Wrongful Death Lawsuits For Ann Arbor Motorcycle Accidents

Our Ann Arbor motorcycle accident lawyers have considerable experience in wrongful death cases involving motorcycles. While motorcycles can be thrilling to ride, accidents happen quite frequently and the injuries sustained by motorcyclists and passengers are often severe and is the cause of many wrongful deaths.

According to reports, more than 80 percent of all reported motorcycle accidents result in injury or death. A Michigan motorcyclist was the victim in 1 out of every 7 crashes causing death, and 1 out of 28 crashes causing injury. In the last decade, the motorcycle accidents and deaths resulting from a motorcycle accident have increased. Motorcycle accidents can be greatly reduced if motorcyclists and motorists were more aware of the road, and took proper precautions.

Common motorcycle accident injuries include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Closed head/traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injuries, including quadriplegia and paraplegia
  • Broken bones and Fractures
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Road rash requiring significant skin grafts
  • Burn injuries
  • Amputation injury

If a motorcyclist was killed after being hit on motorcycle by a car, the family of the deceased may have means for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death claim is available to immediate family members of the victim to help with the financial burden as well as loss of companionship. Our Michigan wrongful death lawyers understand that you may be going through a tough time after a loved ones’ death.

The procedures for filing claims and lawsuits are different virtually everywhere and the time limitations for filing wrongful death claims isn’t always the same. Depending on what type of case it is, whether it is a medical malpractice, car accident, or motorcycle accident, for example, determines the statute of limitations for the case. If you miss a deadline, your claim will be lost forever.

If you or a loved one is a victim of an Ann Arbor motorcycle accident, you should contact a lawyer immediately to learn your rights. In addition, if you believe a loved one has wrongfully passed away, you should also contact an experienced attorney. The lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. handle motorcycle and wrongful death cases frequently and represent clients under a NO FEE promise. Call our office today at (800) 606-1717 for a free consultation with one of our top-rated motorcycle accident attorneys.

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