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http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics/t/motorcycles/fatalityfacts/motorcycles#Motorcycle-type-and-engine-size http://www.ghsa.org/sites/default/files/2016-12/motorcycles_2015.pdf (maybe)

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MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS IN CONNECTICUT Facts and Safety Concerns for Motorcyclists

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Are Motorcycles More Dangerous? Motorcyclists are 27 times more likely than occupants of other vehicles to be killed when involved in a crash. Motorcycles offer less protection than other vehicle types, and riders are inherently more exposed to the impact of a collision. This means that bikers should be vigilant when it comes to safety. However, it also means that the rest of us should make it a top priority to share the road with motorcycles.

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Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

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Common Motorcycle Injuries Head Trauma Spinal Cord Injuries Broken Bones Lacerations and Burns Internal Injuries

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Connecticut Motorcycle Statistics From 2005 to 2014 in Connecticut, there were:

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Tips for Sharing the Road with Motorcyclists Be mindful that motorcyclists need adequate room to navigate their vehicles. Because of their size, motorcycles often appear to be farther away than they actually are. Be cautious when turning at an intersection if there is an oncoming motorcycle. Intersections are high-risk areas for bikers. Always signal your intentions to turn well ahead of time when driving near motorcycles.

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Compensation While money is no substitute for your health -- or especially for the life of a loved one -- compensation may be available. A civil suit can compensate victims or their families for expenses incurred as the result of the accident, including:

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Is a Lawyer Necessary? While having an attorney is not required in order to file suit, an experienced lawyer may be indispensable. A skilled attorney will know the ins and outs of the law, have resources not available to the average person and have a much deeper understanding of the nuances of the law and the process of pursuing a personal injury claim.

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Contact Our Firm to Learn More… If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in Connecticut, contact The Law Firm of Ronald M. Scherban in New Haven today. The Law Firm of Ronald M. Scherban has more than four decades of experience filing personal injury claims. We have the knowledge, experience and resources to serve your legal needs. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a free evaluation, contact us online or call us at 203.865.6414.

Summary: If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in Connecticut, contact The Law Firm of Ronald M. Scherban in New Haven today. The Law Firm of Ronald M. Scherban has more than four decades of experience filing personal injury claims.

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