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Kansas City Motorcycle Accidents Attorney
KANSAS CITY MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS ATTORNEY In Kansas City, and across the state of Kansas, Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) most recent accident statistics report that bicycle and motorcycle accidents occur regularly. In 2014 alone, KDOT reported: * 292 bicycle accidents (7 resulting in death), * 980 motorcycle (48 resulting in death), and * 128 moped/scooter(1 resulting in death). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Only 1% of trips are taken by bicycle, across the United States, bicyclist face a higher rate of crash-related injury and deaths than occupants of motor vehicles do." (CDC). Traveling by motorcycle increase the risk by almost three times the rate.
Negligence When on the road, whether in a car or on a motorcycle, you are to abide by traffic laws. You and the other drivers have a duty to each other. Negligence is when the other party falls short of their duty to you. Some instances of negligent behavior include:
Failure to yield or obey traffic signs/signals
Distracted driving (ex. texting and driving)
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Driving on the wrong side of the road
Driving to close to a bicyclist, etc...
If you, or a loved one, suffered injury or death as a result of the negligence of another contact Kansas motorcycle Attorney T.Morton now for your free consultation (913.602.7288 or FORM).
Injuries When considering the weight and speed potential of a automobile vs. motorcycle accident, it becomes immediately apparent why so many, of such accidents, result in serious injury or death. Some possible injuries include:
You may be going through a difficult time. There are complex laws surrounding proving negligence and establishing fault. You need a Kansas motorcycle lawyer by your side. If you, or a loved one, suffered injury or death as a result of the negligence of another contact Attorney T.Morton now for your free consultation (913.602.7288 orFORM).
The selection of T.Morton, and her personal injury team, is an important one and should not be taken lightly. We are dedicated to you and your case. We offer a competitive fee structure for winning your case. T. Morton, personal injury lawyer, will help you through the process and assists you in getting the compensation you deserve. Contact us for your free consultation 913.602.7288 or complete this FORM.
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