motorcycle accident injuries

Were You Injured in a Motorcycle Accident?

Consult Nagle & Associates in Atlanta, Georgia

Whether you're traveling a short or long distance, there is nothing quite like the exhilaration of cruising on the open road on a motorcycle. What motorcycles lack in safety, they more than make up for in fuel efficiency, agility and maneuverability.

Unfortunately, motorcycles can be dangerous - especially in the company of inattentive or aggressive drivers.

According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are about 27 times as likely as occupants of passenger vehicles to die in a motor vehicle accident. Additionally, they're about six times as likely to be injured.

What are some of the most common motorcycle accident injuries?

While helmets and other protective gear can reduce the severity of injuries, they are far from an absolute guarantee of safety. Some of the most common injuries from motorcycle accidents in the Atlanta, GA area are:
  • Road rash
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Amputation injuries
  • Internal injuries

If you're a motorcycle rider who's been injured in an accident with a car or truck, contact Nagle & Associates. He'll fight for your rights as a rider and injured party.

What are some common causes of motorcycle accidents?

No matter how cautious and skilled you are as a motorcycle rider in the Atlanta, Georgia area, you can't control the actions of other drivers. Unfortunately, the negligence of other drivers is to blame for many motorcycle collisions.

Some common causes of motorcycle accidents are:

  • Drivers running a red light or stop sign.
  • Drivers cutting off a motorcyclist.
  • Drivers speeding or tailgating.
  • Drivers drinking and driving.

Don't let bias against motorcycles stand in the way of your financial settlement. Call Nagle & Associates at 800-983-1180 for a free phone consultation about your case.