Traffic accidents can be devastating for anyone involved in a crash, whether they were driving a large truck or a small vehicle. However, these wrecks can be particularly deadly and result in devastating injuries for those who are struck by other vehicles while riding a motorcycle. Motorcyclists face an especially high risk of death or serious injury for various reasons and sadly, some drivers fail to pay attention to others on the road, which can be especially problematic since motorcycles are harder to see due to their smaller size. If you were hurt in a motorcycle wreck, it is essential to consider your options as you piece your life back together.
Legal action can arise over a number of incidents in the workplace, from allegations that an employee was sexually harassed to discrimination. However, when a worker becomes injured, the accident can create challenges for both the injured worker and the company which employs them. In some instances, an employer may even face litigation following a workplace accident, such as a slip-and-fall incident. Moreover, an employer may run into problems as a result of other violations related to the accident, such as retaliating over an employee’s workers’ comp claim or refusing to permit an employee to seek medical attention.
When it comes to accidents that occur on the job, there are all sorts of issues that injured workers may need to take into account, such as how the injury will affect their ability to work in the future. Moreover, this can lead to additional challenges, such as the development of high levels of stress.
In a recent post, we reviewed the number of motorcyclists whose lives are saved as a result of helmets. However, it is vital to remember that many motorcyclists are hurt in these accidents and the injuries can interfere with their lives in all sorts of ways. Not only do such injuries often lead to lost wages or even an inability to return to work ever again, but they can also cause a great deal of pain, result in limited mobility or a life-long disability, and leave victims with costly medical expenses.