Operating any type of motor vehicle comes with risk. This is especially true in the case of motorcycles. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, in 2017 there were 89,000 people injured in motorcycle crashes and 5,172 fatalities. With a fatality rate of 59.34 (per 100,000 registered vehicles), it’s easy to see just how dangerous these accidents can be.
Motorcycle accident injuries can have long-lasting, often permanent consequences for riders. Unfortunately, due to the dangerous reputation of motorcycles and the misconception of riders as being careless, it can be difficult to defend the victim’s rights – regardless of the other party’s negligence. Common injuries include:
- Road rash
- Broken bones
- Facial fractures and disfigurement
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Limb amputation
Those who have been injured in a motorcycle accident are entitled to the same rights as if they had been involved in a car or truck accident. In other words, those responsible for the accident are responsible for paying for your motorcycle repairs and for any injuries you incurred from the accident.
It is important to understand your rights. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you should not have to pay for the mistakes of someone else. Contact a motorcycle accident lawyer who cares. Call the motorcycle accident attorneys at Daggett Shuler today at 1-800-815-5500 for a FREE case evaluation. We work on a contingency basis; we only get paid if you do. Our attorneys will help you to deal with the difficulties that often accompany a motorcycle accident with the utmost efficiency and compassion.
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