Motorcycle accidents and motorcycle accident injuries are extremely dangerous because a strap or a belt does not protect the rider. Instead, he/she is exposed to the full brunt of the impact.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
About 75% of motorcycle accidents occur when another vehicle and a motorcycle collide. In one year alone, 4,810 motorcycle accidents resulted in fatalities or wrongful death, and more than 88,000 motorcycle accidents resulted in injuries. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists represented 12.5% of all traffic fatalities and fatality rates have increased every year for the past nine years.
(Reference: Ride Smart Florida: Data and Statistics)
Often it is difficult to distinguish who is at fault. Motorcycle accidents often involve unique provisions and several different policies of auto insurance. For these reasons, it’s important for anyone involved to get good legal representation to make sure their rights are protected.
Pensacola Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
If you’ve been the victim in a motorcycle-related accident, we have a whole team of experienced accident lawyers who are ready to fight aggressively to help you get the compensation you deserve. And while some personal injury attorneys simply pursue the insurance company, our team works to ensure that you receive all the money you may be entitled to, including Social Security Disability. For a free motorcycle accident injury consultation, please call (850) 444-HURT. If you prefer, you may complete the requested information on our contact form, and a representative from our office will be in contact with you shortly.
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