About Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Oklahoma City Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
The person who will be most at risk in any motorcycle accident will be the rider or passenger of the motorcycle, as opposed to the occupant of a passenger car, light truck, SUV, van or large
truck. According to National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) statistics from 2007, motorcyclists were 37 times more likely than passenger car occupants to lose their lives in motorcycle accidents and 8 times more likely to be injured, per vehicle mile traveled.
One way to avoid fatal injury in a motorcycle accident is to wear a helmet. Law does not require drivers aged 18 or older to wear safety helmets, but NHTSA statistics indicate that a helmet is 37% effective in preventing fatal injuries to motorcyclists in the event of a collision. For every 100 motorcyclists that were not wearing helmets and lost their lives in traffic accidents, 37 would have been saved if all 100 had been helmeted.
Injured in a Motorcycle Collision? Talk to an Attorney Today!
Were you injured in a motorcycle accident? These motor vehicle collisions have the potential to cause serious injuries, most often to the rider of the motorcycle. If you would like professional help with your injury claim and are interested in finding out more about your options in this matter, an Oklahoma City personal injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Stipe & Belote can help. Involving an attorney is one of the first steps you should take. No matter the particular type and extent of your injuries, we can advise you of your legal rights and can conduct a complete assessment of the matter to determine the potential worth of your claim. Contact a motorcycle accident attorney at our firm to discuss your options to pursue compensation for your injuries.