Fatal Motorcycle Accidents
Wrongful Death Attorney in Irvine
Ever since the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) began recording
motorcycle crash statistics in 1975, the number of fatal motorcycle accidents
each year has remained somewhat consistent. In other words, motorcycle
safety technology has not improved and riders remain at a significant
risk of injury. In fact, despite only making a small percent of vehicles
on American roads, motorcycles are involved in about 13% of all vehicle
If you have lost a loved one to a fatal motorcycle accident, it is already
too late to improve motorcycle safety standards. You can and should, however,
consider pursuing your legal options to sue for compensation and closure.
If you believe that your loved one lost their life due to another party’s
contact The Law Offices of Thomas E. Rockett and our Irvine wrongful death attorney today.
Motorcycle Accident Causes & Liable Parties
Motorcyclists are often completely reliant on other motorists, who are
controlling much larger vehicles, to keep them safe. When a driver is
negligent, willfully or unintentionally, they can be the direct cause
of a fatal motorcycle accident.
Negligent actions of motorists that cause fatal crashes include:
After a fatal motorcycle accident has occurred, it can be difficult for
surviving family members to know who is liable. The scene of the crash
may have clues that point towards accountability but discovering and properly
analyzing them requires the attention of a professional investigator.
In the end, there could be multiple parties who are liable for what happened.
You may need to consider bringing a wrongful death lawsuit against:
- Other motorists who were driving recklessly.
- Motorcycle part manufacturers who created defective parts.
- Government entities who have failed to provide safe roads.
Lighten the Burden of Your Lawsuit with Our Help
With a successful wrongful death claim, you can receive monetary compensation
for funeral expenses, final medical bills, and even your emotional grief.
While this can help you find peace of mind after losing a loved one in
a motorcycle accident, it can also be understandably stressful to have
to take on laws and litigation on your own. Allow our Irvine wrongful
death lawyer to carry the weight of your case and your worries by helping
you from start to finish.
You can get a
free case evaluation today – just call 714.701.8182.