According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to experience a fatal accident than car drivers. In 2010 alone more than 80,000 motorcyclists were injured in road accidents, while more than 4,000 died in road accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, you should contact a New York motorcycle accident attorney immediately to protect your legal rights.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
There are many causes of motorcycle accidents, of which the most common include:
- Car and truck drivers failing to see a motorcyclist
- Weather conditions
- Other drivers making illegal turns and running a red light
- Speeding or recklessness of other drivers
- Dangerous road conditions
Common Injuries Resulting from Motorcycle Accidents
The injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents are often catastrophic and may permanently alter the quality of life for all the people involved in the accident. Studies have shown that the most common injuries sustained in these types of accidents include:
- Broken or fractured bones
- Brain injury for motorcyclists
- Spinal cord injury
- Wrongful death
- Road Rash, etc.
Damages Available to Motorcycle Accident Victims
Injuries sustained from motorcycle accidents can result in significant medical bills, permanent disability, lost wages and many other hardships. With an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf, you can be confident that you will obtain the full compensation that you deserve. Common types of damages available to motorcycle accident victims include:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of wages
- Loss of future earning potential
- Pain and suffering damage
- Any other out of pocket expenses related to the accident, etc.
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Attorney Kenneth A. Wilhelm is a New York attorney with over 43 years of experience. For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation, please call 1-800-967-5496, 24 hours a day, seven days a week or visit us at www.work4youlaw.com. We can even come to you. Huge amounts of money have been offered to our clients.
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