New Orleans Motorcycle Accidents Lawyers
Cars and trucks are supposed to share the road with motorcycles. When drivers fail to see motorcycles, the results can be catastrophic or fatal.
If you or a family member has been injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be able to collect compensation from the negligent driver. At Rome, Arata, Baxley & Stelly, LLC, our New Orleans motorcycle accidents attorneys help injury victims get the compensation they need to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Whether we negotiate a settlement or take the case to trial, you can rely on our dedication to your legal needs.
Causes And Consequences Of Motorcycle Accident
Most motorcycle accidents are caused by a collision or near-collision with another vehicle. Drivers may not see the cyclist until it is too late to avoid a collision, or they may not see him or her at all. Some of the most frequent causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Driver cuts the motorcycle off
- Vehicle hits the motorcycle
- Cyclist encounters road hazards or defects
Cyclists typically suffer very serious injuries such as broken bones, amputations, burn injuries, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries. Even with a helmet, head and brain injuries are the most common cause of death in motorcycle accidents.
Any of these injuries can result in temporary or permanent disability. The injured cyclist will likely need extensive medical treatment that may include multiple surgeries, cosmetic procedures, rehabilitative therapy or daily care. To cover the cost of such treatment, the injury victim will need compensation from the negligent party.
Contact Our Louisiana Cycle Crash Brain Injury Attorneys
To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers, please call 504-521-7946, 800-249-1306 toll free or contact us online.