When a person is involved in a motorcycle accident, there are many concerns that arise. Crashes involving motorcyclists are particularly devastating for a multitude of reasons. One of which being the fact that these types of collisions usually involve a much larger vehicle than the motorcycle itself. Unfortunately, this often results in serious injuries. In this blog, will examine some of the consequences associated with head injuries.
Sometimes head injuries resulting from a motorcycle crash are fatal, and even if the driver survives, they often are faced with months, or years, of challenges ahead. When head injuries occur, far too often victims are left to struggle with memory loss for the rest of their lives. Memory loss is especially devastating for a number of reasons. Memory loss may be so severe that an individual cannot return to work. Sometimes, even seemingly mild forms of memory loss are very upsetting. A victim’s life is disrupted because they may be unable to recall a key event in their life, such as a wedding or the birth of their child. This can sometimes lead to other problems, like difficulty maintaining personal relationships and a loss of interest in hobbies that used to enjoy.
For those who have suffered brain damage or memory loss because of a motorcycle crash, it is important to thoroughly evaluate all legal options. The team at Hardee, Massey & Blodgett, LLP understands that for many, moving forward after an accident seems overwhelming. We know that taking legal action against a reckless driver is sometimes the last thing on an injured motorcyclist’s mind, as they are already dealing with new hardships. However, these reckless drivers should be held accountable for the damage they caused. If you or a loved one was involved in a motorcycle accident caused by a reckless driver, contact us today!