Motorcycle accidents happen in an instant, but you may feel the effects for a lifetime. You may suddenly be unable to move your arms or legs, and you will likely have to miss several weeks, if not months, of work. With little more than a helmet and face shield, motorcyclists often suffer catastrophic injuries during a crash because they do not have any protection from the vehicle that hit them.
To make the situation even worse, motorcycles are frequently blamed for accidents even when they were not at fault. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a motorcycle crash, it is important to speak to a Defiance motorcycle accident attorney.
Motorcycle crashes happen for a variety of reasons, but they are often caused by the negligence of other motorists. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents are as follows:
Any time a driver engages in negligent behavior and causes an accident, you can hold them liable for any injuries you sustain.
The injuries sustained in motorcycle crashes are somewhat unique from other accidents on the road due to the nature of motorcycles and the fact that bikers do not have a lot of protection. The most common injuries that form the basis of motorcycle accident claims include:
While you recover from these injuries and others, a Defiance motorcycle accident attorney can handle the details of your claim.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a crash, our Defiance motorcycle accident attorneys at Lafferty, Gallagher & Scott, LLC, can handle your claim and help you secure the settlement you deserve. Call us today or contact us online so we can review your case for free.
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