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After you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, it can be difficult to focus on recovering and getting back to your everyday life when you have to consider how you’ll pay for your medical care and rehabilitation.
However, if your accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, you can take legal action to get compensation for your injury and suffering and get back to focusing solely on getting better.
At Mark Artall, APLC, we care deeply about helping our clients through their accident claims, and maintain a constant focus on getting them the compensation they both need and deserve. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation, and we’ll be happy to discuss your case with you and develop a plan for how we can help you recover with a lot more peace of mind.
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What Are Some of the Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?
Injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents can be quite severe, given the fewer protections a motorcyclist has compared to a driver in a standard passenger car. Motorcyclists are at greater risk of injuries such as spinal cord injuries, disfigurement, fractures, traumatic brain injuries and road rash, among others.
The causes of these accidents can vary. Here’s a quick sampling of some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents:
- Failure to yield: Far and away the most common type of motorcycle accident is a failure to yield accident, specifically cars making left-hand turns and not seeing motorcyclists coming. Some research indicates these accidents account for 42 percent of motorcycle crashes. It’s always important to watch for motorcycles on the road, especially when the weather is nice, because they’re not always as easy to notice as other vehicles.
Driver error: Motorcycles are more likely to be affected by the errors of other drivers such as texting while driving as well as driving while intoxicated.
Speeding: Excessive speed is one of the most common causes of accidents of all types.
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At Mark Artall, APLC, we work closely with our clients to ensure they get the best possible results in their case. We aren’t in this for the recognition — your ability to move forward, recover well and enjoy your life is our primary concern. Contact us today to set up a free initial consultation, and we can discuss your case in greater detail.
Frequently Asked Questions About Motorcycle Accident Cases in the Lafayette Area
We’ve collected a few of the questions we most commonly receive about motorcycle accident cases to provide you with some further information. Here are a few examples:
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