A motorcyclist was rushed to a hospital in Trenton on Monday after a crash on Lincoln Highway near Pennsylvania Avenue.
The crash happened at around 2:45 p.m. when the motorcycle collided with a car. The motorcyclist was thrown off the bike and suffered injuries.
They were transported to the hospital for treatment. The crash remains under investigation. Lanes on Lincoln Highway were closed for several hours as police documented the crash site.
Could There Be Any Legal Repercussions?
- The motorcyclist may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver of the car. In order to be successful, the motorcyclist would need to prove that the driver of the car was negligent and that their negligence caused the accident.
- The motorcyclist may be able to file a claim with their own insurance company. If the motorcyclist’s insurance policy has uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage, they may be able to recover damages from their own insurance company even if the driver of the car is uninsured or underinsured.
- The motorcyclist may be able to file a claim with the government. If the accident was caused by a government entity, such as a city or state, the motorcyclist may be able to file a claim for damages under the Federal Tort Claims Act or a similar state law.
The specific legal outcome of a motorcycle accident will depend on the facts of the case. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, it is important to speak with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney to discuss your legal options.
Should The People Involved Seek Legal Advice?
Yes, it is advisable for people involved in a motorcycle accident to seek legal advice. A lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and options and can fight to get you the compensation you deserve.
Here are some of the reasons why people involved in a motorcycle accident should seek legal advice:
- To determine who is at fault for the accident.
- To calculate the amount of damages you are entitled to.
- To negotiate with insurance companies.
- To file a lawsuit if necessary.
Even if you are not sure if you have a case, it is still a good idea to speak with an attorney. A lawyer can help you assess your case and advise you on the best course of action.