Warm weather makes it easy to decide which vehicle you want to drive. You used your van in the winter months while it was wet and windy, but now that you have a nice coastal breeze, you’re ready to be out on your motorcycle.
What you couldn’t have expected was that a teen would come flying out of their driveway as they backed up onto the main road. There was no way that they could have been using their mirrors or looking at the road because they pulled directly into your path.
With no time to stop, you ended up colliding with the vehicle and were thrown. You were fortunate enough to have a large bush break your fall, but you still had serious injuries from the impact.
Today, you have a fractured spine and torn ligaments in your arm. You have a moderate concussion, too. You won’t be able to return to work in the foreseeable future.
After a serious motorcycle crash, you need to consider seeking compensation
A motorcycle crash like yours shouldn’t happen. Drivers have a responsibility to look and watch where they’re going. If they don’t, they could put good people in harm’s way.
It is your right to seek compensation if another vehicle’s driver makes errors that lead to your injuries. You may be able to receive compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages, lost future wages, pain and suffering, the damages to your vehicle and more.
Regardless of what the teen was doing when you were struck, their error caused your wounds. It is fair for you to look into your rights. Our website has more on the steps you should take next.