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Motorcycle Accident

Dedicated Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Reno, Nevada

The Reno, Nevada climate provides great opportunities for motorcyclists to enjoy the scenic view of the Sierra Nevada while enjoying the freedom of riding as guests or residents in our beautiful city.

When riding enjoyment is interrupted by a motorcycle accident, our Washoe County and Reno personal injury attorneys work tirelessly to pursue the best financial outcome available for your specific case and the injuries you have suffered as a result of another’s negligence.

Motorcycle Ownership and Accident Statistics in the United States

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety lists that motorcycle registrations in the United States doubled from 4.2 million in 2002 to 8.4 million in 2017. And there are over 74,000 motorcycles registered with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles alone.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, of the 309 traffic fatalities that occurred in Nevada last year, 54 were motorcyclists.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Reno, Nevada

Motorcycles accidents in Reno, Nevada can happen without notice, and the results can be devastating to the rider’s well-being.

While many passenger vehicle drivers who collide with a motorcyclist often admit that they simply did not see the rider, the negligence involved in these crashes can upend the lives of everyone involved.

Common motorcycle crash causes can include:

  • Aggressive driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Opening car doors without checking for passing riders
  • Speeding or reckless driving
  • Unsafe lane changes into a motorcyclist
  • Vehicles turning into the path of motorcyclists

Head Injuries and Reno, Nevada Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists and their passengers are required by law to wear helmets while operating their vehicles in the State of Nevada.

The Centers for Disease Control has stated that wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle is an integral part of protecting riders and passengers from severe head injuries, including traumatic brain injuries that can occur during a collision.

All motorcycle accidents in Reno, Nevada are different and require a unique approach to holding the negligent driver who caused the crash responsible for their reckless behavior. At Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen, we focus on your individual medical and financial needs, so your future care is covered by our legal recovery methods, whether it is broken bone or a severe injury that requires extended care.

If you have been hurt in a collision, contact our motorcycle attorneys today at (702) 505-8115 to learn how we can prepare the best case for your personal circumstances, so you are not left paying for your time away from work or lengthy medical care alone.

Our Promise to You

Why You Can Count on Our Firm
  • Experience You Can Trust
    Our attorneys, paralegals and support staff leverage decades of experience across a diverse range of backgrounds on behalf of our clients.
  • Legacy of Client Satisfaction
    Word-of-mouth referrals and repeat clients account for more than 85% of our business, which is a testament to the level of service we provide.
  • Client-Centered Approach

    We strive to treat our clients with integrity, compassion, and respect and provide them with clear communication every step of the way.

  • Proven Record of Results
    We have recovered millions of dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients throughout the state of Nevada.

Client testimonials

Real Stories From Real Clients
    “They always made me feel like a member of their family and not just a client.”
    “The kindness and compassion they showed during my case was amazing! They always made me feel like a member of their family and not just a client.”
    - Ryan W.
    “So seamless and easy for me.”
    “I was involved in two car accidents within a year. They made everything so seamless and easy for me and were always available for questions or reassurance. This law firm clearly not only cares about what they do, but the clients they do it for. Thank you, ”
    - Aimee W.
    “The process has been exceptional.”
    “John Bertoldo made us feel very at ease about the situation... They truly care about their clients and making them feel at ease through the entire process. Overall I think the process has been exceptional.”
    - Pete S.
    “Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith took great care of me.”
    “They were fast, caring, and always answered my questions and reassured me throughout the process. I highly recommend Lindsay Cullen as an attorney and the firm to represent you if you're seeking any legal guidance.”
    - Jay G.
    “Very nice & professional.”
    “Lawrence Smith is a Godsend! He's a good man. Very nice & professional.”
    - Aaliyah R.
    “A Lawyer that cares and will fight for you.”
    “Since day one of meeting Brett, I knew I was in good hands. Brett made sure to thoroughly explain and cover any/all question or concern that I had, and was able to ease my mind and get me an answer to the question/s I was seeking.”
    - Julie M.
    “By far, one of the best and most reputable firm's in Las Vegas.”
    “I highly recommend Steve Baker and the entire team. Thank you again for always answering all of our questions and being so easy to work with, something I have not experienced with other firms here in town.”
    - Steven P.
    “Best help I could have asked for.”
    “Thank you all so much for all the hard work you put into my case. All of you mean the world to me and I am thankful to have received the most quality help from the BBC&S team. Thanks again and I miss you all!”
    - Sierra S. P.

A Proven Record of Results

Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
  • $100 Million Product Defect and Fatality from Helicopter Crash
  • $30 Million Fatality/Burn Disfigurement from Helicopter Crash
  • $19.5 Million Brain Damage from Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $18.5 Million Wrongful Death from Aircraft Accident
  • $16 Million Motor Vehicle Accident, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • $12 Million Negligence Security leading to Sexual Assault
  • $10.8 Million Brain Injury, Premises Liability
  • $10 Million Brain Injury, Premises Liability