Unsafe Left Turns Motorcycle Accidents in California
In California, the number of cars and trucks on the road grows everyday. Frequently, they are not paying enough attention to the traffic around them, particularly hard-to-see motorcyclists left turn collision with motorcycles are a common occurrence.
A left turn collision typically involves a car traveling north on a given road and a motorcycle traveling south. The car then makes a left turn directly into the path of the motorcycle. Even if the motorcyclist is traveling at a reasonable speed and obeying all laws, it is inevitable that the biker in this instance will suffer dramatically, and may incur life threatening injuries.
The car making a left turn during an accident is usually liable for the collision when a motorcycle coming straight into the intersection. Insurance companies will do everything in their power to prove that you are at fault in some way. That is why it is important, especially under these circumstances in particular, to seek the counsel of a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible, not only to protect your rights against insurance companies, but to start building your case with these treacherous insurance company tactics in mind.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident or any motor vehicle crash in California, please do not hesitate to call Wilshire Law Firm. When dealing with insurance companies you need a professional that specializes in motorcycle accidents. Our consultation is free and we work on a contingent fee basis, which means that there is no fee unless your case is resolved. Please contact one of our motorcycle lawyers to setup a consultation, or speak to a representative 24/7 for immediate assistance call us at (213) 381-9988.
Last Updated: 03-24-2017