Motorcycle accidents have been on the rise across the country. The most recent statistics available from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety show a 9% increase in motorcycle traffic fatalities across the United States. According to federal information you are 35 times more likely to die in a motorcycle accident than in a car accident.
The probability of being seriously injured or killed in a motorcycle accident is higher than in car accidents for several reasons. You have a metal envelope and steel frame surrounding you, and seat belts in a car or truck offer you protection in an accident you do not have on a motorcycle. Additionally a motorcycle is much smaller and lighter than other vehicles they share the road with.
Personal Injury Attorneys Protect the Rights of the Injured
What should you or a family member do if serious injuries or death in a motorcycle accident that was caused by another motorist? You are probably facing major medical bills, loss of income, pain & suffering and much more. Serious injuries sometimes require years of physical therapy. Your Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney has the experience and knowledge to look ahead and know that you may need additional monetary compensation to cover future medical bills and future loss of income. He works to make sure you will be fully compensated for present and future costs associated with your injuries.
You need a personal injury attorney on your side to protect your rights and deal with the insurance companies while your time and effort can be directed at recovering from your injuries.
Offices in Cobb & Fulton Counties
Call motorcycle accident attorney Joel Baskin today for a free initial consultation. Joel will review your accident injury claim, give you the information you need, explain the claim process, and give you an honest appraisal of the strength of your injury claim.
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