Motorcycle accidents result in serious, often life-threatening, injuries to bikers and their passengers. If for no other reason, this is true because riders don’t have the protection of tons of steel around them as other motorists do. When a crash occurs, neck injuries, other conditions such as traumatic brain injury, spinal trauma and severe road rash and skin infections may result result. Further, it’s not usual for a biker to suffer fractures and other internal injuries.
If you or someone you love has been hurt, or killed, in a motorcycle accident, you need to contact an experienced, aggressive personal injury attorney who will work tirelessly to get you the financial damages and justice you deserve. Andrew Prince, Esq. of Team Law has been fighting for the rights of motorcycle riders for more than 25 years. You can rely on him to get you maximum compensation in your accident lawsuit.
Physically, the human brain is protected by bone, but there is some movement within the skull. In an accident, the biker’s head jolts back and forth inside the helmet. If they are lucky, the helmet provides protection, but the neck vertebrae are fiercely whipped back and forth as well, usually causing significant injury to the muscles, tendons and ligaments in the neck. This is whiplash. ‘
The symptoms of whiplash include severe neck pain, stiffness and you may even feel pain radiating down your shoulders into your arms and lower back. Severe whiplash also results in persistent headaches, vision and hearing problems and also emotional issues such as depression and anxiety. Chronic, life-long pain, often diagnosed as fibromyalgia, is common following serious motorcycle accidents in Essex, Hudson, Union or Middlesex counties.
Don’t be a doctor. You will find out you have whiplash when a trained physician diagnoses it. Get examined as soon as possible after any type of accident. First off, you will get the care and treatment you need in a timely manner. Secondly, filing a personal injury lawsuit and attempting to hold the other driver responsible for the negligence that caused your accident requires documentation and medical evidence. Visiting the doctor for your injuries will begin an important paper trail.
In extremely catastrophic accidents, many of a motorcyclist’s injuries are generally immediately known — they are even visible to the naked eye. However, injuries from less serious motorcycle accidents, both physical and emotional, sometimes take a while to show up. It’s important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after your accident.
Then, contact an experienced motorcycle accident injury lawyer who will fight hard for your family’s right to justice and compensation. Mr. Prince is passionate about protecting the interests of motorcycle riders and he will go to bat for you when you’ve been hurt in a crash. Contact Team Law today and request your free consultation with Andrew Prince, Esq.Call him at 1-800-TEAM LAW. You can also contact him online. You can focus on recovery while Mr. Prince takes on your fight with the insurance companies.
I represent a lot of bikers who have been injured in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of automobile and commercial drivers. Unfortunately, most of these accidents result in excessive medical bills. The health insurance companies who are responsible to pay for the medical care in these cases are writing policies that limit their[…]
Before you head out on the first ride of the year, it’s important to ensure your bike, and you, are ready to go. Motorcycle Safety Checklist Use this motorcycle safety checklist to make sure you have considered all safety precautions: Check your helmet fit: New Jersey law requires all motorcyclists to wear a Department of[…]
The first ride of the year is right around the corner for many motorcyclists. The first ride, which refers to the first motorcycle ride of the season, can also be one of the most dangerous rides. Motorcyclists may forget the rules of the road, and when you compare this with a motorcycle that has been[…]