motorcycle accidents

Contact Us Today

For a free case evaluation

arrow&v

New Orleans Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

REPRESENTING VICTIMS OF SERIOUS LOUISIANA MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

Despite helmets, jackets and other protective gear, any kind of collision with a car, SUV or truck will result in devastating consequences for motorcyclists. Out of all of the motorists who occupy the roads and highways of Louisiana, motorcyclists are the most susceptible to severe and fatal injuries.

Motorists have an obligation to be alert and vigilant of other vehicles and practice safe driving techniques at all times. However, the majority of motorcycle accidents are caused by drivers of motor vehicles.

More than half of motorcycle accident fatalities are the result of head-on collisions. When a motor vehicle strikes a motorcycle from the front, it, unfortunately, results in death most of the time. Another common type of accident occurs when car drivers make left-hand turns and when motorcyclists drive between two lanes during traffic, which is known as lane-splitting.

Out of all of the motorists who occupy the roads and highways of Louisiana, motorcyclists are the most susceptible to severe and fatal injuries.

Motorcyclists typically suffer very serious injuries when they collide with another vehicle on the road. Motorcyclists who are jerked back and forth or thrown off of their bikes onto the pavement are at a great risk of suffering traumatic brain injuries—even if they are wearing a helmet. Spinal cord injuries often occur in these accidents as well.

Road rash is another common motorcycle accident injury. Many people think that road rash is just a term used to describe minor cuts and bruises that motorcyclists get when they skid against the pavement, but that’s not the case. Road rash can be serious, and if it’s not treated properly, it can lead to dangerous infections and permanent nerve damage.

Broken and fractured bones are also frequently sustained in motorcycle accidents. These injuries can occur when the motorcyclist hits the pavement or when the bike falls on top of him, pinning him to the ground. If a limb is completely crushed underneath the bike, it may even need to be amputated.

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact us today to discuss your legal options with an experienced personal injury attorney

New Orleans Personal Injury Attorney

©2023 All Rights Reserved

This website is for general information purposes only and may not be used and relied upon as a substitute for or construed as legal advice or legal opinion regarding a specific issue or problem. Attorney advertising does not constitute legal advice. Advice should be obtained from a qualified attorney or practitioner licensed to practice in the jurisdiction where that advice is sought. This website is not an offer to represent you, nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Any information sent to Cossé Law Firm, LLC prior to establishing an attorney-client relationship is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis.  Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.