Henderson Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Motorcycle accidents are potentially among the most dangerous of all types of traffic accidents due to the exposed nature of riders. Being involved in a motorcycle accident with another vehicle can lead to serious and even catastrophic injuries. Where negligence by another driver has caused or contributed to the accident, that driver may be held accountable for damages. At Hofland & Tomsheck, we have fought for those injured in such Nevada accidents since 1997.
Our firm has handled thousands of claims and dozens of complex personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits seeking fair and just compensation. Our attorneys are highly experienced litigators who are dedicated to meeting your goals and exceeding your expectations. Because of the legal ability we have demonstrated over the past many years, we have earned the highest peer-reviewed rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell, a 10 out of 10 Superb rating from Avvo, and a 2012 Avvo Clients’ Choice Award in Personal Injury.Motorcycle Accidents in Henderson
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motorcycle fatalities as well as motorcycle accident injuries increased from 2001 to 2008. Fatalities increased by 55 percent. Injuries that were attended to in emergency rooms increased to 175,000 from an earlier tally of approximately 120,000. The most common injuries were to the leg, foot, head, and neck. Motorcycle riders website rideapart.com reported in 2013 that 49 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents involved collisions between bikes and four-wheeled vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s report on motorcycle crashes shows that passenger vehicle occupant fatalities significantly decreased from 1997 to 2008 while motorcycle accidents steadily rose.
A study conducted by a senior researcher at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research showed that in 60 percent of motorcycle-vehicle collisions, the driver of the other vehicle was to blame. Common causes of motorists causing crashes of this type include making left turns and pulling in front of motorcycles.
These types of collisions are notorious for causing serious injuries to motorcyclists, which can range from road rash to broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, loss of limbs, and spinal cord injuries.Contact Us
In the wake of a motorcycle accident in Henderson, you will likely have little time or attention for attending to the legal details of a personal injury claim. These claims can be complex matters requiring that you prove the liability of the other driver. Our firm has the resources that can be used to achieve this endeavor. We can thoroughly investigate, document, and substantiate your case with the help of accident reconstructionists and other professionals. We can also work with medical professionals to further document your injuries.
Hofland & Tomsheck has built a well-earned reputation for outstanding legal capability and proven results. You can discuss your accident and injuries or wrongful death case with us in a free consultation to learn more about its legal factors, issues, and how we can help you maximize your financial recovery. Contact us to get started as soon as possible.