Daily Archive: October 16, 2019

Proper Steps to Follow After a Motorcycle Accident

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More and more residents of Los Angeles have taken to motorcycle riding. The warmth and sun of the city is one inducement to this mode of travel. The other is the ease with which one can travel around the city in a two as opposed to four-wheel vehicle. If you ride, you can avoid traffic jams and find parking spaces. You can also enjoy the warm wind and sun in your face, which can make commuting a bit more pleasant.

Traveling by motorcycle does increase the risk to your safety. Although the state of California has enacted numerous laws that make it safer for its citizens to ride motorcycles, the behavior of other drivers can still make the streets and highways of Los Angeles hazardous for those who ride.

If you have been hit by a motor vehicle, you are unlikely to walk away from the incident without harm. Indeed, the injuries are likely to be bad enough to put you in the hospital for some time. As a motorcyclist, you must be extra vigilant in your travels and you must do all you can to make yourself visible to those in much larger vehicles. Many car drivers are not as conscientious and cautious; many of them are more willing to disobey traffic laws and take risks that put other people in danger.

If you have been hit, knocked off your bike, and hurt by the recklessness of such a driver, you should not resign yourself to the situation. You should claim monetary damages for what you have suffered.

Hiring a Lawyer

Given the difficulty of dealing with insurance companies, one could be forgiven for thinking that they exist to help themselves rather than the clients who pay them. Whether the accident was your fault or the fault of the … Read the rest