Motorcycle accident injuries are often the most serious and catastrophic. Motorcycle accidents are often caused by another driver’s negligent action, however, due to the limited protection provided by motorcycle protective gear, injuries are often far worse than if the same accident involved a motor vehicle rather than a motorcycle.
Unfortunately, those injured in motorcycle accidents must face stereotypes that all motorcyclists are careless, reckless, regularly speeding, dodge in an out of traffic, and in some way are responsible no matter how the motorcycle accident occurred.
It is important for a motorcycle accident lawyer to work to prevent these preconceptions from affecting an injured victims recovery.
California is a comparative fault state which means that even if the driver of a motorcycle is partially responsible for causing the accident, he or she still may be able to recover damages if it can be shown that the other driver was also responsible.
As in all traffic accidents, it is essential to preserve all evidence and investigate the accident scene, in addition, expert witnesses and physicians need to completely evaluate all injuries.
If you, a loved one or friend is a victim of a motorcycle accident, call Mr. Waldman. The initial consultation is free. If Mr. Waldman agrees to represent you, you don’t pay unless funds are recovered on your behalf.