Motorcycle Accidents are very common and can cause severe injuries to riders. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
Motorcyclists often times get a bad rap, and catch the blame for accidents they are involved in. The statistical facts do not back this up. Most of the wrecks involving motorcycles in Georgia are caused by the negligence of the drivers of cars, SUVs, and big rig commercial trucks – not motorcycles. Usually the cause of the wreck is the negligence of not being aware of motorcycles on the roadway or failing to signal when making a simple lane change or turn.
Obviously, when motorcycles are involved in accidents the injuries to the riders can be catastrophic and life-changing. The operators of motorcycles are at a much greater risk for severe injury due to the exposure to oncoming vehicles and the unforgiving road surfaces.
The medical treatment required for motorcycle accidents in Northeast Georgia is often times very expensive and can last a lifetime. Before talking settlement with an insurance company it is very important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney to make sure you are receiving everything you are entitled to.
Motorcyclists that have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in Northeast Georgiaoften times suffer severe and serious injuries, which can include:
In 2018 there were 264 fatalities in Georgia from motorcycle accidents according to statistics from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Call the attorneys at The Van Dora Law Firm to set up a free consultation. The Van Dora Law Firm handles cases all over the state of Georgia, including the cities of Hartwell, Athens, Lavonia, Royston, Danielsville, Watkinsville, Toccoa, Augusta, Elberton; and Hart County, Franklin County, Madison County, Stephens County, Clarke County, Oconee County, Jackson County, Wilkes County.