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Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

/lawyers/william-r-kendall-esqA motorcycle accident can cause serious trauma and permanently alter your life.

Motorcycle accident attorney William R. Kendall of Reno, NV, helps victims and their families recover the compensation they deserve.

If you or your loved one has been injured in a motorcycle crash, schedule a free consultation with Bill Kendall's personal injury law firm.

You Can Afford Our Proven Attorney

Reno personal injury attorney Bill Kendall works on a contingency basis, so there are no upfront costs when you hire him, and you only pay a fee if he wins your case. Call (775) 324-6464 or write to request your free personal consultation with him. 

"He is the best."


Chris Salerno

Reno, NV


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Mr Kendall did the legal work for my motorcycle accident and I’m super happy with his work. He got me an excellent settlement, far more than I was expecting to get. I highly recommend him.

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José Martin Ríos R.

Reno, NV


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He is the best. He knows what he's doing and provides excellent explanation in "hard to understand" stuff. Also he's a great guy all around. I recommend him a lot.

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An Attorney You Can Trust after a Motorcycle Accident

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Personal Representation

Many large firms in Nevada will treat your motorcycle accident case like a number that gets passed from paralegal to paralegal. That's not the case at the Law Office of William R. Kendall. Bill Kendall is the firm's only attorney, and he handles each and every case himself from beginning to end. When you hire Bill Kendall after a motorcycle crash, you can trust that you will have direct communication with him and that your case will receive his undivided attention.

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Over 25 Years in Practice

Bill Kendall has practiced law since 1994. Before he began representing personal injury victims, he worked as a lawyer for insurance companies, so he understands how insurers evaluate motorcycle accident cases and work to deny claims. Over the last three decades, he has successfully brought many cases to jury trials and recovered large amounts for his clients through verdicts and settlements. 

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Committed to You

Motorcycle accident lawyer Bill Kendall understands how overwhelming life can become after your family has been affected by negligence on the road. He will go above and beyond to make sure that you feel informed and supported throughout your case. He will always be honest with you about what you can expect, and he will never settle for anything less than the best possible outcome for you and your family.

Meet with a Motorcycle Accident Attorney Request Your Free Consultation

After your family has been devastated by a motorcycle accident, you should consult with a trustworthy attorney before accepting any kind of settlement from an insurance company or other driver. If you don't let a motorcycle accident lawyer take a look at your case, you are at risk of leaving money on the table.

Consultations with Reno motorcycle accident attorney Bill Kendall are totally free of charge and obligation, so you have nothing to lose by meeting with him. After evaluating your case, he will determine if he can help you and recommend the best possible course of action.

To request an initial consultation at the Law Office of William R. Kendall in Reno, NV, send us an email or call:

(775) 324-6464

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Personal injury lawyer Bill Kendall has spent decades winning injury cases.

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Cassidy Kimball

Reno, NV


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Bill did an absolutely great job and got me more money than I had initially anticipated. He's not afraid to say things how they are and will fight for you to get compensated fairly. His fees were more than justified.

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Bill B

Reno, NV


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You Can Receive Compensation  Even If You Are Partially to Blame

Mr. Kendall vigorously pushes back against all unfair blame his clients receive for their motorcycle accidents. That being said, there are some cases where a motorcycle rider is at least somewhat at fault. Even if you did partially cause your motorcycle accident, you can receive compensation as long as we prove the defendant is more responsible for the crash than you. 

This is possible because Nevada law operates under a principle of modified comparative negligence. This means that the damages available to you can rise or fall depending on how responsible you are found to be for causing the crash. As long as you are not more than 50 percent responsible for the accident, you may be able to collect restitution.

Time Is of the Essence

Nevada has a 2 year statutes of limitations
After a motorcycle accident in Nevada, injured motorcyclists or their families have two years to file a claim. This deadline is the same whether you are suing solely for property damage or for life-changing harm like a brain injury

Punitive Damages

The standard form of compensation in injury cases is known as compensatory damages. Examples include medical bills, lost wages, and property damage. In rare cases, punitive damages can also be awarded to set an example and punish a defendant for especially egregious behavior. 

An example of a lawsuit where a personal injury attorney could seek punitive damages is a case where a drunk driver hit a motorcyclist. This situation applies because consuming enough alcohol to become drunk while knowing they are going to drive is very reckless. 

Punitive damages can be very significant. In a case such as the one described above, the plaintiff could receive a punitive damages award of up to $300,000 if their compensatory damages were under $100,000. If the amount of compensatory damages awarded is $100,000 or more, punitive damages can reach up to three times that amount.

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Stands Up To Motorcycle Accident Stigmas

Many motorcycle accident victims face unfair stigmas following a crash. They are often portrayed as inherently reckless and deserving of their injuries, even when a motorcycle rider followed all traffic laws. Insurance companies frequently use this stigma to repeatedly and wrongfully try to downplay their own liability.

Mr. Kendall believes that all crash victims deserve legal representation. He is glad to represent motorcycle accident victims because they are so often treated unfairly. If you have suffered a motorcycle accident, you need a legal advocate who is truly on your side. Call our Reno, NV, injury law office to speak with a personal injury attorney who will stand by you. 

(775) 324-6464

"I couldn’t be happier with the outcome."


Kenia Martinez

Reno, NV


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Bill is the best! He is so easy to talk to, explains everything so well with understanding. You can tell he cares for his clients. My whole case, as difficult as it was, was handled with such ease, no stress. I couldn’t have asked for anything more. Definitely recommend, THE BEST IN TOWN.

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Michael Frouge

Reno, NV


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Bill did an amazing job handling my case. He was able to resolve everything quickly and efficiently and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. I highly recommend him to anyone I know. He’s by far the best personal injury attorney in the area.

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Wrongful Death Cases Mr. Kendall Pursues Justice for the Bereaved

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The severe nature of many motorcycle wrecks often results in fatalities. Our Reno attorney is here to represent the grieving families of motorcycle crash victims in wrongful death cases

Wrongful death cases can be filed by a surviving spouse, children, parents, or siblings. A wrongful death lawsuit can even be filed by the executor of the deceased's estate. Damages in a wrongful death case compensate families for:

  • Burial & funeral expenses
  • Medical expenses the deceased incurred
  • Wages that would have been earned by the decedent
  • Emotional suffering by surviving loved ones
  • Companionship, mentorship, and care the deceased can no longer provide

You Can Move Forward With the Help of Our Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

While no amount of money can ever replace a life, receiving the financial compensation you deserve can help you and your family move forward. In Nevada, the statute of limitations for a wrongful death case is two years from the decedent's passing. Reach out to our Reno law firm so Bill Kendall can help you meet your deadline and pursue the restitution you deserve. 

Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Due to the size and design of motorcycles, riders often sustain much more serious injuries than individuals inside passenger cars. If you were struck by another car or a large truck, the trauma may be even more severe.

Bill Kendall is qualified to represent motorcyclists who have suffered:

  • Road rash
  • Broken bones
  • Internal bleeding
  • Organ damage
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Biker’s arm
  • Amputations
  • Back injuries
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Law Office of William R. Kendall

The Law Office of William R. Kendall has served the legal needs of Reno, NV, for over 25 years. As your personal injury lawyer, Bill Kendall can provide his counsel for a range of legal issues including:

  • Car Accidents
  • Casino Injuries 
  • Slip and Fall
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Truck Accidents
  • Dog Bites

To schedule a free consultation today, contact Bill Kendall online or call (775) 324-6464​.

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"We have used Bill's services through the years. You will not find an attorney more professional, honest and caring. He has consistently resolved our issues. We would highly recommend his services to all." Deborah D.

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