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Motorcycle accidents can cause serious injury and often a motorcycle accident lawyer may be needed. Every time you get on a motorcycle, the risks are high. Motorcycle accidents happen frequently, even if they are not always the fault of the rider. Among all the vehicles on the roadways, motorcyclists are in a unique position. When a motorcycle accident occurs, the rider does not have a steel frame and crumple zones to protect him or her. The risk of serious injury or even death is much higher for motorcyclists than other drivers. And motorcyclists know this. This is why, contrary to some stereotypes, most motorcyclists are aware and responsible at all times while riding. A motorcycle accident lawyer can help make sure that the responsible motorcyclist is not blamed for an accident.
Think about it: when was the last time you saw a motorcyclist texting or fixing her makeup while speeding down the highway? It’s a safe bet the answer is never. On the other hand, to many drivers motorcycles are virtually invisible. Studies have shown that in almost 2/3rds of all motorcycle accidents the other driver didn’t see the bike. In fact, many of the primary causes of motorcycle accidents are the fault of the other vehicle involved. These causes include:
The automobile accident lawyers Washington DC trusts can work on behalf of the motorcyclist to make sure they are not blamed for a collision caused by another automobile, such as a car or truck. This is because we know that even the most cautious motorcyclist can’t stop someone from making that left turn across the lane without warning.
Due to their increased frequency of accidents, motorcyclist are at a higher risk for serious injury. Motorcycle accidents usually harm the motorcyclist most severely. Common injuries from a motorcycle accident can include:
A motorcycle accident lawyer can work on behalf of the motorcyclist to ensure they are finding all the right information in order to receive adequate compensation for their injuries. Unfortunately, the increased risk of serious injury for motorcyclists causes some people to take the position that motorcyclists are just asking for it. It’s a sad, but common bias people harbor. It can affect the way motorcycle victims are treated.
At Cohen & Cohen, we believe it is unfair the way many motorcyclists are treated in the court of law. We are highly aware of the dangers motorcyclists face, and the prejudices motorcycle crash victims must contend with to receive fair compensation for their injuries. If you have been injured while riding, call Cohen & Cohen and we will set you up with a motorcycle accident lawyer on our team.
We have represented many motorcyclists in cases ranging from the minor to the tragic. More importantly, we have been successful over the years because we understand what it takes to win a motorcycle accident case. If you are worried about not being taken care of properly or not receiving all the facts you deserve, Cohen & Cohen can help. Motorcycle accidents can be stressful and overwhelming, with insurance to deal with on the medical logistics that come with injuries. It is already hard dealing with the aftermath of a crash and you don’t want to have to battle over the just compensation you deserve. At Cohen & Cohen, any motorcycle accident lawyer on our team will be more than happy to help you find all the facts to see if you have a case to fight for.
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