Motorcycle accidents often result in fatalities or serious injury, most often caused by head injuries. Every year there are about 2,000 motorcycle accident deaths in addition to over 50,000 injuries. Many different factors can contribute to a motorcycle accident that is usually due to negligence on the part of the motorcyclist and/or another driver. Due to the size of a motorcycle, accidents are an occurrence of a visual oversight from other drivers. In fact, in multiple accidents, the driver of the other vehicle violated the motorcycles right of way and caused a crash.
The most difficult part of any type of vehicle accident, including a motorcycle accident is determining who is at fault. Motorcycle accident law requires a specialized lawyer. It is not advised to attempt to proceed with motorcycle accident law without the aid of a proven and expert lawyer. Motorcycle accidents often result in the rider being ejected due to the lack of safety protection that an automobile has, and the results can be devastating.
Seeking a motorcycle accident attorney can help the victim recover damages from the injuries at present and for the impact that the injuries may cause in the future. When a motorcycle accident occurs, 98% of multiple collision vehicles end up in an injury and 96% with single vehicle accidents. Fatal motorcycle crashes are most often caused by a road run off, a vehicle runs traffic control, a head on collision, a car turns in front of the motorcycle, or the motorcycle goes down in the roadway.
Motorcycle accident law also involves insurance issues. A specialized lawyer will be able to assist you with understanding insurance laws and what you may be entitled to. The insurance aspect of motorcycle accidents involves not only their own insurance policy, but the other people involved in the accident’s insurance policy as well. The recovery from a motorcycle accident can include compensation not just for the physical injuries, but for any mental suffering as well.