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Motorcycle Accidents

When compared to drivers of other types of vehicles, motorcycle riders are at much greater risk of being involved in accidents and experiencing serious personal injuries due to a crash. Despite this, the number of motorcycles has increased in the U.S. These vehicles are used not only for fun and sport, but as a more cost-effective form of transportation. With this increase in popularity, however, can come an increase in accidents. If you or someone you know has been involved in a motorcycle accident caused by negligence, getting competent legal representation is essential.

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At Anderson Traylor Edwards, you can bring your case to a highly qualified legal team that has 50 years of combined legal experience to put to work on your behalf in building your claim and following through with aggressive negotiation. Operating on a contingency fee basis, we are available 24/7 and you will pay no upfront fees.

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common factors in motorcycle crashes

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Speeding and making unsafe lane changes or sudden stops

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Opening car doors into the path of an oncoming motorcycle

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Driving while texting or engaging in other distracted behaviors

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Driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs

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Making left-hand turns into the path of an oncoming motorcycle

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Dangerous road conditions or motorcycle/auto components

what can happen in a motorcycle crash?

Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents can include:

Road Rash
Cuts
Bruises
Broken bones
Internal organ damage
Loss of limbs
Concussions
Sprains
Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injury

A motorcyclist injured in a traffic crash can end up needing months or years to recover and, in the worst cases, may become permanently disabled due to  paralysis or amputation.

how to ride safely and legally

louisiana motorcycle law

Is Lane-Splitting Legal?

Lane-splitting, a tactic used by motorcyclists in which a motorcyclist may ride in between lanes and in between other motor vehicles on the road, is not legal in Louisiana. According to Louisiana law, riders may drive two abreast on a lane, but lane-splitting by motorcyclists is illegal in the state.

personal injury due to a Motorcycle Accident

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Our legal team understands that, after a motorcycle accident, you will be dealing with physical and emotional trauma. That is why we are prepared to come to you wherever you happen to be--at home, at work, or in the hospital. Our attorneys will get to work immediately after the initial visit to investigate and document evidence for your claim, and will continue to work diligently behind the scenes seeking the justice—and fair and just compensation—to which you may be entitled.

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