Motorcycle Accidents

Information for Motorcycle Accident Victims

Millions of Americans across the U.S. embrace the pleasures and joys of riding a motorcycle. Motorcycles are an enjoyable, economical, and practical method of transportation.  Sadly, motorcycle wrecks result in thousands of injuries and deaths each year. Since motorcycles do not provide enclosed protection like motor vehicles, motorcycle accident victims often experience the most severe types of injuries when compared to any other motor vehicle accident. Even the most experienced and careful riders are at the mercy of other motorists.

Carabin Shaw has provided the enclosed information to help promote a safe and enjoyable riding experience. Inevitably, since accidents do happen, it can be reassuring to know that there is someone on your side. With Carabin Shaw, victims can locate an experienced advocate through our network of motorcycle accident lawyers who will be committed to preserving their rights and helping them obtain the compensation they deserve.

Protect Yourself

You are in potential danger every time you climb on your motorcycle and head out on the road. Learn how to protect yourself before and after an accident and what you should know before the need to file a motorcycle accident claim. Protect yourself, your passengers and your motorcycle by ensuring you have the appropriate motorcycle insurance coverage.

Safe Riding Tips

Data shows that the number of motorcycle wrecks is increasing each year. By presenting strategies to help ensure the safest ride possible, our motorcycle safety tips are an important resource for riders.

First Aid

Treating a motorcycle accident injury with proper first aid at the scene can be crucial in saving a life or preventing further injury. In case you find yourself at the scene of a crash, Carabin Shaw offers some invaluable first aid tips.

What to Do in Case of an Accident

There are several important steps to following when involved in a motorcycle accident.  First and foremost, it is crucial that first aid professionals promptly treat those needing immediate medical attention.  Additionally, and if possible at the scene, victims should gather as much information about the accident and those involved as possible. When collecting information, the victim should include insurance information from the other driver(s); obtain witness statements and personal information as well as make notes regarding the events that led to the accident itself.

Accident Injuries

Motorcycle accident victims often suffer a variety of painful and even potentially life-changing injuries. Motorcycle accident injuries can be some of the most severe injuries seen while on the road and are often much worse than those suffered by individuals in cars or other types of motor vehicles.

Accident Statistics

According to research data, motorcycle accident statistics indicate that there is a high level of risk associated with riding a motorcycle. These statistics can also contribute to prejudicial treatment toward motorcyclists in accident litigation and criminal proceedings.

Accident Investigation

In order to determine the actual sequence of events that led up to the incident, motorcycle accident investigations may be conducted. These investigations may also play a role in establishing the validity of any subsequent insurance claims.

Damages and Compensation

If you were a victim in a motorcycle accident you may be entitled to various damages and compensation. These may include expenses such as recovery of medical expenses or the cost to repair or replace the motorcycle. You may also be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering or loss of wages as a result of the accident.

Property Damage

Innate to motorcycle wrecks is the damage the bike sustains itself. Carabin Shaw’s experienced attorneys can help you obtain compensation for damages to your motorcycle, including repair or replacement costs.

Wrongful Death

One of the most painful tragedies a family member can experience is the wrongful death of a loved one.

Consult a Carabin Shaw Motorcycle Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one rides a motorcycle, you may know that motorcycle wrecks happen far too frequently. Many of these result in some of the most severe injuries seen on the road. Due to the complexity of motorcycle laws, accident victims should have legal representation to secure the maximum compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call The Carabin &Shaw Law Firm to speak with a motorcycle accident attorney. We will inform you of your rights.
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