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Due to the lack of protection motorcyclists possess when sharing the road with other vehicles, motorcycle accidents are more likely to result in serious injury or death. Individuals must be properly trained and take extra precaution when riding a motorcycle. However, they can never predict or prepare themselves for a devastating accident.
If you or a loved one has suffered a significant injury in a motorcycle accident because of the negligent actions of another motorist, our Fort Worth motorcycle accident attorney can help you recover the monetary compensation you deserve. With over 25 years of legal experience nationwide, our award-winning legal professionals possess the thorough knowledge of the personal injury laws and court proceedings to help you navigate through the complexities of the legal system.
Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
Even though motorcyclists are viewed as reckless riders, accidents involving these individuals are often caused by car and truck drivers. They have an obligation to be aware of their surroundings at all times, especially when motorcycles are around them. However, motorcycle accidents typically occur due to the negligence demonstrated by drivers of passenger vehicles. While they may walk away from an accident unscathed and with minimal damage to their vehicle, motorcyclists often suffer significant damage to their motorcycle, serious injuries and even death.
The following are common acts of negligence which contribute to motorcycle accidents in Texas:
Driving while intoxicated
Distracted driving, commonly due to phone usage while operating a vehicle
Failing to check blind spots for motorcyclists prior to changing lanes
Failing to come to a complete stop prior the streetlights turn red
Running a red light or stop sign without seeing an approaching motorcyclist
Failing to yield right-of-way to the motorcyclists
Let Us Pursue the Justice You Deserve
At McGartland Law Firm, PLLC, we proudly protect the rights of our clients. Our Fort Worth motorcycle accident attorneys won’t treat you as just another case number. Instead, we provide all of our clients with high-quality and passionate representation in and out of court. If you are hesitate to seek the help from an experienced and reliable lawyer, our firm will represent injured victims on a contingency fee basis, meaning you don’t have to pay us any legal fees unless you win your case.