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You can show who was at fault in a crash

It's essential to preserve evidence of your injuries, damage to your property and of expenses you've incurred due to the accident. When you're in a collision, the best way to prove who is at fault is to be able to show that the other driver made a mistake. If you have a dashboard camera, the video from the crash can be used as evidence. After the crash, photos of the scene can show things like skid marks or the point of collision, both of which can show how the impact took place.

The top 3 causes of motorcycle crashes

When you head out on your motorcycle, you probably don't think this will be the last time you ride before a life-changing injury. In fact, you probably feel that others will respect your right to be on the road. Unfortunately, there are some risks for motorcyclists, and crashes can be common because of them. Here are the top three reasons motorcycle crashes happen on the roads.

Common injuries for those in motorcycle accidents

When you're in a motorcycle accident, there are many kinds of injuries you could suffer from, none of which are particularly minor. Some of the things that can happen are shocking to consider; at the time, you may only be concerned with your medical care, but the facts are that these injuries can be brutal. Because of the risks to motorcyclists, drivers need to monitor the roads and be aware of their surroundings. Even a bump that forces a motorcyclist off his or her bike can cause these injuries.

Make a claim after a motorcycle accident

Everyone knows that motorcycles are less visible than larger vehicles like cars and trucks, but does that mean that an accident should be expected? The truth is that drivers should be looking out for all kinds of vehicles, pedestrians and other hazards on the roads, so hitting you due to "not seeing you" is a poor excuse.

Motorcycle defects: They can be the cause of injuries

Motorcycle accidents can happen to anyone, and they don't necessarily have to involve another vehicle for you and your attorney to seek compensation from another party. Sometimes, motorcycle defects and recalls are the trouble behind your accident, and in that case, you should be able to seek the money you need to cover your expenses, medical bills, and the repairs to your own vehicle. Whether it's a loose brake pedal that prevents you from stopping or a piece of trim that causes you to skid, your case is important.

How can motorcycle accidents be prevented?

Being safe on a motorcycle is more than just wearing a helmet and proper riding gear. Being aware of your surroundings can help prevent motorcycle accidents; seeing a driver who isn't paying attention before he or she turns in front of you can give you time to slow down, just like seeing a vehicle is moving into your lane can give you time to get out of the way.

Motorcycle accidents with Cars at fault | Doehling Law

If you drive a motorcycle, you've probably had a few close calls. Maybe a driver pulled out in front of you, or you noticed that someone didn't see you coming, so you had to honk or flash your lights. It's true that motorcycles can be harder to see and hear, but that doesn't mean you should have to worry about negligent or distracted drivers hitting you when you're traveling.

Keep safe while you're on your motorcycle

Motorcycle accidents are often caused by drivers who simply aren't paying enough attention. The driver may not have seen the motorcyclist or could have thought he or she was further away than he was. Either way, when a driver causes an accident, he needs to be held responsible for your injuries and the damage to your vehicle.

1 killed in Colorado Springs motorcycle accident

Living in Colorado, you want to know that you're safe when you get on the highway or are driving through the city streets. On a motorcycle, you know that it can be harder for drivers to see you, especially in the early morning. You wear protective equipment as required and make sure motorists can hear you coming, but that alone won't always protect you.

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