Hitting the open road on a motorcycle is an activity enjoyed by many all across the country. While many of these travels end without incident, there are situations that unfortunately arise that can put a motorcyclist in great danger. Even when a motorcyclist obeys the rules of the road and takes care to be safe, some other vehicles may not entirely understand the needs of a motorcycle or respect them, potentially leading to serious injury or even death.
Even in cases in which a motorcyclist has suffered serious injury due to the negligence of another driver, there may be a perceived stigma against motorcycles. Some may believe that when a driver operates a motorcycle, they are driving an inherently dangerous machine and are accepting the consequences of doing so. Rick Cromartie has been handling personal injury cases for more than 25 years and understands that such biases may exist. No matter what the perception may be, Mr. Cromartie believes in justice for those who have been harmed in such situations.
As some individuals may not be totally familiar with the rights of a motorcyclist, Mr. Cromartie sometimes focuses on education. Teaching the rights of motorcyclists to those unfamiliar can help paint a clear picture of just how those rights may have been violated during an accident. In those situations, this can help make it understandable that the negligent actions of another driver lead to injuries. When negligence is understood, damages such as medical expenses, lost wages and more can hopefully be recovered.
It can sometimes be hard to know how to move on from a traumatic accident. It is important to remember, however, that motorcyclists have rights on the road just the same as other drivers. When those rights are violated, leading to injury or death, there should be justice. Seeking the assistance of an experienced attorney can help those in such situations move forward with a solid plan of legal action. For more information, please visit our motorcycle accidents page.