Tens of thousands of motorcycle fatalities occur every year in the U.S. Many of these fatal accidents were caused by the negligence of other drivers and could have been avoided. If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle crash that was someone else’s fault, you may have a wrongful death claim. Contact Brodhead Law, LLC today to consult with a motorcycle collision wrongful death attorney.
Motorcycle accident wrongful death occurs when a rider is killed in a crash caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. Certain family members of the deceased motorcyclist are entitled to file a civil claim for damages against the party or parties responsible for the wrongful death. This provides a legal means to seek justice for the deceased loved one, hold the responsible party(ies) accountable, and pursue compensation for the family.
As stated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS):
Motorcycles are smaller, less visible, and less stable than four-wheeled passenger vehicles. Lacking the protection of an enclosed vehicle, riders are vulnerable to serious or fatal injuries in a crash. Fatal motorcycle accidents are often caused by the negligence of other drivers. Common causes of motorcycle collision wrongful death include:
If your loved one was killed in a motorcycle crash caused by another driver’s negligence, you may have a wrongful death claim for compensation. Call Brodhead Law as soon as possible to consult with a motorcycle collision wrongful death attorney.