Motorcycle Related Injuries & Accidents
Motorcycle accidents often cause more debilitating injuries than typical automobile fender benders because bikes do not have lab-tested safety features, airbags, seatbelts, and safety engineering with crumple zones to absorb collision impacts. Motorcycle drivers or passengers often face accidents with only their helmets between their bodies and high-speed impacts with powerful machines. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that motorcycle riders die in accidents five or six times more often than automobile passengers. Bikers hardly need statistics to understand the dangers of the open road. Distracted drivers on cell phones, thoughtless passengers, and loaded trailers unable to stop quickly, will often cause injuries that could disable easy-riders permanently.
When you or a friend fall victim to motorcycle injuries on crowded Philadelphia roads, recovery could take years. You need immediate representation to protect your rights and explain your legal obligations. Understanding the intricacies of motorcycle claims requires the legal skills of advocates experienced in motorcycle cases. We take pride in our ability to obtain full settlements and justice for victims that can help compensate our clients for the damage caused to their life. These damages can include, but are not limited to, pain and suffering, medical expenses, wage loss, loss of imcome capacity, and other forms of damages.
The fact that motorcycle accidents pose greater risks for bike riders does not limit your rights or legal protections in any way. Unfortunately, however, these accidents do cause bike riders greater chances of getting seriously injured. At the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman, we provide FREE consultations to discuss your case. At this consultation our legal team will examine the details of your accident to determine how to best proceed forward with your case. If our attorneys decide they need more facts, they will tell you exactly what is needed to strengthen the case.
Many accident attorneys have seen cases where motorcycle passengers suffered severe injuries, but unlike most attorneys our office is committed to providing injured victims with the personal attention needed to obtain maximum financial recovery. Studies conducted by Dr. Hugh Hurt have shown that 45 percent of motorcycle accidents cause the types of injuries that judges and juries consider severe—broken bones, spinal injuries, concussions, brain damage, road rashes, broken hips, and extreme facial disfigurements. Injuries might not show right away but show up later, and medical treatments, physical therapy, and full recovery could take many years. Accidents could cause permanent damage or death, and victims might never work again.
Medical bills, recovery, loss of income, and other damages from motorcycle accidents could wipe out your means of support and put your family at risk. Our attorneys understand the problems you face and offer compassionate help to seek justice. Accident cases involve expert testimony from medical staff to explain your injuries to juries, and we contact competent specialists who deliver the finest treatments and know how to handle themselves during depositions and when testifying in court. Our professional team of investigators uncover all the facts to prove negligence, so you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Contact a Philadelphia motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an injury, so we can begin working for you! Witnesses disappear in time, and cases become harder to prove. The Law Offices of Samuel Fishman will make your case our highest priority. Also, we work with a No Fee Guarantee. This means that we will work on a contingency basis, so you pay nothing until we win your case and get a financial award. Contact us today, and we will immediately schedule your free consultation. You deserve compensation when a driver’s negligence robs you or a loved one of the ability to live a normal life. Our office can help.