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Motorcycle Accident Litigation - What You Should Know

Posted on: June 10, 2012

Motorcycle Accident Litigation - What You Should KnowWith so many motorists on the road, motorcyclists need to be careful. They are especially vulnerable to severe injuries and major accidents, and more so that other drivers. It’s for that reason that we encourage anyone who has been involved in a motorcycle accident to speak with our White Plains personal injury attorneys as soon as possible. By looking into your legal entitlements after a serious vehicle accident, you can receive just compensation and actually achieve greater peace of mind.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

One of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents has to do with vehicle blind spots. Since motorcycles are smaller than other vehicles on the road, they are sometimes not visible to other motorists. If a motorcyclist is in someone’s blind spot, the driver of the motorcycle runs a chance of being hit and severely injured.

In addition, motorcyclists may fall victim to drunk drivers and reckless drivers. Whereas an accident with another car may not be serious, the vulnerability of a motorcyclist makes any sort of collision especially serious.

Poor road conditions can also contribute to motorcycle accidents, especially when combined with inclement weather. And we should not forget to mention that poor vehicle maintenance or manufacturer error can also lead to serious mechanical failures that can contribute to an accident.

Whatever caused your motorcycle accident, our Westchester County personal injury attorneys will be here for you and your loved ones.

Common Injuries Experienced in a Motorcycle Accident

There are many different injuries that motorcyclists can suffer from during an accident. On the less serious end, road rash, bumps, cuts, scrapes, and bruises are all common injuries. More serious injuries can result in concussions, broken bones, major head trauma and brain injury, and even severe harm to the spine. Paralysis, quadriplegia, and permanent physical impairment are all unfortunate possibilities.

If you suffer from any kind of injury during your motorcycle accident, our White Plains auto accident attorneys will fight to ensure that you receive compensation for medical bills and lost wages, on top of any damage to your property and loss to overall quality of life.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

Given all of the above issues of a motorcyclist’s vulnerability on the road, it is unfortunately the case that many accidents are fatal. The loss of a loved one can be especially trying, both emotionally and financially. That’s why our wrongful death lawyers are here for you and your family. We will fight to ensure your loved one’s funerary costs are covered by the responsible party, and will also make sure that your emotional hardship is accounted for in any damages sought.

Why Legal Representation is So Important

The legal system can be extremely complex, especially when it comes to motor vehicle litigation. You need a legal representative on your side who can be an advocate for your pain, your loss, and your cause. That’s where we come in, and that’s why it’s so important to speak with us after you or someone that you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident.

Speak with Auto Accidents and Personal Injury Attorneys Today

If you would like to learn more about your legal entitlements and how our team can help you receive just compensation for your injuries and losses, be sure to contact our White Plaints, New York personal injury lawyers today. The entire legal team is here to fight for you.

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