Motorcycles are becoming an ever-more popular mode of transportation in the United States. However, the increase in the popularity of motorcycles inevitably leads to an increase in motorcycle accidents.Per vehicle mile traveled in 2006, motorcyclists were about 35 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a motor vehicle traffic crash and 8 times more likely to be injured. While motorcycles made up no more than 3% of all registered vehicles in the U.S., motorcyclists account for 13% of total traffic deaths. Unfortunately, when motorcyclists are involved in accidents with passenger vehicles, motorcycle riders and their passengers are also more likely to suffer serious injury and death as a result. Hamstead, Williams & Shook P.L.L.C. offers aggressive, professional representation to motorcycle accident victims.
- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
- American Institute for Public Safety
- Bikers Against Drunk Driving
- Bob Said
- Fars Encyclopedia
- Federal Highway Administration
- Highway Safety Group
- Highway Safety Research Center
- Motorcycle Safety Foundation
- National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
- National Crash Analysis Center
- Smart Motorist
Each year, 580,000 cyclists are treated in American emergency rooms, 20,000 cyclists are admitted into hospitals, and more than 700 are killed. Cycling fatalities account for 2 percent of all traffic fatalities and 2 percent of all traffic injuries reported in the United States. The experienced personal injury attorneys at Hamstead, Williams & Shook P.L.L.C. can investigate your accident, preserve evidence in your case, and help you get full compensation for your injuries.
In all matters involving personal injury it is essential that measures be taken promptly to preserve evidence, investigate the accident in question, and file a lawsuit prior to the deadline imposed by the Statute of Limitations. If you or a loved one is a victim of personal injuries, call Hamstead, Williams & Shook P.L.L.C. now at 888 – 298 – 2529. The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to accept your case, we will work on a Contingent Fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds. Don’t delay! You may have a valid claim and be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but a lawsuit must be filed before the statute of limitations expires.