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No personal injury firm understands the beauty of California like West Coast Trial Lawyers. Gorgeous cities, such as Temecula, a large town right outside of Riverside, are famous for their rich wine cultures, luxurious golf courses, tranquil plains and serene sights, making the area a great place for California’s blossoming motorcycle culture However, no place is truly perfect, as Riverside County has illustrated in the past. Unfortunately, in 2013, Riverside County ranked as one of the highest in California for motorcycle fatalities. Motorcycle accidents tend to be most dangerous for the motorcycle rider because unlike with other vehicles, the rider is not protected by four walls of steel and glass. In a traffic accident, motorcyclists are usually more vulnerable to vehicle ejections, hit and runs, and road rash

If you believe that you or a loved one has sustained motorcycle injuries due to the negligence of another person, you may be entitled to file a personal injury case. The experienced attorneys at West Coast Trial Lawyers can help fight for maximum compensation so you can pay your medical bills and resume your normal life.

Our Areas Of Practice  Why You Need Us
Riverside Car Accident Lawyer  A recent lawsuit alleges that Los Angeles police wrongly ticketed motorists because of expired speed limits. 
Riverside Truck Accident Lawyer In the past 10 years, California has been recorded as the state with the highest number of truck accidents.
Riverside Pedestrian Accident Lawyer  33% of all pedestrians killed in California traffic-related accidents were people 65 years old or older. 
Riverside Bicycle Accident Lawyer   California has an average fatality rate of 139 bicyclist deaths per year.
Riverside Dog Bite Lawyer  According to State Farm Insurance, California residents commonly receive more dog bites than any other state in most years. 
How Dangerous Is California's Motorcycle Culture?

Because of our typically consistent, beautiful weather, California has long been a hot spot for an emerging motorcycle lifestyle. However, as early as 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cautioned residents as a report revealed that over 453 motorcycle fatalities occurred in California that year. 

Riverside County ranked just under Los Angeles and San Diego Counties with the highest number of motorcycle fatalities in California. The details of the Riverside County five year study are as follows: 

2009: 31 motorcycle deaths  2010: 36 motorcycle deaths  2011: 18 motorcycle deaths  2012: 22 motorcycle deaths  2013: Out of 226 traffic deaths, 38 turned out to be motorcyclists 
Our Areas Of Practice  Why You Need Us
Riverside Brain Injury Lawyer  For children under 14, on average, there are about 37,000 hospitalizations a year due to traumatic brain injuries.
Riverside Wrongful Death Lawyer The CDC estimates an average of 130,557 “unintentional deaths” happen in the United States each year.  
Riverside Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer  The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center estimates 39.3% of spinal cord injuries are caused by traffic accidents.
Riverside Uber and Lyft Accident Lawyer   Uber Technologies Inc. received $11.3 billion dollars in earnings in 2018.
Riverside Food Delivery Accident Lawyer  In Riverside, a food truck is required to visit a Mobile Food Facility Commissary daily for proper storage, cleaning and maintenance. 
What Are The Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents?

In California, there are many factors that can contribute to a motorcycle accident. Listed below are a few of the most frequent causes of motorcycle accidents in Riverside: 

Motorcycle Lane Splitting. Unfortunately, this is a recurring issue that has claimed the most lives. Lane splitting accidents are a type of accident caused by a motorcyclist riding between two lanes in order to avoid slower traffic. Due to the restricted space, the rider has less control over the two wheeled-vehicle and can easily cause a crash. 

Left Hand Turns. These types of accidents rarely cause injuries to the car driver, but do cause serious damage to the motorcyclist. These types of accidents are caused by a car making a left hand turn and colliding with a motorcyclist. Poor visibility or delayed reactions are usually the cause of such accidents. Typically this happens when a motorcycle either:

  1. Rides directly through an intersection, or 
  2. Speeds past a car or truck  

Alcohol. Unsurprisingly, according to many reports, motorcycle speeding and motorcycle accidents usually involve some sort of alcohol consumption. In fact, some studies show that almost 50% of motorcycle accidents involve some sort of intoxication. 

Road Hazards. Motorcyclists are at an increased risk when it comes to hitting road hazards. Considering their small size and light frames, the impact of hitting an obstacle in the road could severely affect the rider’s balance and cause a violent accident. Listed below are a few potential road hazards: 

  • Street construction 
  • Fallen branches or derooted foliage 
  • Roadkill or other dead animals 
  • Potholes 
  • Wet, icy, or uneven roads
Our Areas Of Practice  Why You Need Us
Riverside Burn Injury Lawyer  The American Burn Association estimates that every 2 hours and 41 minutes, a civilian fire death occurs.
Riverside Bus Accident Lawyer A Riverside teen has been struck by a dial-a-ride bus at the intersection of Central Avenue and Shannon Road. Residents have repeatedly warned the city about the dangerous intersection, but to no avail. 
Riverside Electric Scooter Accident Injury Lawyer  In Riverside, only the riders who are over 18 are not required to wear a helmet.  
Riverside Premises Liability Lawyer   Riverside prohibits parking in front of a driveway unless the vehicle is a school bus, or taxicab, that is simply dropping off passengers 
Contact A Riverside Personal Injury Lawyer About Your Motorcycle Accident 

Motorcyclists tend to suffer the most drastic injuries due to the finite amount of protection that their vehicle grants. Therefore, the medical bills for a motorcyclists are often more expensive than those of other vehicles. If you have suffered a motorcycle injury in Riverside County or surrounding areas due to the negligence of another, contact a personal injury attorney at West Coast Trial Lawyers and we will fight for your financial compensation.

Recoverable damages include medical bills, property damage, lost wages, loss of consortium, emotional distress and pain and suffering. We have offices in Glendale, Bakersfield, Irvine, Beverly Hills, Long Beach, Riverside, Pasadena, San Bernardino, Woodland Hills, and Solana Beach.

Contact West Coast Trial Lawyers today at (951) 393-1299 or email [email protected] to schedule a free consultation with our experienced, legal team.

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