Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Washington, DC
Aggressive Representation for Injured Riders
Motorcycles have become a popular form of transportation and recreation.
Unfortunately, motorcycle riders face the highest risks of suffering injuries
and death during accidents. Statistics show that
motorcycle riders suffer injuries in 98% of accidents that involve cars or trucks. Even when motorcycle accidents involve only riders, the results can be
Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Driver error and negligence, including left-hand turns (42% of all accidents)
- Road departures and hazardous road conditions
- Aggressive driving
- Drunk driving accidents
- Distracted driving
- Defective motorcycle parts
Motorcycle accidents are not only caused by collisions. Sometimes another
driver can cause a motorcyclist to crash without ever striking the motorcycle.
For example, if someone driving a passenger car fails to see the motorcycle
and cuts it off, the motorcyclist may be forced to veer off the road,
resulting in an accident.
Riders face constant dangers on public roads and highways, and when they
suffer damages at the hands of others,
riders have the right to be fairly compensated.
Motorcycle Accidents and Insurance Issues
While many riders may believe that insurance companies will fairly compensate
them for their damages, the unfortunate reality is that claimants face
numerous challenges when filing personal injury claims. As insurance companies
are in the business to collect premiums, they often do everything in their
power to pay victims as little as possible.
Insurance providers will commonly dispute claims and attempt to capitalize
on negative rider stereotypes in order to deflect fault away from drivers
who cause accidents. When this is the case, our attorneys fight back against
Experienced Washington, DC
Personal Injury Lawyers on Your Side
If you would like to learn more about your right to compensation and how
a Washington, DC motorcycle accident attorney from Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata
& Siegel can help, call 202-644-8303 for a FREE consultation.