Motorcycle accidents number among the 37,000 vehicle accidents that take place every year in
Oregon alone. Motorcycle riders are at much greater risk for accidents than regular car drivers, and most are well aware of it. Even with a helmet and defensive driving, motorcyclists suffer more injuries than any car driver when both are involved in an accident.
The fact is, motorcycles are harder to see on the road than cars. Most car drivers just aren't looking for them. Therefore, the majority of motorcycle accidents involve left-turn-makers turning right into their path. If you've been involved in a motorcycle accident, be glad you survived the ordeal. Your next step is to call
the Oregon motorcycle accident attorneys at Peterson Law Offices.
accident victims, including motorcycle accident victims, all over Oregon and southern Washington for the past several years. One of the points we stress is that it's crucial to call us early in the aftermath of your accident. Do not talk to other people, particularly any insurance company, before we've given you some legal advice. Often, the insurance company of the at-fault driver will try to minimize your injuries and cheat you out of proper compensation. Do not accept a settlement without talking to your accident attorneys first!
One of the most insidious aspects of a motor vehicle-related injury is the possibility of internal soft-tissue injuries. Damaged muscles, blood vessels, nerves, and tendons are hard for regular doctors to detect. You need to be examined by a specialist before any money changes hands. Call Peterson Law Offices today at 503-280-0888 and let us help you forge the right path for a healthy future.