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Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to dust off those motorcycle covers and hit the open road. However, it is equally important to be prepared for any dangers that might occur. Motorcycle accidents are more likely to happen during the warmer months and many accidents can cause injuries. It is important to have the right attorney on your side if you have been in a motorcycle accident. Dale Kornreich has been handling motorcycle accidents and personal injuries in the Thousand Oaks, CA area for many years. We know how serious motorcycle accidents can be and our team will work closely with you to ensure you get proper medical care, payment for loss of wages, and in some cases funerals. Wrongful death claims are just as important as personal injury claims, as you will need to handle any medical expenses and final expenses of your loved one.
If you or someone you love has been in a motorcycle accident, it is important to call 911 first. Your next call should be to a personal injury lawyer. Many times, larger vehicles do not give proper lane space to motorcycles and will not recognize them as vehicles. This is very serious and how most accidents are caused. Once the warmer weather hits, motorcycles will be everywhere. Unfortunately, this increases the chances of motorcycle accidents in the Thousand Oaks area.
If your accident was caused by another vehicle, it is important that you receive all the information you need from them. A proper accident report should be filled out by police and you should get the numbers of the other party’s insurance company and their names and numbers. Always call the police and file an accident report. It is also imperative that you go to the hospital and for an assessment. Many injuries aren’t visible at the time of the accident, but could arise later. You should document every doctor visit. If the other party is uninsured, it is even more important to call a personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer will fight for you to ensure you get the proper treatment and payment you deserve.