Dedicated Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Serving Mission Viejo
Motorcycle riders are at a disadvantage when involved in accidents with cars, vans, trucks and SUVs. When motorcycle accidents occur, these riders have greater exposure to injury, especially head injury or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Currently, California is ranked in the top 15 out of the 50 states for motorcycle fatalities.
A motorcycle accident doesn’t have to stop you from enjoying more rides in the future. At Jolly Berry Law, we understand the difficulty of trying to heal while dealing with the stress of wanting to get back to where you were before the accident. You want to ride again. Let us help you by advocating on your behalf.
Motorcycle Accidents: Common Causes & Injuries
Although motorcycle accidents in Mission Viejo are often caused by the negligent actions of others on the road, others are caused by issues with the motorcycle itself, or road hazards caused by defective road and highway design. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Negligent road design
- Defective motorcycle parts
- Incorrect lane usage or violation of right-of-way rules by other drivers
- Debris, uneven pavement and other road hazards
- Texting or other forms of distracted driving
When accidents happen, they happen fast, causing serious and often life-threatening injuries. Some of the most common injuries caused by motorcycle accidents include:
- Bone breaks/fractures
- Brain and spinal cord damage
- Burns and road rash
- Emotional trauma