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.
At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, we are going to get to work for you today. We know that you need compensation for your injury-related expenses, so let our team get to work investigating this incident.
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 purposed. 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.
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 a rider. 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:
Each of these 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 include:
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 team wants to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve, which can include:
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. If you need help from our Kansas City snowmobile accident attorneys, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 816-842-3200.