Motorcycle accidents have become quite prevalent during the warm weather months. This is due to the increased number of motorcycles on the road. Unfortunately, motorists don’t always look out for motorcyclists and this is what leads to accidents.
Just because an individual rides a motorcycle doesn’t mean that injury should be suffered because someone didn’t look at an intersection or they didn’t check their blind spot before changing lanes.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident or you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. By working with an experienced personal injury attorney, you can receive the representation you need so you can pursue the responsible party for the lost wages, pain and suffering, medical bill costs, and other monetary damage that their mistake caused.
Types Of Motorcycle Accidents
There are different types of motorcycle accidents and each can be investigated for negligence. Even in a single-motorcycle crash, the motorcycle may have been defective in some way. This malfunction could have led to the accident.
Another common cause is the drunk driver. Drunk drivers tend to crash into motorcyclists by swerving on the road, changing lanes without looking or seeing the motorcyclist, or a driver simply may cut off a motorcyclist at an intersection.
Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries
There are some common injuries associated with motorcycle accidents that include:
- Bone break or fracture
- Brain injury
- Back injury
Injuries can be temporary or they can be permanent. However, the emotional damage is always going to be there. You will want to speak with your Southern Minnesota personal injury attorney regarding the accident and the injuries and/or death to see what you may be entitled to.
If you lost a loved one in the accident, then you may be entitled to monetary compensation for the damages that that loss has caused. In the case of wrongful death, the damages may include loss of support, reimbursement for medical expenses, and a number of other monetary awards that can lessen the financial impact of the loss. Unfortunately, the loss of your loved one continues. Through winning compensation, you no longer have to worry about the financial impact and can focus on healing.
Contact A Mankato Personal Injury Attorney
Motorcycle accidents are very common in the warm weather months. Sometimes they are the result of a negligent car or truck driver or due to a defect on the bike itself. Whatever the cause of the accident that resulted in your injury or the death of a loved one, Farrish Johnson Law Office, Chtd. will get to the bottom of the accident and build a strong case so that those responsible can be held accountable. To learn more about how we can help, call us at 507-625-2525 to schedule your free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.