Motorcycle Accidents

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Virginia Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Experienced Representation in St. Louis & Carlton Counties

Motorcycling is an exhilarating way to see the Minnesota scenery from a different perspective. Unfortunately, this mode of transportation also brings its share of risks. When a motorcyclist is injured in an accident, significant personal damage can occur. These damages include physical and emotional injuries, medical bills, rehabilitation, and long-term or permanent disabilities.

If you have been in a motorcycle accident or are the family member of an accident victim seeking damages, an experienced motorcycle injury attorney can help you find the relief you seek. At Trenti Law Firm, our motorcycle accident attorneys understand the intricacies and nuances of personal injury law as it applies to motorcycle crashes. Our personal injury law firm is well-known throughout northeastern Minnesota for the high quality of our legal services and the dedication we put into every motorcycle accident case. We can walk you through all of the important details and liability concerns associated with such an accident, investigate your accident, establish appropriate fault, and build a convincing motorcycle accident case for settlement negotiations or a civil trial.

Book a free initial consultation with a motorcycle accident attorney in Virginia, MN, at Trenti Law Firm by calling (218) 282-4426 or sending us your contact details online.

Motorcycle Accidents in Minnesota

Riding a motorcycle puts you at a much higher risk for serious injury or death than motorists in other vehicles and their passengers. Your body as a rider is completely exposed when colliding with another vehicle or when being thrown from your bike. Even with a helmet and protective gear, the impact can be disastrous. This is why motorcyclists suffer injuries at a higher rate and more severity in comparison to the occupants of cars.

Common injuries for motorcyclists can include:

  • Road rash
  • Lacerations
  • Torn ligaments
  • Sprains
  • Concussions
  • Broken bones
  • Internal injuries and organ damage
  • Dislocations
  • Facial disfigurement
  • Injuries to lower extremities, such as knees, calves, ankles, and feet
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries

Such injuries can require intensive medical care, put you out of work for weeks or months or longer, and leave you physically and emotionally traumatized. The accident can also result in total damage to your bike. All of this can take a huge financial toll while you are trying to recover.

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

One of the major causes of motorcycle crashes is that other motorists fail to see you in traffic. This is due to the smaller size of motorcycles which can make visibility limited, especially in glare, bad weather conditions, when in a driver’s blind spot, or when you and your bike are obstructed by other vehicles.

Other causes of motorcycle crashes can include motorist left turns into the path of an oncoming motorcyclist or failing to see the left-turn signal of a biker in traffic. Motorcycles are less stable than cars and hazardous road conditions can also be a significant cause of crashes, such as slippery, uneven, or debris-filled pavements. Like anyone in traffic, motorcyclists are also subject to unsafe drivers who speed, drink and drive, text and drive, fail to follow traffic laws, or drive in a reckless or aggressive manner. Where any of these causes comprise negligence, you have the right to pursue compensation from the offending party.

Why You Need a Virginia, MN, Motorcycle Accident Attorney

When you are fighting for your health and recovery from a motorcycle accident, you do not have to fight a legal battle alone. Trenti Law Firm is committed to a comprehensive knowledge of the law and the legal obligations of insurance companies. Our personal injury team is equipped to prepare the documents, contact the insurance company, and provide legal representation and counsel in the pursuit of just compensation owed to you.

The amount of reimbursement or compensation awarded is contingent on many factors and is never a guaranteed or “set in stone” amount. Payoff can range from a nominal amount to many hundreds of thousands, depending on the factors and the severity of the accident. However, to secure a fair and just settlement for your injuries and damages, your best option is to work with an experienced personal injury attorney who can protect you from insurance company tactics designed to pay you as little as possible.

Call Trenti Law Firm at (218) 282-4426 to arrange for your free case evaluation or contact us online. Same-day appointments are available.

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