Motorcycle accidents often result in more severe and fatal injuries than car accidents due to the lack of protection of motorcyclists. Carlson & Dumeer, LLC is dedicated to representing clients injured in motorcycle accidents and fighting to obtain the compensation that they deserve. It is imperative; however, that motorcyclists take the necessary precautions to try to prevent accidents. The main way to avoid accidents is to pay attention and drive defensively.
This can be done in all of the following ways:
- Not speeding
- Not weaving through lanes
- Not tailgating
- Avoiding blind spots
- Not driving under the influence
- Using signals when changing lanes and turning
It is important to ride safely and do all that you can to prevent an accident. Unfortunately, even when taking these precautions, accidents happen. The safest motorcyclists may still be involved in an accident that is out of their control. Team up with a Hartford injury lawyer from Carlson & Dumeer, LLC if you have been involved in a motorcycle accident. On top of providing preventative measures of accidents, we also want to provide you with some precautions in case an accident was to happen. It is just as important to do all that you can to prevent injuries if involved in an accident. This can involve any of the following things:
- Wearing leather pants and a leather jacket
- Wearing a properly fitted helmet
- Wearing gloves
- Wearing over-the-ankle boots to protect your ankles
Wearing the proper gear is important because it is designed to help if you get in an accident. If you slide on the road in a T-shirt you will suffer more severe injuries than if wearing a sturdy leather jacket. If you have any other questions regarding preventative measures with motorcycles or if you need representation after being injured in a motorcycle accident, contact Carlson & Dumeer, LLC. Our Hartford personal injury lawyers offer a free case evaluation, so call now to get started.