Motorcycle accidents are all too common on America’s roads and highways. In 2005, 103,000 motorcycles were involved in accidents, according to a recent crash data report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
While there are a number of ways a motorcycle accident can happen, one of the most common causes is negligence — either by the driver of the motorcycle or someone operating another vehicle. Victims who suffer pain or financial losses because of someone else’s negligent actions often are eligible to receive compensation.
Motorcycle injuries are amongst some of the most serious automobile accidents that an individual could be involved in. Death is much more common in motorcycle accidents to due to the inherent risk that accompanies the operation of a motorcycle. They are less visible and provide less security then automobiles. A motorcycle injury can be both emotionally and physically tramatic. Motorcycle laws vary from place to place including rules from lane changes to wearing helmets. Finding a lawyer that is experienced in the laws that surround motorcycles where the accident occured is extremely important. In order to determine the appropriate amount of compensation, insurance adjustors and juries rely on prescribed formulas. Motorcycle injuries can often be quite serious and therefore expensive to treat. Serious head and spinal injuries are common. So are broken feet, ankles and legs. The attorneys at Harmon, Linder & Rogowsky are prepared to handle your motorcycle accident claim.
It is important for individuals injured in an motorcylcle accident to understand their legal rights regarding their injury. If you or a loved one has been injured in an motorcycle accident, the New York accident attorneys at Harmon, Linder & Rogowsky are dedicated to fighting for your rights. To discuss your case with any of our experienced attorneys, please contact us today at 212-732-3665.