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Waterbury, CT Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Victims of motorcycle accidents face a difficult battle when seeking compensation for their injuries. This is because insurance companies often deny or minimize valid accident claims to increase their profits. If you were recently injured in a motorcycle accident in Waterbury, you should contact the attorneys at the Carter Mario Law Firm immediately.

Contact Us for a Free Consultation with a Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Insurance companies do not have to tell you the true financial value or legal strength of your case. The experienced attorneys at the Carter Mario Law Firm provide you with an honest assessment regarding your legal rights and the value of your case.

Issues to examine following your motorcycle collision in Waterbury:

  • How much will I have to pay for a Waterbury motorcycle attorney to represent me?
  • What qualifications should I look for when searching for a Waterbury motorcycle lawyer?

Call 
203-876-2711 to find out what Carter Mario Law Firm can do for you. Get Carter! Guaranteed Tough! Guaranteed Fast!

Carter Mario Has 30+ Years of Experience

The Carter Mario Law Firm has been representing injured victims throughout Connecticut for over 30 years. We have built an impressive reputation within Connecticut’s legal community. Our reputation is well earned due to the fact we have obtained over one billion dollars on behalf of our clients.

Motorcycle Accident Settlement Examples

Insurance companies are well aware of The Carter Mario Law Firm’s reputation. This reputation provides our attorneys an edge over other law firms, which has allowed us to negotiate favorable settlements in motorcycle accidents such as:

  • A $621,000 settlement on behalf of a motorcycle rider struck by a vehicle while illegally turning left
  • A $1,250,000 settlement resulting from a head-on collision between a car and a motorcycle
  • A $2,400,000 settlement following a collision between an SUV and a motorcycle

Fighting for Victims of Motorcycle Accidents

Insurance companies hire powerful lawyers to defend motorcycle accident lawsuits. Insurance defense lawyers raise every possible argument to intimidate injured victims and their lawyers. The experienced motorcycle accident lawyers at the Carter Mario Law Firm are not easily intimidated and are driven by their desire to obtain justice on behalf of their clients.

What to do After Suffering a Motorcycle Injury

Building a strong case requires evidence of the other driver’s negligence and your injuries. The time immediately following a collision is when you can begin building your case. As such, following your motorcycle accident, you should:

  • Call 911 and report the collision
  • Obtain the other driver’s information, but do not discuss the collision
  • Go to a hospital or urgent care center for medical treatment
  • Obtain contact information for individuals who may have witnessed the collision
  • Take pictures of the other driver’s vehicle
  • Take photos of the location of the accident
  • Do not talk to any insurance companies
  • Contact a Waterbury motorcycle accident lawyer

Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are often caused by an automobile driver that committed an act of negligence. Specifically, automobile drivers negligently:

  • Fail to yield the right of way
  • Drive faster than the posted speed limit
  • Engage in aggressive or reckless driving
  • Talk or text on their cell phones
  • Change lanes without observing their surroundings

Connecticut Motorcycle Helmet Laws

The State of Connecticut does not require motorcycle operators to wear helmets while driving. However, according to Connecticut State law, if the driver or passenger is not yet 18, they must wear a helmet. Minor drivers or passengers who violate this statute will have to pay a minimum fine of $90.

How a Waterbury Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Helps Prove Negligence 

To win your motorcycle accident lawsuit, you must prove the other driver caused the collision by a preponderance of the evidence, i.e., 51%. A Waterbury motorcycle accident lawyer prepares your testimony and gathers relevant evidence such as testimony by independent witnesses. Finally, a motorcycle collision attorney presents your case and persuades a fact finder that the evidence proves the other driver’s negligence.

Potential Damages from Motorcycle Accident Claims

Injured victims may obtain financial compensation based on their “damages.” You can claim two types of damages: economic and non-economic. Economic damages include your lost wages and medical expenses while non-economic damages include the pain and suffering you experienced.

Obtaining Compensatory & Non-Compensatory Damages

Similar to proving negligence, you must prove your motorcycle accident caused your injuries. Under Connecticut State law, you can claim the cost of rehabilitative care along with your medical expenses as part of your economic damages. You can also claim the mental and emotional suffering you endured as part of your non-economic damages.

Waterbury Motorcycle Claim Statute of Limitations

You must file a lawsuit within two years after your motorcycle accident. This is because the statute of limitations for civil claims in Connecticut is two years. Stated more clearly, if you fail to sue the other driver within two years, you waive your right to sue.

Contact a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Waterbury at Carter Mario 

The attorneys at the Carter Mario Law Firm have earned numerous professional awards and our former clients have written countless 5-star reviews. Insurance companies know we are real litigators. To learn how our firm can help you, contact us today for a free consultation with one of our Waterbury motorcycle accident lawyers.

Client Victories

We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
Just Like You


$17M

Rear-End Collision

Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.

$4M

Medical Misdiagnosis

Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.

$3.9M

Failure to Treat

Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.

$3.4M

Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.

$3.4M

Medical Malpractice

Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.

$3.3M

Brain Damage

Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.

$3M

Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.

$2.6M

Personal Injury Resulting in Death

Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.

$2.5M

Gas Poisoning

Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

  • A Team That Puts You First!

    Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!

  • Over $1 Billion Recovered!

    For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.

  • Experience On Your Side!

    No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.

  • We Have a Large War Chest!

    When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!

  • Making the Law Make Sense!

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!

You Pay Us Nothing Until
We Win Your Case

Call (203) 876-2711 or Contact Us For a No-Obligation Case Evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to evaluate your case, answer any questions, or discuss your next steps. Getting the compensation you deserve starts here!



    Client Testimonials

    Such a great experience

    "I had such a great experience with Carter Mario Law Firm. Everyone was amazing, helpful and comforting during this stressful time."

    - Michelle P.

    It felt really good to have someone

    "My son suffered an injury after being hurt in a car accident, and it felt really good to have someone fighting for the person you love."

    - Alex M.

    Tough and fearless

    "Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me."

    - Phillip Y.

    Attention to detail

    "Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me."

    - John L.

    Took so much stress off of me

    "When I had my work-related injury, Carter Mario took on the workers’ comp insurance company that tried to belittle me and dealt with them, which took so much stress off of me. Thank you so much."

    - Ruth H.