The Utah Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Most drivers do not keep a proper lookout for motorcyclists, making motorcyclists one of the most vulnerable drivers on the road. If you are a motorcyclist, you need a lawyer on your side who understands your situation and who has legal experience protecting the rights of motorcyclists across Utah.
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Learn How to Protect Yourself and Your Rights
Though there are over 8 million motorcycles registered in the United States, they only make up 3% of registered vehicles. Motorcyclists are a minority on the road, and because of that, many drivers are not aware of motorcycles and do not give them proper road respect.
While motorcyclists make up a small percentage of drivers, they make up 10 to 14% of fatalities on the road. Over 80,000 motorcyclists are injured in accidents every year and over 4,500 die. The tragic truth behind these numbers is that of these accidents, around 80% of them are not the motorcyclist’s fault. Learn what you can do to prevent motorcycle accidents as well as your rights on the road by checking out the resources below.
Right after an accident, pain and confusion set in. At such a stressful time, it can be difficult to think clearly. That is why we have created this simple guide explaining what you should do after your motorcycle accident. Learn more by clicking the link above.
Do you know Utah’s restrictions about having passengers on motorcycles? Did you know you are not required by law to wear a helmet, but it can reduce your risk of death by over 35%? To read more about motorcycle and insurance laws, click the link above.
Who will pay for my medical bills? If I was partially at fault, can I still recover my damages? What is motorcycle medical payments insurance? To learn the answer to these and many more questions, click the link above.
Looking for more information about medical services, motorcycle laws, group support, or safety information for motorcyclists in Utah? Check out this list of great local resources.
Did you know that on weekdays, most motorcyclist fatalities occur from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m, with the second most fatalities occurring between 6 p.m. to 9 p.m? Did you also know that wearing a helmet saved 37% of motorcyclists and 41% of passengers in serious accidents in 2008? Knowing these facts and stats about motorcycle safety can help riders make informed decisions and stay safe on Utah streets.
We Can Help You With Your Motorcycle Accident
Despite all you can do to drive defensively and be safe, sometimes nothing can prevent an accident. At Christensen & Hymas, we protect motorcyclists who have been injured due to another person’s negligence. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve to cover your medical and motorcycle expenses, your lost wages, and the pain and suffering you endured because of your accident.
We are here to help. If you have any questions about our services, feel to call us at 801-506-0800 or order one of our free accident books.