Des Moines bike accident lawyerYou don’t need to know whether you have a case or not when you first contact a Des Moines bike accident lawyer, and you certainly don’t need to know the answers to your own questions. You aren’t scheduling an initial consultation with a motorcycle accident attorney to draft a demand letter or to file a complaint in court. Instead, the meeting is to learn about your legal rights and to decide what next steps you should take to protect those rights.

10 Important Things to Know Before Meeting With a Des Moines Bike Accident Lawyer

In order to make your initial consultation a productive meeting, you should know:

  1. The date the accident happened.
  2. The location of the crash.
  3. Which police force responded to the crash.
  4. Whether the police investigated the accident and filed a report.
  5. The name of the hospital or doctors that treated your injuries.
  6. Your initial diagnosis.
  7. What medical treatment you are currently receiving.
  8. The name of your insurance company.
  9. The names of anyone else involved in the crash.
  10. What happened just before the crash, during the crash, and after the crash.

However, if there are a few things that you don’t remember, then you shouldn’t let those things prevent you from scheduling a meeting with an experienced Des Moines bike accident lawyer. No case is perfect. Your attorney is seeking the information described above so that he can get a better idea of what happened in the crash, of who is liable for the crash, and of what your damages may be if you pursue legal action.

Accordingly, the information on this list will help you answer the attorney’s questions so that you can have an honest discussion about your rights and about whether pursuing a legal recovery is a good idea for you.

Schedule a Free Consult With Our Des Moines Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

If you have any questions about your rights, or if you are ready to schedule a meeting to discuss your rights with our experienced Des Moines motorcycle accident lawyer, please call us directly at (515) 984-0091 today. We would be pleased to provide you with a free, no-obligation consultation.

Jason F. Abraham
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Helping car accident and personal injury victims throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa since 1993.