Motorcyclists are among the most injured on the road. This is because there really is very little protection for the rider on the bike. Below are some of the common injury claims that people make after a motorcycle accident.
An injury claim in Lasswade is often made for burns from the engine, manifold, and exhaust with regards to a motorcycle accident
Unlike the engines in cars, which are found beneath the hood and separate from the drivers, engines on motorcycles are exposed fully. When a motorcycle engine is on, is average temperature is quite hot. When a motorcyclist is it by a car, and he is knocked off the bike, the only thing that’s between the skin of the motorcyclist and the bikes engine block is the pants that they are wearing. When an accident happens, that’s not nearly enough to stop the rider from getting very nasty burns.
An injury claim in Lasswade is often made for broken bones from a motorcycle accident
A very common injury, when it comes to motorcycle accident, is broken bones. This often will include fractures to a rider’s wrists and pelvis. These types of injuries generally will occur because the rider will generally stretch out both his arms in order to keep his face protected. Because of this, he’s leaving his lower body exposed. Along with the hands of the rider, the most common injuries that they receive are to their hips and to their pelvis.
An injury claim in Lasswade is often made for concussions from a motorcycle accident
Unfortunately, a lot of people who ride motorcycles don’t wear helmets when they are on them. This means that when they are hit by a car on their motorcycle that they are likely to get a concussion because their head is not protected. Everyone should wear a helmet when they are on a motorcycle, no matter how experienced they are at riding. You may have a lot of experience on a motorcycle, but you don’t have control over what other people do.
An injury claim in Lasswade is often made for spinal injuries from a motorcycle accident
Another common injury that motorcyclists have is injuries to their spine. If a motorcyclist happens to land wrong after they have been in an accident, they might break their neck or they might break their back. This can lead to paralysis from the neck or the waist down.
A claim is often made for death resulting from a motorcycle accident
Unfortunately, not everyone who has been in a motorcycle accident will live to tell the tale. There are a lot of motorcycle riders who lose their lives because of the accident. Either they are declared dead on the scene or they die as a result of their injuries. If the accident was caused by someone else, their surviving relatives will often make a claim against the person who caused the accident.
Legal representation is one of the most important things that you can have after you’ve been in an accident. It can be difficult to find the right person to help you though. Give us a call and let us help you find the right person to help you with your claim.
Date Published: 11th November 2013
Author: David Brown