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Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Camden County, NJ
Compassionate Personal Injury Lawyers Work Tirelessly to Obtain Substantial Damages for South Jersey Motorcycle Accident Victims
Motorcycle riders get a bad rap in New Jersey. Most car and truck drivers are quick to say that accidents involving motorcycles are caused by daredevil riders who fail to obey the rules of the road. However, accident statistics here in New Jersey, and across the nation, don’t support those claims. In fact, the majority of motorcycle crashes are caused by other motorists who failed to “see” the motorcycles on the road.
If you or someone you love has been the victim of a motorcycle crash, or any other type of motor vehicle accident, don’t suffer in silence. At the law firm of Brenner Spiller & Archer, LLP, we are passionate about fighting for the rights of motorcycle accident victims. We will investigate your accident with the assistance of forensic experts and we will seek maximum compensation for your injuries.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in South Jersey
Bikers may often appear tough, but they are actually the most vulnerable people on New Jersey’s roads. Did you know that motorcycle riders are 26 times more likely to die in an accident as compared with car and truck drivers? Additionally, bikers are five times more likely to be seriously injured in an accident. This is because bikers are not surrounded by tons of steel the way other motorists are protected.
In the event of a crash, motorcyclists are often thrown from their bikes or dragged along the pavement. Road rash, broken bones, crushing injuries and wrongful death are all too common, as well.
There are many actions that can result in a motorcycle crash. Poor weather conditions, road debris and malfunctioning equipment on the bike itself can all lead to a catastrophic accidents and serious injuries.
Additionally, however, other motorists are often at fault. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in New Jersey include:
Distracted Driving: A car or truck driver who is texting, eating, drinking, talking on the phone, interacting with other passengers or generally failing to be aware of the surroundings can cause an accident.
Failure to Yield: It’s important to pay attention to road signage, regardless of the type of vehicle you are operating. If a car driver doesn’t “see” a motorcycle on the road, it’s not unusual to fail to yield even when signs are clearly posted and the biker has the right of way.
Left Turn Accidents: These types of accidents occur when a car or truck driver doesn’t know there is a motorcycle riding beside them and they fail to give adequate warning when making a left turn. They turn left in front of the biker, cutting them off and causing a crash.
Red Light Accidents: When drivers attempt to beat the light, accidents happen.
Rely on Our Legal Team to Take on the Insurance Companies
Do you have to hire a personal injury lawyer to represent you after you sustain injuries or a loved one dies in a motorcycle accident? No, it’s not legally required. However, this is a complicated area of the law. It’s worth your time to contact an attorney who works on contingency and who has significant experience dealing with insurance companies in motorcycle accident cases. At Brenner Spiller & Archer, LLP, there are no upfront legal fees and we only get paid if we collect damages in your case.
We will fight to recover the following types of damages in your case:
- Pain and suffering (including emotional trauma caused by the accident)
- Medical fees, including emergency room costs, surgeries and more
- Rehabilitation services and physical therapy
- Any lost wages if you are unable to work while you recuperate
- Property damages
Don’t speak with any insurance company representative following your accident; this includes someone calling from your own insurance carrier. Refer all calls and communication to our office so that our lawyers can protect your rights.
Free Consultation with a South Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer about Your Motorcycle Accident & Injuries
At Brenner Spiller & Archer, LLP, we fight hard to collect maximum compensation for clients injured in motorcycle crashes. We don’t back down from insurance companies and we never accept lowball settlement offers. If we are unable to convince the other side to negotiate reasonably, we will take your personal injury case to court and fight tirelessly to get you the compensation you want and need.
Additionally, if you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, we can help. We are so very sorry for your loss. Please contact our Collingswood office so we can get started working to obtain justice for your family.