Whether it is an effort to beat the So Cal traffic or for
the sheer thrill, many Californians ride motorbikes. Unfortunately, motorcycles
are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road -- Donít let their small
size convince you otherwise! In 2010, over 4,500 people were killed in motorbike accidents. The National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration has indicated that the death rate could
increase fast, a motorbikes increase in popularity.
The terrifying statistics show that the likelihood of
getting killed or seriously injured in a road accident is 5.5 times higher than
a standard four-wheel vehicle. Injuries
and death can result from other driversí road rage or negligence. If you or a
loved one has been killed or seriously injured in a motorbike accident in
Southern California, call an experienced
personal injury lawyer today.
Motorbike and car accidents usually happen in an instant,
and when you least expect them. Often motorcycle accidents happen when a driver
attempts to beat a red light. Another cause of motorcycle accidents is drunk
driving, by either the motorcyclist or the automobile driver. If you drink and
drive a motorcycle, you are ten times more likely to get involved in an accident
than when you are sober. Talk to a skilled California
accident lawyer if you have been injured in a drunk driving accident. Alcohol
can impair driving because it slows reaction time for some of the senses, such
as hearing and seeing clearly and reaction time.
Motorbike accidents in Los Angeles and the surrounding area
almost always involve injuries. In fact, bike riders are more exposed to bodily
injuries than those riding ordinary passenger vehicles. Broken bones, like
arms, legs, and shoulders, are the most common bike accident injuries because
in many accidents the driver of the bike gets thrown from their motorcycle. Unfortunately,
spinal and brain injuries also occur during motorcycle and automobile
If you or a loved one have been injured or killed in a
serious motorcycle or car accident, contact David.
R Olan today.
David R. Olan has been practicing law for over 20 years. He
understands the law and will go the lengths to ensure that his clients receive
the justice they deserve. David Olan is experienced, compassionate, and
skilled. You want him on your side.
Olan Law, founded by David Olan and based in Santa Monica,
CA, is dedicated to protecting and fighting for your rights. With years of
trial experience, the attorneys at Olan Law understand the courtroom and the
law. David Olan and his team are on your side. Contact them at www.OlanLaw.com