Timothy J. Ryan graduated with a double major in Political Science and Psychology from Boston College in 1978. In 1980, he earned his Juris Doctor from the Southwestern University School of Law. Soon after, in 1981, he became a member of the California State Bar and has been one ever since. Mr. Ryan has devoted the majority of his time in representing personal injury victims, a large number of which suffered injuries as a result of motorcycle accident collisions. He has instilled his passion for defending the rights of victims at his firm, Timothy J. Ryan & Associates, which has resulted in a long history of satisfied clients and more than $15 million in compensation recovered for his clients in the last year alone.
Attorney Tim J. Ryan is an active member of a variety of different community organizations including the American Association for Justice, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Orange County Bar Association, the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and the American Bar Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Huntington Beach Sea Cliff Country Club.
Timothy J. Ryan and his compassionate group of associates know how catastrophic a motorcycle accident can be both to the victim and his or her family members. Due to the severity of the injuries that are usually associated with these collisions, the victim is often left to spend weeks or even months recovering. Timothy J. Ryan & Associates knows that you and your family have enough things to worry about during this time. Let us take some of that burden and handle the legal side for you.
The lack of protection afforded to a motorcyclist makes them prone to more devastating injuries than seen in a typical motor vehicle accident. Motorcycle deaths are outrageously common. A motorcycle accident attorney like Timothy J. Ryan is well educated in all of the most common motorcycle injuries from road rash to broken bones and major head trauma. Different types of injury call for different needs in future medical care, something Timothy J. Ryan will make sure is being considered in your case.
Unfortunately for motorcyclists, there is still a certain stigma surrounding their love for riding on two wheels. Police officers and other drivers are quick to place the blame on the motorcyclist regardless of the circumstances. Timothy J. Ryan is well aware of the prejudices that are facing a motorcycle enthusiast after an accident and will see to it that they are put aside by the opposition and that you are treated with fairness and the respect that you deserve.
Call on the law firm of Timothy J. Ryan & Associates if you or someone close to you has suffered from a collision. Despite what others may think, you are entitled to the same rights as any other motorist and should be compensated for the damages you have suffered.
Why You Need a Motorcycle Attorney
Motorcycles are fun, but they are also riskier than any other vehicle on the road. The body of a motorcyclist is exposed to direct impact from other vehicles when he or she is struck or with the pavement if the accident propels the rider off of the bike. This leads to injuries that are usually more severe in nature then what you see in a typical automotive crash. Over 3/4 of all motorcycle accidents that occur in the United States will result in an injury or fatality to the driver of the motorcycle.
The very design of a motorcycle necessitates an attorney after an accident has occurred. The two wheels—lightweight and small size of a bike—make them more susceptible to being struck by a passenger car or truck than other vehicles on the road. In almost all cases, the other driver will immediately try to place the blame on the motorcyclist even though most of the time it was a failure to notice the bike that caused the accident.
A motorcycle accident attorney such as Timothy J. Ryan knows the defense tactics used in motorcycle cases and is skilled in gathering evidence to prove that inattentive driving was the most likely cause of the accident. You will need an attorney with his dedication to help prove your case and maximize your compensation. The faster you retain an attorney following a collision the better. A motorcycle accident claim is going to require evidence that your attorney will need to start collecting right away to help prove liability. Any delays can cause crucial information to your case to be lost, forgotten, or overlooked.
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Injuries from these types of collisions are almost always severe, requiring long periods of time before full recovery is achieved. With that comes expensive medical treatments, bills for hospital stays, and loss of income from missed time at work. Timothy J. Ryan will explain to you and your family your options for pursuing compensation for these expenses and losses and help you decide what your next step should be.
During this time there is a high probability that you will be approached by lawyers or insurance adjustors representing the driver who struck you. It is imperative that you have an attorney to handle all such contact. These individuals may act as though they have your best interest in mind and may even try to offer you a small settlement.
You need to know that their only real concern is the company that they represent and keeping any cost to them at a minimum. Any information you inadvertently divulge to them could cause you to lose your claim for compensation. All attempts to speak to you by them should be handled by an attorney.
Call Timothy J. Ryan and associates today for a free consultation and get good solid advice from an attorney whose main concern really is what is best for you and your family. Let your only concern after a collision be to rest and recover from your injuries while Timothy J. Ryan & Associates worries about the details of your case.