Motorcycle Accidents Lawyer North Carolina
A motorcycle is small compared to a car or truck so when a motorcycle accident takes place it can cause a lot of damage to the motorcycle and the driver. Any injuries sustained are likely to be quite severe. At Brian Elston Law firm motorcycle accident attorney will build a case that will get you the compensation you deserve for the injuries you sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
One common cause of motorcycle accidents is when a driver in a larger vehicle fails to see a motorcyclist and hits the motorcycle. This is considered negligent driving because it is the duty of any driver to lookout for other vehicles, regardless of how small they may be.
Another common cause of these accidents is the action of other motorcyclists. When motorcyclists drive erratically they tend to cause accidents.
Hazardous road conditions are particularly challenging for motorcyclists such as wet weather, ice, potholes and poorly maintained roads. A motorcyclist may lose control of their bike because of inclement weather.
Motorcycle Injuries in North Carolina
When driving a motorcycle, you do not have the protection that a car offers such as airbags, doors or a roof. Motorcycle accident injuries typically include:
- Broken bones
- Severe head injuries
- Damaged internal organs
- Broken teeth
- Spinal cord injuries
These types of injuries are serious and could involve a lengthy stay in hospital and a long recovery period. You may even lose your job if mobility is lost because of your injuries.
At Brian Elston Law, we are proud to serve as general counsel for Buncombe County-Concerned Biker’s Association/A.B.A.T.E and BikerDownWnc-org. We represent Motorcycle Clubs and their members in trademark issues, contract negotiations, IRS matters, and other legal matters.
Contact Brian Elston Law today for a consultation with an experienced motorcycle club attorney.
Chad Ray Donnahoo grew up in Western North Carolina and graduated from Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville. He attend UNC Chapel Hill. His favorite class was education law. Following a short stint as a public school teacher, Chad graduated with his J.D.
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