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Injured in a motorcycle accident in Van Nuys or elsewhere in Los Angeles? You could be facing a long battle to recovery or a lifetime of health problems. If another party’s negligence caused your accident, they might be liable for your accident and the related damages in a personal injury case. A brain injury lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Call Oceanbridge Law Offices today at 818-668-3359 for a free case review from a member of our team.

Types of Motorcycle Accident Injuries

These are common reports of injuries associated with motor vehicle accidents. See a doctor if you experience any of the injuries listed below:

Road Rash: The first rule of motorcycle safety is “always cover exposed skin.” Asphalt can eat through even the toughest materials with enough speed. Almost all crash and accident sites involve road rash. Have a professional look over any signs of road rash, because dirt can quickly infect the wound site without proper treatment.

Brain and Head: Helmets save lives, but they are not 100% effective. You can still sustain a brain injury or a severe concussion when wearing a helmet. A sudden blow to the head often causes brain trauma, so it is impossible to always prevent brain injuries even with necessary precautions.

Spine and Neck: Paralysis and tingling are symptoms of spinal injury. You may also experience back pain or pressure on your neck. Spinal injuries can lead to permanent nerve damage and require immediate medical attention.

Broken Bones: High-speed crashes often result in some broken or fractured limbs. Though not a life-threatening injury, still prepare to undergo surgery. Bone fragments require reassembly or even replacement to prevent them from breaking again.

Aggravated Pre-Existing Conditions: If you had any pre-existing health conditions, then a head-on collision may further worsen your injury. You can file a claim against the at-fault driver for accelerating or aggravating your pre-existing medical condition.

If you or a loved one experienced any of the above injuries because of a motorcycle accident, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation. Contact a legal professional who knows your rights and can get you the reparation you deserve.

How Dangerous Are Motorcycles?

Motorcycle riding is completely safe to ride when you take every precaution and follow all the traffic laws. That said, motorcycle riders can quickly put themselves and others in danger if they fail to meet all road safety expectations. Distracted drivers can also cause a motorcycle crash, leading to serious injuries for everyone involved. Other drivers and unpredictable road conditions are the two other main factors in collisions, but you should know all the risks involved when operating a motor vehicle.

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