Unlike automobiles, motorcycles afford little protection in the event of an accident. A driver of a vehicle is surrounded by metal and has seat belts and airbags to protect them from injury. In fact, 80% of all motorcycle accidents result in injury or death.
A motorcycle accident can be caused by many factors. Studies report show in 70% of motorcycle accidents, the driver of the automobile said they simply did not see the motorcycle until it was too late. Other common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
Injuries from a motorcycle accident are often serious. These injuries can include broken bones, lacerations, traumatic brain and head injuries, spine injuries and blunt force trauma. Often the victim of a motorcycle accident will be facing a long road to recovery and financial ruin from skyrocketing medical bills.
If your accident was caused because of the negligence of another you may be able to recover damages for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of income. It is vital to have a qualified Missouri motorcycle accident lawyer from our team work on your behalf. We will ensure your legal rights are protected. At E. Ryan Bradley, we will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your case, collect all pertinent documentation, and prepare your case so you can focus on making a full recovery.
If you or a loved one were the victim of a motorcycle accident, it is important to be aware of your legal rights. Contact us to speak with a qualified Missouri motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible.