Are motorcycle crashes considered different than accidents involving two cars?
In some ways motorcycle accidents are just like accidents involving cars. However, motorcycle accidents are different from car accidents in for reasons like, liability, injuries and cause.The injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents are often extremely serious, life altering or even fatal. They can involve amputations, spinal cord injuries, broken bones and brain trauma. Motorcyclists have very little protection compared to vehicle drivers.
Liability in motorcycle accidents is governed by negligence. Someone is negligent if they act in a careless way that cases injury to another person. In most motorcycle accidents the car or truck driver is negligent. In some cases, the motorcyclists can be negligent or liable in an accident.
Other Motorcycle Accident FAQs:
- Are motorcycle crashes considered different than accidents involving two cars?
- Do I have to have UN/UIM coverage on my motorcycle?
- Do I need a motorcycle accident lawyer?
- Do Kentucky motorcyclists have to have insurance?
- How long does a motorcycle accident case take?
- How long does a motorcycle insurance claim take?
- I was in a motorcycle accident will PIP pay for my bills and lost wages?
- I was in a motorcycle hit-and-run accident, what are my options?
Marty fought for me when the insurance company denied my claim. We sued and got the insurance limits.