Lafayette Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Motorcycle Accidents in Lafayette
Motorcycles share the roadways with larger trucks, cars, vans and buses and they enjoy the maneuverability and economic advantage over other motor vehicles. Traffic collisions that involve motorcycle accidents can be terrible with severe injuries or fatalities as the result. A motorcyclist is at a disadvantage in an accident because the only protection is a helmet and clothing. Injured motorcycle riders may miss work while recovering and experience financial hardship in a household due to an inability to earn a living. Injured victims may require expensive medical treatment and hospitalization with rehabilitation before resuming a normal lifestyle. Others may have a permanent disability or disfigurement due to a severe injury.
Motorcycle accident victims should contact a Lafayette personal injury lawyer for legal guidance as to the proper steps to take following an accident with injuries. The experienced motorcycle accident attorneys of Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. understand the difficulties that victims and their families of motorcycle accidents experience.
Common Motorcycle Injuries
Motorcycle accidents are usually the fault of others and the main cause is driver failure to yield to a motorcycle in an intersection while make a left-hand turn. Other causes of motorcycle accidents are driver distraction, poor visibility, DUI, tire blow out, mechanical failure, vehicle speeding or traffic code violations. Common motorcycle accident injuries can include:
Mr. Doran represents many motorcycle accident victims and helps them receive maximum monetary compensation for their injuries and suffering. It is important to have legal representation when dealing with motorcycle accident insurance claims. Insurance companies usually attempt a quick settlement for as little amount as possible. An experienced motorcycle accident attorney can protect the rights of accident victims when dealing with insurance companies and insurance adjusters. He has experience inside and outside the courtroom and he served as assistant district attorney for the 27th Judicial District Court of St. Landry Parish, LA. Make an appointment today for a consultation.
Contact a Lafayette motorcycle accident lawyer
for legal assistance following a motorcycle accident.