Hazleton Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

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If you were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Hazleton, Munley Law can help.

At Munley Law, we are committed to fighting for injured motorcycle riders and their families. We have been serving clients in the Hazleton area since 1959, and we have a proven record of success in insurance settlement negotiations and motorcycle accident litigation.

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For motorcycle riders, accidents involving other vehicles can often have drastic consequences. Even riders who wear full riding gear can suffer serious injuries. Unfortunately, many people – insurance adjusters included – have a bias against motorcycle riders. This creates additional challenges for injured riders who are entitled to financial compensation.

Our award-winning Hazleton motorcycle accident lawyer has over 60 years of experience in auto accident litigation. By focusing our practice specifically on accident claims and insurance disputes, our firm has become the go-to team for injured riders in Hazleton, PA. Call, chat, or fill out our contact form today to speak with a Hazleton motorcycle accident lawyer. We do not collect a fee for our services unless we win your case.

Why Should I Hire an Attorney For My Motorcycle Accident?

motorcycle safetyA motorcycle accident usually results in severe injuries that can take years to recover from. During that time, you may be going without a paycheck. With medical bills piling up, you may feel as if you’ll never recover from debt.

This scenario may sound all-too-familiar to many injury victims in Hazleton. This is why the sooner you hire a motorcycle accident attorney, the better your chances are to move on from this tragedy.

The insurance company will do everything it can to either give you less than your claim is worth or outright deny it. The insurance adjuster has one mission – to save the company money. Although a settlement offer may sound enticing during this time, don’t take it until you’ve spoken with a motorcycle accident attorney from Munley Law.

Although there is no right time to hire a motorcycle accident lawyer, there is a risk of waiting too long to consult an attorney. The quicker you speak with a lawyer, the quicker we can start protecting your rights.

You may want to hire an injury lawyer if the following has happened to your case:

  • You’ve suffered severe or permanent injuries that will take a long time to recover from
  • You will need extensive medical care
  • You missed more than a couple of days from work
  • The insurance companies are become difficult to deal with
  • There may be more than one party responsible or you’re not sure who is at fault for the accident

What Are the Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Hazleton?

munley law partner caroline munleyYou may not realize it, but motorcycle accidents are fairly common. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 5,014 motorcyclists had lost their lives in 2019, accounting for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities from that year. More than 84,000 motorcyclists were injured across the United States in 2019.

Like many auto accidents in Hazleton, the leading causes of motorcycle accidents in Hazleton come down to negligence by one or both parties. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents include:

  • Distracted Driving – Any activity that takes a driver’s eyes off the road even for a brief second can result a serious accident.
  • Reckless Driving – Making a left-hand turn without looking, swerving, or abruptly hitting the brakes, and unsafe driving maneuvers are all considered reckless driving.
  • Drunk Driving – When a driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, their reaction time is much lower and they are less aware of their surroundings.
  • Speeding – Those who drive above the speed limit takes a longer time to stop before colliding with a motorcycle.
  • Design Flaws or Manufacturing Defects – A slight defect in either design or the manufacturing of the bike could result in a serious injury.

Motorcycle Accident Testimonials

Our lawyers take pride in providing the best service to each and every one of our clients. Below are some testimonials from real people who trusted Munley Law with their motorcycle accident cases:

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Patti E.

A Motorcycle Accident Client

“Munley Law is so much more than a law firm. It’s a family of lawyers, who know the true meaning of family and compassion for their clients. I never felt uneasy or apprehensive at any of our meetings. I always felt like I was the most important person on their agenda. I was always reassured everything would work out in my favor. And they did everything to make it happen. You will know immediately, by your first meeting, they truly care about you. That’s something that requires family values first, and then the knowledge to carry it through. I would, and always do recommend Munley Law first and foremost.”

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Michael W.

A Motorcycle Accident Client

“My sister was unfortunate enough to get in a motorcycle accident but fortunate enough to have called this law firm. They were so compassionate and caring that they felt like family. From the speedy responses, frequent updates, and professionalism conveyed by the whole team- I would never look elsewhere for any of my legal needs.”

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Connolly S.

A Motorcycle Accident Client

“They were indispensable help to me after my motorcycle accident. I was treated with dignity and respect from the first meeting to the last. They helped me negotiate the confusing world of insurance, community care and rehab. To top it all off, they settled my case very quickly. I highly recommend an injury lawyer in Scranton. My heartfelt thanks for all they have done for me.”

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William H.

A Personal Injury Client

“Munley Law were professional and understanding of my situation. They were very knowledgeable about my situation. They were supportive and honest. I highly recommend their services.”

Frequently Asked Questions About Motorcycle Accident Claims in Hazleton, PA

Q: What Should I Do If I Have Been Injured in a Hazleton Motorcycle Accident?

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, your top priority should be obtaining medical treatment. Your personal injury protection (PIP) insurance should cover your initial medical bills, and our attorneys can help you deal with payment issues if necessary. In addition to seeing a doctor, if possible, it will also be helpful for you to:

  • Request a copy of the police report
  • Take photos of your property damage and injuries
  • Keep a log of your doctor’s visits, symptoms, and daily pain levels
  • Keep track of the days you miss from work

Q: The insurance adjusters keep calling. Is it okay for me to speak to them?

Your best option is to let our attorneys deal with the insurance companies for you. Insurance adjusters use a number of tactics to try to minimize accident victims’ compensation, If you say something you shouldn’t, you may end up having your own words used against you. Also, if you settle too soon, you could waive your right to seek additional financial compensation. You are not obligated to speak with the other party’s insurance or to sign anything they send you.

Q: What Losses Can I Recover Following a Motorcycle Accident?

If you have been seriously injured in a Hazleton motorcycle accident, you are entitled to recover all of the losses you sustain as a result of the accident. In addition to the repair or replacement cost for your motorcycle, this also includes:

  • Current and future medical expenses
  • Current and future loss of income
  • Prescription costs and other out-of-pocket expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional anguish
  • Loss of society, support, companionship, and consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Q: Does Munley Law Handle Motorcycle Accident Cases on Contingency?

Yes. We handle all motorcycle accident cases on a contingency-fee basis. We advance the costs of pursuing your claim (such as court costs and expert witness fees), and we do not recover these costs unless we secure just compensation on your behalf. In addition, we calculate our legal fees as a percentage of your award, and we will let you know exactly how much you will take home before you accept a settlement or decide to take your case to trial.

Schedule a Free Initial Consultation in Hazleton, PA

If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys about your case, we encourage you to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation. If you are unable to travel to one of our office locations, we will be happy to come to you. To schedule an appointment at your convenience, call us 24/7, or send us your contact information and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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