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Common Motorcycle Accidents and Road Risks (Part B)

As Labor Day weekend approaches it is important that all motorists take extra care on the roadways; this is especially true for motorcycle riders. If you plan to ride a motorcycle this Labor Day, you should be aware of the most common motorcycle accidents and take precautions to avoid involving yourself in one.

Common Motorcycle Accidents

Many types of motorcycle accidents are possible on any roadway. The following are some of the most common motorcycle accidents:  

  • the "Invisible" Motorcycle: Often times a motorist will fail to check their blind spots or simply will not be looking for a motorcycle and cause an accident. Later that motorist will say, "I just didn't see that motorcycle!" This happens all too often.
  • rear-end crash;
  • u-turn collision;
  • left-turn crash;
  • roadway obstructions or obstacles;
  • defective vehicle parts accidents; and
  • drunk driving accidents.  


If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you deserve compensation. You can learn more filing a motorcycle accident claim in West Virginia by speaking to an experienced Clarksburg motorcycle accident attorney. 

Filing a Motorcycle Accident Claim in West Virginia 

Like all motor vehicle accidents, determining fault in a motorcycle accident is decided through the concept of negligence, which has to do with whose irresponsible actions caused the crash and any resulting injuries.

If you have been injured in a serious West Virginia motorcycle accident, you may be eligible to recover a monetary settlement by filing a motorcycle accident claim in West Virginia. You can improve your chances of recovering a fair settlement by hiring an experienced Clarksburg motorcycle accident attorney. An experienced Clarksburg motorcycle accident attorney can take care of all the legal complications while you focus on what is most important; recovering from your injuries. Contact the Clarksburg motorcycle accident attorneys at The Miley Legal Group for a FREE consultation - (304) 326-1800

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