Road rash is an injury that occurs to those who are involved in an accident while riding a bicycle, motorcycle, skateboard, scooter or just walking along. Although most people can imagine that friction rash is painful, what they might not know is that it can have serious consequences. When a negligent driver or government entity was the reason for the accident injury, the injured person may be able to recover compensation.
Meadville PA Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Motorcycle safety is not a one-way street. Enjoying riding safely depends on both the motorcyclist and the motorist. Since 2020, 5,458 motorcyclist fatalities were recorded nationwide along with roughly 80,000 injured riders. With eight million motorcycles on the road nationwide, someone is paying attention. Let’s look at motorcycle statistics, rider safety protocols and drivers who pay attention to motorcyclists sharing the road with them.
Our Erie motorcycle accident attorneys are often contacted by motorcyclists who have questions related to motorcycle crashes and motorcycle accident injuries. In this article, we answer the top five questions about motorcycle accidents in Pennsylvania. How common are motorcycle crashes in Pennsylvania? Can I sue the other driver for full damages, even though Pennsylvania is… Read more »
What Expert Witnesses Will I Need for My Car Accident Case? Some car accident cases are fairly straightforward. The cause of the accident is clear, and the evidence supports the allegation that the other driver caused the crash. In Pennsylvania, you must prove the other driver was responsible for causing the crash to recover compensation… Read more »
Can I Choose My Own Doctor for a Work Injury in Pennsylvania? When you are injured at work, it is important that you seek medical care, regardless of whether your injury seems minor or severe. However, you need to understand Pennsylvania’s laws governing the choice of a workers’ comp doctor. While you have the right… Read more »
In many of the blogs you read, we provide tips for motorcyclists on how to avoid accidents. However, it is equally important for other motorists to be vigilant in taking steps to avoid causing a motorcycle crash. All motorists should practice safe driving habits to reduce the risk of injuring a motorcyclist. Seven Common Factors… Read more »
It can be very frustrating to know that another driver was responsible for your motorcycle crash, but your claim is still not settled. The other driver was clearly wrong, the police officer issued a traffic ticket to the other driver, and you suffered serious injuries in the accident. So, why is it taking so long… Read more »
Many of the traffic accidents in Erie, Edinboro, and the surrounding areas in Erie County involve one or two vehicles. In a traffic accident involving two drivers, it is usually easy to determine fault in most, but not all, of those accidents. However, some traffic accidents involve multiple vehicles. Multiple-vehicle accidents can make it much… Read more »
The good news is that during 2017, the total number of reportable traffic accidents in Pennsylvania was the twelfth lowest number since 1950. However, for the 1,137 families who lost a loved one in a traffic accident or the 80,612 people who were injured in traffic accidents, the fact that our state did not have… Read more »
Motorcyclists face many hazards on the road from poor weather conditions to dangerous road hazards. However, one of the most dangerous things a motorcyclist faces is another driver. Other drivers post a significant threat to riders because some individuals simply do not consider motorcyclists when they are driving. Therefore, other drivers can cause serious and… Read more »