Our PG County car accident lawyers are also well versed in motorcycle accident law and understand motorcyclists’ need for quality representation after an accident. There are many reasons why you should have a motorcycle accident lawyer on-call. On July 4th 43 year old Kyle Faulkner died from a motorcycle accident in Silver Spring, MD at 5 PM, and just one hour later 33 year old Carlos De Oliviera faced a similar fate in Burtonsville, MD. Only slightly more than one month before, on May 24, 25, and 26 ,2014, people perished in Oxon Hill, Capitol Heights, and Largo, MD respectively as the result of tragic motorcycle accidents. Local news continues to report unfortunate incidents of injury, trauma, and death from motorcycle crashes. Individuals who drive motorcycles continue to meet tragic and avoidable ends, because their motorcycles are often struck from behind by careless car drivers. More and more, our car accident attorneys in PG County see clients who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident.
PG County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers You Can Trust
As motorcycle sales have increased over the past decade, so too have the number of motorcycle drivers on our roads and our highways. As a motorcycle driver, you face unique and dangerous risks when compared to drivers who cars, SUVs, and trucks. Because motorcycle drivers are not protected by the same steel frame as cars, minivans, SUVs, or trucks, motorcycle riders are at increased likelihood of suffering serious injuries from collisions. Among the various traumatic experiences you may suffer from an accident, motorcycle riders are at increased risk for:
- Biker’s arm (permanently paralyzed arm)
- Broken limbs
- Head trauma and neurological damage
- Permanent disability
- Physical trauma
- Soft Tissue damage
Most motorcycle accidents are clearly the fault of the person operating the car, minivan, SUV or truck, however a trope argues that people who choose to ride motorcycles are seeking danger, and overcoming that perception can make increase the difficulty of proving that the other driver is at fault. However, we know that motorcycle riders are highly aware of their increased risk for injury, and are therefore particularly cautious, and we will work to help you receive the compensation you deserve for your motorcycle accident.
Contact Our PG County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
If you or a loved one recently experienced a motorcycle accident, you should seek legal representation from a motorcycle accident lawyer in DC and PG County immediately. At Cohen & Cohen P.C., our expert motorcycle attorneys can take the necessary steps to prove that the other driver was negligent so you may receive fair recompense for the losses and expenses you have suffered as the result of injury. If you were harmed in a collision while riding your motorcycle, contact Cohen & Cohen PC today for free to see if you have a case.