Motorcycle Accidents

Personal Injury

Riding a motorcycle can be an exciting experience, but unfortunately, it also carries a higher risk of accidents and injuries compared to other vehicles. Being aware of the facts, risks, and the appropriate steps to take if you are involved or hurt in a motorcycle accident is crucial.

Facts and Statistics

Motorcycle accidents can have devastating consequences, and the statistics highlight the importance of understanding the risks involved:


According to recent data, motorcycle accidents account for a significant portion of traffic-related fatalities worldwide.


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that motorcyclists are about 24 times more likely to die in a crash than occupants of passenger vehicles.


Factors such as reckless driving, speeding, alcohol impairment, and lack of protective gear contribute to the severity of motorcycle accidents.


Most Common Injuries

Motorcycle accidents can result in a wide range of injuries, often more severe than those in other types of accidents. Some of the most common injuries include:

Head injuries: Head injuries, including traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions, are a major concern in motorcycle accidents. Wearing a helmet is crucial for reducing the risk of head injuries and their long-term consequences.

Head and brain injuries: Head injuries can range from minor concussions to severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI). These injuries can have long-lasting effects on cognitive function, mobility, and overall quality of life.

Fractures and broken bones: The impact of a motorcycle accident can lead to fractures and broken bones, particularly in the extremities. Collarbone fractures, leg fractures, and wrist fractures are common due to the nature of the accidents.

Spinal cord injuries: Motorcycle accidents can cause damage to the spinal cord, resulting in partial or complete paralysis. These injuries often have life-altering consequences and require significant medical attention and rehabilitation.

Internal injuries: The force of a motorcycle collision can cause internal injuries, such as damage to organs, internal bleeding, or injuries to the chest or abdomen. Prompt medical attention is crucial to assess and address these injuries.

How to Proceed When Involved or Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident

It is important to take the following steps to protect your well-being and legal rights:

Seek medical attention:

Your health and safety should be the top priority. Even if you do not experience immediate pain or visible injuries, it is important to seek medical attention promptly. Some injuries may not manifest immediately but can be detected and treated by medical professionals.

Contact the authorities

Call the police or relevant emergency services to report the accident. Their presence will ensure that the incident is properly documented, and an official report is filed.

Preserve evidence

If possible, gather evidence at the accident scene, including photographs of the damaged vehicles, skid marks, road conditions, and any visible injuries. This evidence can be valuable when filing an insurance claim or seeking legal recourse.

Exchange information:

Collect contact information, insurance details, and license plate numbers from all parties involved in the accident. Additionally, obtain contact information from any witnesses who may have observed the accident.

Call us at

(954) 664-0339

An experienced lawyer in motorcycle accidents will guide you through the legal process and will investigate the accident circumstances, help you understand your rights, file a claim, and pursue compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. Also, we will communicate with your insurance company and deal with every piece of paperwork.

Be careful with your social media posts

Avoid posting details about the accident on social media or even things that could damage the case if you were injured. Posting pictures of playing sports or doing physical activities could imply your health is the same as before the accident.


How Can We Support You?

At Christina Kalin Law Office, you will have the support of a professional personal injury team that will work to ensure you receive the best possible compensation. We will also refer you to a top-quality medical provider to guarantee that your recovery is in the best hands.


Your rights are our priority.

Contact us today, and we will review your case for free.


Please note that every personal injury case is unique; therefore, the information provided here is for general guidance only and should not be considered legal advice. For personalized advice, call us, and we will ensure you have the precise information for your case.