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  • A motorcycle accident is often one of the more deadly accidents, with injuries tending to be more serious, and medical costs being higher. Motorcyclists are often injured by negligent car drivers: In the majority of cases, the other vehicle violated the motorcyclist’s right-of-way and caused the accident.
  • Motorcycle riders are approximately 25 times more likely to be killed in a road accident.
  • Motorcyclists are 5 times more likely to be injured than a person riding in a passenger vehicle.

Nearly every motorcycle accident involves injuries. These injuries can be quite serious, involving substantial costs and lengthy rehabilitation. A motorcycle accident lawyer can provide you with information about personal injury law, as well as motorcycle accident claims.

By working with experienced motorcycle accident lawyers, victims can have some control and participation in ensuring that their rights and interests are protected.

There are a wide range of causes for motorcycle accidents, some of which include:

  • Invisibility of motorcyclists – The motorcyclist is undetected by other drivers. Truck drivers are at even more risk of missing a motorcyclist – drivers of these huge vehicles often hit blind spots and do not see the comparatively small motorcycle, which can result in collision.
  • Limited visibility – Intersections, buildings, parked vehicles, shrubbery, etc. 70% motorcycle accidents occur at intersections.
  • Motorcycle defects – Fuel system leaks, which present an increased risk of fire in the post-crash phase.
  • Weather – Heavy rain, snow, hail, etc. can lead to decreased visibility and hazardous driving Conditions.
  • Road hazards – Potholes, oil slicks, puddles, debris, and uneven pavement
    Conditions.

When people sustain serious injuries as a result of biking accidents, it can be devastating. They often wonder who is going to pay their medical bills and how will they support their families during the time they are recovering. Our motorcycle accident lawyers can offer critical advice in preserving evidence and preparing your case.

Under Massachusetts’ laws, if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, including motorcycle collisions, that was caused by another person’s carelessness or recklessness, you may be entitled to recover damages that include medical costs, property loss, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Under Massachusetts a law, Personal Injury Protection Benefits (PIP) does not apply but Med-Pay benefits do apply.
Because of the complexities involved in automobile accident cases, it is important that you act quickly and contact an attorney with any questions or issues. Proving negligence in a motorcycle accident lawsuit takes an investment of time, experience, and resources – advantages that only a qualified attorney can provide.

Riordan Law Group, charges clients of personal injury claims on a contingency basis. What that means is the attorney is only paid if he or she wins money damages for you – the client. This makes it possible for anyone to hire only the best lawyer. It gives everyone access to the justice system and representation that is equal to the best that insurance company’s, doctors and other defendants can hire. Contact us today to discuss your legal options with our motorcycle accident lawyers. 1-800-825-0157 or outside Massachusetts, 508-588-5562, email: Riordanlawgroup@verizon.net