During the warm summer months, Ohio residents tend to see motorcyclists on roadways across the state. Whether it is for an enjoyable ride or used to commute to work, motorcycles are considered to be efficient vehicles and an effective form of transportation. Although we are in the peak of summer, this does not always mean that motorists are prepared to share the road with these smaller vehicles. Because of their smaller size, it can be difficult to spot motorcycles. This is why motorists are urged to double or even triple-check before changing lanes or making a turn. However, some drivers fail to uphold their duty of care when driving, resulting in a serious or even fatal motorcycle collisions.
The aftermath of a motorcycle crash can be devastating and tragic. Motorcycles are not equipped with the same safety features that automobiles have. There is no hard outer shell to absorb the blow of a crash and protect occupants. In a motorcycle crash, riders are often thrown from their bike, subjecting them to injuries to their head, neck, back and limbs.
At our law firm, we understand that victims of a motorcycle crash are likely to suffer catastrophic injuries, causing them significant pain and suffering. This is likely to require extensive medical attention to address the resulting injuries and even temporary or permanent disabilities. Our law firm is devoted to helping motorcycle victims in the Cincinnati area understand their rights, and helping them navigate a personal injury action.
Our law firm has handled a wide variety of personal injury cases. With regards to motorcycle accidents, we are aware of the common causes of these crashes. Negligence is often the culprit, occurring when a driver is distracted, speeding, fails to check blind spots, doesn't signal a turn or lane change or fails to yield to an oncoming motorcyclist. To learn more, please visit our law firm's motorcycle accident website. It is our goal to meet the needs of out clients. If you have been harmed in a motorcycle accident, it is important to understand your rights and to take steps to protect them.
Post Type: PERSUASIVE