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San Francisco Motorcycle Amputations Attorney

Responsible motorcyclists enjoy the roadways in and around San Francisco on a regular basis, but there are times when the negligent actions of other drivers cause significant harm to motorcycle riders. Sometimes, motorcyclists sustain amputations due to the actions of other drivers. At Choulos, Choulos & Wyle, our San Francisco motorcycle amputations attorneys are here to help if you or a loved one have been harmed.

Why Choose Choulos, Choulos & Wyle For This Case?

After sustaining a serious injury in a motorcycle crash, seek assistance from a team with extensive experience handling these cases. Choulos, Choulos & Wyle is ready to help.

  • We have more than two decades of experience helping injured motorcycle victims secure the compensation they are entitled to.
  • Our attorneys are also avid motorcyclists, so we are fully prepared to help you overcome any bias on the part of insurance companies or juries.
  • We take these cases on a contingency fee basis, which means our clients pay no legal fees until we secure the compensation they need.

Why Do You Need An Attorney For This Case?

A San Francisco motorcycle accident lawyer is going to be required for these cases. An attorney will have the resources and experience necessary to:

  • Obtain all evidence from the scene of the crash.
  • Work with trusted medical professionals to properly calculate your total expected losses due to this injury.
  • Negotiate with all parties involved to obtain a fair settlement for your motorcycle amputation case.

How Often Do Amputations Occur In Motorcycle Crashes?

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, we know that there were 13,969 total motorcyclist injuries during the latest reporting year across the state. Data also shows us that 488 motorcycle riders lost their lives that year. While the OTS does not give a breakdown of what type of injuries occur in these incidents, we do know that motorcyclists are much more likely to sustain amputation injuries in an accident than those inside traditional passenger vehicles.

The very nature of motorcycle riding is such that the cyclist is much more exposed and susceptible to severe injuries. Peer-reviewed studies have shown that approximately 21% of all adult traumatic amputations are caused by motorcycle accidents.

Most commonly, motorcycle accident amputations affect the victim’s lower limbs. This means that a motorcyclist’s legs and feet usually sustain the most damage. However, due to a motorcyclist’s overall exposure, amputations to the hands and arms are going to occur more often to  the motorcyclist involved in a crash than to passengers inside traditional passenger vehicles involved in a crash.

What Compensation Is Available For These Cases?

If you or somebody you care about have been injured in a motorcycle accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, you should seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Choulos, Choulos & Wyle, we understand that these incidents can lead to tremendous expenses for motorcyclists. Our team regularly helps injured cyclists recover the following types of compensation in the aftermath of a crash:

  • Coverage of all crash-related medical expenses
  • Compensation for any prosthetics needed
  • Compensation for lost income if a motorcyclist cannot work
  • Mental anguish damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Possible punitive damages in cases of gross negligence or malicious actions

Get Experienced Legal Counsel – Call Today

The total amount of compensation awarded to injured motorcyclists will vary depending on the specifics of each particular accident. When you need a San Francisco motorcycle accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (415) 432-7290 or toll-free (877) 702-7800.

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