Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Chicago

There are many motorcycle accident lawyers in Chicago. Some have personal experience riding motorcycles. Few if any can deliver the exceptional results and uncommon personal service like personal injury lawyer Jason M. Kroot. As someone who has ridden motorcycles on the street and the racetrack, Jason M. Kroot has the unique expertise to successfully handle serious motorcycle accident cases within Illinois. He understands the challenges facing motorcycle riders every day, including the danger caused by inattentive drivers. He knows that when a rider does go down, serious injury or death can result. Finally, he recognizes the inherent prejudices faced by motorcycle riders and understands how to combat these prejudices. If you or a loved is seeking a motorcycle accident lawyer in Chicago, Illinois we invite you to contact attorney Jason M. Kroot for a free consultation.

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

There are many causes of motorcycle accidents. However, the most common causes occur when drivers fail to paying attention to their surroundings. As a result, drivers often rear end motorcycles, change lanes into motorcycles, or make a left turn into the oncoming path of motorcycles. In fact, the left hand turn is a common cause of many motorcycle accidents in Chicago, Illinois and the outlying suburbs. Driver inattention often occurs when the driver is distracted. There are many causes of driver distraction. These causes include talking on the cell phone, attempting to eat, change the radio station, applying makeup, and attempting to talk and look at other passengers.

In addition to driver inattention, there are still other causes of motorcycle accidents. These other causes include driving to close to the rider, speeding, sleepiness, fatigue, alcohol, and/or drugs. Of course, there may be other causes based on the unique facts of the particular accident.

Motorcycle Accident Injuries

There are many injuries that can occur from a motorcycle accident. These injuries include soft tissue injuries such abrasions (or road rash), contusions (bruises), lacerations (cuts), sprains, and strains. More serious injuries include fractures (broken bones), torn ligaments, closed head injuries (resulting in memory loss, cognition loss, and other brain damage), and herniated or bulging discs. The medical expenses, possible lost wages, and other expenses associated with motorcycle injuries can be very high. This is particularly true if the motorcycle accident results in permanent injuries.

In addition to financial expenses, motorcycle accidents routinely result in other forms of damages. These damages include pain and suffering, loss of a normal life, and disfigurement. In extreme causes, a motorcycle accident can result in death.

Contacting A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

There are many accident lawyers who handle motorcycle accident cases. However, only a few have the unique knowledge, skill, and experience to handle a serious motorcycle accident case like attorney Jason M. Kroot. In the event you or loved was serious injured in a motorcycle accident, we invite you to contact Kroot Law, LLC for a free consultation.

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