Unique Hazards Facing Motorcycle Riders

One of the things many people do not realize is that motorcycle riders face unique hazards which do not necessarily pose the same type of risk to other drivers and vehicles. For this reason, motorcycle riders need to be extremely cautious and alert to the different dangers they stand to face. By taking certain precautions, many of these hazards and risks can be avoided in their entirety. Some of the most unique hazards facing motorcycle riders include:

  • Rough or bumpy roads
  • Damage caused by construction work
  • Gravel, small objects or other debris on the pavement
  • Edge breaks or traffic lanes that are different heights
  • Expansion joints
  • Uneven surfaces
  • Animals
  • Slick surfaces
  • Puddles and standing water
  • Ice and snow
  • Train tracks or crossings

Motorcycle riders who stay alert and take care to watch out for these types of hazards can significantly improve their odds of being able to avoid an accident causing serious injury or death. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, a skilled personal injury lawyer from our firm can help you determine the cause of your accident and advise you as to whether or not you may have a valid claim. At our firm clients are offered a free case evaluation as we believe everyone should have the opportunity to speak with a lawyer about their case and seek legal advice on how to proceed.

Clients are under no obligation to retain our services, however one of the advantages of hiring our firm is that you will not be charged any fees unless we are able to recover compensation on your behalf. Having negotiated countless settlements and won numerous jury awards of substantial value, you can rest assured that we will do everything we can to help you maximize your claim as well.

Call our firm now so we can get started on preparing your claim.