What are the Common Causes Motorcycle Accidents in Michigan?
Our Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Southeast Michigan Have Answers to Your Questions
Our accident lawyers understand that while the causes of motorcycle accidents may vary, motorcycle accident injuries can be serious. Statistics show that up to two-thirds of motorcycle accidents involve a car violating a motorcyclist's right of way before an accident. Furthermore, statistics show that these motorcyclists are up to 37 more times likely to be killed in an accident than a driver behind the wheel of a car or truck. If you or a loved one was injured or you lost a loved one in an accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Call (866) 465-9095 now for a free consultation. A delay may affect your rights.
Some people who have never been on a bike see motorcycle riders as "daredevils" or somehow more reckless than other drivers on the road. We know that it's an unfair perception, but insurance companies may try to deny a claim and argue that the motorcyclist was engaging in risky behavior.
Common causes of motorcycle wrecks in Detroit, Wayne County, Macomb County, and Oakland County include, but are not limited, to the following:
- Car or truck moves into motorcyclist's right of way.
- Driver distractions such as cell phones, texting while driving.
- Reckless driving or speeding by another motorist.
- Illegal passing or sudden lane changes.
- Road defects, such as bumps, potholes, gashes, loose gravel or debris.
- Motorcycle defects such as malfunctioning brakes or tires.
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It's extremely frustrating to get into a motorcycle accident through no fault of your own - and then have to deal with an insurance company that suggests you did something wrong. At our law firm, we know the process of recovering from an injury can be extremely hard, but getting justice shouldn't have to be. If your accident was caused by somebody else's careless or negligent behavior, we firmly believe that you shouldn't be held responsible for paying somebody else's mistakes.
Our legal team has over 45 years of experience working tirelessly to protect the rights of personal injury and accident victims in the Tri-County area of Michigan. We know how to collect the evidence that matters, interview the right witnesses, and examine critical medical and police records. We aren't afraid to play hardball with big corporations or their insurance companies, either, to obtain a favorable verdict or settlement on your behalf. Contact us today at (866) 465-9095 for a free case consultation and rest assured that you won't owe us a dime until you win your case.