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Beaver County Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Hoping on your motorcycle and enjoying all Mother Nature has to offer in the Beaver, PA, and surrounding areas is a hobby that thousands of people enjoy. Some motorcycle enthusiasts are so dedicated to riding that they continue to do so even when the temperatures drop in Pennsylvania. If you own a motorcycle you know what it takes to keep it running efficiently and how to keep yourself safe. As safe as you are when on the motorcycle it all hinges on how other motor vehicles operated around you. The team at Shenderovich, Shenderovich, and Fishman has the experience necessary to fight for your rights when injured in a Beaver, PA motorcycle accident.

Motorcycle Safety Tips

Each time you go for a motorcycle ride you need to employ the best safety practices possible. Just remember that you can be as safe as possible and still be involved in an accident because of someone else’s negligent actions. Below is a list of important motorcycle safety tips to follow with every ride:

  • Always wear a helmet even though the law in PA doesn’t require one
  • Wear bright-colored or reflective clothing
  • Wear clothing appropriate for the weather
  • Avoid distractions (phone, music, radios)
  • Use headlight all the time to make yourself more visible
  • Check the bike for issues prior to each ride
  • Ensure all lights are working properly
  • Be on the lookout for debris in the road, animals, and other hazards
  • Wear goggles to protect your eyes
  • Never wear open-toed footwear (flip flops or sandals) when riding
  • Learn how to be a defensive rider
  • Avoid lane splitting tactics
  • Avoid riding in inclement weather
  • Use buffer zones when stopped at intersections

Steps to Take Following a Motorcycle Accident

The steps you take after a motorcycle accident make all the difference when seeking treatment for your injuries and when filing a claim for compensation from the at-fault party. Be sure to follow the steps outlined below:

  • Remain at the scene and call 911
  • Move to a safe place out of traffic
  • Check on others involved
  • Take pictures of the scene, including your motorcycle, road signs, and signals, other vehicles involved and the accident debris
  • Speak with any witnesses and get their information
  • Exchange information with all others involved
  • Talk to the responding police officers
  • Be evaluated by responding EMTs
  • Accept transport to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment
  • Avoid accepting fault
  • Do not speak with any insurance company, including your own
  • Speak with an attorney about the crash and your injuries

Speak with an Experienced Attorney Today

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a motorcycle crash you need to speak with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney immediately. Victims of motorcycle accidents caused by someone else are legally entitled to compensation for their injuries. The team at Shenderovich, Shenderovich, and Fishman can investigate your accident, provide you with an honest assessment, and begin the process of recovering compensation for your injuries. Call the team today at 888-98-TWINS(89467) to schedule a consultation.

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Make an appointment at our Pittsburgh office for your free consultation. We are confident that you will trust us with your legal needs and fight for what you deserve. We do not charge a fee for personally consulting with you. In every new case, our fee is only 25%. There is no fee unless recovery is made. We invite you to review the significant Pittsburgh, PA personal injury cases we have won.