Are you or someone you love injured in a motorcycle accident? Friend, Levinson & Turner Associates want to help you get the compensation you and your family deserve.
Motorcycle accidents can include any of these types of vehicles: two- or three-wheeled motorcycles, off-road motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, mini bikes, and pocket bikes. In 2022, there were 83,000 motorcycle-related injuries nationwide, with 5,579 fatalities.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “more than 80 percent of all reported motorcycle crashes result in injury or death to the motorcyclist.” While helmets, safety goggles, and proper training all lower the chances of a motorcycle accident, they remain one of Chicago’s most prevalent types of auto accidents.
For the past 70 years, our skilled car accident attorneys have represented over 500 clients involved in motorcycle accidents and catastrophic injuries.
At Friend, Levinson, and Turner, you can count on us to be on your side.
Any auto accident is stressful, but motorcycle accidents are life-changing. Our job at Friend, Levinson, and Turner is to relieve some of that stress while maximizing your compensation.
Whether you’re a driver, passenger, or pedestrian, it’s important to know the most common factors that lead to motorcycle accidents in Chicago.
Around 60% of all motorcycle accidents occur in urban areas versus the 40% in rural areas.
This results from more traffic, more pedestrians, and more distractions in city environments.
Motorcyclists are also more likely to encounter various road hazards in an urban environment, including potholes, construction, and debris.
89% of all motorcycle accidents happen when the weather is clear or slightly cloudy. Only 2% of motorcycle accidents are attributed to wet roads or poor visibility situations.
Perfect weather impacts motorcycle accidents as more riders are out driving, pedestrians are walking, and construction crews are working. All of these create more distractions for motorcycle drivers.
Just because the weather outside is beautiful doesn’t mean you’re safe from a motorcycle accident.
Reaction times matter, and that’s especially true when driving a motorcycle. protection of a car or truck, any motorcycle accident is more likely to cause severe injury or death.
29% of motorcycle operators involved in accidents were impaired and under the influence.
Motorcyclists also need to worry about other intoxicated drivers as many life-threatening injuries result from catastrophic collisions.
Call Friend, Levinson, and Turner at (312) 346-8465 today for assistance identifying who is at fault and owes you compensation.
Our number one goal at FLT Law is to always work for our clients. Together, we strive to make sure you get the settlement you deserve.
Gathering evidence is always the first step in any auto-accident case. FLT Law believes in making sure we gather the evidence before and after leaving the accident scene.
Before leaving the scene, we make sure you have photographs and the names and contact information of witnesses and the other drivers.
In the hour post-accident, we work with you to ensure you have all of the necessary documentation to win your case.
Later on, FLT consults with experts in various fields to help build the most robust case possible.
In the hours after an auto accident, we recommend allowing us to communicate with your insurance company.
Insurance companies often have their best interests in mind, aiming to trip you up or catch you in a mistake during one of the most vulnerable moments of your life. One slip-up could ruin your entire case.
That’s where FLT Law comes in. We only have your best interests in mind and want to protect your case as best we can.
Let FLT Law ensure that your rights are protected by handling the communication and negotiation with your insurance company.
Don’t settle for anything less than the best. FLT Law negotiates your settlement with the insurance companies to guarantee the highest settlement offer possible.
We know the right information to collect after your auto accident and how to use it to ensure you’re taken care of.
Whether it’s a simple negotiation or something more extensive like filing a personal injury lawsuit, FLT Law is here to stand alongside you every step of the way.
Friend, Levinson, and Turner Law protects people from insurance company tactics that deny, delay or minimize compensation for injuries.
William Turner is a personal injury lawyer who will pursue insurance providers and others involved head-on.
Friend, Levinson, and Turner Law have handled thousands of car accident cases, and our in-depth knowledge of insurance companies and the legal system enables us to achieve favorable outcomes.
Our experienced attorneys work hard to protect your rights, pursue recovery from property damage and lost wages, help with medical bills, and take the pressure off you and your family while you concentrate on re-establishing your life post-injury.
For 70 years, FLT has protected injury victims by giving them a voice. Find your voice with a Friend, Levinson, Turner Law attorney today. If you need a Chicago car accident lawyer, look no further.
Working tirelessly, we obtain the compensation to which you are entitled and advise you before accepting a settlement.
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The average cost of a car accident in Illinois is over $25,000 up to $1,000,000, depending on the vehicle damage and injuries. Don’t get caught off guard without a qualified law attorney.
At FLT Law, you can trust us to work alongside you to get the settlement and compensation you deserve.
Damaged vehicle? It doesn’t matter if your car is totaled or just scraped up; FLT Law makes sure you won’t have to pay for costly repairs and get a fair market value if your car is undrivable.
Car accidents are painful, physically and mentally, and that’s why it’s crucial that you receive compensation for pain or mental suffering resulting from your vehicle accident.
Medical bills are expensive, so FLT Law ensures you don’t have any extraneous costs, including emergency care, surgery, hospitalization, medication, assistive devices, and rehabilitation
Any lost income resulting from a car accident is detrimental to you and your family. FLT Law makes sure you receive compensation for back-pay, missed time, and pay you’ve lost after a vehicular accident.
If you need assistance identifying who is at fault and owes you compensation, call Friend, Levinson, and Turner today.