Toronto Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Toronto, Ontario

Unfortunately, the victims of Motorcycle accidents often suffer far more severe injuries than the victims of car accidents. This is because Motorcyclists’ bodies are largely unprotected in comparison to occupants of cars or trucks.   Motorcyclists are also vulnerable to distracted or inattentive drivers, the physical elements around them including inclement weather, road hazards, wet and slippery road conditions as well as poor lighting conditions.  More often than not Motorcycle accidents lead to death or severe injury for the rider.  The victims of motorcycle accidents often suffer injuries which rendering them unable to work, or return to the life they had prior to the accident.  At Schiffmann Law we understand the immense impact motorcycle accidents can have on  both the victim and their families. Let us help ease the burden by fighting for the maximum compensation from the insurance companies for you and your family.

When you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident your life has been turned upside down.Trying to fight the insurance company is a battle you don’t need. Call us, we can help.

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Why do I need an experienced Toronto Motorcycle Accident Law Firm?

The insurance company of the person who caused the accident does not have your interests in mind.  Their job is to protect the person who caused the accident and to limit as much as possible the amounts of money paid to you for your claim.  Knowing your rights and understanding the process is essential to protect yourself and ensure that you are not taken advantage of. A Toronto Motorcycle Accident Lawyer will ensure that you know your rights, fight for you and that you are never taken advantage of.  It the uncertain time immediately after a motorcycle accident you are vulnerable. You will be dealing with physical pain and often financial strain.  You need someone in your corner to ensure that you understand your rights and ensure that you have appropriate medical assistance in place.  The Team at Schiffmann Law has developed extensive experience with motorcycle accidents. Let us help ease your the burden.  Let us deal with the insurance company so you can focus on healing and getting back to your life.

Having appropriate medical care and occupational therapy assistance in place before you are discharged from the hospital if essential to ensuring that you get on the road to recovery.  Proper discharge planning is an essential part of your rehabilitation following a motorcycle accident. The Team at Schiffmann Law will contact your insurance company and ensure you have the funding in place to manage your care from the very start.

Motorcycle accidents are exceptionally complicated and result in life changing injuries which effect every facet of your life.  Having a motorcycle accident lawyer in Toronto who is experienced in navigating the complexities of the law, proving liability for the accident, ensuring that you have the required care in place and that you are assessed and treated by the necessary specialists are all key factors in determining your ultimate success.

What if the Accident Was My Fault?

Before making any assumptions or admissions of “fault” consult with a Toronto motorcycle accident lawyer. It is a common misconception that if you are “at fault” in an accident that you aren’t entitled to compensation. The fact is, this may not be true… and just because you think you are at fault, doesn’t necessarily mean that you are.

At law fault if determined based upon the various evidence from the people involved in the collision as well as evidence from witnesses, weather, lighting and road conditions.  Determining who is at fault or who is liable for the accident can be a  complex  matter and can involve many mitigating factors that you may not have considered or even been aware of. You need a lawyer to look at all of the facts, and investigate all of the evidence.  A good lawyer will look at the entire picture help you understand.  Time is not yoru friend with liability assessments. As time passes memories sometimes fade and witnesses information gets lost.  The sooner you involve an experienced Toronto motorcycle lawyer the better.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Toronto

While of course the experience and skill level of the motorcyclist can play a role, there are many factors that can make the roadways unsafe for riders. The Ottawa Citizen reported that in 2017 almost half of all motorcyclists  killed in motorcycle accidents were did not cause the accidents. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Speeding
  • Failing to see motorcyclist in blind spot
  • Two motorcyclists sharing one lane
  • Failing to follow the rules in an intersection
  • Bad weather
  • Poor road surfaces
  • Taking a corner too fast
What Type of Injuries are Common in Motorcycle Accidents?

Because riders are so exposed all too often the victims of motorcycle accidents suffer catastrophic injuries, severe orthopaedic injuries, traumatic brain injuries and even death. The nature of the injuries sustained often require a lifetime of physical rehabilitation, and even then the victims can never return to the same quality of life they had before the accident. According to an article in the Toronto Sun based on a study released in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, injuries caused to riders are 10 times more severe than those in cars. Typical injuries seen following a motorcycle accident include:

  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Spinal cord injuries (SCI’s)
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI’s)
  • Amputations
  • Rotator cuff, muscle, ligament and tendon tears
Don’t Wait Contact us Today

Schiffmann Law has extensive experience dealing with the severe injuries suffered by the victims of motorcycle accident. Let us help you and your family through this difficult time.

We will fight to get you the maximum amount of money possible for your care, the increasing number of expenses not covered by OHIP, present and future lost wages, as well as your pain and suffering. We know that we can’t undo the damage that has been done to you, but we can make sure that you are left financially secure for your future.

Your consultation with our experienced personal injury lawyer is entirely free. Give us a call any time to setup your initial appointment at 416-780-1600 or 855-780-1600.

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    My wife was involved in a car accident in which she was a victim. She has engaged Schiffmann Law legal services. The case last for about 1.5 years and throughout the case, we were impressed by the professional services offered from Schiffmann. In the end we were happy with the settlement and we believe Schiffmann has done their best to help. Based on our own experience we highly recommend Schiffmann Law.
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