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Boston Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Despite operating their motorcycles with great caution, Massachusetts motorcycle operators are frequently injured by inattentive drivers. Boston motorcycle accident lawyer Christopher Earley has handled many of these cases successfully. We help motorcyclists that have been negligently injured by motor vehicle operators.
Motorcycle Accident Injury Information
These accidents can be devastating as motorcyclists are exposed and vulnerable out on the roads. A shocking 4693 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2015. The fatality rate for motorcyclists is roughly 27 times greater than for passenger car occupants. In 2015 41% of motorcyclist deaths involved single vehicle crashes, while 59% involved multiple vehicle accidents. Disturbingly, motorcyclist deaths have been rising in the last 20 years.
Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident Insurance
Given how common these accidents are, and how vulnerable they are, it is important for motorcyclists to carry enough motorcycle accident insurance. Carrying quality health insurance is also critical for motorcyclists. Unlike cars, PIP coverage is not available on Massachusetts motorcycle insurance policies. However, if you strike a pedestrian with your motorcycle, PIP coverage is available to that person. You should purchase plenty of Medical Payments insurance coverage. Be sure to carry sufficient health insurance coverage as well. It is quite inexpensive to purchase higher Medical Payments and underinsured motorist limits.
You may also make a claim for pain and suffering with the insurance company for the driver that caused the accident. Many car owners have only limited liability policies. It therefore makes sense to make sure you purchase plenty of underinsured motorist coverage. This you can turn to if the driver who caused the crash has insufficient insurance to cover your injuries.
Causes Of Massachusetts Motorcycle Accidents
- Improper left turns
- Improper lane changes
- Rear end colissions
- Distracted drivers
- Having to lay down the motorcycle to avoid contact
- Failure to stop at red lights
- Failure to stop at stop signs
Motorcycle Damages We Pursue For You
- Damage to your motorcycle
- Payment for lost wages
- Payment for your medical bills
- Payment for pain and suffering
- Payment for scarring and disfigurement
What To Do After A Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident
- Contact the police
- Take photos of the damage to all vehicles
- Take photos of the accident scene
- Obtain prompt medical attention
- Never sign anything an insurance company may send you
- Hire an experienced Massachusetts motorcycle crash lawyer
Contact Boston motorcycle accident lawyer Christopher Earley today for your free, no-obligation consultation if you need help with a Massachusetts motorcycle accident case. We will aggressively pursue all available damages you are entitled to.
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