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Motorcycle Crash Attorney Discusses Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Our motorcycle crash attorney represents victims of Michigan motorcycle accidents. The results of these accidents are catastrophic, many of times resulting in wrongful death. In fact, the probability of a getting into a motor vehicle accident and suffering injuries is much higher driving a motorcycle than driving in a car.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), crashes involving a motorcycle and a car resulted in 98 percent people being injured. In addition, crashes involving just the driver of a motorcycle resulted in 96 percent of people being injured. In 2010 alone, motorcycle accidents attributed to 14 percent of fatalities.

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Although the public often thinks that bikers are responsible for motorcycle accidents, statistics show that most motorcycle crash injuries in Michigan are caused by the negligence of another driver. Some causes of motorcycle accidents include:
  • More than half of fatal motorcycle crashes happen when the other vehicle turns left.
  • 75% percent of all motorcycle accidents happen when a vehicle fails to see the motorcycle before the collision.
    • Trucks or cars forcing motorcyclists into a guard rail.
    • Failure of a motorcyclist to over/under estimate a curve in a road
    • Speeding by the vehicle driver and/or motorcycle rider

Finding Your Motorcycle Crash Attorney in Michigan

Victims of motorcycle accidents do have legal rights and should pursue them immediately after the accident. When choosing your lawyer, it is essential to choose the right lawyer so that you may receive a fair settlement. Your motorcycle crash attorney can also help you make your insurance claim for benefits.

Attorney Daniel L. Buckfire is rated "Superb" by the top lawyer internet rating service and has achieved the utmost possible rating for ability and integrity in the legal profession for Michigan motorcycle accidents.

Free Michigan Motorcycle Accident Book

Daniel Buckfire is the first motorcycle crash attorney in Michigan to author the only book ever written for motorcycle accident victims in Michigan, "The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook." His book is a practical guide to understanding your legal rights after being injured in a motorcycle accident.

Injured in a Michigan Motorcycle Accident?

Have you been seriously injured in a Michigan motorcycle accident? Don’t wait till time runs out to see if you are entitled to benefits. For more information on your rights after a Michigan motorcycle accident, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced motorcycle crash attorneys today! Our Michigan personal injury law firm will start working on your case immediately gathering all the evidence and witness statements to win and settle your case.
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