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An Overview of Wrongful Death

Wrongful death lawyerWhen you lose someone you love, it’s hard to imagine their death being anything but wrong. Yet, there are cases where death was brought on naturally by health or age-related problems.

Though they’re just as devastating, these are not wrongful deaths. Unless the health problems came from mistreatment from a doctor or an accident that could have been avoided. What do we mean?

Let’s say your late loved one’s employer didn’t take a safety measure they should have and your loved one perished from their incompetence. You could prove or at least fight to prove that their actions caused a “wrongful death”.

Look at probably the most famous wrongful death case in history. You may know it as a little case about O.J. Simpson. In his federal murder trial – he was acquitted, but he didn’t get off scot-free.

If you take a case like this to a civil and lower court, you can prove wrongful death by the amount of evidence only. That’s what Nicole and her boyfriend’s parents did, and O.J. served time for their wrongful deaths.

Other common wrongful death charges include malpractice, transportation incidents, and any work-related injuries or exposure that could have been prevented.

The Parts of a Wrongful Death Case

Hopefully, the death of your late loved one wasn’t as grisly as the Murder of Nicole Brown-Simpson. But even if it was, there are things your case needs to have before you can pursue damages and a wrongful death charge.

Each wrongful death case needs the following things:

  • A death
  • Proof of negligence or mal-intent
  • Any monetary or emotional trauma following the death
  • A representative for the person’s estate

Let’s learn a little bit more about those keywords, mal intent and negligence before we move on.

What is Negligence in a Wrongful Death Case?

Let’s say your loved one worked in a chemical processing plant with dangerous materials. To allow people to work there, the government creates and enforces strict safety procedures and regulations.

It’s up to the employer to make sure these regulations and safety procedures are 1. advertised and understood by employees.

And 2, it’s their job to purchase or put in place any safety materials or equipment to keep employees safe. If they fail to do either one or two, that’s a charge of negligence.

More specifically, negligence means: “a failure to behave with a level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances.”

Luckily, it’s easy to prove negligence, if the person responsible is honest and doesn’t try to cover up their mistake. You can document or refer to inspection reports that say precautions weren’t taken. Then you have all the evidence you need (pretty much) to prove your case.

What’s harder to prove is mal-intent, since it’s psychological.

What is Mal-Intent?

If you break the word down, it’s exactly what it says. Mal, meaning bad in French, and intent, meaning the reasons behind the action. If someone had the intention or the want to harm someone, that’s mal-intent.

But how can you prove that? It’s more difficult unless the person leaves clues or documents their feelings. We’re seeing this happen more and more with the intent of social media.

That’s why it’s so important to be careful what you say on any sites. Records can be subpoenaed ad the court can get access to text messages or other documentation.

While this seems like an invasion of privacy, it’s very helpful in proving a wrongful death case. All you need is a collection of testimonies and an admittance of negative feelings towards the deceased.

Now, it’s not always that easy. A seasoned criminal or just a smart person, in general, doesn’t always write “I hate ___ and I’m going to hurt them”. And that makes proving the mal-intent harder.

But not impossible. Getting a good lawyer to help you with the details and the charges of your case can make the impossible seem possible.

Personal injury and wrongful death lawyers are skilled in finding subtle clues or evidence that shows an intention of harm. Like the fact that O.J. Simpson found Nicole sleeping with or at least involved with another man.

That would cause jealousy in anyone, though it caused him to take things many steps further.

Wrongful Death Laws

Now, as it is with any and all legal proceedings, there are guidelines you have to follow when you start a case. Every state varies, but in Arizona, for example, most of the time your case needs to be initiated within two years of the injury or death of your loved one.

Unless the death is caused by or suspected to be caused by medical malpractice. Then the statute of limitations remains open for three years from injury OR one year from when the plaintiff finds evidence that makes them suspect wrongful death.

In the case of both – the law refers to whichever act occurs first. For more information about this specification, you can refer to the Arizona Code of Civil Procedure, Sect. 340.5.

Or you could avoid trudging through the legal and political jargon and hire a lawyer to help you through it. Not only will it save you many headaches, but it gives you a much better chance of winning your case.

Thanks to our friends and contributors from Yearin Law for their insight into wrongful death.

A Guide to Riding a Motorcycle Safely

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There is something quintessentially American about riding down a vast, empty highway on a motorcycle enjoying the feeling of the rush of wind and freedom.  This iconic picture, however, does not show the reality of motorcycle riding in the U.S. today which is that almost 5,000 people died in motorcycle accidents in 2015 alone – an auto accident lawyer Boca Raton, FL offers at The Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.C. knows this only too well.  The best way to ride is to ride safely with these tips.

1) Get only the amount of bike that you can handle. The trend in motorcycle design has been decidedly in favor of increasing power and speed so that bikes today are faster and more powerful than even bikes made 10 or 15 years ago.  When it comes to riding a motorcycle, however, bigger is not always better and you should be aware of how much power you can handle on two wheels.

2) Learn how to ride your bike. This may seem obvious and even counterintuitive. However, the emphasis here is honing your skills in riding your bike, not just its basic operation. This includes knowing how to perform emergency maneuvers for evading accidents, how to handle different terrains, and polishing the basic riding skills. Some insurers will even provide a discount to those who take riding courses through approved instructors.

3) Gear up right. Consider what is between you and the road when you’re going 60 mph down the highway. If you are wearing shorts, the answer is nothing but your skin. Riding a motorcycle is akin to full contact sports and you want every part of your body to be as protected as possible so that should you collide with the road, a car, or any other immovable object, your list of problems will hopefully not include epic road rash.

4) Safety first. Seriously consider wearing a helmet. While many states have repealed helmet laws for riders over the age of 21 in the name of personal freedom of choice, those same states have seen sharp increases in deaths and head injuries to motorcyclists who were not wearing helmets. Other states with no helmet requirement, like Florida, do require riders to have personal medical payment insurance to cover the cost of their injuries.

5) Choose when you ride carefully. There are a variety of road conditions that are not optimal for motorcycles. This includes rain which can cause slippery conditions, especially if there is a buildup of oil on the road, strong winds, and fog.  Be smart and avoid riding in these conditions to start with.

6) Be extra vigilant. Motorcyclists must always be on the lookout for other drivers and be ready to take evasive action if necessary. Considering the steep rise in distracted driving due to texting and other phone use, automobile drivers are less and less likely to be trusted to keep an eye out of riders.  

Finally, make sure that you are visible to other drivers, that your headlight and brake lights are working and can be seen, and your bike is in good shape with properly inflated tires and good brakes. This can make all the difference in the world.

 

Who is at fault in a truck accident?

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The short answer is potentially a lot of different people and companies.  Trucks are vital to the nation’s economy by making sure that packages are delivered on time to grocery store shelves being stocked. Trucks are also giant vehicles that easily dwarf passenger cars and trucks and can cause catastrophic damage, especially in accidents that occur at high speeds.

The question of who is at fault when a truck accident occurs is extremely important since most of the time, the damages and costs of these accidents will be very, very high. It is also a very complex question because many different people in the chain could have contributed to the final error that caused the accident.

Of course, one of the most obvious directions to look first at is the driver of the truck.  There are so many ways in which a truck driver can cause an accident from following too closely to inattentive driving to falling asleep at the wheel.  Drivers can also become incapacitated by various medical conditions including heart attacks, strokes, or diabetic emergencies. This is why drivers are required to have physicals to ensure that they are healthy enough to drive a truck.  Any one or a combination of these factors can lead to an accident.

There are other ways, however, in which the driver can still be at fault even if they were following the rules of the road, were not distracted, and were wide awake.  If the driver failed to check the weight, tires, or security of the load, any one of these factors can cause an accident. Underinflated tires, shifting loads, or even loads that are not secured in open top trailers can all cause accidents.

The blame may not stop with the driver. What if the crew that loaded the truck was not properly supervised or trained in loading and the load then shifted causing the truck to tip over onto a car? What if the owner of the trailer refused to conduct proper maintenance on the trailer which would have revealed aging tires ripe for a blowout? What if the driver’s employer insisted that he work an extra shift without appropriate rest time and he fell asleep at the wheel as a result? What if the doctor doing the physical on the driver missed a medical issue that resulted in the driver having a heart attack on the road?

It’s also very possible that the truck itself has some defect that caused the crash. In this case, the fault would lie with the manufacturer. What if the mechanic who performed the last service failed to secure a bolt which finally came loose?

Even more remote, but still plausible, is the notion that another driver actually caused the accident.  What if a third party cut off the truck driver or swerved into their lane causing the truck to swerve to avoid a collision?  

Truck accidents are extremely complex not only because of the level of damages that are usually caused but also because assignment of fault for the accident must take into account numerous obvious and not so obvious factors. An auto accident lawyer Highland Beach, FL offers at The Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.C. can help you determine fault for the accident you were involved in and discuss your options.

Tire Failure Truck Accidents

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When it comes to truck accidents, even the smallest collision can be deadly. If you’ve ever stood next to a semi-truck, you know just how big they are. Standing 13 feet high with an average weight of 80,000 lbs., the common sedan doesn’t stand a chance in a truck-auto accident. As a result, most collisions with semi-trucks result in fatalities.

Tire Failure Accidents

While most truck accidents are attributed to driver error, a large number of  truck accidents are due to mechanical failures in the truck itself. Tire failure on a large truck with 18 tires can be catastrophic and can occur for a variety of reasons:

  • Old Tires
  • Defective Tires
  • Bald Tires
  • Overheated Tires
  • Improperly Inflated Tires
  • Wrong Type of Tire
  • Truck load is too heavy
  • Excessive Speed

Common Reasons for Tire Failure

Defective Design/Manufacturing. A tire may be defective in design, or may have been incorrectly manufactured, before it is even installed on the truck. If that is the case, the tire company may be held liable to anyone injured as a result of their defective tires.

Failure to Maintain Tires. The trucking company has on obligation to properly maintain the tires of their trucks. Proper maintenance includes regular tests, inspections, and repairs.

Driver Failure to Inspect. As a final safety check, truck drivers have on obligation to perform pre-trip inspections of the truck, including the tires. Failure to properly perform a pre-trip inspection can lead to tire failure, among other mechanical failures, and cause an accident.

Truck Accidents

Despite best efforts to drive safely, large truck accidents do happen. Unfortunately, truck accidents are often large, multi-vehicle accidents. Injuries may range from minor bumps and bruises to serious injury, including wrongful death. Unlike regular car accident cases in which there may be only 2 parties, truck accident lawsuits can become very complicated very quickly. Beside the driver, there is also the trucking company and potentially the tire manufacturer who may be party to the lawsuit.

Hire an Attorney

If you or a loved one have been injured by a large truck, be sure to hire an attorney. Find a lawyer with extensive experience securing the maximum fair compensation in auto accident cases. When you hire an experienced truck accident lawyer Central Phoenix, AZ offers, you can feel comfortable knowing that the attorney and their legal staff understand the laws and nuances of such a case. If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident, you might be eligible to carry out legal action against the driver or truck company.

 


 

Thank you to our friends and contributors at the law offices of Kamper Estrada, LLP for their insight into personal injury claims and truck accidents.

What to Write Down After Being in a Car Accident

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The human memory is flawed, in that the details of past events can quickly become forgotten or changed. When it comes to car accidents, being able to recall key factors of the incident can make the difference between winning or losing a civil lawsuit. We highly recommend talking with an attorney if you have recently become the victim in a car accident. They can help you seek justice and compensation from the driver at-fault.

We cannot emphasize enough the importance of writing down how the accident occurred through your perspective shortly after impact. In a moment of chaos and confusion, the last thing a car accident victim may be thinking about is his or her legal rights. However, if you want to sue the driver responsible down the line, gathering information can end up being quite useful to your case.

Elements of the Accident to Jot Down

Whether you type into your phone or write using a pen and paper, summarize how the accident happened and any other factors that seem important. Here are examples of elements to include in your summary, which can also help your attorney decide what strategy to use for your civil lawsuit:

  • Weather conditions
  • Date/time of accident
  • Road conditions at time of impact
  • Traffic and/or road repairs happening nearby
  • Location of accident (including street names)
  • Which direction you were traveling
  • Which direction the other driver was going
  • What happened right before the accident
  • How the collision occurred in your perspective
  • A sketch diagram
  • Names of potential witnesses
  • Name of officer and accident report number (to obtain a copy later)

Do Not Fight Alone

An attorney can help you collect useful evidence, find answers, and deal with insurance agencies in the aftermath of a car accident. It can be intimidating to imagine taking on a civil lawsuit, but with support from a legal professional it may not be as daunting as you first thought. Unfortunately, many companies and other related parties associated with vehicle accidents are not always worried about doing the right thing. For example, the other driver’s insurance company may secretly know their driver is at-fault, but may call you and ask questions as a sneaky way to minimize your claim. By hiring an auto accident lawyer Des Moines, IA trusts, you can be more informed about all the ways that others may try to prevent you from getting the compensation you deserve.

 


 

Thank you to our friends and contributors at Johnston Martineau, LLP for their insight into personal injury claims and what to write down after a car accident.

What Is Workers’ Compensation?

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While employers often to their best to provide a safe and healthy environment for their employees to work in, accidents can occur and people can become injured. But what happened next? We spend a large amount of  time at work, so it is comforting to know that there are policies in place that assist you should you be injured at work or become sick due to your working conditions.

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a system that varies state to state that provides benefits to employees should they become injured on the job. Because workers’ compensation is state-regulated, it’s important to do some research about what assistance is offered to you. Typically, the benefits afforded to an employee are payments for medical treatment and even a portion of your lost wages should you end up being unable to return to work as a result of your injury or illness.

What makes me eligible for workers’ compensation?

In order to be covered by workers’ compensation, you must be a employee and accidentally be injured or get sick from doing your job.

Collecting workers’ compensation is not the result of not wanting to work, but rather a way to ensure that employees are taken care of so that they can eventually return to work.

What kinds of injuries are typically covered under workers’ compensation?

The injury has to be unintentional (meaning you did not plan to become injured or purposely injure yourself) and the result of your employment. Here are a few examples of injuries that may be covered by workers’ compensation:

  • Faulty equipment that leads to injury
  • Physical injury that occurs while working
  • Repetitive motion injuries like carpal tunnel from typing on your computers.
  • Digestive disorders stemming from a high-stress work environment
  • Being exposed to harmful chemicals while working and developing breathing problems

These are just a few examples. You should report any injuries that you experience at work to your employer.

What if the accident was my fault?

Unlike a malpractice or personal injury claim, the employee involved in a workers’ compensation claim does not have to prove who is at fault for the accident. As long as you were not intoxicated at the time of the accident or inflicted the injury yourself, you should be eligible to collect workers’ compensation benefits.

I was injured at work. What do I do now?

The first and most important step is to report the accident to your employer as soon as possible. While the time limits differ depending on your state law, your claim could be denied if you wait too long. It is good practice to notify your employer even if you do not think that you are injured as a result of an accident because some injuries take a while to manifest. It’s better to be covered than sorry.

Did you or someone you know recently become injured or ill as a result of their work environment? Have questions about workers’ compensation or personal injury? If you have been seriously injured at work and believe that your injury will leave you disabled, you may want to contact an experienced attorney to help you with your claim. Make sure that you get all of the benefits you are entitled to. Contact a workers compensation lawyer Milwaukee, WI offers to schedule a consultation today.

 


 

Thank you to our friends and contributors at Hickey & Turim, SC for their insight into workers compensation claims.

A Personal Injury Lawyer for an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Claim

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Being injured in an accident can be devastating, but when you find out the liable party is uninsured or uninsured, you might feel even more upset and confused. Also known as first party claims, these are complicated and will very likely require the help of a personal injury lawyer who understands how to navigate them.

The laws pertaining to uninsured (UM) and underinsured (UIM) motorist claims vary by state. However, what you can expect in any state is that they are often challenging even for general lawyers which is why it is so important to choose a personal injury lawyer with experience in handling UM and UIM claims.

Examples of UM and UIM Motorist Claims

Many drivers and passengers do not have a full comprehension of when and how UM and UIM claims can arise. In fact it is common for resident’s to believe they are insured or covered, when they actually have misunderstood their policy. Uninsured motorist coverage can protect the occupants of a car when situations like the following occur:

  • You’re driving or riding in a vehicle and struck by another vehicle whose driver lacks enough insurance coverage;
  • You were involved in a hit and run;
  • You were a pedestrian and struck by a driver without enough coverage;
  • You were a bicyclist and hit by a driver who lacks coverage;
  • You were a passenger in a car who was hit by another car whose driver does not have enough coverage; and,
  • Many more.

It is common for more than one UM or UIM policies to be involved in your case. In this situation, a personal injury lawyer may use these to look for multiple opportunities to cover your losses.

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Depending on the state in which the accident occurred, it may be that every driver is supposed to carry an insurance policy that includes at least the minimum amount of UM/UIM coverage. This coverage would then extend to anyone named in the policy or anyone who resides at the same address as the policyholder.

Both UM and UIM coverage will cover the injuries to a person or any property damage up to a certain amount. If a situation involves an uninsured vehicle, the claimant will be required to show the burden of proof to their insurance carrier. This is why it is recommended to have a personal injury lawyer help you maneuver through the claims process.

When a motorist is underinsured, the driver has insurance, but the limits of the policy amount to less than the damages claimed by the claimant. These cases are often contested vigorously and should be overseen by an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Have You Been Involved in a UM or UIM Vehicular Accident?

Uninsured and underinsured motorist claims involving extensive property damage, serious injuries, and fatalities mandate the need for skillful legal advocacy by a personal injury lawyer Harrisonburg, Virginia relies on.

 


 

Thank you to our friends and contributors at MartinWren, PC for their insight into uninsured drivers and personal injury claims.

What is an Independent Medical Examination?

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After suffering injuries from an accident, it is necessary to seek medical attention and undergo a medical examination. A medical examination will allow a physician to diagnose your injuries and create a plan for treatment. Most likely you will make an appointment with a trusted doctor that you already know. If you choose to pursue a personal injury lawsuit to recover damages from your accident however, you may be required to submit to an independent medical examination. An independent medical examination is an additional medical examination ordered by an insurance company or sometimes a judge involved in your personal injury case. This is basically a second opinion about your injuries to rule out any bias that may have existed with your own doctor.

If you are ordered to undergo an independent medical examination, you should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer Delray Beach, FL trusts at The Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A. to guide you through the process. Independent medical examinations are often conducted by doctors who work with insurance companies. Although this process is meant to rule out bias, these doctor’s often have the goal of minimizing your injuries to benefit the insurance company. An experienced lawyer can help you protect yourself and your claim during this examination.

It is always wise to take a friend or family member with you to an independent medical examination. This person can take notes that may be valuable to your case. Arrival time, time in the waiting room, actual duration of the exam, medical history discussed and questions pertaining to the accident are all very important to document. This person can also act as a witness on your behalf if there is a dispute about the exam later on.

You should be wary of what documents you fill out at the doctor’s office. Always consult with your lawyer before filling out forms because the doctor should already have all necessary medical information. Information you provide could be used later against you in your claim.

There may be temptation to lie or to exaggerate your injury during the examination because you know that this doctor is possibly working against you. It is so important that you do not do this and you are honest in your exam. Certain tests may be given with the purpose of tricking you or proving that you are exaggerating. Honesty and giving 100% effort on all tests is crucial during your exam.

You are entitled to a copy of the report an independent medical examiner submits to your insurance company. You should go over this report with your lawyer to insure accuracy and completeness. You can also compare the report with your own notes of the examination.

It is very likely that you will be ordered to undergo an independent medical examination if you are filing a personal injury lawsuit. Insurance companies want to be sure that an injury is legitimate before paying out large sums of money. It is important to know how an independent medical exam and your behavior at an exam can affect your lawsuit. To protect your rights and interests, you should always consult with an attorney before undergoing an independent medical exam.

Can Chiropractic Care Be Covered in a Personal Injury Suit?

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One of the main components of a personal injury lawsuit is ensuring the injured party undergoes appropriate treatment to recover from injuries they suffered in an accident. Treatment can include hospitalization, surgery, doctor visits, medications and in some cases, chiropractic care. A Chiropractor uses hands on spinal manipulation to align the muscular skeletal structure to restore mobility to joints, relieve pain and pressure, and allow the body to heal itself following an accident. Chiropractic care is most effective for injuries that happen suddenly like a car accident or fall and has been proven helpful in correcting back and neck injuries.

Chiropractic care can be covered in a personal injury lawsuit; however, the treatment must be proven to be medically necessary. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help you make this determination and collect evidence for your case. Even though chiropractic care is proven to be an effective form of treatment, there is still some prejudice about the treatment from insurance companies. Insurance companies tend to put more weight in mainstream medical treatment by physicians and hospitals. To ensure that chiropractic care will be covered in your personal injury claim there are a few things you can do.

It is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after suffering an injury in an accident. Some symptoms do not present themselves right away and waiting to seek care can make them worse. Before anyone can be treated, there must be a diagnosis. A chiropractor can diagnose your injuries and help you understand the full scope of your injuries. You should always be aware of what has happened to your body, risks of not receiving treatment and the potential recovery outlook with treatment. This will help create a plan for how you are to be treated. An understanding of your injuries and plan for treatment are essential to your personal injury case and proving that the chiropractic care you received was medically necessary.

A chiropractor should keep detailed, accurate records of your care and treatment. This includes medical charts, extent and severity of all symptoms, all treatments provided and detailed billing information. Vague or missing records could result in an insurance company or jury determining that your chiropractic care was unnecessary. This will make recovering chiropractic expenses in your personal injury lawsuit more difficult.

Sudden impact injuries like car accidents and falls often result in soft tissue injuries, disk injuries and nerve injuries. If you have suffered from any of these injuries, treatment from a chiropractor could be invaluable to your recovery process and pain relief. Without proper documentation however, an insurance company may not agree to pay for your chiropractic care leaving you with a hefty medical bill. After you suffer an injury, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer Delray Beach, FL trusts at The Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A. to learn your rights and options for medical care.

How Can I Protect Myself from a Motorcycle Accident?

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Many motorcyclist accidents result in the rider suffering painful and costly injuries. It is almost unheard of for a motorcyclist to walk away unharmed, without an injury that requires some sort of medical attention. Both newer and more seasoned motorcycle riders may continually wonder what else they could be doing to stay safe when sharing the road with other vehicles. Perhaps the last thing motorcyclists want to encounter, is a terrible accident when they were just hoping for an enjoyable cruise, or safe ride to work and home.

Here in the article below, we have aimed to answer the one question most motorcyclists may ask themselves: How can I protect myself from being part of a motorcycle accident?

Wear Gear that Offers Protection and Comfort

When purchasing motorcycle gear, it is important that the rider opts for material that is both protective and comfortable. Gear that restricts movement can make it more difficult to make turns, yield, and react quickly if an unexpected threat were to arise on the road. A brief list of gear to always have on when going out for a ride include:

  • Long pants and sleeves
  • Gloves with hand grip
  • Eye protection
  • Durable boots that cover ankles
  • Layers for cooler weather
  • Full-face helmet

Be Alert At All Times

A motorcyclist must not only be alert to his or her movements on the road, but other drivers as well. Car drivers may be texting, distracted or not watching out for you as you cruise alongside, behind or in front of them. Be especially wary of intersections, as this is where a large percentage of crashes can occur.

Do Not Ride in Bad Weather

The roads are slicker during wet weather, and it can be more straining to make maneuvers during strong winds. Additionally, car drivers may cause accidents due to not being careful during inclement weather. A speedy car driver may end up hydroplaning through an intersection or across lanes, and hit a motorcyclist riding nearby as a result.

Take Motorcycle Classes

Whether you are new to riding or have been for many years, it can always help to take a class every so often as a refresher for motorcycle safety. Classes may be available both in person and online.

Invest in a Safety Approved Helmet

Not all helmets are made the same. Some are safety approved and built strong for ultimate protection, while others are thriftier and better left on the shelf. Do research on helmet options and choose one that may be more money, but offers a higher level of protection. In the event you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you may thank yourself for buying that top rated helmet.

A motorcyclist that has been hit by a car driver should seek medical attention immediately. If the rider suffers physical and financial damages due to the collision, it may be in his or her best interest to meet with a personal injury lawyer Deer Park, TX relies on who is familiar with such cases. It may be possible for the motorcyclist to receive compensation from the driver at-fault through filing a civil lawsuit.

 


 

Thank you to our friends and contributors at John K. Zaid & Associates for their insight into motorcycle accidents and personal injuries.