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WHEN YOU’VE BEEN INJURED IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT, YOU DESERVE SKILLED LEGAL REPRESENTATION & MAXIMUM COMPENSATION FOR YOUR INJURIES

Accidents happen; that’s a fact of life. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle crash, you need a battle-tested personal injury lawyer to take on your fight and win you maximum compensation for your injuries.

Look no further than the experienced and skilled law firm of Proner & Proner. For many years, we’ve successfully represented countless victims of motorcycle accidents. We never back down from insurance companies and are passionate about providing each and every client with personalized attention. Contact our office today for a free consultation about your accident.

PRONER & PRONER: RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF JUSTICE FOR MOTORCYCLE CRASH VICTIMS

Our team gets to work the moment we are hired to represent a client. We are focused on crafting a comprehensive case as well as moving it through the process quickly so you get paid as soon as possible. We use the most up-to-date technology, accident reconstructionists and investigators who will all be focused on your case and getting you the compensation you need and deserve for your injuries.

Mitchell Proner is an avid bike rider and advocate for motorcyclists’ rights. After being severely injured in a motorcycle accident himself, he decided to focus his legal career on helping bikers get the justice they deserve. Mr. Proner and his team of seasoned associate attorneys, paralegals and support staff know full well that most accidents involving motorcyclists occur because of negligence on the part of the other driver. We will do everything in our legal power to obtain all reasonable damages including:

  • Medical Expenses – including projected future expenses
  • Loss of Earnings – now and in the future
  • Pain & Suffering – accidents have a major impact on your quality of life, now and in the future

In addition to an extremely attentive support staff, we use the newest technology to communicate with our clients. You will have the ability to learn about every step of your case from those who are working hard on your behalf. In addition being able to reach a live phone representative 24-hours-a-day, Mr. Proner is available to speak to every client upon request.

EXPERIENCED NATIONWIDE MOTORCYCLE INJURY ATTORNEY HELPS CLIENTS WHO HAVE BEEN INJURED IN CRASHES

Motorcycle injuries vary from individual to individual and from accident to accident. However, lawyers and doctors who work with injured motorcyclists tend to observe common injuries that many accidents victims tend to suffer. Not all accidents cause lifelong injuries, but most create severe medical concerns and considerable pain – at least in the short term – which may have a significant impact on your quality of life.

It’s important to note, as well, that it’s not unusual when shock and an adrenaline rush after a crash to convince you to brush off any minor aches and pains. However, when you consider the long list of common injuries that occur as the result of motorcycle crashes, you can easily understand why no accident victim should avoid a medical examination. Further, over time, both you and your loved ones should stay alert to any behavioral changes and health-related concerns that may be delayed ramifications of the accident.

EXPERIENCED PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS REPRESENT CLIENTS HURT IN MANY COMMON TYPES OF MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES

The statistics are in – and they are sobering. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are five times more likely to be seriously injured in an accident than those in car crashes. Further, bikers are 26 times more likely to die in a crash than people in a car accident. There are many reasons why motorcycle accidents occur and many of them involve the driver of the other vehicle simply “not seeing” the biker.

Unfortunately, regardless of the reasons motorcycle accidents happen, most have one thing in common. The injuries sustained by a surviving biker can be very severe and impact them for the rest of their lives.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle accident, or they’ve been the victim of wrongful death following a bike crash, contact the experienced motorcycle accident lawyers at Proner & Proner. We fight for the rights of bikers injured in accidents throughout the United States. Put our experienced to work for you.

COMMON TYPES OF MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES

There is no strictly formulaic approach to motorcycle accident claims at the law offices of Proner & Proner. We represent injured motorcyclists nationwide, considering every case to be as unique as the parties and circumstances involved. For best results after a motorcycle accident, we examine all known facts with an open mind until we can confidently draw conclusions and develop theories of liability.

The most common types of bike crashes we see include:

  • Left Turn Motorcycle Accidents
  • Accidents at Intersections
  • Red Light Accidents
  • Lane Splitting
  • Construction and Road Hazards
  • DWI/DUI
  • Rear End Motorcycle Accidents
  • Side Impact Motorcycle Accidents

COMMON CAUSES OF MOTORCYCLE CRASHES IN THE US

As we have investigated the causes of our clients’ motorcycle accidents over the years, certain themes have emerged. Over time, our motorcycle accident lawyers have discovered that, in general, many motorcycle crashes occur for reasons such as these:

The Driver of the Other Vehicle Didn’t See the Motorcycle: This, unfortunately, is a common cause of accidents. Bikes are smaller and easily hidden in blind spots.

Failure to Yield: The driver of a car, truck or bus — or another motorcycle rider — fails to yield to our client at highway entrance and exit ramps; at entrances and exits to gas stations, parking lots and parking garages; on city streets, county roads and state highways — when changing lanes, turning left or approaching intersections controlled by red lights or stop signs. After an accident, these drivers often claim that they had not seen the motorcycle before the crash.

Distracted Driving: Drivers of cars, trucks and buses are distracted while driving, either talking on cell phones, texting or referring to GPS (global positioning system) devices.

Roadway Hazards: Weather and roadway conditions can play a significant role in how an accident occurs

Merchandise: Defective motorcycle components and defective helmets can cause serious crashes

WHATEVER THE CAUSE OF YOUR MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT, THE SEASONED LAWYERS AT PRONER & PRONER WILL ADVISE AND ADVOCATE

When you call Proner & Proner, rest assured our experienced motorcycle accident lawyers will listen compassionately and explain how we will proceed in pursuing maximum compensation for your injuries.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident anywhere in the U.S., contact the attorneys of Proner & Proner for a free consultation. At our nationwide personal injury firm, our attorneys are well-qualified to represent you in any car, truck or motorcycle accident case.

FAQ: WHAT HAPPENS IF A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IS CAUSED BY AN ANIMAL?

We pride ourselves on examining every motorcycle collision case from every angle to determine any possible routes of recovery. Our accident lawyers are happy to review cases involving bikers colliding with animals, because we realize these often result in serious injury or wrongful death. However, these can be extremely challenging cases.

If the accident involves a motorcycle rider hitting a deer, it is unlikely that there is anyone to take action against. The government is not responsible for controlling deer populations.

If the accident involves a motorcycle rider hitting a dog or being knocked off the bike by the dog, there may be an opportunity for compensation. Many states have leash laws that specifically requires dogs to be leashed and kept out of the road. If a dog is not on a leash and runs into the road, causing an accident, the dog owner could be held accountable.

If the accident involves a motorcycle rider colliding with livestock, there may be avenues for compensation. The owners of the livestock may be obligated to keep the livestock from straying onto a road or highway. If they failed to fulfill that obligation, they could be held accountable for the harm caused by their animal.

There is nothing like a motorcycle ride on a nice spring day.  Still, you need to be careful to avoid accidents. Here some easy steps that you can take to avoid a season-ending collision.

First of all ride like your invisible. You might think that the driver the car sees you but oftentimes they make that left turn right into your path. If you ride assuming that they can’t see because you’re invisible, you tend to take more protective action to avoid collisions. So protect your own skin.

When you get to an intersection and you see that car signaling for the left turn, slow down, take your hands off the throttle, make sure your foot is over the brake, and be prepared to make an emergency stop.  Same thing when you see a car approaching a stop sign at an intersection where you don’t have the stop sign.  The fact that you had the right-of-way will help you in a lawsuit but it’s not going to help you heal any faster from your hospital bed.

Another consideration take is to practice your emergency stop. Make sure you know where the horn is on your left thumb.  Make sure you use both brakes when you stop. Riders that use too much rear brake are losing 70% of the stopping power that the front brake provides.

Before you go out, make sure all your lights and directional signals are working. Make sure your tires have good tread. Make sure your brakes provide good stopping and are not “spongy”.

If you do find you’ve been in an accident, go to get hospital to check out all of your body. The adrenaline that might be pumping after motorcycle accident could mask some of your injuries. After you stop at the hospital get in touch with an experienced attorney. If you would like a free consultation with us we are always available.


Case Results

  • $3,300,000 - Motorcyclist Hit By Vehicle
  • $2,000,000 - Motorcyclist Hit By Vehicle
  • $1,100,000 - Motorcyclist Hit By Vehicle
  • $930,000 - Wrongful Death Accident
  • $821,000 - Motorcyclist Hit By Vehicle
  • $280,000 - Motorcyclist Hit By Vehicle

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Testimonials

[Proner] is a very experienced trial attorney with exceptional skill and knowledge. He dedicates himself to every case and will do his very best to secure a favorable outcome for his clients.

- Anna Angeles

What not to do after a motorcycle accident

The wrong move can make it extremely difficult to get the compensation you deserve. Insurance companies are looking for opportunities to limit or deny you compensation. We encourage you not to give them any.

  • Do not make a statement to or sign anything given to you by an insurance agent. Do not even talk to an insurance agent. When you discuss the accident to the police, be very straightforward and limit your discussion to the facts.
  • Do not apologize to or argue with the other driver. Limit your discussion with the other driver to an exchange of information. Do not sign anything.
  • Do not get your bike repaired. Doing so before an attorney has had a chance to have the bike properly inspected and photographed is essentially erasing one of the most important pieces of evidence in your case.