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Motorcycle Injury in California?

Murrieta Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Protect Rights of Bikers

Motorcyclists make up the smallest portion of riders on public roads. However, even with such small numbers, they are also the most likely to suffer serious injuries or wrongful death in a motor vehicle accident. It is not uncommon for a motorcycle crash to leave a rider with severe or fatal injuries, even when other motorists involved in the crash do not. If you suffered a motorcycle accident injury, then the pressure of returning to work and compounding medical bills may make you feel confused, pressured and stressed. If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence on the road, then our Murrieta motorcycle accident lawyers can help.

Our attorneys are dedicated to protecting motorcyclists injured in accidents in Murrieta, Temecula and the surrounding communities. Our motorcycle accident law firm will fight to help you obtain the compensation you deserve after a crash. As a motorcycle rider, attorney Steve Gnau knows the risks motorcyclists face on the road. He appreciates and advocates for the rights of riders because he is one. Therefore, he is passionate about these cases and is uniquely in tune with the issues involved in such incidents.

What Are Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycles lack safety technology like seat belts or air bags, which can minimize injuries to motorists in other vehicles. Thus, even a low-speed motorcycle collision could cause serious bodily damage. Unfortunately, many motorcycle injuries are the result of negligent or reckless motorists in cars and trucks.

No one deserves to be injured by someone else’s reckless or aggressive driving. You are entitled to recover costs and other losses you sustain as a result of a motorcycle accident in California. Our qualified motorcycle injury attorney can bring you peace of mind and help you recover compensation. We can advocate for your rights and help you file a claim against all liable parties. With a team of professionals, we scrutinize all evidence to safeguard your best interests.

We represent clients injured in motorcycle accidents caused by:

  • Negligent Drivers: One of the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents is general negligence. Texting while driving and changing lanes without signaling can easily cause a serious motorcycle collision.
  • Drunk Drivers: Driving under the influence is not just ethically wrong, it is against the law. One of the most tragic and frustrating truths is that all drunk driving accidents and fatalities are entirely preventable. An intoxicated driver poses a danger to everyone on the road, but they are especially dangerous for a motorcyclist.
  • Blind Spots: Everyone — from 18 wheeler drivers to cyclists — should check their blind spots when turning or merging. Any failure to do so can easily result in an accident.
  • Lane Splitting: Sliding between two lanes of car traffic is legal in California. According to regulations enforced in 2013, you may split lanes on your motorcycle when traffic is below 30 mph. However, a car does not have the same privilege.

Who Is Liable for a Motorcycle Crash?

Liability refers to who is legally responsible for compensating a victim of an accident. This is based on which parties contributed to your accident and depends on the specific factors in your case. Our attorneys will thoroughly investigate to determine all parties responsible for the crash. Liable parties may include other motorists, insurance companies, government entities, manufacturers of motorcycles or helmets and mechanics.

Our lawyers often work with a team of other experts when building your case. By using a multidisciplinary approach, our team can build a strong personal injury claim. This may involve working with accident reconstructionists, mechanics, investigators and medical experts. Unlike insurance adjusters, we have your best interests at heart and help you pursue the compensation you deserve. Our experience and reputation mean that we can provide effective legal representation to help you and your family obtain the best possible recovery.

Motorcycle Crash? Contact Murrieta Motorcycle Accident Lawyers for a Free Consultation

Do you have concerns that a collision has not been properly reported? Are you unable to return to work because of an accident? Have you survived a serious motorcycle crash? Did the negligence of someone else cause you to lose a loved one? Even if you have an existing claim, the personal injury lawyers at our law firm can help. In a free consultation, we can review your situation and let you know what options are available.

You deserve to learn about your rights and your legal options after being injured in a motorcycle accident. A personal injury claim can help you not only with recovery but it can also set a precedent for positive change. Schedule a free case evaluation by calling 951-370-1111 or contacting us online. We will travel to meet with you at your convenience. Hablamos español.