What happens if you fall off your bike without a helmet?

What happens if you fall off your bike without a helmet?

Bike accidents without helmets are far more likely to result in death or brain trauma than ones where the cyclist’s head was properly protected. In 2014, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, over 60% of deaths in bicycle crashes were people who were NOT wearing a helmet.

What are the consequences of a motorcycle accident?

For some people it’s a matter of missing several weeks or months of work. But for others it could be longer, even permanently preventing them from ever returning. As if the financial consequences after a motorcycle accident aren’t enough, there are many times physical ones as well. This depends on the type of injury.

Who is responsible for medical expenses after a motorcycle accident?

Accident victims can hold an at-fault driver responsible if they suffer serious injury or if economic loss is not covered by or exceeds that provided by PIP. Medical and hospital expenses can be substantial, even for relatively minor injuries.

Can a motorcyclist claim PIP in New York?

Although New York is a no-fault state, which requires injured motorists including motorcyclists to file claims with their personal injury protection (PIP), there are circumstances where accident victims may pursue compensation from an at-fault driver.

What happens if you get injured on a motorcycle?

Thus, the property damage settlement is in addition to the injury settlement. If you are injured while riding a motorcycle, will there be enough insurance to pay for the fair value of your case?

What’s the average settlement for a motorcycle accident?

Below is a graph of motorcycle accident settlements (and verdicts). The amounts are for the three-year time period before September 11, 2018. I added one of my motorcycle accident settlements to the graph below. It’s a $50,000 settlement . (Further below, I discuss it. I’ll also talk about many of my other motorcycle accident settlements.)

How many motorcycle accident victims lose their case?

For starters, the range with the largest percentage is zero. Zero means that the motorcycle accident victim lost his or her case at trial. Is this shocking? No. A large percentage of motorcycle accident victims lose their cases at trial.

Is there a pie graph for motorcycle accident settlements?

In many cases, our client didn’t have uninsured motorist insurance. Here is a pie graph of our motorcycle accident settlements for a particular time period. Again, this is only for the personal injury part of the case. Watch this video to see the 3 top ways that you may lose your motorcycle injury claim: