Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

Your Personal injury lawyers in San Diego for Motorcycle Accidents

While two cars can collide and there is not always a severe injury, it is rare for the same thing to happen when it comes to an accident between a motorcycle and another vehicle type. According to the Insurance Information Institute, motorcycle accidents caused 89,000 injuries in just one recent calendar year. That accounts for about 1 in every 100 people who own a motorcycle. Yes, between 2008 and 2017, about 1% of motorcycle owners experience injuries while riding per year.

Motorcycle Accident Injury Compensation in California

California is an at-fault state, meaning the driver who was in the wrong pays for the damages (usually through an insurance company). In cases of shared blame, each driver’s percent of fault will determine the percentage of damages that require compensation. One recent study reveals that other drivers are usually at fault for accidents involving a motorcycle. Often the accident is the result of failure to yield the right of way to a motorcycle. Whether the driver does not see the motorcycle, is driving distracted, or chose not to yield the right of way, the blame falls on the driver of the car or truck. Don’t let an insurance company try to tell you that you are to blame for an accident if you are not. An experienced attorney can help you to fight back and get compensation for your losses.
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The Help You Need After a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accident injuries are often serious. This can lead to long-term medical care and even affect a person’s ability to work. Can you receive compensation for these and other damages if you experience a motorcycle accident in California? Petrov Law Firm is here to help you fight the powerful insurance companies to get the settlement you truly deserve.

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