Snowmobile Accident Attorney | Peddicord & Townsend in Kansas City
If the careless or negligent actions of another person have caused you harm while riding a snowmobile, the snowmobile accident attorneys at Peddicord & Townsend can help.
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Snowmobile Accident Attorney

We know that snowmobiles can provide a great way to get around during certain times of the year and they can be fun to ride. However, if the careless or negligent actions of another person have caused you harm while riding a snowmobile, you may need help from a Kansas City snowmobile accident lawyer to know your legal rights and how you can proceed after being injured on a snowmobile.

At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, our law firm can get to work on your snowmobile accident case today. We know that you need compensation for your injury-related expenses, medical bills, and more so let our team of personal injury lawyers provide a free case evaluation and get to work investigating your snowmobiling incident, so you and your family members can concentrate on recovering.

What We Know About Snowmobile Crashes

Snowmobiles are amazingly versatile vehicles that can get people and supplies over areas that cannot be reached with typical vehicles in the winter. They are also fun for recreational purposes. However, we know that these vehicles can weigh up to 600 pounds or more and can travel at speeds of over 90 miles per hour, with the potential for a high speed wreck, especially under the influence of alcohol, causing serious injuries or wrongful death.

When snowmobiling we want you to consider that for a moment, along with the fact that a snowmobile rider has little to no protection in the event of a crash, there is no metal frame surrounding snowmobile drivers or riders. Even if a rider is wearing a helmet, it is not uncommon for us to see the following injuries as a result of a snowmobile crash:

  • Spinal cord injuries (with possible paralysis)
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage/internal bleeding
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Severe lacerations or amputations

Each of these snowmobile accident injuries requires immediate medical attention that may be hard to get to due to the circumstances and areas that a crash occurs. Injured snowmobile riders often have to wait hours to receive proper medical care which only compounds the injury severity. Snowmobile accident victims will inevitably incur major medical expenses as well as other hidden accident costs (lost income, emotional and psychological damage, etc.).

Finding solid statistics on snowmobile crashes is difficult because almost every snowmobile crash happens off-road and out of the regular police reporting requirements for traffic crashes. Some common causes of snowmobile crashes that end in personal injury include:

  • Impaired drivers or riders operating recklessly
  • Riding at night with little visibility
  • Vehicle failure
  • Crashing into another object

What Happens Moving Forward?

If you or someone you love has been injured in a snowmobile crash due to the negligence of another person or company, you need to seek legal assistance now. At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, we are not going to waste any time getting to the bottom of what happened. Our legal team wants to ensure that you get the financial compensation you deserve, which can include:

  • Your medical expenses related to the incident
  • Lost income and benefits if you are unable to work
  • Pain and suffering/loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Punitive damages against a negligent party

Please understand that insurance companies are going to attempt to get you to settle for as little as possible and will often place all of the blame for an accident on you. This is where legal advice from a competent injury lawyer for your snowmobile accident case can help put you and your loved ones at ease, as you now know you don’t have to face these legal issues alone.

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