According to reports, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) related to motorcycle accidents contribute to a significant amount of deaths and disabilities in the United States. Per mile traveled, persons on a motorcycle are approximately 14 times more likely than an occupant or passenger of a vehicle to die in an accident, and 3 times as likely to be injured.
Common Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injuries After A Michigan Motorcycle AccidentThe effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) after a Michigan motorcycle accident can be devastating, both to the survivor and the survivor'’ family. Some of the most common outcomes of TBI’s after a Michigan motorcycle accident include:
- Swallowing disorders
- Balance problems
- Coordination and movement problems
- Memory loss
- Speech problems
Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Michigan Motorcycle AccidentIf you are involved in a motorcycle accident, there is no one sure way to ensure that you will not be seriously injured or suffer from a TBI. However, there are some preventative measures a biker can take to help avoid these consequences. These preventative measures include:
- Using a helmet while riding
- Checking equipment and ensuring that your bike is functioning properly before you ride
- Wearing protective gear, i.e. boots, gloves
- Watch weather conditions and ensure that you will be riding in safe weather conditions
- Adjusting driving habits for changing road conditions
- Adjusting the motorcycle’s tire pressure when carrying another bike passenger
Finding Your Michigan Motorcycle Accident LawyerVictims of traumatic brain injuries after Michigan 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 accident 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 BookDaniel Buckfire is the first motorcycle accident lawyer 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.
Contact Your Michigan Motorcycle Accident LawyerDo you or someone you know suffer from a traumatic brain injury after 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 accident lawyers 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.