Luzerne County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Compassionately Advocating for Clients across Eastern Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents result in approximately 88,000 injures each year. If you were injured in an accident caused by a careless, reckless, or negligent driver, you need an experienced injury lawyer on your side. At Slusser Law Firm, our Luzerne County motorcycle accident attorneys have over 170 years of combined experience representing injured clients throughout Schuylkill and Carbon counties.
Attorney Christopher Slusser is a motorcyclist himself who is in a motorcycle club. He represents the FOC and the PA FOC, which includes roughly 30 clubs comprising several hundred members. Attorney Slusser is passionate about serving other motorcyclists in their time of need.
What Injuries Are Most Commonly Caused by Motorcycle Accidents?
After a motorcycle accident, our clients often find their ability to lead a normal life is limited. Since there is less protection on a motorcycle, accidents frequently result in injures that require extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation. You may be faced with a long recovery period or suffer from permanent injury or disability.
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
- Internal injuries
- Other catastrophic injuries
- Permanent disability
Are you faced with medical bills but are unable to work? If the bills are piling up and you are struggling with your injuries and loss of income, you need to talk with an attorney.
What are Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?
Motorcycle accidents can be caused by numerous reasons. As a rider, you have to be on the lookout for potential hazards at all times. Even small hazards like some hot tar on a warm summer day can become extremely dangerous for a motorcycle. Knowing what some common causes of motorcycle accidents are can help you be more aware. Some common causes are:
- Reckless driving
- Left turns
- Poorly kept roads
- Distracted drivers
- Open car doors
- Unsafe lane changes
- Driving under the influence
- Sudden stops/brake checking
- Inexperienced drivers
- Inclement weather
- Motorcycle defects
What Damages Are Available in a Motorcycle Accident Claim?
We can evaluate your case and explain the compensation to which you may be entitled. When the accident was caused by another’s careless driving, you could recover compensation for your:
- Medical bills
- Future medical and rehabilitative costs
- Pain and suffering
- And other damages
Get Advice from an Experienced Attorney
If you or a loved one was injured in an accident while riding a motorcycle, we can help. Our motorcycle accident lawyers in Luzerne County can explain your rights and fight for fair compensation on your behalf. We are accustomed to the tactics used by insurance companies to get people to accept less than full compensation, so let us handle the insurance company while you focus on healing and regaining as much of your old life as possible.
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