Rear-End Motorcycle Crashes in New York
What to Do After You’ve been Rear-Ended by Another Vehicle
Rear-end motorcycle accidents commonly occur when a motorcyclist is stopped at a red light and is hit from behind by another vehicle. Often, the driver of the other vehicle fails to notice the motorcycle or misjudges the amount of stopping distance needed to give the motorcyclist room. After being rear-ended by the passenger vehicle, the motorcyclist will be either pushed into oncoming traffic or thrown off the bike. Immediately after you’ve been rear-ended by another driver, call 911.
Rear-end motorcycle collisions commonly result in serious injuries including:
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Crush Injuries
It’s important that you seek medical attention and get help for potentially serious injuries, as some injuries such as back pain, concussions, or brain trauma may not be immediately noticeable after a rear-end motorcycle crash.
If a vehicle driver demonstrated negligent behavior that resulted in a rear-end collision with your motorcycle, you may be entitled to compensation for any resulting injuries. To find out if you can recover monetary damages, contact the personal injury attorneys at Block O’Toole & Murphy for a free case review by calling 212-736-5300 or by completing the contact form.
At Block O’Toole & Murphy, our lawyers are dedicated to helping accident victims get the compensation they need to recover from their injuries. We have helped many injured motorcyclists recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. We work with a team of medical and accident reconstruction specialists to help ensure a solid case and maximum compensation for our clients. If you or a loved one was injured in a New York rear-end motorcycle crash, our attorneys may be able to recover compensation on your behalf.
To find out if you are eligible to participate in a New York injury lawsuit, simply fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form.