Motorcyclists and bicycle riders are more likely to suffer a serious injury in an accident than any other person on the highway. In some cases, accidents are caused by careless riders. However, most motor vehicle accidents involved a motorcycle or bike are caused by the negligence of another driver, and the effects are usually devastating for the rider and his or her family. Menifee Motorcycle/Bicycle Accident Lawyers see it all. Riders and/or their families come into the offices to seek help in finding proper compensation for their injuries and even wrongful death. At El Dabe Law Firm, we know that injuries sustained in an accident of this sort are not easily forgotten or fixed. That’s why we work so hard to ensure you have the proper tools to exercise your legal rights.
What Am I Entitled to Following A Motorcycle/Bicycle Accident?
Before you are entitled to anything, our job is to prove that someone else is to blame for your accident. In most instances, these accidents are caused by drivers not paying attention to the road. We work to prove that the person driving the other vehicle as not obeying the law as it is posted.
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Not obeying posted speed limit signs
- Failing to yield when required
- Not stopping for lights or stop signs
- Not checking for traffic
- Swerving in front of traffic
- Texting and driving
These are on the only occurrences that cause accidents, but they are some of the most common. Other drivers are responsible for their behavior on the road. When they fail to drive responsibly, it puts the lives of everyone else on the road in danger. Bike and motorcycle drivers are at riskli for greater injury being they are not always as easy to see. They’re also not as protected as someone in a vehicle.
Most Common Injuries Associated with This Type of Accident
These accidents are some of the deadliest on the road. Bike and motorcycle riders don’t have as much protection from an oncoming car or truck as someone in another car or truck. Bike accidents are some of the worst, and they are more likely to result in death than any other accident on the road. There is no limit to the severity of injuries a person might sustain on a bike or motorcycle, but there are many quite common injuries associated with these accidents.
- Brain injuries
- Head injuries
- Back injuries
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken/fractured bones
- Loss of limbs
- Loss of vision
- Road rash
The most important thing the victim of an accident of this nature can do is head to the hospital right away for medical attention. Even if you walk away from the accident with few injuries, seeing the doctor is imperative. Many injuries are invisible and do not manifest themselves right away. A doctor needs to check you out to be sure there is no internal bleeding or other damage that needs to be treated right away.
How El Dabe Law Firm Can Help
At El Dabe Law Firm, we know that there is nothing as devastating as dealing with the injuries associated with a motorcycle/bicycle accident. Many injuries are long-term, and many require you spend ample time seeing the doctor or going through rehabilitation or therapy. The medical bills pile up fast, and the financial repercussions are often unbearable.
If someone else’s negligence caused your accident, you may be entitled to compensation. This compensation helps provide you with the ability to pay your medical bills associated with the accident. it also helps provide income when you are unable to work. Don’t sit back and watch the medical bills piling up when the insurance stops paying. Call the attorneys at El Dabe to schedule an appointment to determine whether or not your case is a strong one. We work on your behalf. We do all the background work while you recover, and we help you receive the monetary compensation that is rightfully yours following a life-changing accident caused by someone else. You deserve to have some relief following your accident.