Motorcycle accidents frequently lead to life-altering injuries or fatalities. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 88,000 bikers nationwide were injured in 2015 alone.
In the vast majority of these accidents, it’s other drivers who are at fault, according to a 2013 study at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research. Despite efforts to encourage drivers to “start seeing motorcycles,” serious accidents still occur with devastating frequency. Far too often, drivers:
When you — or a loved one — becomes the victim of negligence, you shouldn’t have to bear the financial burden. You deserve accountability and compensation for the tragic harms you have suffered.
At the Kansas City law firm of Peddicord & Townsend LLC, we represent riders in both Missouri and Kansas who have suffered serious injuries. We also represent family members who have lost loved ones in fatal motorcycle crashes.
Head injuries account for nearly a quarter of motorcycle accident injuries, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of all bikers admitted to hospitals who don’t survive, more than 50 percent suffered from traumatic brain injuries. Helmets reduce — but don’t eliminate — the risk of head injuries. We’re familiar with the physical, emotional and legal ramifications of brain injuries.
If you are looking for compassionate and knowledgeable legal guidance with the highest degree of professionalism, you have come to the right place. Our attorneys understand the toll of these accidents. We take an aggressive yet strategic approach to securing the full and fair compensation our clients deserve.
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