Strong Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawyers
Experienced motorcycle injury lawyers in Toronto, Mississauga & Hamilton
Motorcycle riders do not have the same protections as people driving in a car. They have more exposure to serious injury after an accident. Riding a motorcycle may be a thrill, but motorcycle riders are routinely exposed to potential dangers automobile drivers never have to think about. With nothing but the clothing on their bodies and perhaps a helmet to protect them, motorcycle riders put themselves in harm’s way every time they rev up and ride off.
Add to that the fact that other drivers complain of difficulty seeing motorcyclists on the road, and the opportunity for accidents, serious injuries and even death increases greatly.
Call Cariati Law When Injured in a Motorcycle Accident!
f you’ve been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, it’s crucial that you contact the motorcycle accident injury lawyers at Cariati Law for help. We work with injured clients from Mississauga, Toronto and Hamilton to fight for maximum compensation for you.
Motorcycle drivers are 15 times more likely than other vehicles to be involved in a crash.
What are the Risks for Motorcycle Riders?
- In motorcycle accidents involving another vehicle, two thirds of those accidents also involve some type of violation of the motorcyclist’s right of way.
- When compared to death rates for automobile passengers, motorcyclists are at a risk 26 times greater.
- The chance of a motorcyclist being injured in a collision is about 5 times greater than the same risk for automobile drivers.
- More than 70% of motorcycle / automobile accidents occur at intersections.
Aside from the danger of other drivers who do not see motorcyclist, a many driving conditions and road conditions can pose a threat to motorcyclist, including:
- A rider’s skill
- Bike stability
- Inclement weather
- Potholes and ruts in the road
- Oil slicks
- Debris or objects in the roadway
- Uneven pavement
- Railroad tracks
Take a an Approved Motorcycle Sasfety Course.
When purchasing a motorcycle for the first time in Ontario Canada, it is advised to take an approved motorcycle safety course. A motorcycle safety course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to ride safely on the road.
Motorcycle accidents are common and often result in serious injuries or death. By taking an approved motorcycle safety course, you can reduce your risk of being injured in a motorcycle accident.
There are many courses offered in Canada and this link to the Ministry of Transporation will give you many motorcycle safety course options. These courses are designed to teach you everything you need to know about riding a motorcycle safely. The Canadian Motorcycle Association (CMA) courses also offer hands-on training, so you can put your new skills into practice before hitting the road.
If you are a beginner, it is recommended that you take the Basic Rider Course (BRC). The BRC is a popular course and is designed for riders with no experience. The course covers topics such as how to brake, turn and balance your bike.
If you have some experience riding a motorcycle, you may want to consider taking the Experienced Rider Course (ERC). The ERC is designed for riders who have some experience on a motorcycle but want to learn more about advanced skills such as cornering and braking.
For more information on motorcycle safety courses in Ontario Canada, visit the Motorcycle Safety Foundation website.
What to do when injured in a motorcycle accident?
Often automobile drivers place motorcyclists at greater risk for serious injuries in motorcycle accidents. Because of the perceived increased dangers associated with motorcycles, the victim’s rights in a motorcycle accident may be tough to defend, even if the automobile driver is the one at fault.
A motorcycle accident lawyer from Ontario, Canada is the only solution to guide you through this difficult legal process, especially during a period where you don’t have time for added stress.
A motorcycle accident can have a devastating impact on the life of the motorcyclist and their family. If you or someone you love has been in a motorcycle accident, the same laws apply as if you were in an Ontario, Canada car accident or truck accident. These laws require that the person or company responsible for the accident pay for your motorcycle repairs and injuries. Call a Cariati Law motorcycle accident lawyer today and get the help you need and the compensation that you deserve.
Each Ontario, Canada injury & disability lawyer at our firm is innovative, highly experienced, and result-oriented when serving the diverse legal needs of our clients. Our lawyers are committed to protecting your rights. When injured, make one call to Cariati Law.
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