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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents Attorney Menifee, Lakewood, Buena Park, Bell Gardens

The thrill of an open road on a high-speed motorcycle with the wind whizzing past is what many motorcyclists like best about riding it. While this can be a lot of fun, the downside is that motorcycle riders on Menifee, Lakewood, Buena Park and Bell Gardens roads are more vulnerable to serious injuries in accidents. For those who have suffered catastrophic injuries in a motorcycle accident as a result of another individual’s carelessness or negligence, the experts at Braff Accident Attorneys are available to provide legal representation and help you collect financial compensation.

The personal injury lawyer that you consult on your case will thoroughly look at the details of the accident and fight for compensation for your damages and losses as well as for the pain and suffering you experienced. Your assigned lawyer will make sure your rights are protected and work diligently to help you recover completely.

Our specialty is working with injured clients. We do not represent anyone else like banks or insurance companies. This means that there is never a risk of conflict of interest when you hire Braff Accident Attorneys, as your team of personal injury lawyers.

Common Causes of Mishaps

Usually, motorcyclists should not be blamed for the mishaps that they experience, contrary to common belief. The courts in California realize this and, with the help of a good lawyer, will not automatically put the blame of the rider of the motorcycle. Statistically, the most common cause of such devastating accidents is inattention or distraction of the driver, meaning that other drivers often don’t see the motorcyclist.  Here’s a look at some of the common reasons for a motorcycle accident:

  • Road hazards
  • Speeding
  • Improper left-hand turns
  • Alcohol or drug impairment, legally referred to as DUI
  • Distraction when changing lanes

Debilitating injuries is often what happens when there’s a collision between a motorcycle and a much larger vehicle. There’s the potential for long term treatment and rehabilitative care as well as the chance of a permanent disability. The Braff Accident Attorneys can pursue fair and reasonable settlement in and out of court for you or a loved one that has been injured in a motorcycle accident in Menifee, Lakewood, Buena Park and Bell Gardens.

Common Injuries

The reason why injuries on a motorcycle can be more catastrophic than those in a bigger vehicle is because of the lack of protection motorcycle riders have. A helmet offers limited protection and makes a motorcycle rider more susceptible to serious injuries during a collision. Common injuries experienced by motorcyclists in the Menifee, Lakewood, Buena Park and Bell Gardens area include:

  • Permanent disfigurement
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Amputation
  • Bruises and fractures
  • Traumatic brain injuries

Other common injuries include facial fractures, road rash, broken bones and burns. Some injuries are minor and require limited time to recover. Other injuries are catastrophic and can jeopardize the financial future of the injured person. Other expenses like property damage, lost income and medical expenses can add up quickly. Contact Braff Accident Attorneys for a team that will fight for maximum financial compensation for you.

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