are often severe and life threatening.
At the Rector Law Firm, we have successfully represented motorcyclists who have sustained serious injuries, such as:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Road rash & scaring
- Serious fractures
- Back injuries
- And more
Our lawyers know that motorcycle accidents aren’t always cut and dry. That’s why we aggressively investigate all aspects of your accident to ensure that the responsible parties are held accountable for their negligence.
Time Limits for Filing a Claim
In the state of Colorado, injured accident victims only have two years from the date of the injury to file a personal injury claim. If your accident involved a government vehicle or employee, you may only have 180 days to file a claim. An experienced Palmer Lake accident lawyer can ensure that you do not miss any critical deadlines for filing a claim.
Damages You Can Recover
After a motorcycle accident, you may be entitled to recover a variety of damages, including both economic and non-economic losses. Some of those include:
- Medical expenses
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Long-term care costs
- Disability costs
- Lost wages
- Loss of future earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional damages