Burg Simpson Successfully Represents Victims of Motorcycle Crashes
The Personal Injury Attorneys at Burg Simpson Represent Victims of Motorcycle Crashes
Burg Simpson’s motorcycle accident attorneys have been fighting insurance companies on behalf of our clients for over 45 years. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a motorcycle collision, call the experienced and award-winning motorcycle accident lawyers Burg Simpson for help today. Our personal injury attorneys can review your legal matter and help you obtain the compensation you deserve. We provide a free case evaluation and we are here to help you now.
Stats From the NHTSA
According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over five thousand Motorcycle riders died in fatal traffic crashes in 2019. The NHTSA also reported that motorcyclists were about 29 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to die in a motor vehicle crash and four times more likely to be injured.
The NHTSA Urges Motorcyclists to Be Safe
The NHTSA urges motorcyclists to stay safe when sharing the road by being alert at all times. Motorcyclists can also ensure their safety by maximizing their visibility. Motorcycle riders should ensure they are as visible as possible to motorists by wearing brightly colored clothing with reflective material.
It is essential for anyone who rides a motorcycle to wear a helmet and make sure that the helmet meets the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 218. Look for the DOT symbol on the outside back of the helmet. Snell and ANSI labels located inside the helmet also show that the helmet meets the standards of those private, non-profit organizations.
In addition to protecting your head and brain, it is also imperative for all motorcycle riders to protect their arms and legs by wearing leather or heavy denim. It is also wise to protect the feet and ankles by wearing sturdy footwear that is high enough to cover the ankles. Quality gloves should also be a part of any motorcycle rider’s safety gear because gloves will allow for a better grip and help protect your hands and wrists in the event of a crash.
Motorcycle Accidents are Becoming More Common for Several Reasons:
- There is an increase in distracted drivers on our roadways.
- Motorcycle crashes often occur when a car turns left at an intersection and into the path of an oncoming motorcyclist.
- Motorcycle collisions often occur when a driver veers into the motorcycle rider’s lane
- Motorcycles can be obscured by other vehicles and easily fit into motorists’ blind spots.
Drunk Driving and Motorcycle Accidents
Drunk drivers pose a dangerous threat to anyone on the road, but drunk drivers can especially be dangerous to those riding a motorcycle. Crashes involving motorcyclists hit by drunk or impaired drivers often result in catastrophic injuries or death.
Obtaining Compensation for Your Injuries
Burg Simpson’s motorcycle accident attorneys have been fighting insurance companies on behalf of our clients for over 45 years. Our award-winning personal injury attorneys will help you to recover compensation for:
- Medical Expenses
- Property Damage
- Lost Wages / Diminished Earning Capacity
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a motorcycle collision, call the experienced and award-winning motorcycle accident lawyers Burg Simpson for help now. Our personal injury attorneys can review your legal matter and help you obtain compensation. We provide a free case evaluation and we are here for you.
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