If you sustain injury in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles because of a careless, negligent, or reckless car driver, you may be able to pursue compensation for your injuries and losses. Skilled & experienced motorcycle accident attorneys at Farahi Law Firm, APC will help you to secure the settlement you deserve.
Nothing compares to the joy and excitement of riding a motorbike. Sadly, this high excitement has its own danger too. Motorcyclists are more exposed on the road and prone to serious injuries in auto accidents than those in motorcars. Wearing helmets may help prevent head injuries however don’t shield the remainder of the body. As per the DOT reports California has the largest volume of motorcycles in the nation and Los Angeles is the most dangerous county when it comes to motorcycle fatalities & injuries.
Some dangerous driving behaviors that can lead to a motorcycle accident include:
- Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol
- Distracted driving
- Fatigued driving
- Failing to yield the right-of-way
- Making an unsafe lane change without first looking for a motorcyclist
Following safety tips can help you in saving one from getting injured in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles:
- Always ride wearing a helmet
- Don’t drink and drive
- Don’t overspeed
- Maintain considerable distance from the vehicle in front
- Obey traffic laws
- Watch for road obstacles
- Be extra cautious on turns and traffic lights
Individuals should collect evidence at the scene of the motorcycle crash. The first thing a motorcyclist should do is to exchange insurance details with the other vehicle driver. Evidences like photographs or videos of the scene, showing the road or weather conditions, position of the included vehicles, injuries, witnesses etc. can help strengthen a case. In the event the victim has little or no evidence proving that the third party was at fault for the injuries, can affect the case value inversely. And insurance company adjusters always look for ways to undermine your case value. Hence it is in your best interest to seek personal injury attorney advice immediately after the accident.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, you will need the representation of an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney for the justice you deserve. Call Farahi Law Firm, APC for a free consultation today (310) 736-6412