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Roanoke Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

While many motor vehicle accidents involve serious injuries, those obtained when in a motorcycle accident are often life-threatening. If you have been hit while riding a motorcycle and severely injured, or if your loved one has suffered fatal motorcycle accident injuries, Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico can help you.

We realize that there is no way to take away the pain and suffering you or your loved one endured in your motorcycle accident, but fair compensation may help ease the physical, financial and emotional damages you are now facing.

Roanoke and Salem Motorcycle Crash Attorneys Who Recognize Your Challenges

For more than 45 years, our Roanoke law firm has been assisting injured individuals and their family members in southwest Virginia withholding the responsible parties accountable for their losses.

An avid motorcyclist, Richard L. Derrico has been riding for more than 25 years. He, along with Michelle C. F. Derrico, have an intimate understanding of the challenges Virginia motorcyclists face both on the road and in the courtroom. Research shows that a majority of accidents involving motorcycles are the result of the other vehicle driver "not seeing" the motorcycle.

Our knowledgeable lawyers have represented our clients who have suffered injuries such as:

  • Severe skin abrasions (road rash)
  • Broken bones, especially in the feet and legs
  • Internal bleeding
  • Spinal cord and neck injuries
  • Head injuries

Because motorcycles do not provide protection like cars do, accidents involving motorcycles commonly result in serious injuries or even death. When you consult with Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico, we will help you obtain the best results by crafting a strong defense for your case. With our preparation and the help of expert witnesses, medical specialists, psychologists, accident reconstructionist and other professionals, we will tirelessly work toward obtaining just compensation for your injuries.

Not seeing a motorcyclist does not excuse a driver from responsibility. It doesn't matter what type of vehicle is involved in a crash, everyone has the same rights on the road and before the law.

Contact Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico Today

We invite you to contact our Roanoke personal injury attorneys at Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico regarding your difficult legal matters. Call 540-343-9349, or visit our Contact page to schedule a confidential consultation at our law office in Roanoke, Virginia. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with after hours and weekends by appointment. Ask about our personal injury contingency fees. We serve clients in the Roanoke valley and throughout southwest Virginia. Spanish translation available upon request.