Motorcycle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 5,029 motorcyclists were killed and an additional 88,000 were injured in motorcycle accidents in 2015. Per vehicle mile, motorcycle riders are about 28 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a traffic crash.

Because motorcycles do not offer the physical protection that other motor vehicles do, motorcyclists are much more susceptible to catastrophic personal injury and death. If you or a family member has been involved in a motorcycle accident, the lawyers at Kelner & Kelner may file a lawsuit on your behalf to recoup damages for the victim's injuries, lost property, and pain and suffering.

Too often, motorcycle accident victims must overcome the common bias that a collision between a motorcycle and another motor vehicle is likely the fault of a careless, inexperienced or reckless motorcyclist. The motorcycle accident lawyers at our Manhattan firm have helped accident victims throughout New York build strong cases for more than 75 years. Contact our personal injury law office to schedule a consultation and case review with one of our experienced attorneys.

Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Crash analyses have shown the following to be the most common motorcycle accident injuries:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Severe road rash
  • Broken bones
  • Amputation
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Fatal injuries

Motorcycle accidents are caused by many factors, including the recklessness and negligence of other motorists, defective road design, poor weather conditions and defective products. If you or a family member has been seriously injured as a result of another party's negligence, contact Kelner & Kelner. Our motorcycle accident lawyers can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. We provide knowledgeable and diligent representation to victims throughout New York and can help you recoup expenses for medical bills, lost wages and rehabilitation costs.

Motorcycle Accident Investigation

We are dedicated to providing motorcycle accident victims with the type of representation they deserve and need. Our experienced legal team will pursue all possible angles to determine what significant factors caused the accident. Our motorcycle accident lawyers in New York City work, when valuable to a case, with crash experts highly trained in analyzing a crash scene to determine its cause or causes.

Our attorneys and investigators will examine diverse elements such as road and weather conditions, lighting, pre- and post-impact tire marks, and the structural integrity and condition of the vehicles involved in the crash. They will typically photograph the accident scene, take witness and police statements, and research the driving records of involved parties.

Our law team will help determine why the accident happened, how it occurred and who was at fault. To schedule a consultation and case evaluation with our motorcycle accident lawyers, contact our New York City office. Serving Manhattan, its surrounding areas and victims across the state, we can help you obtain fair compensation for your injuries. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, it is important to avoid delay; effective investigations must be timely.

Damages And Compensation

At Kelner & Kelner, Attorneys at Law, our motorcycle accident lawyers can help victims obtain the just compensation to which they are entitled. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be eligible to recoup damages and compensation for:

  • Medical expenses (hospital, surgical and ambulance bills, etc.)
  • Rehabilitation costs (expenses tied to restoring your ability to function)
  • Lost income (wages lost due to your injury)
  • Diminished earning capacity (the reduction of your ability to earn income)
  • Property damage (damage, destruction or loss of tangible property)
  • Pain and suffering (distress, both physical and mental, that results from your injury)

If you have suffered motorcycle accident injuries as a result of another party's reckless, negligent or careless actions and are seeking expert legal representation, contact our motorcycle accident lawyers. Since our firm's establishment over 60 years ago, our attorneys have helped countless victims obtain compensation for their injuries, pain and suffering. Our decades of collective experience have yielded millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.

Contact Our Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

At Kelner & Kelner, our motorcycle accident lawyers represent victims on a contingency basis. We accept legal fees only if we obtain a favorable verdict or settlement on behalf of the client. Contact our personal injury attorneys to schedule a free case consultation and evaluation. Our motorcycle accident lawyers provide Manhattan, New York City and collision victims statewide with dedicated and knowledgeable professional representation. For more than six decades, we have helped our clients obtain just compensation for damages inflicted by the negligent actions of others. We can help you hold careless motorists or manufacturers liable for their actions. We will stand up to the insurance companies and fight for fair compensation.