Were you seriously hurt in a motorcycle accident in Prince George's County, or in a nearby area in Maryland or Washington, D.C.? If the other party in the crash was at fault, then you can seek financial recovery for your injuries. Our Fort Washington personal injury lawyers at Gracia & Mintz want to help you ensure that your medical bills are paid for, that your lost wages are replaced, and that any other damages are covered as well.
Many people enjoy the convenience, the lower costs, and even the thrill of owning and riding a motorcycle. However, there are also great risks that come with these types of vehicles. Because motorcycles are smaller than other vehicles and they do not include the same level of physical protection on the road, motorcyclists tend to be much more likely to suffer from serious injuries when they are involved in accidents.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists in 2012 were 26 times more likely than occupants of passenger cars to die in traffic accidents. They were also shown to be 5 times more likely to be injured in such accidents.
Just like other types of motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle crashes can be caused by factors such as:
Whether the other party in your accident was the driver of a passenger car, a van, a truck, or another motorcycle, we can help you gather the evidence that is needed to effectively argue your case. We'll assist you with filling a personal injury claim, or even taking the case to trial, if that is necessary.
Contact Gracia & Mintz today so we can help you protect your rights as a victim!