Spring is upon us and soon enough the roads of Kansas City will be populated with motorcycle riders.  It is important that all motorists remember to respect these motorcyclists because like it or not, they have the same rights to the road as you.  In fact it may surprise you to learn that most motorcycle-automobile accidents aren't caused by the rider on the motorcycle at all.

At Roswold Law Group, we've seen the statistices and knwo that every year in the United States, 80,000 motorcyclists are injured in motorcycle accidents and nearly 4,000 fatalities result from motorcycle crashes.  Check out our Motorcycle Injury Blog and you'll see Kansas City is no stranger to these devastating accidents.

The most common causes of Kansas City Motorcycle Crashes include following too close, resulting in rear-end collisions; sideswipe accidents, typically casued by distracted drivers and head-on collisions.

 

Obviously the extent of the injury depends on several factors such like the speed of the vehicles involved and whether or not the motorcycle rider was wearing a helmet.  In fact head injuries remain the most dangerous type of injure you can suffer in a motorcycle accidents in Kansas City.  Other common injuries suffered in motorcycle accidents include cuts, skin lacerations and road rash; broken bones and facial disfigurement.

As experienced Kansas City Motorcycle Accident and Injury Lawyers at Roswold Law Group, we hope future all motorists obey the rules of the road. Speeding causes far too many motorcycle accidents in Kansas City and it's no secret how dangerous distracted and inattentive driving has become. This summer, let's all do our share to prevent motorcycle accidents. Share the road.

If you are riding on a motorcycle whether, even if you're just a passenger, make sure you have a motorcycle helmet. Head injuries suffered in motorcycle crashes can have devastating consequences. Be Safe!  As Kansas City Motorcycle Accident and Injury Lawyers, we want all motorists in Kansas and Missouri to be safe.  The responsibility for road safety belongs to all of us.  Motorcyclists watch out for cars and vice versa for car drivers.

Have You Been Injured In A Motorcycle Accident?

If you've been injured in a motorcycle accident you need to speak with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us online or call our Kansas City office directly at 816.471.5111 to schedule your free consultation.

You can also order your FREE copy of our book, "KC Biker Bible."

James Roswold
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James Roswold is a Kansas & Missouri personal injury, workers comp, and medical malpractice attorney.
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