We understand that when any injury occurs from a motorcycle accident, it can have vast effects on an individual's emotional and physical welfare. Lost wages and mounting medical bills can make the situation worse and potentially affect the livelihood and stability of the victim's family.
Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents In The Sacramento And Oakland Metros
- Cars making left turns: Forty-two percent of all accidents involving a motorcycle and car occur when the car is making a left turn.
- Head-on collisions: Fifty-six percent of deaths from motorcycle accidents involve motorcycles and other vehicles; 78 percent of the time, a car strikes the motorcycle from the front.
- Poor weather conditions
- Disobeying traffic laws
- Highway construction
- Driving under the influence
- Poor bike maintenance
Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Motorcycle accidents are more likely to cause injury and death than auto accidents due to how little protection the rider has. Here's a list of some of the most common motorcycle accident injuries:
- Brain and head injuries
- Road rash
- Broken bones or fractures
- Spinal injuries
- Leg injuries
- Nerve damage
Contact An Experienced Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
With nearly 40 years of combined legal experience, the Sacramento and Oakland motorcycle accident attorneys at Cutter Law P.C. are here to fight for you and your family every step of the way. Our goal isn't just to settle your case; we are fully prepared to go to trial if needed.
Time and time again, our attorneys have successfully represented individuals seeking compensation following accidents. Our efforts have included national class actions against insurance companies for conducting bad faith.
With law degrees from Stanford and Harvard and proven track records aggressively obtaining victories, well-established, highly respected personal injury attorneys Brooks Cutter and John R. Parker Jr. continue to raise the bar for their competitors.
Our personal injury lawyers are experienced in the prosecution of motorcycle accident cases resulting in severe injury, including traumatic brain injury. Injuries from all motor vehicle accidents can lead to lifelong medical care, lost wages, occupational and physical therapy, and the loss of ability to lead a normal life.
We'll investigate your claim thoroughly, looking into issues involving:
- Traffic laws and Department of Motor Vehicles regulations
- Recklessness and/or negligence of the drivers involved
- Motorcyclists' rights
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact a personal injury attorney at Cutter Law P.C. to set up a free case review. We'll review the circumstances and legal issues surrounding your injury claim and answer your questions. If we accept your case, there is never a fee unless we win.
For your convenience, if your injuries prevent you from traveling, one of our attorneys can arrange to meet with you at your home or hospital. Give us a call toll free in Sacramento or Oakland at 888-285-3333 or fill out the contact form below.