Hudson Valley Motorcycle Accidents
Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident caused by another driver's
negligence? If so, our
Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys have the resources needed to successfully guide you through the entirety
of your case. In the state of New York, motorcycles are a common means
of transportation because they enable the rider to avoid traffic on the
highways and streets. They are also, however, very dangerous, especially
when other vehicle drivers act in a negligent manner.
Motorcycle riders are more likely to suffer catastrophic injuries than
drivers of larger automobiles when they are involved in an accident because
of their vulnerability. Motorcycles riders are exposed to the impact that
occurs between their body and pavement when involved in an accident. In
addition, motorcycles are not as stable as other vehicles and can be overlooked
by distracted drivers. These are just a few of the reasons why motorcycle
riders are more susceptible to injuries when involved in an accident.
Prepared to Handle Complex Motorcycle Accident Cases
At Michael R. Varble & Associates, P.C., our team knows the complexity
that accompanies motorcycle accident cases. In New York, the insurance
and liability rules are different for motorcycles than they are for cars.
For most automobiles, the no-fault law applies, but motorcycles are not
considered motor vehicles in this context. Motorcycles are exempt from
this law, and therefore, injured motorcyclists are not entitled to medical
and lost wage benefits.
Injured motorcycle riders can, however, bring a claim against the offending
driver for minor to major injuries. Our Hudson Valley motorcycle accident
lawyers understand the laws pertaining to pursuing compensation and can
develop a case strategy that reflects your best interests. We can make
it our goal to ensure that you obtain the maximum compensation you deserve. During a
free case evaluation, we can determine the most appropriate course of action.
Contact our firm today for further information!