Seattle Dirt Bike Accident Attorney

Dirt Bike and Off-Road Accidents in Washington

Washington State has millions of acres of rugged terrain, just begging adventurous motor sports enthusiasts to take it on. Dirt biking and other off-road motor sports are leisure activities that are growing in popularity here in The Evergreen State. Both children and adults can participate in motor sport activities, but safety is still a major concern. Each year, hundreds of Americans are severely injured or killed while riding dirt bikes, trail bikes, ATVs, and similar off-road vehicles.

If you or a family member has been injured in an off-road accident due to the negligence or carelessness of another party, or a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation for any losses incurred. To find out more about your legal rights and options, you’ll need to contact a skilled Seattle personal injury attorney.

For over four decades, Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. has been representing Washington injury victims and their families. Call our Seattle dirt bike accident lawyers today for a free, no obligation consultation at (888) 228-3860.

Compensation for Damages from an Off-Road Motor Sport Injury

If negligence or carelessness caused your injury, you may be entitled to pursue compensation for any of the following damages:

  • Current medical bills (such as ambulance and emergency room fees, hospitalization, etc.)
  • Future medical bills related to your injury (such as reconstructive surgeries, skin grafts, etc.)
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of or damage to property
  • Costs of physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Mental anguish and emotional duress
  • Household and vehicle modifications (such as wheelchair ramps and lifts, etc.)
  • Permanent injury or disability (such as becoming paralyzed, loss of limb, etc.)
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of career or earning capacity
  • Diminished earning capacity
  • Loss of joy of life

Wrongful Death Damages from a Motor Sports Injury

Riding a dirt bike, trail bike, ATV or any other off-road motor vehicle is an inherently dangerous activity that can lead to death in some cases. If you’ve lost a loved one in an off-roading accident, you and your family may be able to pursue financial compensation for any of the following wrongful death damages:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical bills
  • Pain and suffering of the deceased before they died
  • Loss of future income
  • Loss of future benefits (such as medical benefits, retirement, etc)
  • Loss of companionship, love, affection, guidance, marital consortium, etc.
  • Loss of household duties the deceased performed (such as accounting, childcare, property and vehicle maintenance, etc.)

Common Injuries from Off-Road Accidents

Some of the more common injuries suffered in Washington off-road accidents include the following:

  • Crushed and fractured bones
  • Contusions and abrasions
  • Sprains and strains
  • Concussions (currently, less than half the states have laws requiring children under the age of 18 to wear helmets while riding an off-road vehicle)
  • Internal injuries
  • Burns

Contact a Seattle Dirt Bike Accident Lawyer at Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S.

To get the settlement you and your family deserve, call Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. at (888) 228-3860 for a free consultation. We have helped many families secure the financial settlement they needed after a bike accident in Seattle.

Additional Information

Our Case Results

Degloving Injury$2,400,000
Degloving Injury
from defective power winch.
Wrongful Death$1,925,000
Wrongful Death
from head-on van accident.
Rollover Accident$1,925,000
Rollover Accident
resulting in wrongful death.
Wrongful Death$1,625,000
Wrongful Death
from highway design defect.
Car Accident$595,000
Car Accident
injuries to 47-year-old woman.
Wrongful Death$460,695
Wrongful Death
oncoming traffic accident.
Rear-End Collision$450,000
Rear-End Collision
resulting in lower back injury.
Car Accident$390,000
Car Accident
resulting in fractured leg.
Car Sideswipe$390,000
Car Sideswipe
resulting in injured back.
Head-On Collision$372,000
Head-On Collision
resulting in fractured pelvis.
Car Accident$360,000
Car Accident
resulting in lower back injury.
Car Accident$275,000
Car Accident
resulting in jaw fracture.
Overturned Truck$230,000
Overturned Truck
resulting in broken ribs.
Head-On Collision$230,000
Head-On Collision
resulting in shoulder injury.
Motorcycle Accident$225,000
Motorcycle Accident
resulting in leg fracture.

Written by Joseph Pendergast, this book is designed to help people who have suffered a personal injury understand their rights and the steps to take to be sure they get the compensation they deserve.

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