Year round, Baton Rouge residents can expect to encounter or see motorcyclists on the roadways. Because of the nice weather, it is ideal for locals and visitors to cruise around on their bikes and enjoy the outdoors. While it is an enjoyable and efficient way to get around, motorcyclists are susceptible to certain risks and dangers. Because of their small size, motorists do not always see them, this could result in a collision by a vehicle failing to check their mirrors and blind spots, signal a turn or even yield to an oncoming biker. Thus, a motorcycle accident ensures, resulting in serious and catastrophic injuries.
Unlike other vehicles, motorcycles are not equipped with certain safety features such as a seatbelt, airbags and a hard exterior shell. Thus, when a motorcycle crash occurs, not only is the biker not protected by safety features on the bike, there is not that keep them on the bike. Therefore, make riders are thrown off the bike in the event of a motorcycle accident. Although a helmet and protective clothing can prevent and reduce the severity of injuries, most motorcycle crash victims suffer some form of injury in a crash.
At the Luck Law Firm, PLC, our experienced legal team understands the tragedy that befalls motorcycle accident victims. A sudden accident could alter a person’s life forever, making it vital that a victim understand what caused the crash and what recourses are available to them. Our attorneys are well versed in the pertinent laws, and we have helped countless clients overcome the hardships generated by the incident. We have the skills and resources necessary to not only determine the cause and liability of the crash, but we are also able to calculate the damages suffered by our clients.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s motorcycle accident website. A motorcycle crash is a shocking event that is likely to stir up many emotions as well as painful injuries. Therefore, it is important that accident victims understand their situation and how best to protect their rights and interests.