Motorcycles offer little in the way of protection. As a motorcycle rider, you face the risk of catastrophic injuries if you get in an accident with another vehicle. These injuries can cause disability and can even be fatal.
Get the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation with our Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Kingstree motorcycle accident attorneys, please call Whetstone Perkins & Fulda at 803-799-9400.
Common Contributing Factors in a Motorcycle Accident
Motorcycle riders tend to have a bad reputation, unjustifiably. Certain studies have shown that the drivers of passenger vehicles are often the cause of auto accidents involving motorcycles, not the motorcycle rider. When the driver of a different type of vehicle causes one of these crashes, the reason the crash occurs may be one of the following:
- Left turn in front of an oncoming motorcycle
- Failure to yield right-of-way to a motorcycle
- Following too closely behind a motorcycle
- Failure to provide motorcycle with the full width of the lane
- Failure to judge the rate at which a motorcycle is travelling
- Failure to see and recognize a motorcycle
Injuries to the brain, spine and limbs are common in these accidents. Burns and deep flesh wounds are also typical. These injuries can be disabling, disfiguring or even fatal. At Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, we put all of our investigative resources to work in order to demonstrate to arbitrators, mediators, judges or juries exactly how your injury has impacted your life and why you should be compensated for it.
Your Motorcycle Accident Case
In your motorcycle accident case, our attorneys will fight aggressively to pursue compensation for each and every way your injuries have affected your life:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Rehabilitation costs
- Pain and suffering
Our goal is to help you get well again by recovering compensation on your behalf. After getting in a motorcycle accident, contact our attorneys as soon as possible. We can determine who is responsible and make sure that any statements you make to insurance companies are in your favor. Motorcycle accident injuries may require extensive, painful treatment and surgical intervention. You may need surgery to reduce the appearance of disfiguring scars. We believe you should be able to get the medical care you need without having to worry about an insurmountable financial burden.
To find out if you have a motorcycle accident case, please call Whetstone Perkins & Fulda at 803-799-9400 for a free case evaluation. Our experienced motorcycle accident lawyers serve people from across South Carolina, including Columbia, Kingstree and Myrtle Beach.