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California Drivers’ Rights: Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle riders rarely receive their fair share of the road. It is an unfortunate reality that most drivers fail to notice motorcycle riders at all until it is too late. Even when they do take notice of a motorcycle rider, many drivers fail to adequately assess what is a safe amount of space between the two vehicles and accidents happen.
In addition to this lack of notice and respect, motorcycle riders also face greater risks on the road because motorcycles simply do not offer the same level of protection as a car or truck. Apart from having several thousand pounds of steel acting as a cage, most cars and trucks today come with numerous additional safety features such as airbags, anti-lock brakes, and stability control.
Motorcycle riders are exposed to the direct impact of the road, other vehicles and roadside objects such as trees and telephone poles when accidents occur. Common injuries motorcycle riders suffer include:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Spinal cord injury (paraplegia, quadriplegia, partial paralysis)
- Broken bones/fractures
- Road rash
- Internal injuries/damage to organs
The Representation You Need To Help You On Your Path To Recovery
At First Legal Solution APC, our attorneys know how devastating these injuries can be. Many motorcycle riders’ lives may be permanently changed by the accidents they have been in. Our mission is to help our clients secure the full compensation they need to ensure that they have access to the best medical care and that they have financial support as they are going through their recovery. With years of experience, we are able to offer our clients the premier legal representation that they need.
Motorcycle Accident In Los Angeles County?
We are here to help you after a serious motorcycle accident in California. Our law firm offers free initial consultations. Call us to schedule your appointment at 818-650-6363 or toll-free at 888-990-0812. You can also contact us online.