Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers want motorcyclists to avoid being injured and if they are involved in an ICBC motorcycle accident that they get back on the road to physical and monetary recovery as quickly as possible.
Spencer MacLean and our Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers, are ready to aggressively pursue the most generous fair settlement for your injuries if you are an innocent victim of an ICBC motorcycle accident injury. Our lawyers are experienced, compassionate and adept at negotiating or litigating in court for the highest fair damage award.
We meet with you for free at our Fort St John office or we will come to your home or hospital if you are unable to come to us. We are only paid when you are so call us now at 250-262-5052 or toll free if you suffer an injury anywhere across BC. We have offices in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond and Kelowna as well as Dawson Creek/Fort St John.
Our skilled Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers understand the unique joys of riding sporty high powered motorcycles. Mosts cyclists are safe riders and are aware that they can be side-swiped, cut off , rear ended or struck by careless drivers. A lot of myths exist that our skilled Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers want to dispel. The image of typical motorcycle injury victim is that of a young thrill seeking driver travelling at high speeds and causing an accident. But our Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers know this stereotype is actually not that accurate as more riders over age 40 are injured than younger riders.
Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers 250-262-5052
Motorcycles are often called freedom machines but if you are not ever vigilant that freedom can come at a terrible price.
- Oncoming Traffic
- Turning Vehicles
- Panic stops
- Gravel, debris, ice wet
- Open car doors
- Cars changing lanes
- Being rear ended by distracted drivers
- Bad weather
- Excessive speed, texting and biking and impaired driving
Be Extra Careful Warn Top Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers
A recent Globe and Mail article points out just how much higher the risk of injury and death is for motorcyclists:
Motorcycle riders in Canada are at least 15 times more likely to be involved in a crash than automobile drivers. And one in 10 traffic deaths on the road involves a motorcycle. Put another way, a motorcyclist is 14 times more likely to be killed in a collision. Considering that bikes make up a scant 2 per cent of all vehicles on the road, these numbers are mind-boggling. Incidentally, the numbers are highest for high-powered sport bikes.
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2006, 13.10 cars out of 100,000 ended up in fatal crashes. The rate for motorcycles is 72.34 per 100,000 registered motorcycles. … Per vehicle mile traveled, motorcyclists‘ risk of a fatal crash is 35 times greater than a passenger car.
Dawson Creek Fort St John Motorcycle Injury Lawyers Explain Injuries Are More Severe
The risk of brain injury, crushing injuries leading to amputations, paralysis, spinal cord injury, MTBI mild traumatic brain injury and severe psychological injury mean damage awards can be in the millions of dollars, if the victim had a steady high paying job. The damages for pain and suffering, care, loss of past and future wages, loss of earning capacity, special damages and more are often some of the biggest ICBC settlements.