Motorcycle Accidents

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St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

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As soon as possible after you have been injured or have lost a loved one in any type of motorcycle accident, it is important to raise the question of who is responsible for the collision. Why? Because the answer to this question will determine whether or not you have grounds to file a personal injury or wrongful death claim for damages. Victims of these crashes often suffer serious injury and having a financial safety net is imperative to receiving the best treatment.

When you come to Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth for help with your motorcycle accident claim, you will have the advantage of working with a team that has more than 80 years of combined legal experience. We take pride in fighting for the rights of accident victims and their families and want to provide you with compassionate support in your claim for damages.

Call our knowledgeable St. Louis team at (800) 391-4318 to schedule a free consultation.

Identifying Fault in Motorcycle Accidents

While some motorcycle accidents are caused by the rider's reckless or careless actions, many can be directly attributed to negligence on the part of the car driver. Most motorcyclists, in fact, make it a point to ride defensively. They know that they are at risk of being seriously injured or killed in an accident and will go to great lengths to avoid a crash.

Drivers, on the other hand, are far more likely to get distracted behind the wheel or to forget to check their blind spots before turning or changing lanes. They may claim the right-of-way when it is not theirs, leaving motorcyclists with little or no time to react. Studies have also found the size difference between cars and motorcycles causes drivers to overestimate how long they have to make a move. Our brains assume smaller objects (motorcycles) will arrive slower than larger objects (cars) even when the two are moving the same speed. Cars may, therefore, pull out in front of motorcyclists due to a miscalculation.

Serious Injuries and Damage in Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are also much more likely than drivers to be seriously injured in an accident. Even when wearing full protective equipment, the amount of protection they have isn’t even close to what a driver—encased in a vehicle, with seatbelts, airbags, and the like—is afforded. That may be the reason motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to be involved in a fatal accident than drivers traveling the same distance.

80% of motorcycle accidents result in injury or fatality to the driver. The injuries may be severe: Over 15% of crash victims were found to sustain traumatic brain injury (TBI). Even the mildest cases of TBI are likely to cause enduring injury; moderate TBIs can require months of rehabilitation for a victim to regain even some of the abilities they lost. Other potential injuries include spinal cord damage, broken bones (including open and compound fractures, internal organ damage, and other musculoskeletal injuries.

We Can Help You After a Motorcycle Accident

Our attorneys are ready to help you take action to hold a driver accountable for causing your accident. We know how difficult it can be to move forward after a crash causes serious injuries, but we are here to take some of the burden off your hands. Our skilled team has experience negotiating settlements and arguing cases in court to help clients maximize their outcomes.

Our goal in every case is to recover the full compensation you deserve, which can include payment for your medical expenses and future costs, compensation for your lost wages and reduced earning power, and even damages for your pain, suffering, and mental anguish. Reach out to us if you’ve bee hurt to learn more about your legal options and rights in this situation. Our team wants to help you pursue justice and recovery the compensation you need to fund your treatment.

If you have been hurt or have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, we are here to help you hold the negligent party accountable. Call us at (800) 391-4318 to schedule a free consultation with our team.

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