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With the right help, injured motorcyclists may seek compensation

Southern California is unique in the fact that in general it provides year-long pleasant weather for motorcyclists to enjoy. While sometimes the rain may fall, more often the sun is shining and the roads are safe. Unfortunately, no matter how favorable the weather conditions are and no matter how skilled and vigilant the motorcyclist is, motorcyclists are not immune from being involved in an accident caused by a negligent driver.

 

Motorcycle accidents can occur for many reasons, but oftentimes they are due to motorists who simply are unaware of motorcyclists sharing the road. If a motorist would simply look over his or her shoulder before changing lanes, they could notice a motorcyclist in their vicinity and avoid an accident. For that matter, taking care at intersections where a motorcyclist may be present is another simple act motorists could take to avoid accidents. Unfortunately, some motorists will fail to heed to these safety precautions and will cause a motorcycle accident.

While motorcycle accident cases may seem straightforward, in fact they can be complex. This is because state law mandates that the motorcyclist prove causation before the motorist can be held responsible. Proving this takes a certain amount of skill, and in many cases motorcyclists may need to seek professional help. With the right help, motorcyclists may be able to craft defense arguments in their favor that could prove to be viable in court.

The legal team at the Law Offices of Steven M. Hanna, P.C., have been representing motorcyclists in motorcycle accident cases for over two decades. They are able to determine how these types of accidents occur as well as determine what types of damages may be sought. Their webpage on motorcycle accidents may be a good jumping-off point for those who want to learn more about their rights.

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