Motorcycle Accidents: Representing Victims Of Catastrophic Collisions In Texas
There are so many benefits to riding a motorcycle as opposed to other means of transportation. They provide a sense of excitement and thrill to riders, as well as being extremely fuel-efficient. However, other drivers on the road can be careless and not pay proper attention to motorcycle riders, leading to catastrophic accidents. The injuries sustained by a motorcycle rider hit by another vehicle can be devastating and even fatal.
If you were recently involved in a motorcycle collision or lost a loved one to an accident, you need an experienced Austin injury attorney on your side! Regardless of the severity of the injuries you have suffered, you should gain legal representation as quickly as possible. At David Komie Law, we have more than 60 years of combined legal experience and are dedicated to achieving a positive outcome for our clients.
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What Are Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries?
The safety gear motorcyclists wear, such as a helmet, does not do much to protect them against vehicles and the road in a collision. There is a much higher risk for serious injury because of the lack of protection a motorcycle offers riders. Victims of motorcycle accidents may end up needing major surgeries, physical therapy, physical rehabilitation and other types of treatment, sometimes even for years after the accident. This is why it is so important to have an Austin personal injury lawyer who will fight for you and try to recover compensation to cover your costs.
A few of the most common injuries include the following:
- Broken bones
- Internal organ damage
- Road rash
- Joint injuries
- Limb loss
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Wrongful death
Sadly, there is a higher incidence of riders who lose their life in a motorcycle accident. Because motorcycles offer far less protection than a vehicle, which has a protective “shell” and encloses all of the passengers. There are also a slew of other safety features, such as airbags and seat belts to keep passengers as safe as possible in a collision. Although motorcyclists wear protective gear to cover their legs, arms, hands, as well as helmets, there is still an exceptionally high risk of injury.
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