According to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the US Department of Transportation, nearly 11 percent of all traffic accidents in the US involve a motorcycle. According to the CDC, roughly 175,000 motorcyclists were injured in 2008.
As the above statistics show, thousands of motorcyclists sustain injuries each year when they are involved in accidents. These injuries can easily result in extensive medical bills, emotional turmoil, and lost wages. As such, motorcyclists that have been injured due to an accident caused by the negligence of another driver are entitled to financial compensation. (more…)