There are many motorcyclists in and around the city, but they are much more prone to major injuries in the event an accident occurs. If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle crash caused by the negligent actions of another driver, we are here to help. At Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., we will thoroughly investigate your crash in order to secure the compensation you deserve. Call us when you need a motorcycle crash lawyer.
If you are a regular motorcycle rider, then you know that many drivers fail to give motorcyclists the space they deserve on the roadway. Some drivers ignore motorcyclists altogether. This can lead to deadly rear-end and side-swipe crashes. Particularly dangerous for motorcyclists are drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs or distracted by their phones.
Missouri does have a motorcycle helmet law in place, though there have been several attempts by the legislature to repeal it. We strongly recommend all cyclists wear helmets, as they significantly reduce the risk of death in a crash. However, even when wearing protective gear, motorcyclists are more vulnerable to serious injuries than those in regular passenger vehicles. It is not uncommon for our St. Louis motorcycle accident lawyer to help clients with the following:
Each of these injuries requires medical intervention. Victims often incur major medical expenses as well as other hidden costs of motorcycle crashes:
When we look at data provided by the Missouri Department of Public Safety, we can see that there were 2,474 motorcycle crashes during the latest reporting year. Out of those incidents, there were:
When we look at those numbers, we can see that the majority of motorcycle crashes result in some sort of injury for the motorcyclist.
If you or someone you care about has been injured in a motorcycle crash that was caused by another person’s careless or negligent actions, please seek legal assistance. At Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., we are going to be by your side every step of the way. Our firm will investigate what happened in order to secure compensation for all of your crash-related expenses, including:
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