Motorcycle accidents injured 4,067 people in Pennsylvania in 2007. If you were injured in a motorcycle accident, contact a motorcycle accident attorney at Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP today to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. With offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover and Carlisle to serve you, our top priority is getting results for your motorcycle accident injury.
As attorneys experienced in motorcycle accident claims in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover and Carlisle, if you have been seriously injured, the lawyers at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP are here to help you with your motorcycle accident claim. Call today at 1-800-461-4140
Pennsylvania motorcycle accident attorneys
Our experienced team of motorcycle accident attorneys has represented many motorcycle riders who were seriously injured in an accident. In addition, our team of highly skilled attorneys handle all areas of accident injury, medical malpractice, defective products, birth injuries, dog bites and motorcycle accident cases in the Pennsylvania area.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
Thinking about taking a ride on your bike in Pennsylvania? Consider these facts about motorcycle accidents, traumatic brain injuries and biker fatalities. It’s your right to ride without a helmet in Pennsylvania, but we urge you to think carefully about your safety before you head out on the road and wear the proper safety gear.
- There were 3,686 motorcycle crashes in Pennsylvania during 2007.
- 225 people died in motorcycle crashes in Pennsylvania in 2007.
- Deaths in 2004 involving motorcycle drivers or passengers, 93.3% were motorcycle drivers and 6.7% were motorcycle passengers.
- A biker is about 18 to 20 times more likely to be in a serious or fatal crash than someone in an automobile (per mile traveled).
- In 2007, total motorcycle crashes increased 5.7% from 2006 while motorcycle fatal crashes increased 22.2% from 2006. These 2007 numbers were the highest totals over the last twenty years.
When you’re riding your motorcycle and struck by a vehicle in a state like Pennsylvania without no fault laws, recovery can only be made by proving that the accident was the fault of the other driver.
Establishing proof in your motorcycle accident injury case is essential.
A good lawyer who has experience with cases between motorcycles and other vehicles, knows the importance of identifying witnesses, interviewing police officers, and if necessary, retaining accident reconstruction experts.
Once liability is established in a motorcycle accident case, the next step is to prove, explain, and quantify the seriousness of the personal injuries. The lawyers at Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP have extensive contacts in the medical community to assist our clients in documenting the seriousness of their motorcycle accident injury.
In many cases, it is necessary to use economists, medical experts, and even life care planners to fully document the extent of a motorcycle accident victim’s injuries Even if the motorcycle accident seems simple, you need an experienced law firm like Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP defending your rights.
Pennsylvania Motorcycle Helmet Law Repeal
There were 602 hospital discharges for traumatic brain injuries from motorcycle accidents in 2004 after Pennsylvania repealed the mandatory helmet law.
The last full year of the mandatory helmet law in Pennsylvania was 2002. By 2004, there was a 53% increase in traumatic brain injuries due to motorcycle crash injuries.
Always wear your safety gear.
Contact a Pennsylvania Injury Attorney To Get The Compensation You Deserve For Your Injury
When you contact a Pennsylvania Injury Attorney at our firm to handle your motorcycle accident injury case, you get an expert team of legal professionals. We have helped thousands of car accident injury victims recover settlements for their injuries, losses, and pain & suffering.
Our injury attorneys handle more than motorcycle accident injury, we can also help you with, car accident injuries, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, product liability, cerebral palsy, asbestos exposure, dog bites, birth injuries, trucking accidents, traumatic brain injury, side effects, and premises liability cases anywhere in Pennsylvania.
An experienced motorcycle accident attorney will know how to identify other sources of insurance coverage, including underinsured and uninsured policies, employer’s policies, umbrella policies, and, in some cases, even homeowner’s insurance. Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP will work for you in establishing the fault of the other driver, maximizing and proving the extent of the injuries, and ensuring adequate proceeds to pay the settlement for your motorcycle accident injury case.