Motorcycle Accident In Rocklin, Mission Viejo, Union City & Porterville
There is a lot of risks involved in riding a motorcycle on the road with other motor vehicles. The average motorcyclist is aware of these risks but may not be aware that if they’re injured by the negligence of another driver, they are entitled to fair compensation for their injuries.
Any type of motor vehicle accident can be devasting. Unfortunately, motorcyclists have much less protection than a person in a SUV, truck or van. As a result, any injuries they receive have a higher chance of being catastrophic. Braff Injury Law Offices knows this and has the skills and experience to make sure that those injured in a motorcycle accident receive the compensation they deserve and need to fully recover.
Sobering Motorcycle Accident Statistics
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) keeps a record of the number of motorcycle fatalities every year. The statistics are sobering and prove the dangers of riding a motorcycle on the road with larger motor vehicles. Over the years, motorcycle fatalities have accounted for, on average, 15 percent of all motor vehicle deaths.
Injury rates are also significantly higher for those on motorcycles. Motorcyclists are many times more likely to sustain injuries and 25 more times to be killed in an accident than that of other motor vehicles drivers.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles also keeps track of accident and fatality statistics. The statistics are not in favor or motorcyclists and show that it is dangerous to ride a motorcycle. The number of motorcycle drivers that perish seems to increase every year. Injuries every year also appear to have increased annually.
Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys Help Recovery
You may be entitled to receive compensation but it may not be as easy as it looks to be on the surface. Motorcycle accidents are complex personal injury cases that generally involve litigating against insurance companies, who are not interested in the well-being of the injured person.
You want to make sure you have legal representation that has your best interests in mind. At Braff Injury Law Offices discourages individuals from trying to take on the big insurance companies on their own. We suggest you contact us and take advantage of our many years and expertise in motorcycle accidents.
As the above statistics show, motorcycle accidents can cause significant injuries. It’s common for extensive medical care and rehabilitation to be necessary in order for the person to heal and get back to, or as close to, the normal physical and mental state the person had before the injury.
Some of the services Braff Injury Law Offices will provide to you, in addition to providing sound legal advice, is to negotiate with insurance companies and help you with all legal documents, take care of all aspects of the arbitration process or the mediation process, and take your case to the courtroom, if that is necessary to secure the compensation you deserve.
If you’re In Rocklin, Mission Viejo, Union City & Porterville, contact us today for a free consultation and find out how we can relieve your stress and help you get on with your life.
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