Personal Injury Representation For Those Injured in an Orange County, CA Motorcycle Accident
In most cases riding a motorcycle in Orange County can be an enjoyable experience. Many people enjoy the freedom they feel while riding a motorcycle and when the Orange County freeways are at a stand still, they offer the ability to maneuver through stopped traffic. However, unlike automobiles, they offer little protection when involved in a motorcycle accident.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Orange County, CA
There are many factors that can contribute to causing a motorcycle accident in Orange County. Below are a few common causes of motorcycle accidents:
- Head-on collisions with motor vehicles.
- Vehicles making left-hand turns.
- Lane splitting (driving between slow moving or stopped vehicles).
- Speeding and driving while impaired.
- Hitting fixed objects.
- Road hazards.
22 Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Within Orange County During 2012
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there were 22 fatal motorcycle accidents in Orange County during 2012. Depending on how the accident occurred and who was at fault, there may be cause to file a wrongful death lawsuit when an accident results in the death of an individual.
Have You Been Involved in an Orange County Motorcycle Accident?
If you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact our Orange County personal injury lawyers for a FREE initial consultation using the form on this page or calling 714-485-0628.