Denver Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Helping Clients Injured in Motorcycle Accidents Financially Recover
Motorcycles are often a rider's first vehicle, as many people start riding motorcycles as a way to learn to drive. It is also a popular vehicle for adults to use for fun or commuting to work. While motorcycles are often more maneuverable than cars, they are also much smaller, making them easy to overlook in traffic. This can lead to devastating motorcycle accidents, often resulting in serious personal injuries.
At Orr Law Firm, our Denver motorcycle accident attorneys have the experience and resources to investigate motorcycle accidents and help clients recover compensation for their injuries. We have the knowledge and skill to handle complex personal injury cases and are passionate about helping our clients.
Are you suffering from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident? Call the Orr Law Firm today at (303) 747-4247 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with one of our motorcycle accident attorneys in Denver!
What Causes Motorcycle Accidents?
A variety of negligent parties can cause motorcycle accidents. Motorcyclists are often injured in accidents involving cars, trucks, and buses. These accidents can be caused by various negligent parties, including car drivers, truck drivers, bus drivers, and even passengers in other vehicles. In some cases, the motorcycle rider's negligence contributes to the accident.
Common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Drunk or reckless driving
- Failure to obey traffic laws
- Improper turns
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Improper passing
- Improper merging
- Improper use of a motorcycle lane
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcycle accidents in the United States have increased recently. In 2015, there were over 5,000 fatal motorcycle accidents, which accounts for 14% of all traffic-related fatalities. In the same year, there were over 49,000 reported non-fatal motorcycle accidents, with an average of 1,000 occurring daily. Many of these accidents result in serious injuries that require ongoing medical care.
There were over 5,000 fatal motorcycle accidents in the United States in 2015.
Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents can result in a variety of serious injuries. Riders are often thrown from their motorcycle and suffer traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and road rash. Other common injuries include cuts and bruises, concussions, and whiplash. Our Denver motorcycle accident attorneys know that these injuries can cause immense pain, suffering, and financial difficulties and that all of these injuries can be grounds for a personal injury claim.
Common injuries in motorcycle accidents include:
- Fractured bones
- Road rash
- Spinal cord
Contact the Orr Law Firm today to schedule a FREE consultation with one of our motorcycle accident lawyers in Denver!