Motorcycle accidents continue to rise despite significant steps taken to educate the public and help improve rider safety. While many people assume that all motorcycle accidents are fatal accidents, the truth is that riders often survive. However, this does not mean they are fine – they often suffer serious, long-term conditions.
Keep reading to learn about three quality of life issues that can occur after a motorcycle injury. Contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at 800-333-0000 to request a free legal consultation if you believe you have a claim for wrongful death or your motorcycle accident.
- Numbness and Tingling
- Chronic Pain
- Loss of Motor Function
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After suffering a motorcycle accident, it is common to lose feeling in certain parts of the body. This can be the feet, fingertips, soles of the feet or an entire limb. This may be short-term or it could be permanent. This kind of numbness can come and go. It is always cause to go to the emergency room for immediate medical care.
There are certain forms of nerve damage that can cause pain for the rest of the victim’s life. Not only can this make it difficult to enjoy life, but it can make it impossible to do everyday tasks like running errands let alone working. A person in this type of chronic pain never be able to work again – and taking away a person’s livelihood is another type of injury altogether.
When a person suffers damage to their motor nerves, they can find it hard to coordinate useful movement. This may make it impossible for them to eat on their own, to write, to read, or to even type. This can make communication nearly impossible. Once again, the injury is just part of it – it is the long-term result of minimized communication that can have the biggest impact.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a motorcycle accident, we hope you will contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at 800-333-0000 to find out what your legal options are. We will begin with a free legal consultation. We will discuss the basics of your case, the evidence you have, and other essential that will determine how likely you would be to win settlement or jury award.
If we decide your case is strong and offer to take it on, we will do so on a contingency basis. This means that you do not pay us for your legal fees until we win your case. If we do not win your case then you do not pay us any legal fees. There is no risk to try so call us today and find out what you can do to move forward.