Get a FREE Case Review
Call Today: (800) 559-5741
Available 24 Hours, 7 Days A Week

Motorcycle Accident – Brain Injury

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were 172 fatal motorcycle accidents in 2015 and another 2,986 motorcycle collisions statewide that caused injury.

Motorcyclists could hurt themselves in many different ways when they become involved in an accident. However, one very common type of injury sustained by motorcycle riders is a brain injury. Brain injuries account for 30 percent of all fatalities in North Carolina resulting from injury, and cause more than 1,800 annual deaths. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are especially susceptible to suffering a brain injury.

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) could occur when a motorcyclist is struck in the head by hitting the pavement when his motorcycle falls or when he is thrown from the motorcycle. A motorcyclist could also sustain a brain injury if he is struck in the head by debris or any other object.

Motorcyclists can reduce the chances of suffering a brain injury by wearing a helmet while they are riding their bike. However, whether a motorcycle rider was helmeted will not impact a motorcyclist’s claim for damages if a motorcycle crash victim wishes to pursue a claim for compensation after a crash.

If a motorcycle rider can prove another driver’s negligence or wrongdoing was the cause of a motorcycle collision, the rider can be compensated for accidents caused by the crash, including for any problems resulting from brain injury. A Charlotte motorcycle accident lawyer can help a motorcyclist to pursue a claim to obtain economic and non-financial damages resulting from the brain injury.

The list of prior client settlement results and client reviews/testimonials, do not constitute a promise of any particular result in any particular case, as each and every case is unique. Each case was handled on its own merit, and the outcome of any case cannot be predicted by a lawyer or law firms past results.

If a recovery or settlement by trial is made, the client will be responsible for costs advanced in addition to attorney fees. Client remains responsible for costs, expenses and disbursements, including medical bills, within the scope of representation. The attorney’s contingency percentage will be computed prior to the deduction of expenses from the total recovery.

The principal office for Auger & Auger Law Firm is located at 717 S. Torrence St., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC. The attorneys and staff of Auger & Auger Law Firm work and process all of the firm’s files at the principal office location in Charlotte, NC. Other office locations listed on our website are satellite offices that are not staffed daily. Satellite offices are operated for the convenience of our clients and who live outside of the Charlotte, NC metro area and are unable to meet with us at our principal office location. All meetings at our satellite offices must be made by appointment only. Phone numbers for satellite offices forward to our principle office location in Charlotte, NC.

DMCA.com Protection Status