Many people in and around Brooklyn Heights own and ride motorcycles. Weather permitting, it can be a great way to commute. When it is warm out, taking a leisurely ride can be a great way to relax. However, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of other drivers on the roadway can strike motorcyclists and cause serious injuries. If that happens to you, call Paulozzi LPA today. Our knowledgeable and experienced motorcycle accident attorney will work diligently to secure the compensation you deserve for what has happened to you.
Most people who own and ride motorcycles know that there is a higher risk of injury in the event of a crash. A motorcyclist who is struck by a passenger vehicle that weighs thousands of pounds has a high risk of serious injury. Even when a motorcyclist is wearing a helmet, they still have to contend with the impact of a vehicle and then with the roadway. It is not uncommon for our Brooklyn Heights motorcycle accident lawyers to see the following injuries in the aftermath of a crash:
The costs to treat motorcycle injuries can be tremendous, often reaching into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. If a victim cannot work while they recover, they could lose the income they need to support themselves and their families.
During the latest reporting year in Ohio, there were 157 motorcyclist deaths and 3,162 motorcyclist injuries as a result of collisions with vehicles. There is a common misconception that motorcycle riders are reckless, but that is a stereotype that passes the blame away from negligent vehicle drivers. It is not uncommon to see motorcycle crashes occur because a passenger vehicle driver was:
If you or someone you care about has been injured in a motorcycle crash and another driver was at fault, you should seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Paulozzi LPA, we are going to get to work investigating your crash immediately. We want to make sure you get the compensation you deserve for what has happened. This include: