Motorcycles are a particularly enjoyable recreational vehicle that is gaining in popularity every year. Those that are trying to reduce their expenses on gas and parking may use motorcycles or scooters to get to and from work. Sadly, in many cases these vehicles are involved in serious and dangerous accidents. A motorcyclist is virtually unprotected other than a helmet. Even with a helmet, serious head, neck and spinal injuries are not uncommon, and in some cases the injured individual suffers serious mental disabilities after the accident. They often occur due to negligence, recklessness or inattentive drivers. If you or a loved one has been injured in such an accident, it is crucial that you contact a Long Island motorcycle accident attorney to assist you in making a claim for damages.
Some types of injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents are so devastating physically that the victim may face years of medical treatments. At Jacoby & Jacoby, a personal injury lawyer can assist you in determining what can be done regarding the legal aspects of your case. This is an urgent matter, as facing years of treatment after such an accident is extremely expensive. It is crucial that any claim for damages you make covers all current and future costs, as well as other types of damages that you or your loved ones are suffering. The legal team at Jacoby & Jacoby would like to discuss the details of the injury accident with you to determine how to proceed legally with your claim.
Common Injuries in a Motorcycle Accident
Some of the types of injuries that are common in Long Island motorcycle accidents include:
- Head injuries
- Neck injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Serious soft tissue abrasions
- Fractured limbs
- Paralysis (quadriplegia and paraplegia)
- Brain injuries
If you or your loved one has suffered any of these very serious damages, it is critical that you get immediate legal assistance. Dealing with insurance companies can be very difficult and confusing. When you turn this over to Jacoby & Jacoby, you are not only saving yourself from the problem of dealing with the insurance company, the likelihood of getting a higher settlement amount with legal assistance is increased. There are many types of compensation one may claim, and a personal injury lawyer from Jacoby & Jacoby is prepared to review and evaluate your case and advise you as to how to move forward with a claim.