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South Carolina Motorcycle Fatalities
Motorcycle Fatalities — BIKERS FACE GREATER RISK THAN PEOPLE IN CARS!
Sometimes you have no way of preventing the accident from happening. You may be the safest rider, but some reckless driver can change your life in an instant. If you were injured, or your loved one died in a motorcycle accident, we are ready to help. Get in touch with Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A. today to find out about your rights.
The risk of injury or death in a motorcycle accident is greater than it is for drivers and passengers in cars and trucks. Studies show that motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to be killed in a collision than the people in the other car. Motorcyclists have a five times' greater chance of getting some type of injury. A South Carolina motorcycle fatality may result in a wrongful death lawsuit.
If a loved one was killed in a motorcycle accident, don't hesitate to get in touch with an experienced attorney. You may be entitled to receive money for benefits. A South Carolina motorcycle accident lawyer at Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A. can offer a free and confidential consultation about your legal options, including filing a wrongful death lawsuit. We have experience helping families who have lost loved ones in South Carolina motorcycle crashes.
South Carolina Motorcycle Fatalities on the Rise
Motorcycle rider fatalities have become more common in the United States. Between 1997 and 2008, rider deaths rose by 150 percent, from 2,116 to 5,290, according to U.S. Department of Transportation's Fatality Analysis Reporting System.
In 2008 alone, fatalities from motorcycle crashes increased by 2.2 percent while all other vehicle classes saw a reduction in deaths.
In 2007, there were 120 motorcycle-accident deaths in South Carolina, compared to 106 fatalities during the previous year and 94 fatalities in 2005.
State officials in South Carolina suggest the following as reasons for motorcycle fatalities:
- More inexperienced motorcycle riders on the roads
- Heavier and faster bikes
- Fewer riders wearing helmets
Contact a Motorcycle Fatality Lawyer with Our Firm
At Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A., an experienced motorcycle fatality lawyer can assist you if you lost a loved one in a South Carolina motorcycle accident. Contact a motorcycle accident lawyer today. Remember, your initial consultation is free, and you don't pay us unless we get money for you.
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