Motorcycle Accidents

A motorcycle accident injury is extremely dangerous because of the lack of protection the motorcycle drivers have. A large number of motorcycle accidents will result in death or serious injury.

In fact, 2006 figures from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration detail 4,810 motorcyclists died from accident traumas and over 88,000 more suffered injury from motorcycle accidents in the year as well.

Did You Know?

Did you know that one out of every five motorcycle crashes are shown to result in head or neck injuries? Negligent drivers cause skilled motorcyclist to crash causing head trauma to the biker.

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Some riders do not wear helmets because they think helmets will limit their view to the sides. Others wear helmets only on long trips or when riding at high speeds. An approved helmet lets you see as far to the sides as necessary. A study of more than 900 motorcycle crashes, where 40% of the riders wore helmets, did not find even one case in which a helmet kept a rider from spotting danger.

Most crashes happen on short trips (less than five miles long), just a few minutes after starting out. Most riders are riding slower than 30 mph when a crash occurs. At these speeds, helmets can cut both the number and the severity of head injuries by half. No matter what the speed, helmeted riders are three times more likely to survive head injuries than those not wearing helmets at the time of the crash. Almost every single motorcycle injury accident ends up in injury so the damages experienced can be extensive.

If you or someone you love has been involved in a motorcycle accident you need the experience and knowledge of Attorney Richard L. Brown Jr., Union County Motorcycle Accident Lawyer to investigate your case to the fullest.

Motorcycle accidents can be caused by:

  • Drunk driving
  • Aggressive driving
  • Poor road conditions
  • Traffic congestion
  • Disregard of driving laws right of way
  • Motorcycle signaling error
  • Auto car driver negligence

Motorcyclists are especially susceptible to being overlooked by other drivers because of their size. Laws governing motorcycles and motorcycle accidents are varied and complex. If you find yourself or a loved one involved in a motorcycle accident, it is a good idea to contact an attorney with experience in this area. An experienced motorcycle rider and accident attorney like Attorney Richard L. Brown will be able to advise each individual properly, in addition to making sure that the rights of each individual are not violated.

Contact our firm today for your free Union County Personal Injury evaluation.

The Law Offices of Richard L. Brown Jr., represent those injured in a car crash, truck accident, motorcycle accident, auto accidents, and other motor vehicle related accidents.

Richard L. Brown
309 Lancaster Avenue
Monroe, NC 28112 - 4800
Phone: (704) 283-6800
Fax: (704) 291-7725