Most people who are familiar with motorcycles can probably appreciate some of the risks that are involved with riding one. Motorcyclists, on the other hand, should be well-versed in all of the potential risks of riding, as well as how to minimize those risks. But, even experienced motorcyclists who take all appropriate safety precautions can still end up falling victim to a motorcycle accident.
For prudent riders in the New Orleans area, preventing a motorcycle accident is their top priority every time they get on their bike. However, that is not necessarily the focus of every other motorist on the roadways. Driver inattention and motorcycle unawareness are common causes of motorcycle accidents, and, when they occur, the rider is often left with severe or even deadly injuries.
At Kambur Law Firm, we have decades of experience helping victims and their families recover medical expenses and other compensation following motorcycle accidents. We have seen how serious injuries from an accident can impact a motorcyclist and their family for the rest of their lives. Accordingly, we know that it is essential for accident victims to get all of the compensation they may need for their expenses in the immediate aftermath of the accident and for any ongoing and long-term care they may need.
In some situations, an insurance company may try to quickly settle with a motorcycle accident victim. While that kind of offer can be enticing, the insurance company is usually taking a short-sighted view of the accident-related damages. In other words, victims should be very careful about accepting any settlement offers because the amount may not be enough to fully and appropriately compensate them.
Our website contains various information about motorcycle accidents and a variety of other personal injury topics. It can be a helpful initial resource for people who need more information about their legal options. Moreover, our attorneys are always ready to help accident victims and their families in answering more in-depth questions and pursuing those legal options.