Even during tough economic times, some people continue to take pleasure in life’s adventures. For many folks in Massachusetts, this means taking to the open road on a motorcycle.
A new study by the consumer research firm Scarborough, which examines the spending habits of the baby boomer generation, finds that 7 percent of boomers live in a household with a motorcycle.
With many baby boomers now reaching retirement age and having more leisure time on their hands, drivers may notice older motorcycle riders on the roads in the Bay State. Unfortunately, this also means there will be more accidents involving motorcycles. The motorcycle accident attorneys in Springfield at the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone have seen first-hand how a serious injury can lead to significant financial losses.
Our Springfield motorcycle accident lawyers also have seen how an injury victim can be treated unfairly. Some people who have never been on a motorcycle might assume that all riders are careless and reckless. They might assume the average motorcycle rider is a young daredevil who commonly speeds down a highway.
The Scarborough study suggests otherwise. Researchers define baby boomers as people who are between 45 and 64 years old. With 7 percent of them living in a household with a motorcycle, clearly many riders are not young speed demons.
Insurance companies, however, are aware of these misconceptions and will try to use them against a rider who was involved in a motorcycle accident in Springfield, or elsewhere in Massachusetts. If you are in a motorcycle wreck through no fault of your own, the insurance company may unfairly deny or limit your injury claim.
Our personal injury lawyers in Springfield won’t let the insurance companies take advantage of our clients. We put experience and resources to work for clients who were injured in motorcycle wrecks in Massachusetts. Contrary to what the insurance companies want you to believe, the cause of a motorcycle accident in Springfield often is due to the carelessness of a driver in a passenger vehicle. The driver may be distracted or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
An experienced accident attorney can help determine liability. At the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone, we can conduct a thorough investigation to build a strong case and get you all the money you need to pay for your medical bills and other expenses related to the accident.
The impact of a Springfield motorcycle accident can be devastating to you and your family. An experienced attorney who understands the nature and long-term consequences of your injury can help you achieve the results you need.
For a free consultation, contact a Springfield motorcycle accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone. Call 1-800-WIN-WIN-1 or visit www.marksalomone.com to learn more.
The Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone
175 State Street, Suite 200
Springfield, MA 01103