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Durham Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

Helping Injured Motorcyclists in Durham and the Surrounding Areas

Motorcycle accidents can cause serious injuries to the head, neck, back, and extremities. In many cases, the motorcyclist is not at fault for the accident and is simply a victim of another motorist's negligence. If you or someone you love was injured in a motorcycle accident, our lawyers can help you seek compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. If you or someone you love was injured in a motorcycle crash, reach out to the experienced team at Lanier Law Group, P.A. today.

Contact us online or call (919) 335-7553 to request a free consultation with a motorcycle accident lawyer in Durham.

Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle riders are at a much higher risk of being injured in an accident due to the lack of protection that their vehicle offers them. Motorcycles are much smaller than cars and trucks, making them less visible to other motorists on the road. Additionally, motorcycles do not offer the same level of protection as other vehicles. A motorcyclist can easily be thrown from their bike or pinned under another vehicle in the event of an accident, which can cause serious and life-threatening injuries.

Some of the most common injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident include:

  • Head trauma and traumatic brain injuries
  • Neck, back, and spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Severe road rash
  • Internal organ damage
  • Crush injuries
  • Biker's arm

Motorcycle accident injuries often require extensive medical treatment and care. In some cases, a motorcyclist may be left with permanent disabilities that prevent them from returning to work or enjoying the same quality of life as before. Our Durham motorcycle accident attorneys can help you seek compensation for all your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. We are dedicated to helping you recover the maximum compensation you are owed.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are often caused by driver negligence, including:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Drugged driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Failure to stop at a red light or stop sign
  • Failure to check blind spots
  • Unsafe lane changes
  • Opening a car door into traffic

In some cases, a motorcycle accident is caused by a defective motorcycle or motorcycle part. If a manufacturer produces a motorcycle or motorcycle part that is defective and causes an accident, the manufacturer can be held liable for any resulting injuries. For example, if a motorcycle's brakes fail and cause the rider to crash into a car, the manufacturer may be liable for the rider's injuries.

Motorcycle Laws in North Carolina

Motorcycle riders in North Carolina are required to follow the state's motorcycle laws. These laws are in place to help reduce the risk of accidents and injuries on the road. All motorcycle riders and passengers must wear an approved helmet at all times. The helmet must be properly secured and meet the safety standards set by the Department of Transportation.

Motorcyclists are also required to have a valid motorcycle endorsement on their driver's license. In order to obtain a motorcycle endorsement, a rider must pass a written test, an on-cycle skills test, and a vision test. Additionally, all motorcycles must be equipped with the proper safety equipment, including a working headlight, taillight, and turn signals.

Motorcyclists are entitled to the same rights and privileges as other motorists on the road. Unfortunately, other drivers often fail to treat motorcyclists with the respect they deserve, which can result in serious accidents and injuries. If you or someone you love was injured in a motorcycle accident, our attorneys can help you seek compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more.

How Our Firm Can Help

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Our Durham motorcycle accident attorneys can help you understand your legal rights and options. We can help you file a personal injury claim and fight for the fair compensation you are owed. Our attorneys have successfully recovered millions of dollars for our clients, and we are prepared to do the same for you.

If you were injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be facing expensive medical bills, lost income, and other damages. You may be wondering how you will pay your bills and support your family. Our team can help. We will fight tirelessly for you and your rights. Our firm takes cases on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not get paid unless we win your case. You can rely on us to provide you with the compassionate and aggressive representation you need.

Call our motorcycle accident lawyers in Durham at (919) 335-7553 or contact us online today to schedule a free initial consultation.

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