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Common Causes Of Motorcycle Crashes

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Common Causes Of Motorcycle Crashes

Many people ride motorcycles for recreation or as their primary form of transportation. While you might follow all safety guidelines and operate your motorcycle as carefully as possible, you can never control the actions and decisions of others on the road. For this reason, even the safest motorcyclists can suffer serious injuries in crashes. Some common reasons why motorcycle accidents happen include:
  • Distracted drivers
  • Drunk drivers
  • Aggressive drivers
  • Improper passing
  • Speeding
  • Running red lights
  • Failing to yield
  • Following too closely
Motorcycles are already more difficult to see than larger motor vehicles. So, when a driver is distracted or turns without looking closely, it can easily result in a motorcycle collision. While a driver might not sustain serious injuries when they hit a motorcycle, the motorcyclist certainly can. In many situations, a motorcycle crash can change your life. Injuries can be severe, and they often require emergency medical assistance and ongoing care. Some motorcycle injuries can leave you with permanent impairments and disabilities that can affect your job, education, and activities you enjoy. For example, even if you were wearing a helmet, you can still sustain a severe brain injury in a motorcycle crash. If another driver made an error that caused your injuries, you should discuss your legal options with an experienced personal injury lawyer in San Fernando. The right attorney can help with your insurance claim and fight for the full compensation you need for your medical expenses, lost income, and other losses.


At the Law Offices of Cohen & Cohen, P.C., we help injured clients after many types of accidents, including motorcycle crashes. We will guide you through every step of the process, so please call 818.347.2121 or contact us online for your free consultation today.