Riding on a motorcycle can be an incredibly exciting experience, and riders in and around San Francisco enjoy taking in the scenery each day. However, there are times when the negligent actions of other drivers can cause serious injuries to motorcyclists. Spinal cord injuries are amongst the most devastating injuries that can happen to a motorcyclist. At Choulos, Choulos & Wyle, our San Francisco motorcycle spinal cord injury attorneys are here to help if you or a loved one have been harmed.
After sustaining a severe motorcycle accident injury, you need help from a team that thoroughly understands the anatomy of these cases. Let Choulos, Choulos & Wyle get to work today.
Motorcycle accidents that result in spinal cord injuries are going to require extensive investigation. Unfortunately, most accident victims do not have the resources necessary to ensure they receive maximum compensation. However, a skilled motorcycle accident lawyer in San Francisco will be able to conduct a full investigation into the incident and obtain all evidence related to the crash.
A motorcycle accident attorney will work with trusted medical professionals, including spinal cord specialists, to properly calculate all of the expenses related to a case. This includes current medical expenses as well as all future expected expenses.
Importantly, an attorney will handle all communications and negotiations with other parties involved, including aggressive insurance carriers, to obtain maximum compensation for these claims.
According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, there were approximately 14,000 total motorcycle accident injuries during the latest reporting year across the state. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are much more likely to sustain spinal cord trauma in a crash. Motorcycle riders do not have much protection from the force of the vehicle slamming into them, and they also often sustain devastating secondary impacts with the pavement due to a collision.
Injuries to a motorcycle rider’s spinal cord can result in varying levels of paralysis. This could significantly impact a victim’s ability to go about living their lives. In many cases, motorcyclists who sustain spinal cord injuries are unable to return to work, which can seriously jeopardize their ability to support themselves and their families.
If you or somebody you love sustained a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle crash, you may need to seek legal assistance immediately. At Choulos, Choulos & Wyle, we know that these incidents can be incredibly costly. According to the NSCISC, the total cost of medical care for a victim who sustains a spinal cord injury ranges between $359,000 to over $1 million in the first year after the incident. There are various types of compensation available to victims of spinal cord injuries caused by negligent drivers, including:
When you need a San Francisco motorcycle spinal cord injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling us at (415) 432-7290 or (877) 702-7800.