Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

After a serious Puget Sound motorcycle accident, injured people and their families need help

Motorcycle collisions are a growing issue on the crowded streets and freeways across Puget Sound. Even a fairly minor motorcycle crash can result in serious and long-term injuries. And when an accident is fatal, families will need assistance as they begin the recovery process.

Personal injury attorney Bill Coats manages the insurance claim after a motorcycle accident

With 20 years of experience, Bill Coats serves as your advocate and support system. He oversees the insurance claim, start to finish, so that you can focus on recovery. He focuses on obtaining a full settlement that you are entitled to.

Resources that accident victims need after a serious motorcycle crash

The region's police departments will typically produce a traffic collision report after an injury crash. This report is a crucial piece of information needed to determine liability in a motorcycle collision. The region's major law enforcement agencies include:

Seattle Police Department Everett Police Department Marysville Police Department
Edmonds Police Department Lynnwood Police Department Lake Stevens Police Department
Mukilteo Police Department Arlington Police Department Monroe Police Department
Snohomish Police Department Mt. Vernon Police Department Anacortes Police Department

The Washington State Patrol is the repository for the state's collision records. The agency receives all Vehicle Collision Reports from law enforcement officers at the state, county, city, and town levels, along with civilians that report their own collisions. These reports are written for each vehicle collision resulting in injury or death of any person, or damage to property to $1000 or more. Go to this link to request a copy of a traffic collision report.

The region's major hospitals include:

Bill Coats and his team will obtain copies of these reports which are needed to fully support your claim.

Motorcyclists are at higher risk of injury and death on Pacific Northwest roadways

Across the Pacific Northwest, motorcyclists face a heightened level of danger due to their lack of protection from the impact of a collision. To improve safety for all road users, learn here about Washington motorcycle laws. Also, Northwest Motorcycling Sound Rider and Northwest Motorcycle Association are great organizations focused on improving access and safety for motorcyclists across Washington State.

Bill helps injured people across Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, and Island Counties:

Everett Lynnwood Marysville
Mill Creek Snohomish Anacortes
Mt Vernon Oak Harbor Bellingham
Blaine Ferndale Lynden
Stanwood Burlington Snohomish

When a Pacific Northwest motorcycle accident is serious or fatal, Bill Coats Law takes over to help injured people and families

When an injury is serious or a death occurs, the next step is to work with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer to start the financial recovery process by launching an insurance claim. Bill Coats is that lawyer, and he and his team have the expertise to manage your personal injury or wrongful death claim with dedication and focus on obtaining a full settlement or verdict.

Bill Coats Law offers a no-fee guarantee - There is no fee unless we win

Bill Coats handles all of his personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you pay nothing up front, and you pay no fees if your claim is unsuccessful. You only pay if we deliver a successful claim.

Contact us today to get your questions answered and receive a free case evaluation. We can help you get your life back on track, and help you focus on recovering.

If you are in a motorcycle accident or any other type of accident in Oak Harbor, Washington, one or two (maybe more) officers from the Police Department will show up to investigate.  In their investigation, they will interview the drivers and witnesses and determine who was at fault.  This information will be on an incident report as well as who the registered owner of the car is, the name and policy number of the insurance company and a description of the car accident itself.  The law office of Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats will order this report when you make a consultation appointm

It’s a nice day to ride your motorcycle in Snohomish Washington. Suddenly you are broadsided.  The ambulance whisks you to the hospital and there is no time to receive any information from the Snohomish Police who have been called to the scene.  Eventually a complete police report will be needed.  Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats will order the complete Snohomish Police Report when you come in for a consultation.  However, if you wish to order it yourself, go to this link:

Snohomish WA Police Report

 

When Marysville Washington police are called to the scene of an accident, they will be writing up an accident report.  Some of the items included in this accident report will be how the accident happened, who was at fault, who the registered owner was and whether there was insurance.  Most of this is not the information that they give you at the scene.  Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats will order the complete Marysville Police Report at your consultation with him.  If you wish to order it yourself, go to this link:

When Edmonds Washington police are called to the scene of an auto accident, they will be writing up an incident report.  Some of the items included in this incident report will be a description of how the accident happened and whose fault it was.  This is not the information that they give at the scene.  It includes much more.  Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats will order the complete Edmonds Police Report when you make a consultation appointment with him.  To order an Edmonds Police Report directly:

If you are in a car accident in Sedro Woolley, Washington, one or two officers from the Sedro Woolly Washington Police Department will show up to investigate.  In their investigation, they will interview the drivers and witnesses and determine who was at fault.  This information will be on an incident report as well as who the registered owner of the car is, the name and policy number of the insurance company and a description of the car accident itself.  The law office of Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats will order this report when you make a consultation appointment with him.  You may

When Burlington Washington police are called to the scene of an accident, they will be writing up an accident report.  Some of the items included in this accident report will be: how the accident happened; who was at fault; who the driver(s) were and whether there was insurance.  This is more information than they give you at the scene.  Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats will order the complete Burlington Police Report as soon as you make a consultation appointment with him.  To order a Burlington Washington Police Report directly:

You are in Ferndale, Washington when the car crash occurs.  A Ferndale police officer will come to the scene and an incident report will be written.  It will not be available immediately although there will be an exchange of some information.  However, the complete report will be available several days later.  It will include the RCW code for who was at fault as well as insurance information and driver registration.  Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats will order this if you come for a consultation regarding your auto accident.  To order a Ferndale Police Report yourself, go to this site:

Michael stopped his motorcycle to help move a dead deer off the road on Highway 20, near Anacortes.  As Michael got off of his motorcycle, he was struck by a car and thrown into the path of another vehicle.  Michael’s personal injury lawyer was able to get the insurance companies for both vehicles to pay into a settlement.  Michael’s estate recovered $375,000. The case was filed in Skagit County under Cause No. 12-2-01909-9.  Personal injury attorney, Bill Coats, although a partner in the law firm that represented the Plaintiff, had no involvement in this case.

What hazards on Oak Harbor roads cause motorcycle accidents?

Motorcycles are much different then cars when it comes to personal transportation. They require balance and proper weight distribution to stay up.  Even a small bump in the road can cause a bad reaction or misstep for the motorcyclist. One of the best ways to stay safe is to acquaint yourself with your commonly used roads to avoid any accidents in Oak Harbor.  Some common road hazards that may cause an accident are:

As there has been an increase in motorcyclists in Snohomish county and across the nation, motorcycle accidents are more of a risk in Snohomish. If you are a motorcyclist you may want to invest on a camera for your bike. Here are a few reasons why.