Due to the nature of driving a vehicle with no hard covering surrounding you, you are likely to be injured in the event of an accident. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, you should retain a Longview motorcycle injury attorney to assist you with your case no matter who was at fault. When an accident has occurred, it can be quite overwhelming dealing with insurance companies, medical expenses, recovery from physical injuries and possibly lawyers representing others involved in the accident. You will want to deal with this situation as rapidly and efficiently as possible. This is why you should seek legal counsel from Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher, Perry, Runge, Robertson and Smith Law Firm. We proudly help motorcyclists who have suffered accident injuries.
Serious Injury in a Motorcycle Accident
The injuries from a motorcycle accident can be very serious due to the very nature of riding a motorcycle. Some of the more common ones are road rash, permanent disfigurement, broken bones, spinal cord damage and traumatic brain injury. All of these are very serious injuries. Road rash may sound mild, but it is the term for skin or bone abrasion which can be incredibly painful and result in scars and deformities which may or may not be able to be repaired.
Spinal cord damage can leave a limb or limbs paralyzed for life. Brain injuries can severely affect the quality of life for you and your family. It is possible to lose the ability to live independently with these severe injuries. If this weren’t enough, the financial cost that comes with diagnosis and treatment can be astronomical and result in great financial hardship. If you need help to find out if it is possible for you to receive financial compensation for your injuries, we may be able to give you that help.