After a motorcycle accident in Decatur, DeKalb County you should take legal action with a DeKalb County, GA accident lawyer right away. The first order of business is to determine the cause of the accident -- was it your own fault or something out of your hands entirely? If the accident was caused by a defect in your motorcycle that you could not control, the manufacturer needs to be held accountable.

Motorcycle Recalls

Often when defects become known regarding a product the manufacturer announces a recall for the motorcycle. Below is a list of motorcycles that have been recalled: 

  • BMW motorcycles 90-92;
  • BMW R1100 94;
  • BMW RL1100RS 94-95;
  • BMW R1100RSL 94-96;
  • Buell S2 Thunderbolt 95;
  • Ducati 916 95;
  • Harley-Davidson 01-02;
  • Harley-Davidson 86-92;
  • Harley-Davidson 89-92;
  • Harley-Davidson 90-91;
  • Harley-Davidson 93;
  • H-D FLHTC & FLTC 93-94;
  • H-D Softail FL & FX 89-90;
  • H-D XLH 94;
  • Honda motorcycles 88-93;
  • Kawasaki motorcycles 96-97;
  • Kawasaki ZX600 93-94;
  • Suzuki motorcycles 96-98;
  • Suzuki GSX-R750W & TL1000RW;
  • Suzuki Intruder VS800GL 92-94;
  • Suzuki TL1000SV 97;
  • Yamaha Road Star '99-00; and
  • Yamaha motorcycles 95-96.

If you suffered serious injuries in an accident while riding a motorcycle on this list contact a DeKalb County, GA accident lawyer right away. All manufacturers have a federally mandated recall service that they must provide to all owners of defective products. Everything from your injuries to property damage may be compensated.

Your lawyer can give you an in-depth explanation of your legal rights and help you hold the motorcycle manufacturer accountable. Your lawyer will also keep you on track to make sure you don't miss any important deadlines that could compromise your case.

Contacting a DeKalb County, GA Accident Lawyer

If you are the victim of someone else's negligence or carelessness in a motorcycle accident or some other type of accident, you have certain rights guaranteed by law. To help you understand these rights and seek the compensation you may be eligible for to help get your life back in order, contact the Atlanta Law Offices of Sheryl L. Burke for a no-cost consultation on your injury case - 1-404-842-7838.