Neville Nish Nichol Killed in a Motorcycle Crash on Highway 29 in Middletown
Middletown, CA (May 4, 2022) – Neville Nish Nichol (33) from Santa Rosa was identified as the fatality in a motorcycle accident on Highway 29 in Middletown of Lake County.
According to the Press Democrat, authorities received a report from a passerby who found Nichol at around 3:00 pm on Sunday. The passerby saw him in an embankment near Callayomi Street.
Neville Nish Nichol got thrown off his motorcycle before landing in an embankment.
According to the California Highway Patrol’s investigation, Nichol was driving a Honda CBR 1000 heading south. Then, he went over a center divider and into Highway 29’s northbound side. After, Nichol got ejected from his motorcycle and landed in the embankment.
At the moment, this accident is still under investigation.
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More About Motorcycle Accident Liability
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In this case, the family members of Neville Nish Nichol can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s also important to get your rightful compensation to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like to get professional advice about your case, give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Neville Nish Nichol.
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