Did your holiday wish list include a new motorcycle? If so, be aware of the increased risk of accident for an inexperienced rider. The new bike owner is more likely to suffer injuries in a motorcycle accident than an experienced driver. Fatal motorcycle accidents in Orange County are not uncommon, or accidents which result in serious injury. Accident victims may have injuries which include head and neck trauma, knee injury, leg, arm, shoulder or hand and finger damage. These injuries most often will require immediate emergency medical care, possibly via ambulance to a hospital. If you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be in need of legal advice.
You may not necessarily be at fault for the accident, even if you are a novice rider. Road conditions often contribute increasingly to accidents as cities and counties are delaying road maintenance and infrastructure work due to budget constraints. There are numerous situations which may result in a motorcycle accident, causing injuries. While often the cause is evident, things such as speed, an unaware car driver, etc., sometimes the cause may not be immediately evident and requires an investigation.
Occasionally, an accident may be caused by faulty mechanics or parts of the motorcycle. These things could include tire defects, fuel line problems, handlebar or wheel problems. Many motorcycles may have had recalls issued which the owner is unaware of. If you have suffered injuries in an accident involving a motorcycle, you will need the assistance of a motorcycle attorney. Orange County personal injury attorney Jeff Dawson can help you with your motorcycle injury accident today. You may be entitled to receive compensation for your medical expenses, rehabilitation, and the loss of your bike. Contact The Law of Jeffrey S. Dawson at 949/861-2191 today to discuss your motorcycle accident lawsuit.