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Colorado Springs Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Colorado Springs

At Pribila and Fields PC, our Colorado Springs motorcycle accident lawyers take special care when it comes to fighting for the rights of riders and their families. 

We know the vast majority of motorcycle collisions involving another vehicle are the fault of the vehicle’s driver.

Each summer, riders come from throughout the United States to ride through the mountains and parks of Colorado. Most riders keep safety at the forefront. They understand the risks and want nothing more than to enjoy the freedom and independence that comes with a long summer ride. 

Unfortunately, motorists too often fail to respect the risks. And even law enforcement can be quick to blame a rider for an accident, or otherwise fail to determine all of the factors of causation. This puts riders at a significant disadvantage because resulting injuries are usually severe, medical care and rehabilitation is time consuming and prohibitively expensive, and long-term consequences of an accident can result in disabilities that limit their ability to work and provide for their families, while reducing quality of life. 

Our Colorado Springs motorcycle accident lawyers are committed to providing experienced legal help to riders and their families and our commitment to ongoing communication makes us a leading choice for riders who must file a claim while living out of state. 

With over 40 years combined experience, our team of dedicated lawyers will personally handle your personal injury, or insurance-related claim with confidence and professionalism. You will speak directly with the attorney handling your case. We place a high value on clear communication and make it our priority that you are kept in the loop through all the stages of your case.

Motorcycle Injury Claims in Colorado 

Riders are always best served by immediate consultation with an experienced law firm after a motorcycle collision, both because of the near certainty of significant medical expenses, and because of the likelihood of long-term medical consequences or complications. 

An independent investigation and review of all of the facts and circumstances of a collision is best done in the immediate aftermath of a collision. The most common causes of vehicle-involved motorcycle collision include: 

  • Motorists who fail to yield and turn in front of an oncoming rider.
  • Motorists who change lanes in front of a rider. 
  • Motorists who rear-end a rider, either at a light or by failing to slow for riders ahead. 
  • Motorists who force a rider off the road. 
  • Motorists who exit a private drive, side road or parking lot into the path of a rider. 
  • Motorists who fail to yield at an intersection. 

The experience of our Colorado Springs motorcycle injury lawyers allows us to focus on three primary objectives from the moment you contact us for a free and confidential consultation: 

  • Determining fault and causation: Riders are too often blamed. And the initial investigation too often fails to uncover all of the factors that caused or contributed to a collision, including driver distraction, and failure to yield. Even in cases where a rider is found partially at fault, Colorado law still permits pursuit of a claim provided the rider’s fault was not greater than the combined fault of other negligent parties. 
  • Determining coverage: Significant injuries mean even an insured at-fault motorist may not have enough coverage to adequately compensate riders. That means thoroughly reviewing all of the facts and circumstances to determine whether other at-fault parties share responsibility, or other insurance coverage is available, including coverage that may be available through a rider’s own insurance policy if he or she is carrying uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. 
  • Determining losses: In addition to medical expenses and lost wages, economic losses should include the cost of rehabilitation and costs associated with ongoing care and/or the consequences of future medical complications or disability. Non-economic losses, for pain and suffering, disfigurement and other damages, must also be carefully determined and presented by an experienced professional. 

Our comprehensive approach allows us to build motorcycle injury cases capable of winning all of the compensation to which riders and their families are entitled. When presented to insurance companies by a law firm known for taking cases to trial, our extensive preparation often leads to settlement offers that can fairly compensate riders without the cost and time commitment of the case ever proceeding to trial. 

At Pribila and Fields PC, our motorcycle injury attorneys represent clients in personal injury and wrongful death litigation in Colorado Springs, El Paso County and the surrounding areas, including, Security-Widefield, City of Fountain, Cimarron Hills, Fort Carson, Black Forest, Woodmoor, City of Woodland Park, Stratmoor, Air Force Academy, Gleneagle, Town of Monument, City of Manitou Springs, Town of Palmer Lake, Cascade-Chipita Park, City of Cripple Creek, and Ellicott.

If you have been injured in an accident, contact the Colorado Springs motorcycle accident lawyers at Pribila and Fields PC for a free and confidential consultation to discuss your rights. Call 719-888-3720.

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Q&A

Our Colorado Springs motorcycle accident attorneys assist by thoroughly investigating the accident to determine fault, causation, and all possible coverage options. With over 40 years of combined experience, we focus on securing the full compensation you deserve, including for medical expenses, lost wages, and non-economic losses like pain and suffering.
Common causes include drivers' failures to yield, lane changes in front of riders, and rear-ending. Our team's deep understanding of these issues allows us to effectively advocate for motorcycle accident victims, aiming for outcomes that recognize the true extent of their losses and recovery needs.
We understand the immense pressure and uncertainty following a motorcycle accident. Our goal is to alleviate your burden by handling every aspect of your claim, allowing you to focus on recovery. If you need compassionate and competent legal assistance, reach out to us for a free consultation. We're here to help you navigate through this challenging time and work towards securing the justice and compensation you deserve.

Additional Information in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Department of Transportation - Motorcycle Laws: Essential information on Colorado's motorcycle laws, including licensing, helmet requirements, and safety tips. It's a valuable resource for understanding your responsibilities and rights as a motorcyclist in Colorado.
Colorado Motorcycle Operator's Handbook: Official manual from the Colorado Department of Revenue provides comprehensive information on motorcycle operation, safety, and state-specific laws. It's an excellent resource for both new and experienced riders.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Motorcycle Safety: NHTSA Comprehensive resources on motorcycle safety, including tips on riding safely, wearing the right gear, and understanding the dynamics of motorcycle riding. It's beneficial for motorcyclists nationwide, including those in Colorado Springs.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - Motorcycle and Helmet Laws by State: Provides an up-to-date overview of motorcycle and helmet laws across the United States, including Colorado. It helps riders understand the legal requirements for helmet use and other safety regulations.
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Pribila and Fields, P.C. has successfully handled thousands of personal injury cases and tried scores of cases where an insurance carrier refused to pay fair compensation for injuries, losses or damages.

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18 E. Monument Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: (719) 888-3720
Fax: (719) 473-2542

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