A Serious Accident Requires Serious Legal Help
When a motorcycle collides with another vehicle, the cyclist often suffers very serious, and sometimes catastrophic or fatal, injuries. Because there is no mandatory helmet law in South Carolina, many of the motorcycle accidents here are even more horrific. If you were injured in a motorcycle accident, you need a skilled lawyer to protect your rights.
The personal injury staff at Pruitt & Pruitt understand serious accidents and the effect they have on the family of the injury victim. We will seek full compensation for your loss. Please call our office at 864-224-3121. Your consultation is free.
Motorcycle Accident Injuries
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that although motorcycles represent only about 3 percent of registered vehicles, motorcycle deaths account for nearly 11 percent of all U.S. highway fatalities annually. Without the protective steel frame of a car or truck around them, motorcyclists are extremely vulnerable in a crash.
Common injuries to riders and passengers include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones and amputations
- Head and neck injuries
- Brain injuries
These types of serious injuries can result in disfigurement, permanent disability or death. If you are facing a serious injury or the wrongful death of a family member or loved one, we can help.
We Will Hold the Negligent Party Responsible
According to the NHTSA, almost half of all motorcycle accidents are collisions with cars and trucks. These accidents include vehicles turning in front of motorcycles, vehicles passing motorcycles, and hit and run incidents. Accidents also happen when people pull out in front of the motorcycle and the rider must lay the bike down to avoid a collision.
We will work with investigators to find the cause of your accident. Medical experts and economists will calculate your medical expenses and any lost income. We will use this information to fight for the compensation you need.
To make an appointment, please call 864-224-3121 or send an e-mail.