Page 1

Uricchio Law Firm 147 Wappoo Creek Drive Wappoo Centre Suite 205 Charleston, SC 29412 Phone: 843.795.9300 843.795.9300 (or toll free 800.LAW.9891) Fax: 843.795.3990

Charleston Accident Lawyers Charleston and Columbia's Motorbike Mishap Lawyer Offer a History of the Motorbike

Today's motorbike is the outcome of 200 years of invention and modern technology. The past of motorbikes was an exciting journey, and we 'd such as to share several of the highlights. The forefather of the motorbike is the humble bicycle. The first bicycles in the very early 1800s were made from wood, and riders actually walked them along-great exercise, yet not a fast method of transport. Bicycles weren't chain-driven until the overdue 1860s, and the first steam-powered bicycle, the velocipede, was patented in 1866.

Powering cycles with something aside from human power had actually already struck some developers, and through the 1800s, they formulated lots of cycles with two, three, and 4 tires powered by gas and steam. By the end of the century, motorized tricycles prevailed, but also some areas applied rate limits and other stipulations.

As with lots of "firsts" in innovation, there is some argument regarding that built the initial motorbike. Creators mentioned in the discussion consist of Sylvester Roper and his steam-powered bike, Michaux with a single-cylinder bike, Lucius Copeland and his three-wheeled steamer, and Daimler and Maybach with the Reitwagen, powered by an inner burning engine.

An early motorcycle from Royal Enfield had a 239 cc front-mounted engine that powered a belt to the back wheel. While very early bikes had the tendency to be twostroke, the four-stroke engine soon changed it. After the breakthrough combustion engine, it was possible to standardize motorcycles, and The Hildebrand & Wolfmuller made its debut in 1894. Companies such as Triumph, Indian, and Harley-Davidson quickly adhered to.

At Uricchio Law Firm, We Know You by Name, Not Your File Number

Uricchio Law Firm represents clients facing serious legal problems throughout South Carolina, particularly in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties. Our practice areas include criminal defense, personal injury, and workplace accidents.

Our attorneys are committed to providing excellent representation to all our clients. We attribute our success to our case preparation skills, and most importantly our determination. Our firm works tenaciously towards our goal of achieving the best possible outcome in every case we handle.

In the area of personal injury, we have successfully obtained compensation for many people who have suffered serious injuries in motorcycle accidents, car accidents, workplace accidents, and other acts of negligence. Our persistence has helped numerous clients get the financial resources and medical care they need to rebuild their lives.

We apply our investigative skills in the defense of individuals facing criminal charges in state and federal courts in South Carolina. We defend the rights and freedom of those accused of all felony and misdemeanor crimes including DUI, drug offenses, property crimes, and acts of violence.

Our attorneys and staff are not intimidated. We take pride in offering professional and zealous representation on a wide range of legal matters.

Uricchio Law Firm is conveniently located on James Island in the Wappoo Centre Building on beautiful Wappoo Creek, next door to the Charleston Crab House. Contact or call us today for a free consultation.

The attorneys at Uricchio Law Firm know that justice can be especially elusive for those accused of crime, guilty or not. We will not tolerate abuses of power and we will not hesitate to act aggressively defending your rights. We believe that, no matter your charge, you are entitled to be treated with respect and humanity.

Motor Vehicle Accidents A serious accident can change your entire life in a matter of seconds. When you are unable to work and have extensive medical bills, it is imperative that the insurance company quickly pay the money you are owed. Unfortunately, insurers aren’t usually so enthusiastic about cutting you a check and can put up quite a fight. Our accident attorneys know how to hold insurers to their obligations and will work to get you compensated quickly.

Our founding attorney, Paul Uricchio, represented persons seriously injured in automobile, motorcycle, and trucking accidents for over 40 years. At Uricchio Law Firm, we are well equipped to deal with the insurance company and make sure you are fully informed of all the money you are entitled to—not just what they are telling you about.

Our accident lawyers have established strong relationships with numerous doctors and healthcare providers. At our request, these medical experts will help assist in making sure you receive the medical attention you need and deserve. With thorough preparation and investigation, we cover all legal aspects to ensure you receive fair

compensation. We will dedicate the time and resources required to build a solid case to help put your life back together.

Uricchio Law Firm will handle all aspects of your insurance claim. We will seek to tap into all possible sources of compensation, including your health insurance, Personal Injury Protection coverage, uninsured / underinsured motorist coverage, and the insurance company of the negligent driver.

Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Coverage Many people do not fully understand the automobile insurance coverage they have. Insurance companies often take advantage of this lack of knowledge by offering accident victims less than they are entitled to. One of the best sources for accident compensation is your uninsured / underinsured motorist coverage. This provides compensation in situations where the at-fault driver is not insured or has inadequate liability insurance, and in cases involving hit-and-run accidents.

Uninsured / underinsured coverage is portable under South Carolina law. It can apply not just to a car accident where you are the driver, but also when you are injured in a motorcycle accident, a pedestrian accident, or as a passenger in another vehicle. In addition, family members may be covered by your policy.

Uricchio Law Firm takes full advantage of the provisions contained in uninsured / underinsured motorist policies—and will work diligently to help you obtain full compensation for your injuries and losses.

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Our firm has a great deal of experience in cases involving motorcycle accidents, catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. Paul Uricchio was a biker himself, understood the biking experience, and educated his team of the resources necessary to properly investigate a motorcycle accident and assign liability. If you are a biker, please check out our blog, Biker’s Law. Our blog covers everything from biker’s rights on and off the road to current and upcoming motorcycle legislation, and biker events to safety tips.

Uricchio Law Firm 147 Wappoo Creek Drive Wappoo Centre Suite 205 Charleston, SC 29412 Phone: 843.795.9300 843.795.9300 (or toll free 800.LAW.9891) Fax: 843.795.3990

Charleston Accident Lawyers  

Our accident lawyers have established strong relationships with numerous doctors and healthcare providers. At our request, these medical exp...