Recently, motorcycle sales have increased as this method of transportation has become more popular. Unfortunately, fatalities and accidents for motorcyclist have also risen. Motorcycle related deaths are double the amount that they were in 1997. Despite the fact that motorcycles are merely 3% of motor-vehicles on the road, motorcycle fatalities account for 14% of all roadway related deaths.
The disproportionate injuries associated with motorcycle accidents likely stem from the safety technology in place. New technology such as stronger frames and newer airbags in vehicles can save lives. However, the safety of motorcycle riders depends heavily on just rider gear, like helmets and riding leathers.
Our staff will work diligently to show your accident was caused not by your own negligence, but by the negligence produced by road conditions or other motorists. The following briefly explain negligent situations:
- The condition of a road can cause a motorcycle accident due to abnormalities such as speed bumps, potholes, water or oil on the riding surface, uneven pavement, and/or debris interfering with the safe operation of the motorcycle.
- Quite a few motorcycle accidents occur because other motorists fail to identify bike riders. The size of a motorcycle increases the likelihood that the motorcycle will be in another motorist’s blind spot. A good deal of motorcycle accidents occur at intersections when motorist fail to see motorcyclist turning left
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motorcycle accident, it is crucial that you consult a Greenville, South Carolina motorcycle accident attorney. An experienced attorney from our office will be equipped with the skills and the knowledge to help you seek damages for your motorcycle acciden