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Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle in Connecticut is one of the best ways to enjoy our state year-round. Rarely a week goes by during the summer months in which there isn’t at least one motorcycle-related event, and the colorful falls are best taken in without the limitations of a car's roof. Thankfully, due to the work of state and local road crews, riding a motorcycle is possible even in the colder and wetter winter and spring months, allowing bikers to ride nearly every day of the year.

While riding a motorcycle can be really enjoyable, it can also be incredibly dangerous. Even bikers who carefully adhere to motorcycle safety precautions cannot prevent accidents caused by the negligence of others. Sadly, motorcycle accident injuries are often substantially more serious than those suffered by occupants of passenger vehicles.

Our Connecticut motorcycle accident attorneys can evaluate your case and seek the compensation you deserve for your injuries. To schedule your free consultation, please call 203-878-1254 or contact Penner Law Firm today.

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Some motorcycle accidents are, of course, caused by the actions of the rider, but not nearly as many as are caused by the actions or negligence of others. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the leading cause of motorcycle accidents in Connecticut is the behavior of other drivers. This can include things such as:

  • failure to see a biker
  • failure to cede right of way
  • aggressive driving around motorcycles

All of these can result in serious or fatal injury for bikers and their passengers.

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in Connecticut, you deserve an intelligent attorney who will investigate your accident to determine its cause and build a strong case on your behalf. The Connecticut motorcycle accident lawyers at Penner Law Firm are prepared to fight for your rights to help you get the maximum compensation you are due.

If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a motorcycle accident, please contact the Connecticut motorcycle accident lawyers at our firm to schedule a free consultation today. We fight for injured bikers throughout Connecticut with offices in Milford, Branford, Greenwich, Norwalk, and Hartford.