Motorcycle riders might be seriously injured in a rear end motorcycle accident. If you are involved in such an accident where the other driver is liable, you can file a lawsuit and seek compensation. Victims of rear-end motorcycle incidents and many other sorts of accidents have the right to sue under civil law. The accident can cause you to incur costly medical bills or vehicle repairs and a lawsuit allows you to claim these expenses so you don’t have to bear these financial burdens.

What Are Rear-end Motorcycle Collisions?

As the term implies, read-end motorcycle collisions happen when a vehicle collides into the rear of a motorcycle. This is dangerous and can result in severe damage to both parties. The causes include the following:

  • Speeding: Driving too fast increases the risk of accidents.
  • Following closely: Insufficient stopping distance between vehicles is one of the top causes of rear-end collision
  • Driving under influence: The driver at fault is drunk or under the influence of drugs.

There are many other causes of rear-end motorcycle accidents. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) revealed that rear-end motorcycle accidents make up almost 33% of accidents, making it a serious problem for drivers on the road.

Know Your Rights

As a victim of a rear-end motorcycle accident, you have the right to sue the person who injures you or destroys your property. An experienced motorcycle accident lawyer can help you gather the evidence for your case and file your lawsuit. He or she will guide you on how to recover damages and negotiate the best settlement for you.

Common Rear-end Motorcycle Accident Expenses

Property damage is the most common expense following a rear-end motorcycle accident. When two vehicles crash, the damage is inevitable. The severity of the damage depends on several factors like the speed of both vehicles during the accident.

You may also incur medical expenses if you suffer from injuries. And if you have to miss work because of these injuries, you can be entitled to lost wages. 

Seeking Compensation

You should not have to suffer financially because of a motorcycle accident caused by someone else. Whether you want to pursue insurance claims or file a lawsuit against the driver, Corradino & Papa, LLC can guide you. You can claim expenses related to the accident to alleviate your financial stress. A rear-end motorcycle accident can be complex, that is why you should hire a professional in this field to represent you. Having helped many clients make successful recoveries, we know how to reach a favorable settlement. We can assist you with seeking compensation which you can use to:

  • Pay medical expenses
  • Make up for lost wages
  • Therapy sessions

The effects of an accident can be traumatic. With our assistance, you can concentrate on healing while we work on your case and develop the best strategy. All you have to do is relate the facts of what happened. If you or someone you know is involved in rear-end motorcycle assistance, contact our team for a free initial consultation.

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