Motorcycles represent the personal freedom that so many Americans hold dear. After all, there is nothing quite like soaring down a Texas road with the sun in your face and a bike at your control. The thrill and freedom of a motorcycle is just as much a part of American life as free speech, apple pie, and a good plate of Texas barbeque.
Unfortunately, motorcycles do not come without risk of accident. In most cases, the motorcycle driver is not the cause of the accident. Negligent drivers of other vehicles who fail to take the proper precautions when sharing the rode cause the majority of motorcycle accidents. If you were involved in an incident that requires an Arlington motorcycle accident attorney, you can trust The Law Office of Dorothy Hyde to fight by your side. We bring the experience necessary to obtain compensation for your suffering.
The responsibility of owning and operating a motorcycle should not be taken lightly. As the saying goes, “with great power comes great responsibility.” In order to drive a motorcycle in Arlington, you must obtain a motorcycle license. There are even courses you can take to learn about safe driving procedures. With that being said, even the most cautious motorcyclist cannot avoid the errant driving of others.
Data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demonstrates the severity of motorcycle accidents. Perhaps most troubling in their findings is that, during accidents, motorcyclists face 28 times the risk of death compared to car passengers. Arlington can be particularly dangerous for motorcyclists: it is in the top ten for areas with the most motorcycle accidents in Texas.
The types of motorcycle injuries vary. Road rash, which is a common injury that occurs during a motorcycle accident, is caused when a motorcyclist skids across the pavement. Road rash can cause serious infections and nerve damage. Another common motorcyclist injury is limb damage. Injuries to the arm or leg of a motorcyclist frequently occur during an accident when you try to brace yourself after being thrown from the motorcycle.
The most sever motorcycle injuries usually involve the head. Motorcycle-related head injuries range from concussions and skull fractures to brain damage and even death. While helmets can help prevent injuries, they cannot guarantee you will avoid head injuries from an accident.
Injuries from motorcycles accidents can be debilitating, and we understand you can’t afford to lose income while recovering. If you or a loved one suffered from a motorcycle accident caused by a negligent driver, it could be necessary to seek out an Arlington motorcycle accident attorney. Our team at The Law Offices of Dorothy Hyde are prepared to help obtain compensation on your behalf. Our 30 years of experience allows us to advise you on how to proceed with all aspects of accident aftermath. From dealing with insurance settlements to making claims, we will fight to ensure you obtain the financial security you need during recovery. For a free consultation, contact us here or give us a call at 214-883-1700.
Our law firm doesn’t take personal injury cases lightly. Attorney Dorothy Hyde is the resident barracuda of Dallas — fearless and unrelenting, she doesn’t stop until she obtains the best outcome and maximum compensation for her clients. Choose us and you’ll have an apex predator with years of trial experience and negotiating skills to bring your case to a successful conclusion.
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After I was severely injured, I didn’t know what to do next. One of my colleagues recommended reaching out to Dorothy for representation. When I finally did, I didn’t regret my decision — I received tremendous support and she treated me like family. She brought the best outcome and I’m amazed at the passion she brings into her work. I would recommend her services without any reservation.
I’ve always known that I needed an insurance policy to protect me if I got into a car accident. But when I got involved in a car crash, I realized how important it is to have a lawyer protect me from my insurance company! This firm settled my case really quickly and delivered excellent results. Dottie secured a fair and equitable settlement, and I’d recommend her to anyone in need of good counsel and representation.
Thank you for bringing my claim against the construction company to a successful conclusion. You made the process less intimidating and made me feel like the struggle I had to endure was valid. It has helped me cope with a lot of post-accident challenges differently. You were more than I expected — thanks again.
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