Accidents on the road can be horrible experiences. Motorcycle accidents are common on American roads. Riders who get involved in motorcycle accidents often sustain injuries that vary from mild neck injury to more serious ones. In fact, compared to cars, motorcycle accidents are likely to result in critical injuries or death.
Once there is a motorcycle accident, hospitalization, therapy, surgery and ongoing doctor visits take their toll on a family’s budget. Loss of wages and earning potential adds to the misery.
Motorcyclists are the most vulnerable commuters on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 80 percent motorcycle accidents result in injury and death. Ejection from the motorcycle is also one of the common causes of accidents.
If you’ve become a victim of a motorcycle accident, it’s wise to reach out to the attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. Our experienced staff and attorneys are conversant with the state and federal laws. This, in turn, helps us fight for a rightful compensation. What’s more, we offer a FREE initial review of your case.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
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Once you drink the chances of your own crash skyrockets. The most common type of crash involves running off the road. Head-on collisions are common when the bike collides with rigid objects such as trees, fire hydrants, parked cars, culverts, and so on.
If you halt suddenly without warning, you may end up suffering a rear-end collision. To avoid such collisions, make sure that you slow down gradually. It’s also good practice to remain alert to the vehicles behind you at intersections.
Conditions such as rain, snow, and ice can make the roads slippery or reduce visibility. Therefore, it’s important to maintain adequate distance between you and other vehicles on the road.
If you’ve become a victim of a motorcycle accident, you may require expensive and long-term medical care. Our motorcycle accident attorneys can help you meet the burden of proof required to hold the responsible parties accountable for their negligence.
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Medical bills from ambulances, doctors, surgeons and hospitals add up quickly. Loss of wages, loss of earning potential and pain and suffering can make it even more difficult financially after an accident.