New York City Personal Injury Law Blog
FAQs about Motorcycle Accidents and Claims in New York Part II
According to statistics, roughly three-fourths of all motorcycle accidents involve crashes with another vehicle, in most cases a passenger vehicle. Only one-fourth of motorcycle crashes are single vehicle crashes that involve the motorcycle with some fixed object in the environment or the roadway.
Less than 3% of motorcycle accidents are caused by vehicle failure and the majority of these are single vehicle accidents where the driver loses control due to a puncture flat.
Common Questions about Motorcycle Crashes
Many people in New York have questions about motorcycle crashes and how they can obtain compensation if they have been injured in one. Here is a look at some of the most common questions:
Q1: What if I was injured in a motorcycle accident caused by a dangerous road?
A: Not all accidents are the result of a negligent driver. In some cases, the roads that people travel on could be considered considerably dangerous. If this is true in your case, there is hope for you to receive compensation. It is legally required for roads to be maintained to a certain safety degree. For example, if you crashed your motorcycle because of a pothole, you could file a claim and hold the appropriate people or municipality legally responsible for the injuries you sustained.
Q2: How important is it to pursue an immediate investigation?
A: An investigation of the accident plays a crucial role in the overall outcome of the case. It is for is reason that you should immediately contact an attorney after a motorcycle accident. The insurance company will certainly be at the scene of the accident to try and find evidence to use against you. You can even the playing field by hiring a lawyer so that evidence, information and witnesses can be gathered to help in strengthening your case.
Q3: What if a defective part caused my accident?
A: Unfortunately, not every motorcycle that is available on the market is 100% perfect. There could be defective products manufactured with low-quality materials, built by a poorly trained employee or those that could have been dangerous in design. The best way to ascertain if you have a claim is to get a personal injury lawyer involved.
They will investigate every factor in your motorcycle accident to ensure that the liability, whether it is the manufacturer or the designer of the part, is held responsible for the injuries you sustained as well as any other damage resulting from the accident.
Get Legal Experts in New York for Motorcycle Accidents
If you or a loved one in New York has been injured in a motorcycle accident, you should immediately eek the help of the qualified and experienced personal injury lawyers at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, & Wolff of RMFW Law at 212 697 9280.
Call RMFW Law today! We know how to win these types of cases. We want to hear what you have to say. We have won millions of dollars for past clients and you too can be on this special list. RMFW Law knows how to hit the other side when they least expect it!
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