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New Jersey Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

While the freedom of driving down the road on two wheels with the wind in your hair is thrilling, motorcycle rides come with deadly risks. Motorcycle accidents happen for a variety of reasons, including weather, speed, and the recklessness of others on the road.

When you or a loved one are injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be able to recover compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, and relevant loss of earnings by filing a personal injury lawsuit. Speaking to a New Jersey motorcycle accident lawyer at Shulman & Hill is the first step in the pursuit of financial recovery. Let our personal injury attorneys help you recover your losses after a motorcycling collision.

Motorcycle Accident Statistics in New Jersey and the United States

Every year, thousands of individuals and families are affected by motorcycle crashes. Motorcyclists are at a significantly higher risk of injury and death in the event of an accident compared to drivers of passenger cars, largely due to the size of motorcycles and the rider’s lack of protection.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 5,014 deaths resulting from motorcycle accidents throughout the United States in 2019. The State of New Jersey reported 588 motorcycle accident fatalities in the same year. Between 2012 and 2016, there were nearly 12,000 motorcycle crashes in New Jersey.

Injuries Commonly Suffered in Motorcycle Collisions

Since motorcycles leave the rider exposed to the road and other vehicles, they are at a greater risk for severe and debilitating injuries than other motorists. Additionally, most motorcycles do not come with airbags as a standard feature.

Motorcycle accidents can cause a variety of injuries, including:

  • Traumatic brain injuries – Hitting one’s head is common in all sorts of vehicle accidents, but especially in motorcycle accidents. It is vital to wear a helmet while riding in order to prevent severe head trauma in the event of a motorcycling accident. A traumatic brain injury may cause permanent damage.
  • Road rash – A rider may be ejected from their motorcycle if hit by a car, causing them to hit and skid across the pavement. When this happens, riders are often left with painful and severe skin abrasions.
  • Leg and foot injuries – The CDC has found that 30 percent of non-fatal injuries from motorcycle crashes occur in the legs and feet. This can include broken bones, road rash, abrasions, and other soft tissue injuries.
  • Amputation or loss of a limb – It is entirely possible to lose a limb in a motorcycle accident; for example, if someone were to be ejected from their bike and hit a metal sign or wire.

Every one of these injuries can alter the course of someone’s life and necessitate a long, expensive, and painful recovery process. Injured motorcyclists may be in the hospital for an extended period of time, have to relearn how to perform certain tasks, or remain unable to work while they recover or indefinitely. These factors can lead to significant financial hardship for motorcycle crash victims and their families, which is why working with a reliable and trustworthy personal injury law firm like Shulman & Hill is so important.

Motorcycle Insurance and Injury Coverage in NJ

After a typical motor vehicle accident, most people would rely on their insurance to help them pay their medical bills. Although New Jersey is a No-Fault state — which means for most motor vehicle accidents, your own car insurance foots the medical bills — when you are operating a motorcycle, No-Fault insurance no longer applies.

Recovering Compensation after a Motorcycle Crash

There are still options, however, for pursuing compensation after a motorcycle accident. You may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover financially after a motorcycle accident in New Jersey if another party was at fault for the wreck. You will, however, need to prove that the other party was at fault or partially at fault for the crash. This is where the services of a motorcycling collision lawyer can be advantageous.

Shulman & Hill’s NJ motorcycle accident attorneys are here to help and support you as you move through the process of filing a civil lawsuit against possible at-fault parties. Our attorneys have the experience and skills necessary to provide the legal services you will likely need after a motorcycle crash caused by negligence.

What Damages Can Be Recovered after a Motorcycling Accident?

Though motorcyclists do not have personal injury coverage in their insurance policies, they may be able to pursue a civil lawsuit against the at-fault driver in order to recover their losses. A motorcycle accident injury lawsuit filed with the help of a local lawyer may help you recover compensation for your pain and suffering, vehicle repairs, medical costs, and lost wages if you are out of work due to your injuries. Working with experienced attorneys can help maximize your chances of success.

Contact a New Jersey Motorcycle Accident Attorney Today

If you were injured in a motorcycling collision due to someone else’s carelessness, do not hesitate to contact the experienced New Jersey motorcycle accident lawyers at Shulman & Hill as soon as possible. Our consultations are free and you only pay for our services if and when we recover compensation for you.

Our New Jersey attorneys are here to make the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit after a motorcycle accident less stressful and are prepared to fight for fair compensation for you.

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