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July 24, 2023

California Motorcycle Accident Settlement Calculator

Legally reviewed by: Jessica Anvar Stotz, JD, MBA

As a State Bar Certified California attorney referral service, we’ve spoken to and referred many people who have injuries following a motorcycle accident. Motorcycle accidents are a serious matter and we think we can help your road to recovery with our settlement calculator below.

Calculate What Your Motorcycle Accident is Worth Now

To calculate your potential settlement, fill out the questions below. In about 90 seconds you’ll receive an approximate settlement. Don’t delay! Put an end to the medical bills and expenses that keep coming and start your journey to recovery.

Factors that Commonly Affect Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amounts

Factors Influencing Settlements Low Impact Medium Impact High Impact
Severity of Injuries Minor injuries, bruises, sprains, minor fractures. Moderate injuries with fractures, head injuries. Severe and life-changing injuries, permanent disabilities.
Medical Expenses Limited medical treatment, outpatient care. Moderate medical treatment and rehabilitation expenses. Extensive medical treatment, surgeries, ongoing therapies.
Property Damage Minor damage to motorcycle, minimal repair costs. Significant damage requiring repairs or replacement. Motorcycle totaled, additional property damage.
Liability & Fault Clear liability on the other party, minimal fault on the victim’s part. Shared liability, contributory negligence by both parties. Strong evidence of other party’s fault, negligence established.
Documentation & Evidence Lack of proper documentation, limited witness accounts. Some evidence available, witness statements. Thorough documentation, witness testimonies, accident report.
Lost Wages & Income Minimal time off work, limited income loss. Some missed work with partial income loss. Prolonged absence, significant income reduction.
Insurance Coverage Limited coverage, minimal policy limits. Adequate coverage, sufficient policy limits. Substantial coverage, high policy limits or excess coverage.
Pre-existing Conditions No pre-existing conditions related to current injuries. Pre-existing conditions may affect settlement. Pre-existing conditions that worsened due to the accident.
Legal Representation No legal representation or inexperienced attorney. Legal representation with limited experience. Experienced motorcycle accident attorney with a strong record.

Using a Lawyer vs. Dealing with Insurance Companies Alone

Aspect Settling on Your Own Hiring a Lawyer
Understanding Legalities May struggle with complex insurance policies, legal jargon, and procedures. Lawyers are knowledgeable in personal injury law and insurance practices.
Navigating Insurance Tactics May face challenges dealing with skilled adjusters who aim to minimize settlements. Lawyers can counter tactics, protecting your rights and seeking fair compensation.
Medical Documentation Responsibility to gather and present medical evidence may be overwhelming. Lawyers can help obtain and interpret medical documentation to support your claim.
Negotiation Skills May lack expertise in negotiating with insurance companies, risking undervalued settlements. Lawyers are skilled negotiators, aiming for the best possible outcome for you.
Time and Effort Requires considerable time and effort on your part to communicate, document, and negotiate. Lawyers handle the entire process, relieving you of the burden and saving time.
Legal Representation You are representing yourself, potentially leading to undervalued settlements. Lawyers advocate for your best interests, ensuring you are not taken advantage of.
Legal Strategy and Options Limited knowledge may result in overlooking potential legal avenues for compensation. Lawyers devise effective strategies and explore all available options.
Handling Complex Issues May struggle with handling complex legal issues and challenging insurance situations. Lawyers are equipped to tackle complex matters, ensuring a strong case presentation.
Objective Advice May find it challenging to assess the true value of your claim objectively. Lawyers provide impartial advice, evaluating your claim’s worth accurately.
Court Representation (if needed) You may be unprepared to represent yourself in court, if necessary. Lawyers can represent you in court, if the case goes to trial.

Recent Motorcycle Settlements from LawLinq Lawyer Members

  • $6,100,000 settlement motorcycle incident involving dangerous road conditions
  • $500,000 settlement for motorcyclist crash with ride share company resulting in knee surgery
  • $500,000 Motorcycle collision with severe injuries

Find Out What Your Settlement is Worth

If you or your family member believes you have a motorcycle accident case, don’t delay seeking legal help. We connect people with some of the best motorcycle accident lawyers in the state for free.

Call 24/7 to get connected with a top rated attorney and begin your journey to recovery. The last thing we want to see is anyone becoming overwhelmed due to medical expenses piling up. Or, their case being dismissed because they waited too long to reach out for help. (855) 997-2558

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About the Author

Jessica Anvar

California Consumer Litigation Attorney Jessica Anvar, Esq. is the Founder and Managing Partner of Lemon Law Experts California’s leading lemon law firm. She has multiple years’ worth of experience working with both state and federal lemon laws. Her practice focuses exclusively on consumer protection cases. Ms. Anvar received her J.D. from Loyola Law School. She also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola Marymount University. Jessica is very active in her local legal community and has helped thousands of clients across the state of California. She has an outstanding record as a true advocate for consumers.

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