Our Ingham County motorcycle accident lawyers recently settled a car versus motorcycle accident claim for an injured. The biker suffered an injury to his shoulder injury as well as minor cuts and lacerations. He did not require surgery for his shoulder injury.
According to the Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, there have been 106 deaths or serious injuries due to a motorcycle crash in Ingham County from 2007-2011. Other alarming statistics include:
- Ingham County ranks 9th among all Michigan Counties during this time span for the number of persons seriously injured or killed in motorcycle accidents.
- Ingham County ranks 46th in percentage of all persons killed or seriously injured in a bike accident.
- 12% of all deaths or serious injuries in Ingham County are accounted for by motorcycle accidents.
- The average of county rank for percentage of persons killed or seriously injured in Ingham County motorcycle accident is 27.50.
We were able settle the motorcycle accident claim for $25,000 before a lawsuit was filed in the Ingham County Circuit Court. The auto insurance company for the negligent driver paid the settlement. The driver of the automobile was ticketed by police in the accident.