When a car or truck collides with a motorcycle, the motorcyclist always loses. A motorcycle provides little to no protection in a crash. Even when bikers wear protective gear, motorcycle accidents can cause serious injuries.
The most common motorcycle accident injuries include:
- Bone injury and fractures
- Spinal cord injuries
- Neck and back injuries
- Road rash
- Brain injuries
- Wrongful death
Our Sacramento motorcycle accidents attorneys have years of experience handling motorcycle accident cases involving:
- Driver negligence
- Defective products
- Motorcycle recalls
- Dangerous roads
California Motorcycle Injury Statistics
Motorcycle injuries are devastating. Many are catastrophic, meaning they result in damage that causes long-term or permanent disability that significantly affects your quality of life. Others lead to tragic and untimely deaths.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in the year 2018, 4,985 motorcyclists were killed. A total of 28% of them were drunk. That same year, only 71% of riders wore helmets.
Data collected by the Insurance Information Institute (III) estimated that in 2017 there were over 89,000 non-fatal motorcyclist injuries nationwide.
Whether you have suffered a severe injury as a result of your accident, or if you have lost a loved one, we are here to help you.
Fighting For The Rights Of Motorcyclists
Unfortunately, injured motorcyclists often find themselves fighting an uphill battle. The insurance company may try to prove that you caused the accident due to reckless or careless driving. We will complete a thorough investigation into your accident, working closely with accident reconstructionists to prove the cause of your accident.
At Piering Law Firm, we are aggressive advocates for injured motorcyclists and the families of bikers who have been killed in fatal accidents. With more than 50 years of combined experience in personal injury law, our attorneys Robert Allen Piering, John Beals, and Sukhtej Atwal know the insurance companies' tactics and how to defeat them.
While the majority of motorcycle accident cases are settled outside of court, our motorcycle accident attorneys in Sacramento will prepare your case for trial. This allows us to enter into negotiations with the strongest possible case, which often results in a favorable settlement. If your rights and interests are best protected in the courtroom, we will fight hard to recover the maximum damages allowed under the law.
To schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyers, call (916) 476-2399 or contact us online. Home and weekend appointments are available. We handle cases on a contingency basis, which means you do not pay us until we win. Se habla español.