Riding a dirt bike can be a fun activity for various age groups, but all too often they lead to serious injuries. In many cases, dirt bike incidents happen due to the negligence of another person or company. At Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., we are ready to help of you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a dirt bike incident. You may be eligible for compensation, so let us get to work investigating the incident today. When you need a dirt bike accident attorney in Kansas City, call us today.
Dirt bikes are an increasingly popular activity, especially in males under the age of 30. Going off-roading as a recreational activity, which is how dirt bikes are primarily used, can be fun. However, it can also lead to serious injuries for riders.
It has been over ten years since the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) studied nonfatal dirt bike injuries. They found that injuries sustained while riding dirt bikes can be life-altering or fatal. Some of the most common injuries that dirt bike riders sustain include:
The CDC also found that dirt bike riding is most popular amongst white males under 30 years of age in non-metropolitan areas. The majority of dirt bike accidents happen to children and teens.
In Missouri, the minimum age that a person can ride an all-terrain vehicle without an adult is 16, but people do not always abide by these rules. The CDC found that those aged 12 – 15 had the highest rate of nonfatal injuries on dirt bikes.
There are various reasons that another person or company could be held liable for crash injuries:
If you or someone you care about has been injured in a dirt bike crash, you may need to seek legal assistance. The team at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. is ready to investigate what caused the crash and work to determine whether you are entitled to receive the following:
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