Motorcycle Accident Injuries
Motorcycle accident injuries are, unfortunately, often devastating for victims and their families. They frequently involve long rehabilitation periods, numerous and delicate medical procedures, lengthy periods of missed employment, and a great deal of pain and suffering. Many times, serious injuries and fatalities after a motorcycle accident can be attributed to another driver's negligence. At-fault drivers, pursuant to Massachusetts state law, are liable for damages they cause.
The Boston motorcycle accident lawyers at Bellotti Law Group, P.C. understand the tremendously difficult circumstances victims and their families face—physically, emotionally, mentally, and financially. Sadly, motorcycle accident victims often remain in critical condition for many hours, days, weeks, and even months following an accident. We have decades of success holding negligent, at-fault drivers liable for the injuries and wrongful deaths they have caused. Call our Boston, Cambridge, or Quincy office today at 617-225-2100 for a FREE consultation to discuss your rights and recovery options.Many Factors Determine The Severity And Type Of Injury
Motorcycle accident injuries vary in type and severity depending on numerous circumstances surrounding a crash, such as the speed of the vehicles involved, angle of impact, point of impact, use of a helmet and safety gear, etc. Injuries range from relatively minor cuts, scrapes, lacerations, and broken bones all the way up to life-altering brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, paralysis, facial disfigurement and the need for reconstructive surgery, and the loss of limbs. Sadly, motorcycle accidents also cause thousands of deaths each year, sometimes preceded by a coma or vegetative state for the victim. Obviously, these can have incredibly damaging effects on the lives of victims and their families.Riders Should Always Wear A Helmet And Proper Safety Gear
While motorcyclists carry inherent risks every time they hit the road, simply because of the nature of the activity, their unprotected exposure, the unpredictability of other drivers, perilous road conditions, and other factors, there are many safety measures that motorcyclists should routinely practice to reduce these risks as much as possible. Helmets greatly reduce the risk of suffering a traumatic brain injury following an accident and increase your odds of survival, in general. Brain injuries carry a plethora of complications, including nerve damage, cognitive impairment, personality alterations, and the inability to lead a normal life without significant care from others. Further, wearing the correct clothing, such as reflective, strong materials, can reduce the risk of injuries to other parts of your body.Swift Treatment Is Essential
Following a motorcycle accident, even if you believe you may not be severely injured, immediate treatment and assessment of your condition is imperative in maximizing your chances of survival and recovery.Far-Reaching Effects In Many Areas Of Life
Obviously, victims of motorcycle accidents endure an unimaginable amount of physical pain and suffering. Family members of victims, however, are frequently forced to bear cognitive declines and personality alterations of the victims, completely changing their daily roles and responsibilities. The victim may not be able to return to their jobs and perhaps may be precluded from working in general, creating a financial strain on the rest of their family.Decades Of Holding Negligent Parties Fully Accountable
Our Boston motorcycle accident attorneys understand the costly and extensive medical care, long rehabilitation period, countless number of tense surgeries and medical diagnostics, lost wages, and the deep fear and concern of victims and their families. We will hold any negligent party accountable for your damages and have successfully handled countless claims with insurance companies and medical providers, so you can focus on a full recovery. Contact us today at 617-225-2100 for a free telephone consultation.