Phoenix Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Our personal injury lawyers and staff have the special knowledge and skill required to expertly handle motorcycle accident cases. We have the experience and resources to take on the largest corporations and insurance companies in the interest of getting justice and proper financial compensation for our injured clients.
Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawyers
50,000 motorcyclists are injured in traffic accidents every year in the United States and 5,000 more are killed. This, according to data published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Because of their relative lack of protection from injury, motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable groups of road users.
Drivers of automobiles and trucks have an obligation to share streets and highways with motorcycle riders. Unfortunately, however, other drivers are sometimes inattentive and they fail to recognize the presence of those on bikes, or to anticipate their movements.
The most common causes of motorcycle accidents caused by car and truck drivers are:
- Failure to see the motorcyclist
- Inattention and distraction (including the use of cell phones and other electronic devices)
- Unsafe lane changes
- Unsafe passing
- Failure to yield at intersections
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Reckless driving
At O’Steen & Harrison, we understand the special requirements associated with handling motorcycle accident cases.
The Importance of Acting Promptly Following a Motorcycle Accident
Establishing the responsibility of a careless car or truck driver in a collision with a motorcycle can be difficult, especially in cases where there were no impartial witnesses. At our law firm, we employ the best motorcycle accident reconstruction experts to collect and analyze all relevant evidence and, when advisable, to recreate a particular accident on computers using virtual reality programs.
Our accident investigators, paralegals and lawyers leave no stone unturned in the course of our work on our motorcyclist clients’ cases. Because delay works against injured accident victims, we devote maximum attention to the investigation of all accident cases immediately upon being retained.
Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
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About Our Law Firm
We Would Like to Help You
Our injury lawyers and staff want to help you, in the unfortunate event that you or a loved one was involved in a motorcycle accident. Just e-mail or call us for a free, no obligation, confidential consultation. Put our more than 40 years experience on your side.
Certified Specialists in Personal Injury
At our firm, your injury claim will be personally handled or supervised by one or more of our certified injury specialists. Only about 1% of Arizona lawyers have achieved the level of experience and skill required to be certified as personal injury specialists by the State Bar of Arizona. This extra skill costs you no more.
Service to Arizonans
We work throughout Arizona from our offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Glendale, Mesa/Gilbert and Prescott. We can help you, too, wherever you live. We are paid only if we win your case and you collect.
Motorcycle Accident Injury News
Cathy Coppes was killed when a suspected impaired driver cross the centerline and collided head-on with her motorcycle. The accident occurred on Sunday around 10:30 a.m. about 20 miles north of Flagstaff.
Douglas St. Sauver was killed Wednesday night when his motorcycle collided with a car at 51st Avenue and Roosevelt in Phoenix. A vehicle driven by an unidentified woman turned left into the motorcycle's path.
A head-on collision on SR-92 near Sierra Vista last Friday claimed the life of David Phillips. Mr. Phillips was southbound on SR-92 when a minivan driven by Branden Puffer crossed his path while make a left turn onto Saint Andrews Drive.