Motorcyclists are able to enjoy rides and use their motorcycles as a source of transportation at almost any time of the year in New Oreans. While this mode of transportation is resourceful and an efficient way to get around, there are some risks and downsides to riding a motorcycle. If motorists fail to follow the rules of the road, or failto check their blind spots for travelers, a serious motorcycle crash could ensue.
Just like any other mode of transportation, drivers and passengers are afforded the right to travel safely while on the road. Unfortunately, some motorists fail to remain aware of smaller vehicles such as motorcycles. At Kambur Law Firm, PLLC, our experienced legal team is highly versed in the laws and regulations that protect bikers and their passengers. Thus, we are dedicated to helping those harmed in motorcycle accidents.
Because motorcycles do not have the same safety features as other vehicles, such as a hard exterior shell, seatbelts and air bags, a motorcyclist involved in a collision is likely to suffer serious injuries. Even when a helmet is worn, a rider could suffer head and neck injuries. A traumatic brain injury could greatly impact the life of an injured motorcyclist for years to come. In addition to potential head and neck injuries, an accident victim could suffer broken bones, internal injuries and lacerations.
The recovery process can be lengthy and costly. Thus, our attorneys work diligently to calculate the damages suffered in a motorcycle accident. We have the skillsnecessary to impose liability on negligent drivers. With the collection of evidence and the help of expert witnesses, we have helped past clients hold these negligent drivers liable for injuries and damages suffered by a victim.
To learn more, check out our law firm's motorcycle accident website. Whether it is due to afailure to yield, distracted driving, or another negligent act, it is important to understand your recourses following a motorcycle accident.