A motorcycle accident can result in devastating injuries for riders. Unfortunately, these accidents are regularly caused by the careless or negligent actions of other drivers on the roadway. At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, we are here to help when you need a Philadelphia motorcycle accident attorney standing by your side. Our knowledgeable and experienced team can investigate every aspect of your case in order to secure the compensation you may be entitled to.
Turning to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, we can see that there were 2,977 total motorcycle crashes during the latest reporting year of data available across the Commonwealth. Each year in PA, there these incidents lead to devastating injuries for both residents and visitors to the Philadelphia area. Out of the total crashes mentioned during that latest year of data, there were 174 fatalities and 2,860 injuries. This data clearly shows that a high percentage of motorcycle crashes result in an injury or fatality for the motorcyclist.
At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our motorcycle accident lawyers in Philadelphia regularly help clients who have sustained the following injuries:
As with other motor vehicle collisions, one or more vehicle operators may be to blame any given incident. Our Philadelphia motorcycle accident team regularly finds that drivers of passenger vehicles fail to give motorcyclists the space and respect they deserve on the roadway. Some of the common causes of motorcycle crashes include a passenger vehicle driver:
Of particular concern for Philadelphia, motorcyclists are vehicle drivers that are impaired by alcohol or drugs or distracted by their phones or other devices. When working to determine liability in these cases, a Philadelphia motorcycle accident lawyer will obtain any available evidence, which can include:
A Philadelphia personal injury attorney will also obtain all of a motorcycle victim’s medical records and work with experts to properly calculate the victim’s total expected losses.
If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a motorcycle accident that was caused by the negligent actions of another driver, contact the team at Solomon, Sherman & Gabay for help with your case today. We have the experience and resources necessary to conduct a full investigation into the incident in order to secure the compensation you need, which can include: