Do You Know the Most Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents?
Understanding the most common types of motorcycle accidents can help keep both motorcycle drivers and car drivers safer. A person who drives a motorcycle will know what to pay special attention to, and car drivers can keep these factors in mind as well. If you or someone you know has already been injured in a motorcycle accident then we encourage you to contact Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas at 909-982-0707 right away.
Common causes of motorcycle accidents in California
Here are some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in California:
- Drivers didn’t see the motorcyclist
- Defective motorcycle equipment
- Rear-end accidents
- Hazards in the road
- Sudden lane changes
- Failure of property owners to warn of hazardous conditions
- Unexpected lane changes
- Traffic signs or signals obstructed improperly
- Sudden and / or unexpected U-turns
- Drivers crowding motorcyclists which cause them to be run off the road or into traffic
- Failure of drivers to yield the right of way
- Failure of drivers to check their blind spots
- Weather conditions
Some of these issues can be prevented and some of them are accidents. If the cause of a motorcycle accident was due to the negligence of someone, whether a driver or a property owner who covered up essential traffic signs, there may be cause for contact a personal injury lawyer in California.
Motorcycle accidents can lead to many different types of injuries
The consequences of motorcycle accidents can be catastrophic. Since people riding motorcycles don’t have any type of significant protective barriers between themselves and the ground, injuries of motorcycle accidents can include:
- Injuries to the face
- Injuries to the head
- Injuries to the spinal cord
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Loss of limbs, hands, or feet
- Road rash
Remember that these injuries can not only be life changing for the person injured, but for their family as well. That’s one of the reasons it’s so important to immediately contact an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer in California.
Get your free initial consultation with a qualified personal injury attorney
Have you been involved and injured in a motorcycle accident? Has someone you love been injured in an accident with a motorcycle? Do you need help? These are complicated issues that require the help of a qualified and experienced attorney. At Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas you’ve found just that attorney. We have decades of experience helping clients just like you. We will fight to the last moment to ensure you get the best possible outcome of your case.
One of the reasons you can trust our offices is because we work on contingency. This means you don’t have to pay a retainer up front. In fact, you don’t pay a cent up front. The entirety of our bill will be settled when you receive payment as a result of your motorcycle accident. If you don’t receive payment then we don’t get paid. This is just one of the reasons you’ll know that we’ll do everything we can to ensure you get what you’re entitled to. Call Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas today at 909-982-0707 to set up your free consultation.