Because motorcycle riders lack the protection of those in passenger vehicles, motorcycle accidents are more likely to result in severe injuries or death than collisions involving only cars.
If you were hurt or a family member was killed in a motorcycle accident, the personal injury attorneys at Lloyd Baker may be able to help you pursue financial compensation. While motorcyclists are generally entitled to the same privileges and protections as passenger vehicle drivers, there are motorcycle-specific requirements such as helmet laws that vary by state.
The Las Vegas, motorcycle accident attorneys at Lloyd Baker understand Arizona’s unique motorcycle regulations, and we have helped numerous motorcycle accident victims recover the money they need for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, disfigurement, and repairing or replacing their motorcycles.
Any motor vehicle accident can cause severe or fatal injuries. However, motorcycle operators and passengers are especially vulnerable in collisions.
A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report indicates that motorcyclists are approximately five-and-a-half times more likely to be in a fatal accident than those in passenger vehicles. Common motorcycle accident injuries include:
The failure of passenger vehicle drivers to see motorcycles is the leading cause of motorcycle accidents, according to a study backed by the NHTSA. The most common motorcycle accident scenarios include:
Passenger vehicle driver failing to check blind spot before changing lanes Passenger vehicle entering an intersection or turning onto a street and into the path of a motorcycle Passenger vehicle driver failing to yield right-of-way to a motorcycle
For additional information, please see Questions about Motorcycle Accidents andCommon Causes of Motorcycle Accidents.
If you were injured or a loved one was killed in a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence of another driver, please contact Lloyd Baker Injury Attorneys for your free case consultation. Our Las Vegas motorcycle accident attorneys are ready to hear your story and counsel you on your legal options. We value lifelong clients, and if you have been injured in an accident we want to be the one firm you call.