Omaha Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
Representation for Victims of Nebraska Motorcycle Accidents
Although motorcyclists have the same rights on the road as other drivers, they face unique challenges and are extremely vulnerable to other drivers' careless actions. When a motorcycle wreck occurs, the consequences are often life-altering or even fatal.
We Strive to End the Stigma Against Motorcyclists
We support motorcycle awareness and recognize the many good reasons people choose to ride, including convenience, economy, and pleasure. If you have been hurt — or you have tragically lost a family member — due to another motorist's negligence, our legal team will investigate, build the most compelling case possible, and rigorously pursue every dollar available to help you recover.
Backed by decades of combined experience, our motorcycle accident lawyers in Omaha can fight for your rights. Call (402) 810-8611 to begin a free case evaluation!
Maximizing Compensation for Motorcycle Injuries
Our practice in personal injury and wrongful death is led by widely respected, trial-proven attorneys Clete Blakeman, Joe Risko, and Andy Wilson. As their many favorable verdicts and settlements show, they cannot be intimidated by the seriousness or complexity of motorcycle accident cases.
We can dedicate our full efforts to maximizing compensation in your case involving the following:
- A serious motorcycle accident on virtually any roadway in Nebraska or Iowa, from interstates such as I-80 and I-29 to a U.S. highway, rural road or city street
- Catastrophic injuries such as traumatic brain injuries and head trauma, spinal cord injuries, other back and neck injuries, amputations, bone fractures, crush injuries or burns
- Motorcycle wrecks caused by drunk driving, distracted driving, failure to yield to a motorcycle or any other type of negligence
- Other motorcycle and vehicle accidents occurring in unsafe highway construction zones or related to other problems with road conditions
At Carlson & Burnett, accomplished Omaha motorcycle accident lawyers will treat you with great care and strive to address the wide range of legal and personal concerns you and your loved ones may be facing. Contact us today.
What is the Main Cause of Motorcycle Accidents?
One of the primary causes of motorcycle accidents is the failure of motorists to spot and react to motorcyclists in traffic. Accidents primarily occur in heavily trafficked areas and usually happen when the motorist is not paying careful attention to the road or to other drivers around them. Some accident situations include:
- Motorists making a left-hand turn and striking a motorcyclist who is passing them or proceeding straight through an intersection
- Motorists rear-ending motorcyclists when they fail to stop in time
While not all motorcycle accidents are a result of motorist error, these are usually the most catastrophic types of motorcycle accidents.
How Much Is A Good Settlement for a Motorcycle Accident?
A "good" or "fair" settlement is one that compensates you not only for the out-of-pocket money you lost as a result of medical bills and treatment, but also one that takes into account the emotional distress you went through, the income that was lost as a result of missed work, and any long-term disabilities you may face as a result of your accident. While an insurance company may want to only compensate you for out-of-pocket expenses, our team works to get you a full and fair settlement.
If you are interested in determining what your case is worth, contact our firm today to discuss your accident in a free case evaluation with our motorcycle accident attorneys in Omaha.
At our law firm, you will be treated like family by professionals who have the knowledge and experience to earn results that can help you put your life back together. With years of experience and extensive resources, Carlson & Burnett can fight for the compensation you need and deserve. When you call our office, you will almost always be talking to a lawyer, not constantly dealing with an answering machine or receptionist. You are our priority and we communicate that through everything we do.
Our work will begin with a free consultation, and you will pay no attorney fees unless we succeed in obtaining compensation for you.