Motorcycle accidents often result in catastrophic injuries. If you have been injured in a motorcycle collision, speaking with a motorcycle accident attorney is in your best interest. If you have been involved in a motorcycle crash, Charlotte motorcycle collision lawyer Curtis C. Osborne can help you explore all of your potential sources of compensation. Oftentimes persons involved motorcycle collisions need expensive, specialized medical care after suffering catastrophic injuries. At Osborne Law Firm, P.C., we ensure motorcycle collisions are investigated to determine whether others are to blame, and if so work hard for our clients to hold the at-fault persons accountable.
There is little, if any, cushioning barriers between a motorcyclist and the impact of a collision, so bikers are more likely to be severely injured or killed in a wreck. According to the most recent published statistics by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the number of deaths on motorcycles was more than 27 times the number of deaths in cars, and motorcyclists are five times more likely to be seriously injured in a crash compared to passenger car occupants. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that most motorcycle fatalities and injuries occur between the hours of 3pm to 6pm.
More than half of motorcyclist deaths and injuries occur to individuals over the age of 40. Motorcyclists age 60 and over are three times more likely to be admitted to the hospital and sustain brain damage, fractures, dislocations, and other catastrophic injuries. Older motorcyclists sustain more serious injuries than younger riders due to decreased vision and reaction time and increased fragility. Furthermore, older bikers tend to prefer larger-sized motorcycles, which are prone to roll over more often. According to the NHTSA, speeding was attributed to 33 percent of all motorcycle rider fatalities, and more than 25% of riders involved in fatal motorcycle crashes were riding without a valid license. “Super sport” motorcycles, which can reach speeds of up to 190 mph, have a driver death rate that is four times higher than any other types of motorcycles.
Dealing with the aftermath of a motorcycle collision is often devastating, stressful, and painful for victims and their loved ones. Attorney Curtis C. Osborne is dedicated and committed to helping victims and their families deal with the complicated matters involving motorcycle wrecks and resulting catastrophic injuries and loss of life.Types of Injuries Suffered in Motorcycle Collisions
The types of catastrophic injuries caused in motorcycle accidents can include:
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Broken Bones
- Arm and Leg Amputations
- Severe Burns and Scarring
It is important to get an experienced attorney to assist you or your family member in recovering compensation, which includes an amount to cover past and future medical care, as well as past and future lost earnings and pain and discomfort related to the injuries suffered.Free Consultation with a Motorcycle Collision Lawyer in Charlotte
Motorcycle collisions often have devastating consequences for riders. Curtis C. Osborne is a Charlotte motorcycle collision attorney who has over 18 years of experience representing victims and their families in both state and federal courts. He is licensed to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, Washington, D.C.
Contact us at (877) 278-4800 or (704) 376-8012 to schedule a free consultation. We also represent victims and their family members concerning tractor trailer collisions. Osborne Law Firm, P.C., serves clients throughout the southeast, including Charlotte, NC; Durham, NC; Raleigh, NC; Greensboro, NC; Greensboro, NC; Asheville, NC; Wilmington, NC; Fayetteville, NC; Winston Salem, NC; Rock Hill, SC; Greenville, SC; Columbia, Myrtle Beach, SC; Charleston, SC; Sumpter, SC; Atlanta, GA; Decatur, GA; Macon, GA; Savannah, GA; Athens, GA; Columbus, GA; and other cities.
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