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Why Do Drivers Fail To See Motorcyclists?

There is a scientific phenomenon called “looked-but-failed-to-see” (LBFTS). This has been shown to be a common cause of car vs. motorcycle accidents in New York and around the country.

At Rutberg Breslow Personal Injury Law in Poughkeepsie, we help injured motorcyclist pursue financial compensation after an accident. If you or a loved one is a motorcyclist who was injured get a free case analysis with our team. Call us at 845-846-8120.

Which Damages Can Be Pursued?

There are several types of losses or “damages” you may experience in a motorcycle crash. Damages can be physical, such as a broken bone or road rash. Damages can also be economic, such as loss of income and the damage or destruction of your bike. Every case is different, but some of the damages you may go after in your claim can include:

  • Ambulance service after the crash
  • All ER services and hospitalizations related to the injury
  • All surgeries that you had to have because of the crash
  • All your medical and therapeutic equipment and prescriptions
  • All therapies: physical, occupational and psychological
  • Your lost income

Many times, an insurance company will present an offer. It may appear to be robust at first. But all too often, the first offer presented is not enough to cover all medical care and economic losses. This is why working with a personal injury attorney is highly advised. It should be noted that trucking and delivery companies and their drivers are held to different and most often higher standards of safety. We handle motorcycle crashes with cars, trucks and delivery vans. Any time you or a loved one is involved in a vehicular crash caused by someone else, turn to our team.

Dedicated To Personal Injury Law

Rutberg Breslow has been helping clients for over 40 years. With a solid foundation in personal injury law cases, and with a team of dedicated attorneys, we work assiduously to prove the negligence of those at fault. Decades of experience means we know what your injury is worth. We have the skills and ability to negotiate a fair deal or to take your injury case to court. As a team of attorneys with a practice devoted to personal injury cases, our aim is to maximize your compensation. Personal injury: It’s what we do, and it’s all we do.

The Skilled Legal Guidance You Need After A Motorcycle Crash

We know you may be dealing with a mountain of paperwork, claims and information after a motorcycle accident. You likely have questions about how to answer questions and how to figure out who was at fault. We offer a completely free consultation to injured motorcycle drivers and passengers. Visit our office in Poughkeepsie or call us at 845-846-8120. We are prepared to take on these cases immediately. You can also reach our team via this online inquiry form.