A motorcycle accident is often one of the more deadly accidents, with injuries tending to be more serious, and medical costs being higher. Motorcyclist’s are often injured by negligent car drivers,
- In the majority of cases, the other vehicle violated the motorcyclist’s right-of-way and caused the accident.
- Motorcycle riders are approximately 25 times more likely to be killed in a road accident.
- Motorcyclist’s are 5 times more likely to be injured than a person riding in a passenger vehicle.
Nearly every motorcycle accident involves injuries. These injuries can be quite serious, involving substantial costs and lengthy rehabilitation. A motorcycle accident lawyer can provide you with information about personal injury law, as well as motorcycle accident claims
Limited visibility – Intersections, buildings, parked vehicles, shrubbery, etc. 70% of motorcycle accidents occur at intersections.
Road hazards – Potholes, oil slicks, puddles, debris, and uneven pavement.
Invisibility of motorcyclists – The motorcyclist is undetected by other drivers. Truck drivers are at even more risk of missing a motorcyclist drivers of these huge vehicles often hit blind spots and do not see the comparatively small motorcycle, which can result in collision.
Motorcycle defects – Fuel system leaks, which present an increased risk of fire in the post-crash phase.
Weather – Heavy rain, snow, hail, etc. can lead to decreased visibility and hazardous driving conditions.
When people sustain serious injuries as a result of biking accidents, it can be devastating. They often wonder who is going to pay their medical bills and how will they support their families during the time they are recovering. Our motorcycle accident lawyers can offer critical advice in preserving evidence and preparing your case.
Under Pennsylvania’s laws, if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, including motorcycle collisions, that was caused by another person’s carelessness or recklessness, you may be entitled to recover damages that include medical costs, property loss, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Please call Munley, Munley & Cartwright’s lawyers for a free assessment of your case. We have offices conveniently located in Stroudsburg, Carbondale, Hamlin, Hazleton, Scranton, and Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Because of the complexities involved in automobile accident cases, it is important that you act quickly and contact an attorney with any questions or issues. Proving negligence in a motorcycle accident lawsuit takes an investment of time, experience, and resources-advantages that only a qualified attorney can provide. At Munley, Munley & Cartwright, our goal is to provide exceptional legal services to our clients.
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