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Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

San Antonio law firm familiar with the causes of motorcycle accidents

Motorcycle accidents are caused by a variety of factors, including distracted drivers or defects in the road. Uncover the truth about your Texas motorcycle accident. Hold the driver or company that caused your accident accountable for their actions. Contact a San Antonio motorcycle accident attorney with a strong track record of success. Contact the Herrera Law Firm, Inc.

Founded in 1983, the Herrera Law Firm knows how to investigate motorcycle accidents, and we have the case results to prove it. When our motorcycle accident attorneys handle motorcycle cases, we thoroughly examine all the contributing factors. We leave nothing unexamined. Discover what the Herrera Law Firm can do for you. Contact us today.

"What are the common causes of motorcycle accidents in Texas?" Get the facts

According to studies, 30 percent of motorcycle wrecks are caused by a driver who failed to see the bike. Other ways a motorcycle crash can happen can be traced back to negligence by the other driver, road defects or motorcycle defects. There are many ways an accident can happen, but insurance companies may try to blame the motorcycle rider even when someone else's carelessness caused the accident.

Common motorcycle accident causes include the following:

  • Car or truck moves into motorcyclist's right of way.
  • A driver is distracted in some form (sending text messages or driving under the influence of alcohol, for example).
  • Reckless driving or speeding by another motorist.
  • Road defects, such as bumps, potholes, gashes, loose gravel or debris.
  • Motorcycle defects such as malfunctioning brakes or tires.

Studies have found that motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in an accident than occupants of other motor vehicles and five times more likely to be injured. Too much is at stake in a motorcycle accident. If you lost a loved one in a motorcycle wreck, or were seriously injured due to negligence, it's important to retain a qualified attorney who can protect your rights.

Contact a motorcycle accident lawyer in Texas with a track record of success

Contact the Herrera Law Firm for a free and confidential consultation. An experienced motorcycle accident lawyer at our law firm can assist you or your loved one with your case. In a typical motorcycle accident case, we thoroughly pore over police reports, study witness statements and visit the scene of the crash. Call 1-800-455-1054 or contact a Texas motorcycle accident lawyer online today.

You have rights. We can fight for them. Contact the Herrera Law Firm. We're on your side!