Nothing says “The Open Road” like riding your motorcycle. The freedom of nothing but you, two wheels, and a purring engine. Unfortunately, that same experience can be a tragic factor if other drivers aren’t paying attention. Roughly thirteen mot fatalities happen every day across the country. With the increase of motorcycles on the road, the numbers have been climbing. The full exposure while riding means an increase in severe injuries. These severe injuries rack up some very serious medical bills. If you are the victim of a motorcycle accident, Lewisville Personal Injury Lawyer, Todd Durham, will help recover losses and assist you in repairing the damages caused by complacent motorists.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
Many don’t realize all the possible causes that can lead to these traumatic events. The most common case is that of other drivers not seeing the motorcyclists, resulting in the rider being cut-off or side-swiped which is always much more dangerous for the motorcyclist. Other circumstances include bad road conditions, malfunctioning parts, or just unavoidable road hazards. All of these scenarios are terrible circumstances that lead to severe physical, emotional, and financial consequences.
What to Do After Your Accident
When you have been in a motorcycle accident, the most important thing is to first be checked out thoroughly by a medical professional. Afterwards, do all that you can to remember the course of events and write them down. Gather contact information of the people involved in the accident and put it in a safe place. Then call a personal injury attorney that has experience in motorcycle accidents. Most attorneys offer a free consultation to hear the specific facts of your case. These consultations are around 30 minutes and will allow you to get a feel for the attorney and his legal strategy for your case.
If you need help after your motorcycle accident, call the Todd R. Durham Law Firm today. Dial (214) 222-4000 and schedule your free consultation.