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Los Angeles Motorcycle Accidents: Damages, Causes, and Personal Injury Claim

Motorcycling is a risky form of transportation, especially when combined with factors such as lack of helmet use, speeding and alcohol use, not only for the cyclist but also for the pedestrian.

The effects of a crash involving a motorcycle can often be devastating. While 20 percent of passenger vehicle accidents result in injuries, a staggering 70 percent of motorcycle crashes result in serious injury or death.

  • Most of the injuries suffered by motorcyclists in a collision are to the upper leg, lower leg and knee, and ankle.
  • Approximately 15% of motorcycle collisions result in an injury to the rider’s groin
  • Traumatic brain injury and paralysis are the most serious injuries motorcyclists suffer.
  • Head trauma and brain injury, and bone breaks and fractures, internal organ injuries, limb amputation, severe road rash, neck and back injuries, and disfigurement can occur.

If you are unlucky enough to have been involved in such an incident, please contact our personal injury department. lawyer today.

While everyone knows the risks of being injured in motorcycle accidents, it is wise to wear protective gear and self-educate yourself on safe riding. These are the common causes of motorcycle accidents:

  • Speeding or head-on collision
  • Driving under the influence
  • Lane division
  • Sudden stops
  • Left turn accidents
  • Dangerous road conditions
  • Motorcycle defects

Whatever the reason, if you have been injured by motorcycle accidents, you have two years in California from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit against the responsible party. If you do not submit the application on time, you will be barred from seeking compensation for your losses. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you speak with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible, before your claim is put in jeopardy.

An experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney will help you build your case and give you an estimate of what you are likely to get out of a settlement or lawsuit.

Do you want more answers? Contact our personal injury attorney today.

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