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 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.
40 years of experience, 40 years of results
Our attorneys have been handling motorcycle accidents and personal injury claims for 40 years. Results we have obtained on behalf of clients injured in motorcycle accidents include:
- $1,000,000 settlement for a motorcyclist who injured his leg by a car pulling out of a parking lot.
- $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.