Pennsylvania Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Because other motorists may neglect to share the road, motorcyclists are in particular jeopardy of being involved in a collision. Motorcyclists are also 35 times more likely to experience a deadly accident than those in passenger cars.*
Data for 2013 is not yet released, but according to the 2012 Pennsylvania Motorcycle Accident Statistics, there were 3,985 motorcycle accidents; 210 motorcyclists were killed; of the 210 killed, 10 were passengers; and 3,919 riders were injured. The number of collisions increased 8.6% from 2011 and fatalities increased by 2.5% from 2011. In 49% of fatal accidents, riders weren't wearing helmets.
For more yearly statistics of Pennsylvania motorcycle accidents, visit PennDot's website for their Crash Facts and Statistic Books.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident, contact us today. You may be able to receive financial compensation for your medical costs, lost wages, property loss, and pain and suffering due to another party's negligence or responsibility.
At Lepley, Engelman, and Yaw, we have helped hundreds file successful lawsuits for accidental injury or death. If an out-of-state driver is involved, we will file in state and federal court.
Our Personal Injury attorneys, Doug Engelman, Gary Black, and Dave Wilk have decades of experience in personal injury law, winning substantial settlements for their clients. Dave Wilk formerly worked as an attorney for insurance companies, defending lawsuits brought against their insured. So, before you speak with the insurance companies, contact us first. The consultation is free, but the results can be invaluable.
* U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: