Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle AccidentMotorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable people on California’s roads and highways. When they get hit by a car or truck, they often sustain severe, life-altering injuries. These collisions can even cost them their lives.

If you were recently involved in a motorcycle crash that was caused by the negligent behavior of another party, you might be entitled to compensation. Contact Jamal Injury Law P.C. today to set up a free consultation with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney in Newport Beach.

California Motorcycle Accident Statistics

California Highway Patrol data shows there are over 1.4 million licensed motorcycle riders in the Golden State. There are also about 880,000 registered motorcycles in California, more than any other state in the union.

From 2013 to 2017, a total of 2,653 motorcyclists died in collisions in California. A further 65,191 riders suffered injuries in road accidents.

Orange County saw 179 motorcyclist fatalities and 5,370 injuries during that same time period.

If you are one of the thousands of people who recently sustained an injury in a motorcycle crash in California, please call Jamal Injury Law P.C. in Newport Beach today. We may be able to help you claim some much-needed compensation.

Common Injuries Sustained in Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles don’t have seatbelts, airbags, or many of the other safety features commonly found in modern cars. So, when motorcyclists get into accidents, they often suffer severe injuries.

The most common injuries sustained in motorcycle crashes in Orange County include:

Many of these injuries require surgery and months or years of physical therapy. It is not unusual for motorcycle crash victims to racks up tens of thousands of dollars in medical expenses.

Did you sustain a traumatic brain injury or broken bone in a crash? If so, please don’t hesitate to schedule a free consultation with a skilled motorcycle accident attorney at Jamal Injury Law P.C. in Newport Beach. Our team has years of experience in the legal field, and we are ready to fight for you.

Compensation in Newport Beach Motorcycle Crash Cases

The amount of compensation available in Newport Beach motorcycle crash cases depends on a wide range of factors, such as:

  • The cost of the plaintiff’s medical treatment
  • The plaintiff’s rehabilitation or phisical therapy expenses
  • The amount of time the plaintiff missed from work
  • The impact the plaintiff’s injury will have on their ability to work
  • The amount of pain and suffering the plaintiff endured, and
  • The damage the plaintiff’s injury will have on their quality of life

As a general rule, judges in California award the highest payouts to motorcycle riders who suffer injuries that leave them permanently disabled and unable to return to work.

Would you like to have a skilled Newport Beach motorcycle accident attorney analyze your case and provide you with an estimate of its worth? If so, please call Jamal Injury Law P.C. today. We offer free consultations.

Statute of Limitations in California Motorcycle Crash Cases

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in California is generally two years. As a result, people who suffer injuries in motorcycle accidents must generally file a lawsuit against the at-fault party before the second anniversary of their crash. In certain situations the statute of limitations is shorter.

Courts in California almost always dismiss claims filed after the statutory window closes.

Need help filing your personal injury lawsuit before your statute of limitations expires? Contact a Newport Beach motorcycle accident attorney at Jamal Injury Law P.C. today. We understand the system, and we are ready to work tirelessly for you.

Your Skilled Newport Beach Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Don’t let your motorcycle accident harm your financial future. Contact Jamal Injury Law P.C. in Newport Beach at 714-907-1021 to discuss your case and start fighting for the compensation you deserve.

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