New Orleans Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Standing Up for the Rights of Wrongfully Injured Bikers in Orleans Parish
Motorcycle accidents can be especially dangerous for bikers and can lead to serious injury or even death. It is important for you to have good representation if you have recently been involved in a collision involving one or more motorcycles. Having an experienced lawyer could mean the difference between a successful and unsuccessful insurance claim.
At Hammond Law Firm, LLC in New Orleans, our practice has the experience and dedication to help ensure that you receive proper compensation. The scale of the injuries that tend to result from motorcycle accidents can make the insurance process and litigation difficult. The New Orleans motorcycle accident attorneys at Hammond Law Firm possess a comprehensive knowledge of Louisiana and federal motorcycle law, motorcycle defects, insurance carriers and processes, and the resources available to you to pursue your case. Let us use our know how and experience to give you the most effective personal injury representation in Orleans Parish.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Louisiana
Motorcycle accidents can be the result of many different factors, some entirely unpredictable. Often, other drivers are simply not paying attention or fail to see motorcyclists causing them to make unsafe maneuvers that can result in serious accidents.
Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in the state of Louisiana that can be attributed to negligence include:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk and/or drugged driving
- Following too closely
- Misjudged left turns
- Motorcycle defects
- Unsafe road conditions
- Unsafe lane changes
- Opening car doors into the path of bikers
When accidents do occur, motorcyclists are far more likely to sustain lasting, life-altering injuries or death. If you were harmed in a motorcycle accident or had a loved one die as a result of someone else’s negligence, Hammond Law Firm can help you fight for your legal rights.
What Injuries Are Common After a Motorcycle Accident?
Motorcycle accident injuries tend to be far more serious for bikers. Even when wearing helmets and other safety gear, motorcyclists are never as safe as those riding in vehicles that offer seatbelts, a chassis, and better forms of protection.
The most common injuries that result from motorcycle accidents is trauma such as:
- Brain and head injuries
- Broken bones
- Burn injuries
- Dental injuries
- Disfigurement and scarring
- Internal bleeding
- Neck, back, and spine injuries
- Road rash
- Wrongful death
How Hammond Law Firm Can Help You in New Orleans, LA & Beyond
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a motorcycle accident, contact Hammond Law Firm in New Orleans, LA as soon as possible to learn about your legal rights during a free consultation.
Many motorcycle accidents are caused by other drivers and motorcyclists are almost 30 times more likely to die than are drivers of other vehicles. The increased risk of injury in motorcycle accidents means that insurance companies may attempt to minimize the damages that they are liable for. We will fight to ensure you receive the fair treatment and just compensation you deserve.