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Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Santa Barbara

If you have been injured in a collision with another vehicle, we are here to help

The Santa Barbara attorneys at Pulverman & Pulverman, LLP apply decades of experience handling personal injury, wrongful death and motorcycle crash cases in Southern California to help victims of motorcycle accidents or their families recover compensation from the responsible party whose negligence caused the accident or injury.

No matter the cause: negligent drivers or road defects

For car and truck drivers, reasonable, safe driving includes being aware of the others around them and the possibility of a motorcycle moving up the lane to pass. Motorcyclists are vulnerable on the road and causes of accidents may be caused by:

  • A negligent car or truck driver:
    • Colliding with a motorcycle
    • Forcing a biker off the road
    • Forcing a biker into a skid
    • Aggressively driving
  • Road defects
  • Bad weather causing road hazards
  • Debris on the road

A word about rider error

All riders should ride reasonably and safely according to their level of skill and experience. But even a rider whose own negligence contributed to the accident or injury may still recover compensation from another negligent driver under California’s law of comparative negligence, as noted in our personal injury overview.

30 years of experience, 30 years of results

Our attorneys have been handling motorcycle accidents and personal injury claims for 30 years. Results we have obtained on behalf of clients injured in motorcycle accidents include:

  • $1,250,000 mediated settlement for a man injured in a motorcycle accident causing a broken foot, broken clavicle (collarbone) and punctured lung. There was a dispute in the case over the extent to which the injuries may have been complicated by a previously undiagnosed diabetic condition. This amount represented the policy limits.
  • $410,645 mediated settlement in a motorcycle crash causing a rotator cuff injury. A dispute centered over pre-existing medical conditions.
  • $105,000 settlement for a motorcyclist who sustained a wrist injury requiring arthroscopic surgery. The settlement was for policy limits.

When you’ve been involved in a motorcycle collision, contact a lawyer who gets the results you deserve

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, call Pulverman & Pulverman, LLP at 805.259.3581 or contact the firm online to schedule a free consultation.