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Oklahoma Motorcycle Accident Attorney and Injuries

Privett Law is an Oklahoma accident representation law firm with years of experience representing the victims of motorcycle accidents. When a motorcycle is involved in a traffic accident, the driver is usually violently ejected from the bike, causing substantial injuries that can put the motorcyclist in a fight for his or her life. When the negligent and careless actions of another causes a motorcycle accident, the operator of the motorcycle can be entitled to compensation for his or her injuries.  Privett Law has tried, and won, many motorcycle accident lawsuits, and are standing by right now to help you analyze your claim.

Because of the lack of protective barriers between a motorcycle and the road, motorcyclists are exposed to dangers that other motorists are not subjected to, often leaving riders prone to serious injuries in the event of an accident. In addition, of all multi-vehicle accidents, it is estimated that over 80% of accidents involving motorcycles are not the motorcyclist's fault. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident due to another driver’s negligence, it is important to seek the legal counsel of a skilled accident attorney to protect your legal rights.

Motorcycle Accident Statistics in the United States

Almost half of all fatal motorcycle accidents involve the motorcycle running off the road. Further, approximately 3000 people die in the United States annually due to motorcycle accidents, approximately 82% of motorcyclists killed are not wearing helmets, and of these non-helmet wearers, approximately 70% die from head injuries, compared to 36% for helmeted riders.

Types of Oklahoma Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents can be caused by another vehicle following too closely and running into the back of the bike, a motorcycle turning sharply and running off the road, and head-on and side collisions, by either running into another vehicle and/or crashing into a building, telephone pole, mountain, etc.

Injuries Suffered from Motorcycle Accidents in OK

The most common motorcycle accident injuries include cuts, scrapes and bruises, broken bones, concussions, head injuries, back injuries, neck injuries, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, paralysis, quadriplegia, paraplegia, and wrongful death.

Compensation and Attorneys for Motorcycle Accidents in Oklahoma

Compensation available for injuries sustained as the result of a motorcycle accident include current and future medical expenses for treating injuries caused by the accident, lost wages, future wages if the victim is no longer able to work, punitive damages, pain and suffering, and compensation for the family of a motorcycle accident wrongful death victim, all of which will depend on the facts of the situation.

Oklahoma Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Protect Your Rights

Many Oklahoma laws and regulations are specifically designed to protect motorcyclists from the dangers they face on the road. Injuries suffered as the result of a motorcycle accident can be severe and irreparable, and can even result in wrongful death. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries from a motorcycle accident as the result of another’s negligence or intentional misdoing, you are not alone and you do have legal rights to compensation, depending on the facts surrounding your situation. For more information, contact Privett Law as soon as possible to protect your legal rights under the statute of limitations laws.

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations on Motorcycle Accidents

Under Oklahoma statute of limitations, motorcycle accident claims must be filed within two years. If the statute of limitations expires before a motorcycle accident lawsuit is brought, a claimant faces the possibility of having his or her case dismissed. In order to avoid this event, it is important to contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible following a motorcycle accident, to fight for the compensation to which you are entitled and protect your legal rights.

Hiring an Oklahoma Motorcycle Accident Attorney is a Necessity

Although motorcycle accidents can happen when all drivers involved did everything reasonably possible to prevent the accident, motorcycle crashes, which can result in the wrongful death of a motorcyclist, do occur due to the reckless and careless driving of another. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident in the State of Oklahoma, you do have legal rights and you may be entitled to take legal action against those responsible for your injuries. However, determining whether another party was negligent and/or is liable for your injuries requires legal assistance. It is important to consult with a qualified Oklahoma accident lawyer to evaluate the issues that are involved with your motorcycle accident claim, as well as discuss the best course of legal action that is available to you. Please contact the firm today for a full consultation.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of motorcycle accident, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your financial loss, cost of medical treatment, and pain and suffering. Privett Law has the legal knowledge and expertise to help you with your motorcycle accident claim. Please call the firm today for a full consultation.