Being in an accident can be devastating leaving you feeling helpless. I am grateful to have found Joe. After being rear ended on my motorcycle, I was overwhelmed by my injury and thoughts of handling claims and bills. Joe and his team handled my case with care and were kind, understanding, thorough, and determined to make sure that I received the compensation I deserved.

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We know that owning a motorcycle can be an amazing experience. There is a freedom that riders have that regular passenger vehicle drivers do not get, but there are risks. There may be a time when you need a Toledo motorcycle accident attorney.

At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, you can count on our knowledgeable and experienced team to be by your side. If you have been injured in a motorcycle crash, let us work to secure the compensation you need. We will make sure you are treated fairly by all parties involved.

What Is The Reality?

When we turn to the statistics from the state highway patrol, we can see that there were 159 motorcycle crash fatalities during the latest reporting year for the state. However, the fatalities only show us part of the overall picture.

  • Nearly every motorcycle crash resulted in an injury.

Even when a motorcyclist is wearing a helmet, they are vulnerable to severe injuries in a collision. The average passenger vehicle weighs over 4,000 pounds. A motorcyclist is not able to absorb that force, especially at higher speeds, without some kind of bodily damage. It is not surprising that we commonly deal with the following injuries in the aftermath of a motorcycle crash:

  • Traumatic brain injuries/head injuries (TBIs)
  • Spinal cord injuries/paralysis
  • Whiplash or other neck injuries
  • Internal organ damage/internal bleeding
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Severe lacerations or amputations

Think about the expenses that a victim and their family could incur in the aftermath of these injuries:

  • Massive medical bills
  • Costs for medical equipment
  • Emotional and psychological damage
  • Loss of income of the victim cannot work

All too often, a motorcycle crash victim is stuck battling with insurance companies and waiting for a settlement that may or may not cover all of these expenses.

How These Crashes Happen

It is no secret that many drivers disdain motorcyclists. In many cases, they show their displeasure by following a cyclist too closely or passing them recklessly. We know that motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to injuries due to the actions of impaired drivers as well as those who are distracted by their phones, devices, or something else inside their vehicles.

In general, the higher the speeds at the time of a collision, the more bodily damage a motorcyclist will sustain in a crash.

What To Do After A Crash

If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle crash that was caused by another person’s careless or negligent actions, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, our qualified and experienced team is going to be by your side, fighting to ensure that you are treated fairly by the insurance companies and other parties. Let us work to secure the compensation you deserve, which can include:

  • Compensation for your medical bills
  • Lost wages and benefits if you cannot work
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Possible punitive damages

When you need a Toledo motorcycle accident lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 888-710-0040.

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