Motorcycle Accident Information

Motorcycles are a popular form of transportation, perhaps more so now with the higher cost of gasoline.  Unfortunately, as with pedestrian/vehicle accidents, when motorcyclists are involved in accidents with passenger vehicles, motorcyclists and their passengers are also more likely to suffer serious injury and death as a result, primarily due to the lack of safety provided when riding a motorcycle.

Even when helmets are used, the impact of a collision can still result in serious or deadly consequences. Because motorcyclists have virtually no other protection, accidents can easily result in:

  • fractures and dislocations,
  • severe lacerations,
  • internal injuries,
  • head and neck injuries,
  • amputations,
  • paralysis, and
  • death.

Motorcyclists Have The Same Rights to the Road

Some people believe that riding a motorcycle is an inherently risky activity, and that if a motorcyclist or a motorcycle passenger is injured, they have assumed such risk of injury simply by riding a motorcycle in the first place. We disagree with this belief.

The vast majority of motorcycle riders are highly concerned with safety; probably more so than vehicle drivers who are protected by their vehicle. Motorcyclists, on the other hand, must be vigilant at all times, as they are highly likely to bear the brunt of injury for the mistakes of those in vehicles.

Our Representation of Injured Motorcyclists and Their Families

We offer aggressive, professional representation to motorcycle accident victims.

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, or if a loved one has been killed in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of others, please call our firm to learn about your rights to compensation from those who may be legally liable for causing the accident. We will meet with you for free, and there is no obligation for this meeting. When we learn about the nature of the accident, we will give you our honest opinion about the legal basis for recovery, and we can tell you how we can help if we are retained as your legal counsel.

We accept most accident injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that during the course of litigation, you will not be required to pay us any fees; we are only compensated for our time if we are successful in obtaining a judgment or settlement on your behalf.

We offer a free, no-obligation consultation. If you or a family member has been injured, we would invite you to call our firm to learn how we can help.

103 W. Seneca Street, Suite 301
Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone: (607) 272-5590
Fax: (607) 272-5594
425 Park Avenue
Waverly, NY 14892
Telephone: (607) 565-8155
Fax: (607) 565-8485

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