Motorcycle accident victims may receive help facing various challenges following a motorcycle collision. In a neighboring community an hour-and-a-half southeast of Worcester, a motorcyclist had to be transported to the hospital following a collision between a passenger vehicle and the motorcycle. The driver of the passenger vehicle fled the scene of the accident. Although a man was picked up by police at a nearby business with serious injuries, police did not confirm that the man was the driver of the passenger vehicle that fled. Police are investigating the motorcycle collision.

Catastrophic injuries that can result from motorcycle accidents can lead to ongoing impacts on the lives of motorcycle accident victims. Permanent disability can face the victim of a motorcycle accident and medical expenses may also mount. Because of this, legal remedies for physical, financial and emotional damages suffered may be available to victims of motorcycle accidents.

Victims may be able to receive compensation for the specific damages they have suffered through a personal injury lawsuit. A personal injury claim for damages may be brought based on the liability of a negligent party, such as a negligent driver, for the harm the victim has suffered. Negligence can be committed in a variety of ways. Based on the circumstances, victims may be able to receive compensation for damages through the litigation process or settlement.

For victims, it can be important to understand what they may be able to receive help with following a motorcycle collision. A variety of legal remedies, resources and protections may help them through the difficult time following a motorcycle accident.

Source: Cape Cod Times, “Man taken to Boston after Sagamore collision,” Sept. 4, 2014