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Going Back to Work After a Motorcycle Accident

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As many riders in Los Angeles know, there is nothing quite like riding a motorcycle. The adrenaline rush as you race past traffic with the wind in your hair (figuratively speaking, of course -- wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle in California is the law), the freedom, and the thrill. Unfortunately, motorcycle riding is not all fun and games. For every mile traveled, the number of deaths on a motorcycle is estimated to be 29 times higher than the number of deaths in a car.

Riding a motorcycle also means very little protection between you and the road and/or another vehicle. If you were to be involved in an accident, there’s nothing but your protective gear to keep you from serious injury or even death. Some injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents can be catastrophic and life-changing and affect your ability to work. Keep reading to learn more.

Traumatic Brain Injuries

There's a reason motorcyclists are required to wear helmets while riding -- doing so can reduce the risk of head injury by 69%. Unfortunately, however, significant head injuries can and do still occur in motorcycle crashes. Many TBIs can make it challenging to continue to work, at least at the level you were accustomed to.

For example:

  • Memory loss.
  • Difficulty concentrating.
  • Irritability.
  • Brain fog.

Are all common symptoms of a TBI. This list is not exhaustive. If you or a loved one are exhibiting any or all of these symptoms after being injured in a motorcycle accident that was not your fault, contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney immediately.

You may be able to recover financial compensation for your injuries, including:

  • Medical expenses.
  • Time off work.
  • Future lost wages.
  • Physical therapy.
  • Emotional distress.

For those who have suffered any type of brain injury, it is critical to seek medical care and discuss your legal rights and potential for financial recovery with an accident attorney who has handled cases like yours before. You might think you can handle this on your own, or that your insurance company will be on your side, but in many cases (most cases!), they are not. Your insurance company is concerned with their bottom line and paying you the money your injuries and long-term care deserve are generally not their priority. Learn more about how insurance companies approach your personal injury claim here.

For a free, no obligation consultation about your potential motorcycle accident case, contact the Los Angeles accident attorneys at Ghozland Law Firm today.

 

 

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