Motorcyclists face a variety of dangers on the road and are especially vulnerable to unsafe conditions, which can be caused by weather, unsafe roads and reckless drivers who cause accidents.
Due to the exposure of their bodies during an accident, motorcycle riders are often seriously injured or killed when they crash. Common injuries can include:
- road rash
- limb amputations
- internal organ damage
- permanent disability from spinal cord injury
- traumatic brain injury
- wrongful death
If you or a loved one has been involved in a serious accident, a San Diego motorcycle accident lawyer can help you receive compensation for your injuries. Call us today for information about your case.
San Diego Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Every year in the United States, approximately 50,000 people suffer injuries from motorcycle accidents and 3,000 will die. With a large number of motorcycle enthusiasts in San Diego, the numbers are just as alarming. In the most recent annual statistics available (2008) there were 1,081 injured motorcyclists, with 51 fatalities.
San Diego motorcycle accidents require a specialized understanding of the area as well as the law. It is in your best interest to consult with an experienced San Diego motorcycle accident lawyer before signing any papers or admitting guilt. Only a qualified attorney who understands the laws of the road will be able to get you the compensation you deserve.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
San Diego motorcycle accidents are often caused by another party’s negligent actions, but can involve several factors, which require lawyers with experience in complex accident investigation. The following are factors that often result in motorcycle injuries, and can spread liability to manufacturers, repair shops or governmental entities.
- Vision obstructions from buildings, road construction crews, or traffic which make motorcyclists harder to see
- Road hazards including potholes, puddles, uneven pavement or uncollected debris.
- Inadequate repairs
- Defective motorcycle parts
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving by other people in cars and trucks
Contact the Law Offices of Aitken * Aitken * Cohn
Motorcycle accidents can be complex cases that require skillful representation. If you or a loved one has been involved in a serious accident you need to contact the Law Offices of Aitken * Aitken * Cohn. Whether you feel that the accident was caused by a negligent driver, or that you may be the responsible party, you may be unaware that others are to blame.
Our San Diego motorcycle accident attorneys can evaluate your case during an initial consultation to determine the best course of action for you. Contact us today to schedule an evaluation of your case.