The feeling of blazing down the open road in a motorcycle is thrilling and inspiring, but carries with it greater risk in an auto accident. Due to their small size, motorcycles are more difficult for motorists to see than cars, and their riders can be sent flying much more easily. If you or a loved one is struck by a car while riding a motorcycle, the consequences could be disastrous.
Injuries from your motorcycle accident can cost you a lot, both physically and financially. Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers will do its best to help you receive compensation for your damages. Call our Ontario motorcycle accident lawyers at (855) 862-7258 for a free legal review.
Catastrophic Injury in Motorcycle Accidents
Wrecking your motorcycle can send you into critical care. Your relatively unprotected body exiting the bike and striking the road at around 100kph is enough force to snap ligaments, break bones, and tear the skin off your body anywhere you're not wearing top-quality protective gear. And that's to say nothing of riders who don't wear helmets.
Catastrophic injuries you can suffer from a motorcycle wreck include:
Your injuries will qualify you for accident benefits regardless of fault. Victims of motorcycle crashes also qualify for loss transfer, a law designed to make damages between insurance companies more equitable when the injury is not. Under loss transfer, if a car and motorcycle crash, the car owner's insurance will pay for a portion of the motorcyclist's expenses. Loss transfer is governed by vehicle size: any time a trailer truck hits a car, or a car hits a motorcycle, loss transger is likely to kick in.
If your lawyer can prove the other driver was at fault for the accident, you may also sue the driver for additional damages. These can cover straightforward costs like medical, rehab, and wage-replacement expenses, or it can involve more abstract concepts like pain and suffering.
Hamilton and Stoney Creek Motorcycle Crash Lawyers
When it comes time to make a decision, if you decide to sue, Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers will be there to take your call. We have the medical and legal knowledge necessary to create a personalized care plan that allows you to recover while we deal with insurance companies and at-fault drivers. You're in good hands with our motorcycle accident attorneys.
To schedule a free initial consultation at our offices, located convenient to Hamilton, Brantford, Burlington, Stoney Creek, St. Catharines, and Niagara Falls, contact Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers by dialing (855) 862-7258 today.