Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident? Let our personal injury help you explore your options.
Motorcycle riding has been a popular past time and favored means of transportation in the US and Illinois for many years now. There is an ever growing community behind motorcycle driving that more and more Americans are joining. Even in Illinois where the weather may keep your bike in a garage for several months out of the year has a strong motorcycle community. Since 1999, motorcycle registration has gone up over 75% and the number of motorcycles registered every year goes up.
With so many motorcycles on the road, it has become an unfortunate fact that there are more and more accidents every year involving motorcycles and other vehicles. Often, these injuries are devastating due to the fact that the drivers of the motorcycles are less protected than a driver in a car, truck, or SUV. Statistics show that in these types of accidents, the motorcyclists are the ones who are more likely to end up with more severe injuries ranging from scrapes to broken bones and even fatalities. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident with another vehicle, the personal injury attorneys at the Law Firm of www.needaninjuryattorneyillinois.com are here to help you explore what options are available to you.
Motorcycle accidents can happen for any number of reasons, but the most commonly seen are inattentive motorists. Other reasons are:
- A driver who has been drinking or is otherwise impaired
- Failure to be aware of one’s surroundings, including motorcyclists
- Failure to obey traffic laws
- A driver distracted by someone or something inside their vehicle
A failure to be aware of one’s surroundings is not an excuse. If a driver fails to check their mirrors or fails to signal their attention, the accident is due to THEIR negligence and not yours. The personal injury attorneys at the Law Firm of www.needaninjuryattorneyillinois.com are not afraid to fight against big insurance companies who have a bias against motorcyclists. We will fight for you so that you can focus on your own emotional and physical recovery.
The personal injury attorneys at the Law Firm of www.needaninjuryattorneyillinois.com understand that no amount of money can return you to your life prior to your accident. However, we do want you to be taken care of. Some of the damages you may be able to seek are:
- Lost wages
- Lost time on the job
- Personal property damages
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering.
The attorneys at the Law Firm of www.needaninjuryattorneyillinois.com are ready to begin building a strategic case on your behalf and want you to know that after your accident, you will be well taken care of. The most important step is for you to seek out the medical attention you need. The next important step is to hire legal counsel that will fight for you when you are at your most vulnerable. We are not afraid to fight for you when you can’t.
Our offices are centrally located in the heart of Chicago but we are proud to serve the state of Illinois. If you have been in one of these accidents, please do not hesitate to pick up the phone and give us a call. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to answer your questions and get you back on the road to recovery.