Very few things in life are as amazing as riding on a motorcycle, but everyone that rides a motorcycle knows that it can be dangerous. Motorcycle crashes happen and the injuries can be devastating. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2013 there were an estimated 88,000 motorcyclists injured and 4,668 motorcyclists killed in crashes. In fact, motorcyclists were involved in fatalities 26 times more frequently than passenger car occupant accidents per vehicle mile traveled.
What Can you Recover?
If you or a loved one is injured while riding a motorcycle, you can recover the following damages:
- Property damage for your motorcycle;
- Past and future medical bills;
- Lost wages;
- Future lost wages;
- Impaired ability to earn money in the future; and
- Pain and suffering while you recover from your injures; and if necessary, wrongful death benefits.