Motorcycle accidents result in more severe injuries than any other vehicle due to the lack of protection. After an accident, you may be experiencing extreme physical pain and emotional distress. The fear of medical costs and the effect of your income may leave you feeling uneasy.
Reach out to our Houston motorcycle accident lawyers at Adley Law Firm and they will take care of all the legal processes so you can focus on recovery.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were around 8.4 million motorcycles on the road of 2013 in the United States. Motorcycle accidents are 26 times more likely to result in fatalities than other motor vehicle accidents.
The lack of protection for motorcyclists puts them at greater risk of fatalities. Eighty percent of all motorcycle accidents result in severe injury or death compared to only 20 percent of victims in car accidents. Motorcyclists are also 5 times more likely to be injured on impact than passengers in enclosed vehicles.
Common Injuries In Motorcycles Include:
- Broken Bones
- Cuts and Bruises
- Road Rash
- Mild, Moderate, and Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Internal Organ Injuries
- Neck, Back, and Spinal Cord Injuries
- Internal Bleeding Severed Limbs
- Severe Burns
If a loved one or someone you know was involved in a motorcycle accident you may be entitled to file for a wrongful death law suit. Our lawyers at Adley Law Firm are experienced in motorcycle accidents and will passionately fight for your rights against insurance companies and third parties.