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Motorcycle Accidents and Brain Injuries

Posted on: January 26th, 2021

Motorcycles provide virtually no physical protection to the rider. As a result, you face an increased risk of potentially life-altering injuries in the event of a motorcycle accident. One of the most serious issues facing riders is the risk of a traumatic brain injury.

Brain injuries often take several days or even weeks to manifest symptoms. If you wait to receive treatment until these symptoms develop, it can potentially have a negative impact on your ability to make a full recovery. For this reason, it’s crucial that you get examined by a doctor after being involved in a motorcycle accident.

Wearing a Helmet Can Reduce the Severity of Brain Injuries

motorcycle rider holding helmetYou should always wear a helmet when riding your motorcycle. This important safety precaution can significantly reduce your risk of a potentially serious or fatal brain injury. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle helmets are:

Helmet laws in Colorado require all riders and passengers under the age of 18 to wear helmets approved by the Department of Transportation. However, helmets are not mandatory for riders and passengers over 18. Despite the fact that helmets are optional for most riders in Colorado, Mr. Pushchak strongly urges all motorcyclists to wear a helmet anytime they ride due to the serious issues associated with brain injuries. These include:

Compensation in a Motorcycle Accident Claim

If you were injured in a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence of another driver, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages. The severity of health issues that often occur after a brain injury make recovering compensation even more crucial. The costs associated with brain injury treatment can be financially crippling, and your ability to make a full recovery may be dependent on receiving the best possible medical care.

Depending on the specifics associated with your case, you may be entitled to recover compensation for:

Mr. Pushchak will carefully examine the details of your motorcycle accident in order to prove the other driver was negligent. In addition, he’ll work with a team of medical experts who can demonstrate the severity of your brain injury and accurately assess your need for ongoing care. This will help ensure your compensation adequately reflects the total extent of your damages.

Fighting for You

At Pushchak Law, we’ve witnessed firsthand the devastating impacts of a serious motorcycle accident injury. Mr. Pushchak understands that when a brain injury is involved, the stakes become even higher. He knows the complex medical issues involved in these cases, and he’ll fight aggressively to help you recover the compensation you deserve.

You’ll benefit from our Informed Decisions Approach™ which focuses on making sure you receive a fair outcome to your case. A personal injury lawsuit can be an important way to ensure you have the resources necessary to receive the proper medical treatment after a motorcycle accident. Our unique approach gives you the greatest likelihood of maximizing the value of your compensation.

As part of our client-focused approach, you can count on:

Mr. Pushchak has developed a strong track record of success, helping many clients recover the compensation they deserve after a devastating motorcycle accident. When you work with Pushchak Law, you’ll receive aggressive legal representation focused on delivering the fair outcome you deserve.

Contact our Denver Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Please contact Pushchak Law today to schedule a free consultation. We serve clients in Denver and throughout Colorado.

Brian Pushchak | Personal Injury Law Firm Denver, CO
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